2021 NFL Draft Betting Cheat Sheet: Odds, Round 1 Predictions, Player Props, More

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With the 2021 NFL Draft set to kick off with the first round on Thursday night (8 p.m. ET on ABC/ESPN), we’ve outlined all our best actionable advice for Day 1 below. Find out how our analysts are approaching the No. 3 pick market, which longshots they’re betting, and much more.

Let’s dive right in.

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NFL Draft Betting Odds

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2021 NFL Draft Predictions

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NFL Draft Prop Bets

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Under 5.5 QBs In Round 1 (-500)
No. 3 Pick: Mac Jones (-200)
Over 4.5 WRs In Round 1 (-300)
Christian Barmore Under 23.5 (-110)
Mac Jones Draft Position Over 3.5 (+260)
Exact WR Order: Chase, Waddle, Smith, Bateman (+600)
Exact Order Picks 1-3: Lawrence, Wilson, Fields (+425)
Kyle Trask Draft Position Under 76.5 (-130)

In addition to our staff’s favorite bets, our crew of senior NFL analysts outlined their Day 1 prop cards:


NFL Draft Debates

Which quarterback the Niners will select with the third overall pick has been debated ad nauseam. But what about who they should draft? And is Trevor Lawrence really the best quarterback prospect of the 2021 class?

Our crew of NFL and college football analysts present their cases for each side of the following debates:

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