Updated Wednesday Sep. 22

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
OriolesBAL48-103
AL East 30
12.10
2
DiamondbacksARI48-103
NL West 28
13.60
3
RangersTEX55-96
AL West 27
13.60
4
RockiesCOL70-80
NL West 24
13.90
5
AngelsLAA72-79
AL West 20
14.00
6
Red SoxBOS87-65
AL East 10
14.00
7
MarlinsMIA64-87
NL East 23
14.40
8
NationalsWSH62-89
NL East 19
14.60
9
Blue JaysTOR85-66
AL East 3
14.80
10
PhilliesPHI77-74
NL East 16
14.90
11
PiratesPIT57-94
NL Central 29
15.00
12
YankeesNYY85-67
AL East 9
15.00
13
MarinersSEA82-69
AL West 18
15.10
14
CubsCHC67-84
NL Central 26
15.20
15
RoyalsKC69-83
AL Central 25
15.40
16
RaysTB93-59
AL East 4
15.60
17
MetsNYM73-78
NL East 14
15.60
18
TwinsMIN66-85
AL Central 21
15.80
19
PadresSD76-74
NL West 11
16.00
20
AthleticsOAK82-69
AL West 12
16.00
21
TigersDET74-78
AL Central 22
16.10
22
GiantsSF98-53
NL West 5
16.10
23
IndiansCLE74-76
AL Central 17
16.20
24
BravesATL79-70
NL East 6
16.30
25
RedsCIN78-74
NL Central 15
16.40
26
DodgersLAD97-54
NL West 1
16.50
27
CardinalsSTL81-69
NL Central 13
17.10
28
AstrosHOU90-61
AL West 2
17.20
29
White SoxCHW85-66
AL Central 8
17.70
30
BrewersMIL91-60
NL Central 7
18.30

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
PadresSD76-74
NL West 11
4.00
2
YankeesNYY85-67
AL East 9
8.30
3
DiamondbacksARI48-103
NL West 28
8.80
4
AthleticsOAK82-69
AL West 12
9.90
5
BrewersMIL91-60
NL Central 7
10.20
6
RaysTB93-59
AL East 4
10.40
7
AstrosHOU90-61
AL West 2
11.10
8
MetsNYM73-78
NL East 14
11.90
9
MarlinsMIA64-87
NL East 23
12.10
10
RockiesCOL70-80
NL West 24
14.60
11
OriolesBAL48-103
AL East 30
15.10
12
BravesATL79-70
NL East 6
16.10
13
TwinsMIN66-85
AL Central 21
16.10
14
CardinalsSTL81-69
NL Central 13
16.40
15
NationalsWSH62-89
NL East 19
16.40
16
MarinersSEA82-69
AL West 18
16.50
17
TigersDET74-78
AL Central 22
16.60
18
DodgersLAD97-54
NL West 1
16.70
19
PiratesPIT57-94
NL Central 29
17.50
20
AngelsLAA72-79
AL West 20
17.90
21
Blue JaysTOR85-66
AL East 3
18.40
22
GiantsSF98-53
NL West 5
18.70
23
White SoxCHW85-66
AL Central 8
18.70
24
CubsCHC67-84
NL Central 26
18.70
25
IndiansCLE74-76
AL Central 17
18.90
26
Red SoxBOS87-65
AL East 10
18.90
27
RoyalsKC69-83
AL Central 25
19.80
28
PhilliesPHI77-74
NL East 16
21.00
29
RedsCIN78-74
NL Central 15
21.30
30
RangersTEX55-96
AL West 27
21.80