The Alabama quarterback is the -130 favorite at William Hill to be the third QB drafted after opening at 7-1 and over his draft position of 5½ is -160 at Circa Sports.
But odds posted at offshore sportsbooks are stacked against the college football season starting Aug. 29 and the NFL opening Sept. 10 as scheduled.
Circa Sports has posted 2020 NFL MVP odds on 87 players, ranging from 5-1 on favorite Patrick Mahomes to 500-1 on eight wide receivers and a tight end.
Circa Sports has posted odds on 87 players to win The Associated Press’ NFL MVP award. Patrick Mahomes is the 5-1 favorite, and Lamar Jackson is the 6-1 second choice.
Circa Sports posted odds on the Raiders’ first pick in the NFL draft and several other unique draft props. Receivers Jerry Jeudy and CeeDee Lamb are the favorites.
The Buccaneers have finished with a losing record in eight of nine years. Tampa Bay’s season win total soared from 8½ to 9½ at Circa sportsbook after it signed Tom Brady.
Las Vegas bookmakers welcome more wagering but worry about a watered-down product when the NFL expands from 12 to 14 playoff teams beginning this season.
With Tom Brady leaving New England for Tampa Bay, Las Vegas oddsmakers give Buffalo a solid chance to finally break the Patriots’ stranglehold on the division.
The consensus opinion of 10 Las Vegas oddsmakers is that the NBA will be the first major U.S. sports league to play a game, with the consensus over-under date July 1.
Here are Tom Brady’s 2020 season props at Circa sportsbook: 4,200½ passing yards, 29½ touchdown passes, 8½ interceptions, 19½ rushing yards and 1½ rushing TDs.