2021 NFL Draft Odds & Prop Bet Results For First Round Picks

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2021 NFL Draft Prop Results

All odds below are via DraftKings.

Player drafted first: Rashod Bateman versus Kadarius Toney

Result: Kadarius Toney (+140). Toney was selected 20th overall by the Giants while Bateman was the last receiver off the board in Night one at No. 27 overall to the Ravens. Bateman was favored to go earlier than Toney at -182 odds.

Player drafted first: Christian Darrisaw versus Alijah Vera-Tucker

Result: Alijah Vera-Tucker (-115). Vera-Tucker went early at No. 14 overall to the Jets while Darrisaw was selected No. 23 overall to the Vikings. Vera-Tucker had -115 odds while Darrisaw had -108 odds.

Total Alabama players drafted in the first round

Result: 6. The over/under for the number of Crimson Tide players drafted in the first round was set at 5.5 with the over favored at -250 odds (under +190). This over just hits as six players — Jaylen Waddle, Patrick Surtain II, DeVonta Smith, Mac Jones, Alex Leatherwood and Najee Harris — were drafted in Night 1.

Total offensive players drafted in the first round

Result: 18. The over/under for the number of offensive players drafted in the first round was set at 18, with the over favored at -134 odds (under +108). This under cashes with 18 offensive players drafted in Night 1.

Total defensive players drafted in the first round

Result: 14. The over/under for the number of defensive players drafted in the first round was set at 13.5 with the under favored at -134 odds (over +108). This over just cashes with 14 defensive players drafted in Night 1.

Total offensive linemen drafted in the first round

Result: 5. The over/under for the number of offensive linemen drafted in the first round was set at 6.5, with the under favored at -125 odds (over +101). This under hits with just five OL — Penei Sewell, Rashawn Slater, Alijah Vera-Tucker, Alex Leatherwood and Christian Darrisaw drafted in Night 1.

Total quarterbacks drafted in the first round

Result: 5. The over/under for the number of quarterbacks drafted in the first round was set at 5.5 with the under heavily favored at -590 odds (over +400). Exactly five quarterbacks — Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Justin Fields and Mac Jones — were drafted meaning this under hit.

Total tight ends drafted in the first round

Result: 1. Just one tight end, Kyle Pitts, was drafted in Night 1. The over/under for this prop was set at 1.5 with the under heavily favored at -670 (over +435).

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Total safeties drafted in the first round

Result: 0. The over/under for the number of safeties drafted in the first round was set at 0.5 with the over favored at -177 odds (under +140). This year’s safety class was soft and zero were selected in Night 1, meaning this under hit.

Total cornerbacks drafted in the first round

Result: 4. The over/under for cornerbacks drafted in the first round was set at 4.5, with the over favored at -157 odds. Under 4.5 was set at +125 odds.

Position of the Buccaneers’ first draft pick

Result: Defensive lineman (+200). The Buccaneers have selected edge rusher Joe Tryon with the final pick of the first round. DL had the shortest odds to be the position of Tampa’s first draft pick at +200, followed by OL at +450, RB at +550, CB and LB at +600 and WR at +700. They were favored at -167 odds to select a defensive player (offense at +133).

Position of the Bills’ first draft pick

Result: Defensive lineman (+700). The Bills have selected edge rusher Greg Rousseau with the No. 30 overall pick. RB had the shortest odds for the position of Buffalo’s first pick at +200, followed by CB at +325, DL at +400, LB at +600 and OL and WR at +700. The Bills were favored at -182 odds to select a defensive player with the pick (+145 offense).

Total wide receivers drafted in the first round

Result: 5. The first round isn’t quite over, but there have already been five wide receivers — Ja’Maar Chase, Jaylen Waddle, DeVonta Smith, Kadarius Toney and Rashod Bateman — taken off the board. The over/under on receivers drafted in the first round was set at 4.5 with the over as a heavy favorite at -400 odds (under +205).

Eric Stokes draft position

Result: 29. Stokes comes in 11 spots under his draft position over/under of 40.5. The under was favored at -157 (over +126).

Position of the Packers’ first draft pick

Result: Cornerback (+400). On the heels of a highly-criticized 2020 draft, there was an overall sentiment that the Packers would draft a receiver at No. 29 overall. WR had the shortest odds to be the Packers’ first position drafted at +150, followed by OL at +300, CB at +400, DL at +700 and LB at +700. Green Bay was favored at -150 odds to select an offensive player (+120 for defense).

Position of the Saints’ first draft pick

Result: Defensive lineman (+500). The Saints have selected defensive end Payton Turner with the No. 28 overall pick. CB had the shortest odds to be the position New Orleans drafted first at +175, followed by WR at +350, DL at +500, QB at +500 and LB at +700. They were favored at -167 odds to select a defensive player (+133 for offense).

Rashod Bateman draft position 

Result: 27. The under may cash here depending on which book and when the bet was placed. Bateman’s draft position over/under closed at 27.5 on DraftKings with the over at -108 odds and the under at -115 odds.

Position of the Ravens’ first draft pick

Result: Wide receiver (+200). It should come as no surprise that the Ravens have drafted a receiver with the No. 27 overall pick given they did not pursue one during free agency. Their passing game needed help after an anemic showing in 2020 and WR had the shortest odds at +200, followed by LB at +350, DL at +400, OL at +450 and CB/S at +700.

Position of the Browns’ first draft pick 

Result: Cornerback (+275). The Browns have selected Greg Newsome II at No. 26 overall. CB had the third-shortest odds at +275 behind DL and LB at +250 to be the first position drafted by Cleveland this year. The Browns were heavily favored to pick a defender at -305 odds (offense +230).

Travis Etienne draft position

Result: 25. Etienne comes in securely under his draft position over/under of 30.5. The over was favored at -125 (under +100).

Position of the Jaguars’ second draft pick

Result: Running back (+700). The Jaguars have drafted Clemson’s Travis Etienne with the No. 25 overall pick and their second first-round pick. DL, OL , and safety all had the shortest odds as the position of the second player drafted by Jacksonville at +400, followed by WR at +450, TE at +600 and CB and RB tied at +700. The Jaguars were +101 to draft an offensive player with their second pick (defense -125).

Total running backs drafted in the first round 

Result: 2. The first round isn’t over yet, but both Najee Harris and Travis Etienne have been drafted in back-to-back picks. The over/under for total RBs drafted in Round 1 was set at 1.5 with the under favored at -159 odds (over +125).

First running back drafted

Result: Najee Harris (-250). Harris was favored to be the first running back off the board at -250 odds, followed by Travis Etienne at +165 odds and Javonte Williams at +500 odds.

Position of the Steelers’ first draft pick 

Result: Running back (-125). The Steelers have secured this year’s top running back in drafting Alabama’s Najee Harris at No. 24 overall. They were favored at -125 odds to take a running back on the heels of James Conner’s departure during free agency and an abysmal rushing season in 2020. OL was next with +250 odds, followed by CB at +550 and LB at +1400. Pittsburgh was heavily favored to take an offensive player at -375 odds.

Najee Harris draft position

Result: 24. Harris’ draft position over/under was set at 24.5 heading into Thursday night with both sides at -112 odds, meaning the under just hits for this prop.

Christian Darrisaw draft position 

Result: 23. Darrisaw comes in seven picks over his draft position over/under, which was set at 16.5. Both the over and under were -112 odds. Darrisaw also had the third-shortest odds to be the first offensive lineman off the board at +3300 odds behind Penei Sewell at -500 and Rashawn Slater at +250, both of whom were taken earlier.

Position of the Vikings’ first draft pick 

Result: Offensive lineman (+110). The Vikings have selected offensive tackle Christian Darrisaw with the No. 23 overall pick. OL had the shortest odds to be the first position taken by Minnesota at +110 odds, followed by DL at +175 and CB at +500. The odds they selected an offensive player were -108 (defense was -115).

Position of the Titans’ first draft pick 

Result: Cornerback (+210). The Titans have selected Caleb Farley with the No. 22 overall pick. CB had the shortest odds to be the first position taken by Tennessee at +210, followed by WR at +225, OL at +400, DL at +550 and LB at +600. The Titans were favored at -159 odds to select a defensive player.

Caleb Farley draft position 

Result: 22. Farley comes in comfortably five spots under his draft position over/under of 27.5. Both sides were set at -112 odds.

Kwity Paye draft position

Result: 21. Paye comes in five spots over his draft position over/under, which was set at 16.5 with both sides at -112 odds. He had been favored to be the first lineman off the board at-150, but Jaelan Phillips was selected three spots ahead of him.

Position of the Colts’ first draft pick

Result: Defensive lineman (+200). The Colts have selected edge rusher Kwity Paye with the No. 21 overall pick. OL had the shortest odds for the Colts’ first position taken at +130, followed by DL at +200, CB at +600, WR at +600 and LB at +1000. They were favored at -143 odds to select an offensive player (defense at +115).

Kadarius Toney draft position

Result: 20. The Giants — who traded down to the 20th overall pick with the Bears — have selected Toney well under his draft position over/under of 33.5. The under was favored at -150 (over +120).

Jamin Davis draft position

Result: 19. Davis comes in comfortably over his draft position over/under, which was set at 26.5 with both sides at -112 odds. He had the fifth-shortest odds to be selected as the first linebacker at +1000.

Position of the Washington Football Team’s first draft pick

Result: Linebacker (+125). The Football Team has selected Jamin Davis with the 19th overall pick of the draft. LB had the shortest odds to be the first position taken by Washington at +125, followed by OL at +250, QB at +450 and WR at +900. They were favored to take an offensive player at -125 (defense +101) with their first pick.

First defensive lineman drafted

Result: Jaelan Phillips (+140). Phillips has been selected at No. 18 overall by the Miami Dolphins. He edges out fellow edge rusher Kwity Paye to be the first DL off the board. Paye had been the favorite at -150. After Phillips and Paye were Christian Barmore at +500 and Gregory Rousseau at +1000.

Jaelan Phillips draft position 

Result: 18. Phillips slides one spot under his draft position over/under, which was 19.5 heading into Thursday. The under was favored at -130, while the over had +105 odds. He had +1200 odds to be the first defender off the board.

Position of the Raiders’ first draft pick

Result: Offensive lineman (+180). The Raiders have selected Alabama’s Alex Leatherwood with the 17th overall pick. OL had the shortest odds to be the first position taken for the Raiders at +180, followed by LB at +225, DL at +450 and CB at +700.

Zaven Collins draft position 

Result: 16. Collins comes in eight spots earlier than his draft position over/under of 24.5. Both sides were listed at -112 odds. Collins had +1000 odds to be drafted as the first linebacker behind Micah Parsons at -400, Azeez Ojulari at +600 and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah at +700.

Position of the Cardinals’ first draft pick

Result: Linebacker (+300). The Cardinals drafted Zaven Collins with the 16th overall pick. WR had the highest odds to be the Cardinals’ first position drafted at +200, followed by CB at +275, LB at +300, RB at +550 and OL at +700. They were favored at -190 odds to take a defender.

Mac Jones draft position

Result: 15. Jones’ draft position prop was taken off the board in light of the late volatility in the No. 3 overall pick market, but it’s safe to say that over bettors will cash on this. He had been the heavy favorite to go No. 3 overall on Thursday morning and slid all the way to pick 15 and into Bill Belichick’s hands.

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Photo by David Dermer-Pool/Getty Images. Pictured: Mac Jones

Position of the Patriots’ first draft pick

Result: Quarterback (+125). QB was the betting favorite to be the position of the Patriots’ first draft pick at +125 odds, followed by LB at +300, WR at +400 and CB at +600. New England was favored at -200 odds to select an offensive player.

Alijah Vera-Tucker draft position

Result: 14. Tucker heads to the Jets as the third offensive lineman off the board this evening at one spot under than his draft position over/under, which was listed at 15.5.  Both over and under closed at -112 odds. Vera-Tucker was +3300 to be the first lineman selected.

Position of the Jets’ second draft pick 

Result: Offensive lineman (+500). The Jets drafted guard Alijah Vera-Tucker with their second pick of the draft at 14th overall. CB and RB had the highest odds as the Jets’ first position drafted at +250, followed by OL at +500, DL at +550, LB at +700 and WR at +800.

Rashawn Slater draft position

Result: 13. Offensive tackle Rashawn Slater is the second offensive lineman off the board at four spots higher than his draft position over/under of 9.5. Both sides of this prop had -112 odds.

Position of the Chargers’ first draft pick

Result: Offensive lineman (-182). The Chargers selected Rashawn Slater with the No. 13 overall pick. OL was favored to be the Chargers’ first position drafted at -182, followed by CB at +400 and WR at +550. An offensive player was favored to be drafted at -215 odds.

Micah Parsons draft position

Result: 12. Parsons’ stock had been sliding over the last week or so. His draft position over/under was 13.5 heading into Thursday with the under as the favorite at -130.

First linebacker drafted

Result: Micah Parsons (-400). Parsons was the heavy favorite to be the first linebacker off the board at -400 odds. Azeez Ojulari was a distant second at +600, followed by Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah at +700 and Zaven Collins at +1000.

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Photo credit: Benjamin Solomon/Getty Images. Pictured: Micah Parsons

Position of the Cowboys’ first draft pick

Result: Linebacker (+1000). The Cowboys traded down with the Eagles to the No. 12 pick to select linebacker Micah Parsons. Cornerback was the favorite to be the position of the Cowboys’ first draft pick at -250. OL was a distant second at +500, followed by DL at +700 and LB at +1000. The Cowboys were heavily favored to take a defender at -400 odds.

Justin Fields draft position

Result: 11. Fields tumbled four spots lower than his draft position over/under, which was 7.5 heading into the draft. The under was favored at -129, while the over was +103. Fields was also +600 to be selected No. 3 overall by the 49ers, who drafted Trey Lance instead.

Justin Fields landing spot

Result: Bears (+1000). Chicago was a 10/1 long shot to land Fields with the 8th longest odds in this prop. The Patriots had the shortest odds at +250, followed by the Panthers at +300, the Falcons at +500, the Broncos at +600, the Lions at +600, the 49ers at +600 and the Washington Football Team at +800.

Position of the Bears’ first draft pick

Result: Quarterback (+400). The Bears traded with the Giants up to the 11th overall pick to select Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields. OL had the shortest odds to be the Bears’ first position selected at +180, followed by WR at +275, CB at +325 and QB at +400.

Player selected by the Eagles with their first draft pick

Result: DeVonta Smith (+350). CB Jaycee Horn had the shortest odds to be the Eagles’ first draft pick at +250, followed by Smith at +350, CB Patrick Surtain at +350, DE Kwity Paye at +500 and WR Jaylen Waddle at +500.

Position of the Eagles’ first draft pick

Result: Wide receiver (+170). The Eagles drafted Alabama’s DeVonta Smith with the No. 10 overall pick after trading up with the Cowboys. CB had the highest odds as the position of the Eagles’ first draft pick at +150, followed by WR at +170, OL at +600 and DL at +1000. Philadelphia was favored to take an offensive player at -134 odds.

Patrick Surtain draft position 

Result: 9. Surtain comes in one pick under his draft position over/under, which was 10.5 heading into Thursday night. The under was favored at -177 and the over was +135.

Player selected by the Broncos with their first draft pick

Result: Patrick Surtain (+800). Surtain tied with QB Mac Jones for the seventh-highest odds at 8/1 to be selected by the Broncos in the first round. OL Rashawn Slater had the highest odds for this particular prop at +300, followed by QB Justin Fields at +400, OL Micah Parsons at +400, CB Jaycee Horn at +600, QB Trey Lance at +600 and Penei Sewell at +700.

Position of the Broncos’ first draft pick

Result: Cornerback (+400). The Broncos selected Alabama cornerback Patrick Surtain with the No. 9 overall pick. OL had the highest odds for Denver at +200, followed by LB at +250 and QB at +250. Denver was favored to take an offensive player at -157 odds (defense was +125).

Position of the Panthers’ first draft pick

Result: Cornerback (+300). The Panthers selected Jaycee Horn with the eighth overall pick. OL had the best odds heading into Thursday at +150, followed by QB at +200, CB at +300 and WR at +900. Carolina was favored to take an offensive player at -278 odds (defense was +215).

First defensive player drafted

Result: Jaycee Horn (+200). Alabama’s Patrick Surtain was the favorite to be the first defender off the board heading into Thursday at -110, followed by Horn.

Jaycee Horn draft position 

Result: 8. Horn’s draft position over/under was taken off the board heading into the draft, but was 12.5 earlier in the week meaning under bettors will easily cash in on this prop.

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Joe Robbins, Getty Images. Pictured: Jaycee Horn

First cornerback drafted

Result: Jaycee Horn (+125). Surtain was also the favorite to be the first cornerback off the board at -200.

Penei Sewell draft position

Result: 7. Sewell’s draft position over/under was 6.5 heading into the draft meaning the over (+101) would have hit. The under was favored at -125. Sewell was also listed at -715 odds to be drafted as a top 10 pick.

First offensive lineman drafted

Result: Penei Sewell (-500). Sewell was the heavy favorite to be the first OL off the board, followed by Rashawn Slater at +250 and Christian Darrisaw at +3300.

Position of the Lions’ first draft pick 

Result: Offensive lineman (+300). This comes as a bit of a surprise since WR was the betting-favorite heading into the draft at +140, followed by OL at +300, QB at +400 and CB at +700. The Lions desperately needed a wideout after the departures of both Kenny Golladay and Marvin Jones this offseason, but OL help from Penei Sewell will be much appreciated as well. Detroit was heavily favored to take an offensive player at -305 odds.

Jaylen Waddle draft position 

Result: 6. Waddle goes to the Dolphins three positions ahead of his over/under at 9.5, meaning under bettors will cash in on this bet. Waddle was also -150 to be a top 10 draft pick.

Position of the Dolphins’ first draft pick

Result: Wide receiver (-150). Receiver was the favorite for the Dolphins’ first draft pick heading into Thursday night, followed by TE at +275, OL at +300 and LB and DL at +3000.

First wide receiver drafted

Result: Ja’Maar Chase (-2000). Chase had been the heavy favorite leading up to the draft to be the first wide receiver taken. Jaylen Waddle and DeVonta Smith had the next closest odds at +600 and +1000, respectively.

Position of the Bengals’ first draft pick

Result: Wide receiver. This prop was taken off the board leading up to the draft, but WR was the favorite at -225 heading into Thursday, followed by offensive lineman at +175.

First non-QB drafted

Result: Kyle Pitts (-400). Pitts was the heavy favorite to be the first non-QB off the board, followed by WR Ja’Marr Chase at +300 and OL Penei Sewell at +700.

Kyle Pitts draft position 

Result: 4. Pitts’ draft position was taken off the board leading up to the draft, but would have hit the under.

Position of the Falcons’ first draft pick

Result: Tight end (-305). TE was favored at -305 to be the Falcons’ first pick, followed by QB at +300, WR at +1000, OL at +1600 and CB at +2500.

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BYU’s Zach Wilson has been the heavy favorite to be the second name off the board for weeks with almost no movement in the betting market. The New York Jets — who ultimately lost the “Tank for Trevor” contest after winning two games in 2020 — seem content with settling for Wilson as their consolation prize at No. 2 to replace 2018 first-rounder Sam Darnold.

The focal point leading up to the draft — both from a betting and general interest standpoint — has been the No. 3 overall pick. The third pick is held by the San Francisco 49ers, who traded up with the Miami Dolphins from pick 12 to presumably select a quarterback. The odds have been shifting constantly over the last two weeks and most acutely over the hours leading up to the draft.

Alabama’s Mac Jones led the pack for the last two weeks, but dropped behind North Dakota State’s Trey Lance amid new reports that the 49ers’ earlier “interest” may have been a smokescreen.

Third overall pick

Result: Trey Lance (-150). The pick the entire sports betting community has been waiting for. The betting market for this selection has swung drastically over the last day. Odds closed with Lance favored at -150, Mac Jones at +150 and Justin Fields at +600. Lance’s odds to be a top 10 pick were -1000. His draft position was taken off the board leading up to the draft in light of the last-minute volatility, but suffice it to say that the under would have hit.

Second overall pick

Result: Zach Wilson (-10000). This feels like another pro forma pick since Wilson was -10000 to be drafted No. 2 overall. He has been the heavy favorite for weeks with little movement in the betting market and joins the Jets to replace Sam Darnold as the team’s most recent QB project.

First overall pick

Result: Trevor Lawrence (-10000). This comes as no surprise since Lawrence was -10000 to be drafted No. 1 overall and there was minimal movement in the betting market up to this point. He joins the Jacksonville Jaguars as the new face of their franchise.

All odds mentioned were taken from DraftKings SportsBook on Thursday, April 29 approximately 30 minutes before the start of the draft unless otherwise noted. 


With Round 1 of the long-awaited 2021 NFL Draft (nearly) underway, we will be tracking the outcomes of many of the high-profile props as they are settled.

The NFL Draft prop market was robust this year with hundreds of different options available at each sports book.

The Nos. 1 and 2 overall picks have seemingly been decided for weeks now, and the betting market for those picks has been stagnant.

Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence has been favored to be the first pick off the board since the conclusion of the 2020 NFL Draft. He was the Heisman Trophy runner-up in 2020 and led the Tigers to a College Football Playoff title in 2018. His dominance above his closest competition led to the “Tank for Trevor” contest, which the Jacksonville Jaguars ultimately won after finishing with a NFL-worst 1-15 record.

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