NFL Draft Odds: How to Bet Anthony Richardson, the Surging QB Prospect
(Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images). Pictured: Anthony Richardson.
NFL Draft stocks rise and fall at torrid paces. Florida quarterback and 2023 prospect, Anthony Richardson, is the single hottest commodity at the moment.
Richardson’s hype train hasn’t just left the station — it’s already taken a full lap around the tracks.
His odds have surged more than any other player this offseason, and he’s now in the mix for various betting markets.
And that includes No. 1 pick odds.
NFL Draft No. 1 Pick Odds
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Alabama‘s Bryce Young has been chalk to go No. 1 overall throughout the cycle.
C.J. Stroud of Ohio State is firmly cemented behind him among the quarterback crop, while Will Levis of Kentucky enjoyed his draft spike earlier this winter.
Richardson — like an 8th-placed Mario Kart driver with an arsenal of blue shells — has entered top-pick discussions from seemingly nowhere.
The dual-threat quarterback opened +10000 at BetMGM to go No. 1 in the 2023 NFL Draft.
His first big adjustment was on Monday — down to +4000 — then again two days later, when he was priced as low as +700.
Pick: Anthony Richardson No. 1 Pick
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Shops have taken plenty of action on Richardson in a variety of markets this week.
MGM reported 13% of bets on Richardson to go No. 1 on Monday, the fourth most of any player.
Entering the weekend, he’s now the top bet at 22.6%.
The 6-foot-4 quarterback is coming off a season at Florida in which he posted 2,549 passing yards and 17 touchdowns against nine picks in 12 games.
Richardson completed only 53.8% of passes, but flashed upside with his legs to the tune of 654 rushing yards and nine scores.
The Chicago Bears hold the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, which begins April 27.
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