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MVP, Cy Young, HR leader odds

I'll do a post closer to the start of the season on awards prediction, but here are the early odds for MVP, Cy Young and the MLB home run leader, courtesy of Bovada.lv.

2014 American League MVP

Mike Trout -- 5/1

Miguel Cabrera -- 6/1

Jacoby Ellsbury -- 12/1

Albert Pujols -- 12/1

Josh Donaldson -- 14/1

Robinson Cano -- 14/1

Evan Longoria -- 14/1

Adrian Beltre -- 16/1

Chris Davis -- 16/1

Dustin Pedroia -- 16/1

Eric Hosmer -- 18/1

Quick thought: I'm a little surprised Trout would rank ahead of Cabrera considering the Tigers are the much better bet to make the playoffs and players on non-playoff teams don't win the MVP hardware except in rare circumstances.

National League MVP

Andrew McCutchen -- 6/1

Joey Votto -- 7/1

Paul Goldschmidt -- 9/1

Yadier Molina -- 12/1

Buster Posey -- 12/1

Freddie Freeman -- 14/1

Yasiel Puig -- 14/1

Ryan Braun -- 14/1

Carlos Gonzalez -- 16/1

Matt Kemp -- 16/1

Bryce Harper -- 16/1

Troy Tulowitzki -- 18/1

Quick thought -- The NL race appears to have more candidates as none of the top three guys play on consensus division favorites. Surprised Puig and Harper don't have better odds. Hanley Ramirez would be an interesting bet at 25/1.

American League Cy Young

Yu Darvish -- 8/1

David Price -- 9/1

Clay Buchholz -- 10/1

Max Scherzer -- 10/1

Matt Moore -- 12/1

Chris Sale -- 12/1

Justin Verlander -- 12/1

Masahiro Tanaka -- 15/1

Jered Weaver -- 15/1

C.J. Wilson -- 15/1

Felix Hernandez -- 15/1

Hisashi Iwakuma -- 15/1

CC Sabathia -- 18/1

Anibal Sanchez -- 18/1

Quick thought -- I'd probably make Darvish my preseason favorite as well. He's been working on his fastball command and if he improves that, watch out.

National League Cy Young

Clayton Kershaw -- 13/2

Stephen Strasburg -- 8/1

Adam Wainwright -- 8/1

Jose Fernandez -- 10/1

Madison Bumgarner -- 15/1

Zack Greinke -- 15/1

Cliff Lee -- 15/1

Gio Gonzalez -- 18/1

Cole Hamels -- 18/1

Jordan Zimmermann -- 18/1

Quick thought -- Hard to bet against Kershaw, isn't it? The big advantage he and Wainwright have over Strasburg and Fernandez is workload. Maybe Strasburg gets to 200 innings this year while the Marlins probably won't let Fernandez go much over that.

Most home runs

Chris Davis -- 8/1

Miguel Cabrera -- 9/1

Giancarlo Stanton -- 10/1

Pedro Alvarez -- 14/1

Paul Goldschmidt -- 16/1

Edwin Encarnacion -- 20/1

Mark Trumbo -- 20/1

Prince Fielder -- 20/1

Albert Pujols -- 20/1

Bryce Harper -- 25/1

Ryan Braun -- 25/1

Jay Bruce -- 25/1

Quick thought -- Can't disagree with those top three. Stanton just needs to stay healthy. Trumbo could hit 40 in Arizona. Jose Abreu is an interesting long shot at 33/1.