Updated Saturday Jul. 24

2021 MLB Strength of Schedule Rankings

Strength of Schedule Played and Strength of Schedule Remaining for all 30 MLB teams.

Our Strength of Schedule rankings represents the average difficulty of those opponents that each team has faced or will face during the current season. The strength of an opponent is determined by their ranking in our Composite MLB Power Rankings. A low opponent average ranking (opp avg) indicates a difficult schedule, whereas a high opponent average ranking suggests an easier schedule.

MLB Strength of Schedule Played

Our Strength of Schedule Played shows the current average ranking for each opponent that a given team has faced to date.

DIFFICULT

EASY

TEAM DIVISION GURU
RANK
AVERAGE
OPPONENT
RANK
1
OriolesBAL32-64
AL East 30
12.20
2
PhilliesPHI48-48
NL East 14
12.70
3
DiamondbacksARI30-69
NL West 28
13.50
4
RangersTEX35-63
AL West 27
13.60
5
NationalsWSH45-51
NL East 15
13.70
6
MarlinsMIA41-57
NL East 21
13.80
7
Blue JaysTOR48-45
AL East 6
13.90
8
RockiesCOL43-54
NL West 25
13.90
9
YankeesNYY50-46
AL East 8
14.10
10
Red SoxBOS60-38
AL East 9
14.60
11
AngelsLAA47-49
AL West 17
14.70
12
BravesATL47-49
NL East 13
14.80
13
RaysTB59-39
AL East 4
15.10
14
MarinersSEA52-46
AL West 22
15.20
15
PiratesPIT37-60
NL Central 29
15.40
16
CubsCHC48-50
NL Central 18
15.40
17
AstrosHOU59-39
AL West 2
15.70
18
RedsCIN50-47
NL Central 16
15.90
19
PadresSD58-42
NL West 3
16.10
20
AthleticsOAK56-43
AL West 12
16.10
21
DodgersLAD59-40
NL West 1
16.30
22
GiantsSF61-36
NL West 5
16.70
23
MetsNYM51-43
NL East 10
16.90
24
RoyalsKC40-55
AL Central 26
16.90
25
CardinalsSTL49-49
NL Central 20
17.00
26
TigersDET47-52
AL Central 24
17.10
27
IndiansCLE48-47
AL Central 19
17.30
28
TwinsMIN42-56
AL Central 23
18.20
29
BrewersMIL57-41
NL Central 11
18.60
30
White SoxCHW58-39
AL Central 7
19.20

MLB Strength of Schedule Remaining

Our Strength of Schedule Remaining rankings show the average difficulty of opponents each team will face for the rest of the season.

DIFFICULT

EASY

TEAM DIVISION GURU
RANK
AVERAGE
OPPONENT
RANK
1
DiamondbacksARI30-69
NL West 28
12.20
2
RockiesCOL43-54
NL West 25
12.40
3
MetsNYM51-43
NL East 10
12.50
4
OriolesBAL32-64
AL East 30
13.10
5
MarlinsMIA41-57
NL East 21
14.00
6
GiantsSF61-36
NL West 5
14.00
7
TwinsMIN42-56
AL Central 23
14.20
8
PadresSD58-42
NL West 3
14.40
9
Red SoxBOS60-38
AL East 9
14.70
10
AngelsLAA47-49
AL West 17
14.70
11
MarinersSEA52-46
AL West 22
14.90
12
AthleticsOAK56-43
AL West 12
15.20
13
BravesATL47-49
NL East 13
15.30
14
RoyalsKC40-55
AL Central 26
15.50
15
RangersTEX35-63
AL West 27
15.60
16
DodgersLAD59-40
NL West 1
15.60
17
RaysTB59-39
AL East 4
15.80
18
PiratesPIT37-60
NL Central 29
15.90
19
YankeesNYY50-46
AL East 8
15.90
20
NationalsWSH45-51
NL East 15
16.00
21
TigersDET47-52
AL Central 24
16.20
22
Blue JaysTOR48-45
AL East 6
16.50
23
BrewersMIL57-41
NL Central 11
16.80
24
IndiansCLE48-47
AL Central 19
16.80
25
CardinalsSTL49-49
NL Central 20
16.90
26
PhilliesPHI48-48
NL East 14
17.50
27
White SoxCHW58-39
AL Central 7
17.80
28
CubsCHC48-50
NL Central 18
18.10
29
RedsCIN50-47
NL Central 16
18.50
30
AstrosHOU59-39
AL West 2
18.60