Updated Monday Oct. 4

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
OriolesBAL52-110
AL East 30
12.20
2
DiamondbacksARI52-110
NL West 28
13.60
3
RangersTEX60-102
AL West 27
13.90
4
AngelsLAA77-85
AL West 19
14.10
5
Red SoxBOS92-70
AL East 10
14.20
6
RockiesCOL74-87
NL West 23
14.30
7
YankeesNYY92-70
AL East 8
14.60
8
Blue JaysTOR91-71
AL East 5
14.70
9
MarlinsMIA67-95
NL East 24
14.80
10
NationalsWSH65-97
NL East 21
15.20
11
RoyalsKC74-88
AL Central 25
15.30
12
RaysTB100-62
AL East 2
15.30
13
MarinersSEA90-72
AL West 17
15.30
14
AthleticsOAK86-76
AL West 11
15.30
15
PiratesPIT61-101
NL Central 29
15.30
16
PadresSD79-83
NL West 12
15.40
17
TwinsMIN73-89
AL Central 22
15.40
18
CubsCHC71-91
NL Central 26
15.60
19
MetsNYM77-85
NL East 18
15.80
20
PhilliesPHI82-80
NL East 15
15.90
21
TigersDET77-85
AL Central 20
15.90
22
IndiansCLE80-82
AL Central 16
16.10
23
AstrosHOU95-67
AL West 3
16.50
24
GiantsSF107-55
NL West 4
16.70
25
BravesATL88-73
NL East 7
16.90
26
DodgersLAD106-56
NL West 1
16.90
27
RedsCIN83-79
NL Central 14
17.00
28
CardinalsSTL90-72
NL Central 13
17.40
29
White SoxCHW93-69
AL Central 6
17.60
30
BrewersMIL95-67
NL Central 9
17.90

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
DodgersLAD106-56
NL West 1
0.00
2
MarinersSEA90-72
AL West 17
0.00
3
MetsNYM77-85
NL East 18
0.00
4
AngelsLAA77-85
AL West 19
0.00
5
TigersDET77-85
AL Central 20
0.00
6
NationalsWSH65-97
NL East 21
0.00
7
TwinsMIN73-89
AL Central 22
0.00
8
RockiesCOL74-87
NL West 23
0.00
9
MarlinsMIA67-95
NL East 24
0.00
10
RoyalsKC74-88
AL Central 25
0.00
11
CubsCHC71-91
NL Central 26
0.00
12
RangersTEX60-102
AL West 27
0.00
13
DiamondbacksARI52-110
NL West 28
0.00
14
PiratesPIT61-101
NL Central 29
0.00
15
IndiansCLE80-82
AL Central 16
0.00
16
PhilliesPHI82-80
NL East 15
0.00
17
RaysTB100-62
AL East 2
0.00
18
AstrosHOU95-67
AL West 3
0.00
19
GiantsSF107-55
NL West 4
0.00
20
Blue JaysTOR91-71
AL East 5
0.00
21
White SoxCHW93-69
AL Central 6
0.00
22
BravesATL88-73
NL East 7
0.00
23
YankeesNYY92-70
AL East 8
0.00
24
BrewersMIL95-67
NL Central 9
0.00
25
Red SoxBOS92-70
AL East 10
0.00
26
AthleticsOAK86-76
AL West 11
0.00
27
PadresSD79-83
NL West 12
0.00
28
CardinalsSTL90-72
NL Central 13
0.00
29
RedsCIN83-79
NL Central 14
0.00
30
OriolesBAL52-110
AL East 30
0.00