Shohei Ohtani is the favorite to top the eight-man field at Monday's 2021 Home Run Derby at Coors Field in Denver. The festivities are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. ET.
Ohtani is the first player who pitches regularly to hit more than 30 homers before the All-Star Game. On Wednesday, he became just the second player in the past 20 years to reach 32 homers in his team's first 86 games.
Ohtani is a +300 favorite (risk $100 to win $300) on the money line in the latest Home Run Derby odds from William Hill Sportsbook (see the latest lines for every game on our MLB odds page).
2021 Home Run Derby odds to win
Shohei Ohtani +300
Joey Gallo +450
Pete Alonso +500
Matt Olson +600
Salvador Perez +800
Juan Soto +800
Trevor Story +900
Trey Mancini +1200
Before making any Home Run Derby picks for Monday night, you need to see what expert Matt Severance has to say. Severance is a well-connected writer and handicapper who has worked in the industry since 2005. He is SportsLine's top MLB expert and is a whopping 100-46-4 in his last 150 MLB picks, returning over $4,100 for the $100 bettor. You must check out what he has to say about the Home Run Derby.
We can tell you Severance is fading Ohtani at +300. He's got a lot on his plate and since the format was implemented in 2015, the top seed has yet to reach the final.
Instead, Severance has identified a value pick to win who is "built for this event!" You absolutely need to see Severance's picks and analysis of the Home Run Derby before you bet!
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