MLB Preview: Power Rankings (2/28/2017)

Last Updated: 3/7/2017 10:25 AM ET



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)

Rank Team H-Rank P-Rank
1 Chicago Cubs 2 4
2 Washington Nationals 4 9
3 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 7
4 Boston Red Sox 15 1
5 Houston Astros 3 22
6 Cleveland Indians 23 3
7 New York Mets 9 8
8 St. Louis Cardinals 7 13
9 San Francisco Giants 14 5
10 Texas Rangers 22 6
11 Colorado Rockies 26 2
12 Toronto Blue Jays 19 10
13 Miami Marlins 5 21
14 New York Yankees 18 12
15 Detroit Tigers 8 15
16 Seattle Mariners 11 16
17 Baltimore Orioles 6 27
18 Arizona Diamondbacks 28 11
19 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 23
20 Oakland Athletics 13 19
21 Los Angeles Angels 12 26
22 Tampa Bay Rays 17 18
23 Atlanta Braves 27 17
24 Philadelphia Phillies 16 25
25 Minnesota Twins 20 29
26 Kansas City Royals 29 14
27 Cincinnati Reds 24 28
28 Milwaukee Brewers 21 20
29 Chicago White Sox 25 30
30 San Diego Padres 30 24