Home Run Derby Odds
Which masher will come away with the prestigious Home Run Derby title when the annual showcase takes place later tonight?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are currently listed as co-favorites to win, as each is listed with +200 odds. Cody Bellinger is listed with +650 odds to win while Miguel Sano has +700 odds. The Home Run Derby takes place tonight from Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The event will air on ESPN tonight at 8PM ET.
Stanton won this event a year ago and now returns to defend his title on his home field. He will meet Gary Sanchez in the opening round of this year’s derby. Stanton has 26 home runs this season through 86 games. He has been one of the big power hitters in the league over the last few years.
Judge is in his first full season for the Yankees that has been all the buzz this season. He leads the majors in home runs right now with 30 through 84 games while also hitting .329. Judge will open the derby by taking on Miami’s Justin Bour.
Bellinger is in his first full season with the Dodgers and he is taking the NL by storm. Bellinger is third in the NL in home runs right now with 25 through 70 games. The rookie is set to face Charlie Blackmon of Colorado in the opening round of the derby.
Sano has been the power for the Minnesota Twins this season. He has 21 home runs through 82 games and leads the Twins in RBI with 62. Sano is in just his third season and already approaching career highs in home runs and RBI. He will face AL Central rival Mike Moustakas of Kansas City in the first round.