MLB Preview: Power Rankings (2/28/2017)
For our complete MLB 2017 Preview, please see our Power Rankings, Playoff Probabilities, Team Over/Under Season Win Total picks and World Series Futures Picks. Picks packages for every MLB game on the money-line, over/under and run-line are now available in the shop. All-time on PredictionMachine.com, all highlighted, "normal" or better plays (greater than 57% to cover) for Team Over/Under Season Win Totals are 54-19 (74% O/U). This season, there are NINE such "normal" or better picks for win totals in MLB.
To build the MLB Power Rankings below, we "played" every team against every other team 50,000 times each and ranked by overall winning percentage of those games. These Power Rankings are as of (2/28/2017) rosters and projected depth charts.
In addition to the MLB Power Rankings, we have also included each team's overall Hitting and Pitching efficiency rankings relative to the league based on our strength-of-schedule-adjusted statistics and current rosters.
2017 MLB Team Rankings (2/27/2017)
|3||Los Angeles Dodgers||1||7|
|4||Boston Red Sox||15||1|
|7||New York Mets||9||8|
|8||St. Louis Cardinals||7||13|
|9||San Francisco Giants||14||5|
|12||Toronto Blue Jays||19||10|
|14||New York Yankees||18||12|
|21||Los Angeles Angels||12||26|
|22||Tampa Bay Rays||17||18|
|26||Kansas City Royals||29||14|
|29||Chicago White Sox||25||30|
|30||San Diego Padres||30||24|