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2021 NFL Coach of the Year Odds: Robert Saleh Most Popular Bet in First Year with Jets

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First year New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh holds the most tickets at one sportsbook to win 2021’s NFL Coach of the Year award.

Saleh has 11.7% of the total tickets at BetMGM while no other coach has a double-digit ticket total. The former 49ers defensive coordinator’s odds to win the award are +2000 as of Thursday afternoon.

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel holds the second-most bets at 7.4%. His odds were at +2500 as of Thursday afternoon.

Another new coach in the Detroit Lions’ Dan Campbell holds the third-most bets at 6.6% with odds at +5000 — the second longest odds for this particular line.

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich is tied for third most tickets at 6.6%. Reich’s odds are +2500.

New Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley is the favorite to win the award at +1200 but has just 4.3% of the total tickets.

2021 NFL Coach of the Year Total Ticket Percentage

Data and odds are according to BetMGM as of Thursday

Coach Ticket Percentage Odds
Robert Saleh 11.7% +2000
Mike Vrabel 7.4% +2500
Dan Campbell 6.6% +5000
Frank Reich 6.6% +2500
Kyle Shanahan 6.2% +1400
Ron Rivera 6.2% +2000
Bill Belichick 4.7% +1400
Brandon Staley 4.3% +1200
Kevin Stefanski 3.9% +1600
Andy Reid 3.9% +2000
Sean McDermott 3.9% +1800
Joe Judge 3.5% +2200
Nick Sirianni 3.5% +5000
Sean McVay 3.5% +1600
Sean Payton 3.5% +2500

In terms of total money, Kyle Shanahan takes the cake with 21.3%. Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy is second with about 15% of the money while Saleh is third-most with over 10%.

Shanahan, Mike McCarthy and Saleh make up about half of the total money wagered on this line.

One bettor at BetMGM placed a $1,000 bet on McCarthy to win this award when the coach was still +3000. That bet would net $30,000 if it hits. McCarthy’s line has since moved down to +2000.

2021 NFL Coach of the Year Total Money Percentage

Data and odds as of Thursday afternoon according to BetMGM

Coach Money Percentage Odds
Kyle Shanahan 21.3% +1400
Mike McCarthy 14.8% +2000
Robert Saleh 0.107 +2000
Brandon Staley 7.7% +1400
Frank Reich 6.3% +2500
Ron Rivera 3.9% +2000
Joe Judge 0.037 +2200
Nick Sirianni 0.034 +5000
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