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A'ja Wilson (22) and Kelsey Plum (10) of the Las Vegas Aces walk on the court, as we look at the latest 2024 WNBA MVP odds with Wilson as the betting favorite.
A'ja Wilson (22) and Kelsey Plum (10) of the Las Vegas Aces walk on the court in the third quarter of a game against the Phoenix Mercury at Michelob ULTRA Arena on May 14, 2024 in Las Vegas. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images via AFP.

A'ja Wilson remains the consensus favorite by the 2024 WNBA MVP odds across our best sports betting sites after Breanna Stewart won the award in 2023.

One of the closest MVP races in WNBA history ended with New York Liberty star Breanna Stewart winning the award in 2023. But our best sportsbooks don't expect a repeat performance in 2024.

Instead, Las Vegas Aces star A'ja Wilson entered this season with shortest WNBA odds for the award, and those odds have shortened after a strong first week for the two-time MVP winner. She's dealing ahead of Stewart (Liberty) and Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun), the other two finalists for the award in 2023.

Wilson and Stewart have accounted for four of the last six MVP awards, and their teams remain the favorites by the latest WNBA championship odds. Yet Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark is by far the most-bet player to win this award across our best sports betting apps and entered 2024 with as much hype as we've ever seen for any player in this league.

Here are the latest 2024 WNBA MVP odds with a look at the favorites and past winners:

WNBA MVP odds 2024

(Odds as of May 21)

A'ja Wilson+110 -110 ❄️+100+110
Alyssa Thomas+550 ❄️+700 +650+700
Breanna Stewart+900+1000 🔥+850 ❄️+900 
Napheesa Collier+1400 🔥+1100   +1000 ❄️+1200   
Kahleah Copper+3000+3000     +3000+2800 ❄️
Nneka Ogwumike+3500 🔥+2800+2500+2500
Caitlin Clark+3500 +5500 🔥+2000 ❄️+2500 
Arike Ogunbowale+3500+3500  +2500 ❄️+3300
Jackie Young+4000+6500 🔥+4000+4000
Jewell Loyd +4500 🔥+3500 +3000+2800 ❄️

Favorites to win 2024 WNBA MVP

A'ja Wilson (+110 via bet365)

After an MVP-caliber season in 2023, Wilson has gotten off to a hot start through the first week of this season, averaging a career-high 26 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks while adding 3.0 assists.

Those numbers are all better than what she put up in either of her MVP-winning seasons in 2020 and 2022 or her third-place showing in 2023. All of it comes on the heels of her winning her first Finals MVP, too, which can't be ignored in a market with as much cognitive bias as this one.

It feels like Wilson has been extra motivated this season, both by her MVP snub in '23 and the arrival of Clark and the excitement surrounding the prized rookie. Even with Clark on board, Wilson remains the best player in the W, and she isn't shy about letting you know on and off the court.

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Alyssa Thomas (+700 via bet365)

Thomas is easily the most underrated star in the WNBA, and she probably should have won MVP last year in the closest finish in league history.

She's wasted no time building an early case in 2024, averaging career highs in points (16.7), rebounds (11.7), and assists (9.3) for a Sun team that hasn't yet lost a game. It's obviously early, but if Thomas can maintain anything close to this level of play, she won't be dealing at these odds for long.

Breanna Stewart (+1000 via FanDuel)

The reigning MVP entered this season with no worse than +800 odds, and those promptly shot up after an eight-point outing to open the year.

She followed that with a 31-point outburst against Clark and Co. on national TV, and she's since led the Liberty to three straight double-digit victories amid a 4-0 start. Yet her MVP odds remain inflated as Wilson and Thoms earn favor in the betting market.

With the Liberty expected to compete for the title again, Stewart will be right there with Wilson throughout the MVP race. These long odds don't reflect how close that race will likely be, and they could represent a rare value on one of the favorites.

Caitlin Clark WNBA MVP odds

+5500 via FanDuel

A week ago, Clark was dealing at 12/1 or shorter to become the first rookie to win WNBA MVP since Candace Parker did so in 2008. What a difference a week makes.

It's not that Clark has been outright "bad" - she still ranks just outside the top 15 in points (17.0) and right outside the top 10 in assists (5.5). But she's fallen so short of expectations that her odds have more than quadrupled in the span of a week.

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This is the more appropriate number for Clark, and it might even represent a value if she can lean on her 3-point shooting early as she gets accustomed to the physicality of the W. She's a long way from becoming the WNBA's greatest of all time, but she still has more talent than these now-long odds suggest.

For more ways to bet on Clark, check out our breakdown of the best Caitlin Clark odds and prop bets for 2024.

WNBA Rookie of the Year odds

Even after a shaky start, our best live betting sites have Clark as the runaway favorite for the WNBA Rookie of the Year. Clark's -800 odds of winning represent an implied win probability of 88.89% that she wins this award.

Caitlin Clark-800-1000-1000-900-1000
Cameron Brink+1200+1100+1200+900+1200
Angel Reese+1500+2600+1300+1000+2500
Rickea Jackson+3000+4200+3000+3500+4000
Aaliyah Edwards+3500+6500+4000+5000+6600
Kamilla CardosoOFFOFFOFFOFF+10000
Jacy Sheldon+15000+11000+10000+6000+10000
Alissa Pili+15000+12000+15000+6000+10000
Nyadiew PuochOFF+14000OFF+10000+10000
Marquesha Davis+20000OFF+20000+10000+10000

WNBA MVP opening odds

Odds as of March 4, 2024

A'ja Wilson+200
Breanna Stewart+480
Alyssa Thomas+1000
Jewell Loyd+1500
Brittney Griner+1600
Sabrina Ionescu+1800
Kelsey Plum+2000
Caitlin Clark+2100
Arike Ogunbowale+2100
Nneka Ogwumike+2400
Kahleah Copper+2900
Satou Sabally+3500
Chelsea Gray+3600
Jackie Young+3700
Aliyah Boston+5000
Rhyne Howard+5500
DeWanna Bonner+7500
Napheesa Collier+10000
Jonquel Jones+12000
Skylar Diggins-Smith+13000
Ezi Magbegor+16000
Natasha Howard+17000
Allisha Gray+18000
Brionna Jones+22000
Candace Parker+25000
Natasha Cloud+20000
Brittney Sykes+25000
Diana Taurasi+25000
Diamond DeShields+25000
Courtney Vandersloot+25000

Past WNBA MVP winners

2023Breanna StewartNew York Liberty
2022A’ja WilsonLas Vegas Aces
2021Jonquel JonesConnecticut Sun
2020A’ja WilsonLas Vegas Aces
2019Elena Delle DonneWashington Mystics
2018Breanna StewartSeattle Storm
2017Sylvia FowlesMinnesota Lynx
2016Nneka OgwumikeLos Angeles Sparks
2015Elena Delle DonneChicago Sky
2014Maya MooreMinnesota Lynx


Who is the WNBA MVP favorite this year?

Las Vegas Aces star forward A'ja Wilson is the 2024 WNBA MVP favorite with odds as short as -110 to win after a third-place finish in 2023. Those odds imply a 52.38% probability she'll win the award, according to our odds calculator.

Who won the WNBA MVP in 2023?

Breanna Stewart of the New York Liberty was named the WNBA MVP for the 2023 season.

Has a rookie ever won WNBA MVP?

To date, Candace Parker is the only player to have won the WNBA MVP award as a rookie, doing so in 2008.

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