Eight players are in the field in this year’s edition of the Home Run Derby. This season’s likely League-MVP Shohei Ohtani (+260) is the betting favorite to take down the contest taking place at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado.

Ohtani led all of Major League Baseball in the first half of the 2021 season with 33 home runs.

Betting Odds To Win Derby

Shohei Ohtani +260
Joey Gallo +450
Pete Alonso +525
Matt Olson +650
Salvador Perez +650
Juan Soto +750
Trevor Story +800
Trey Mancini +1000

First-Round Matchups and Bracket Info

The first-round matchup betting odds:

  • #1 Ohtani (-155) vs #8 Soto (+135)
  • #2 Gallo (-180) vs #7 Story (+160)
  • #3 Olson (-185) vs #6 Mancini (+165)
  • #4 Perez (+190) vs #5 Alonso (-220)


The seeds are based on how many homers each player has hit entering the All-Star break.

The winner of Ohtani/Soto faces the winner of Perez/Alonso in the 2nd Round.

The winner of Gallo/Story faces the winner of Olson/Mancini in the 2nd Round.