Fri Dec 31
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Pete Carroll+2500To win 2021 Coach of the Year

For Pete Carroll, the Seattle Seahawks were a disappointment last year and Russell Wilson is disgruntled. If Carroll can get his quarterback back on board and turn things around for the Seahawks, he will definitely get Coach of the Year consideration. And they certainly have the talent to do so. Any offense armed with Wilson and his dynamic receiving targets is extremely dangerous.

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Fri Dec 31
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Bill Belichick+1800To win 2021 Coach of the Year

Belichick is already a three-time NFL Coach of the Year. He could be in line for a fourth after the New England Patriots struggled to a 7-9 record in their first season of the post-Tom Brady era. It goes without saying that if the Patriots improve and get back to the playoffs or even regain the AFC East throne, Belichick is going to get a ton of votes. They spent more money in the offseason than any other team, too, so the stage is set for a bounce-back performance.

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Fri Dec 31
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Kevin Stefanski+1500To win 2021 Coach of the Year

Stefanski already has plenty of respect from everyone in NFL circles after a successful first season at the helm of the Cleveland Browns. They went 11-5, hammered the Pittsburgh Steelers in round one of the playoffs, and then lost to the eventual AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs in a competitive contest. To say Stefanski has this franchise going in the right direction would be a gross understatement.

Expectations are high in 2021, but…let’s be honest…they are still the Browns. If Cleveland can pick up at least 11 wins again—maybe 12 since there are now 17 games instead of 16—then Stefanski will be in the serious Coach of the Year mix.

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Andrew Wilsher
Fri Dec 31
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Odell Beckham Jr.+2500To win 2021 Comeback Player of the Year

Getting Odell Beckham Jr. at +2500 seems great value. It wasn’t that long ago he was considered the best receiver in the league, and he’s reportedly looked great in offseason practices just eight months after tearing an ACL. There’s nothing the media loves more than a good redemption story, and Beckham has been through the ringer the past few years. The Browns are now squarely in the spotlight following their breakout 2020 and have a ton of nationally televised games.

If Beckham can get back to his old self and make some of his patented splashy catches in primetime, some buzz will start to build for him to win CPOY.

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Fri Dec 31
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Von Miller+1600To win 2021 Comeback Player of the Year

Although Bosa is favored among defensive players, Miller is more intriguing at +1600. He’s a seven-time All-Pro and former Super Bowl MVP who didn’t play at all last season. Playing next to Bradley Chubb on a talented Broncos defense, he could have a big year. If he manages to lead the league in sacks or come close, he’s got a very real shot.

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Fri Dec 31
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Dak Prescott+175To win 2021 Comeback Player of the Year

It’s a quarterback-driven league, and Prescott has a big advantage in this market. He’s coming off serious injuries that had everyone holding their breath at the time, and he was lighting it up before breaking his ankle. He was still atop the passing yards charts for a couple of weeks even after going down, that’s how unreal the numbers he was putting up pre-injury were.

He’s returning to an offense stacked with skill-position talent in the form of Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb, and Michael Gallup at his disposal. Plus, the image of Prescott’s foot pointing in the wrong direction is so visceral and imprinted in everyone’s memory that it’ll only help his case.

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Fri Dec 31
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Under 4150.5-110Trevor Lawrence passing yards

Before you are left open-mouthed by this huge number, keep in mind that the NFL season has expanded to 17 games from 16. That makes Lawrence’s quota of 4,150.5 passing yards at least somewhat understandable — but you still have to like the under. The former Clemson standout would have to average more than 244 yards per game, and that’s even if he stays healthy for all 17 weeks. In a Jacksonville Jaguars offense led by head coach Urban Meyer and Darrell Bevell that will probably feature a run-first mentality, soaring way over the 4,000-yard mark will be difficult. Also, note the fact that Jacksonville’s 2021 opponents include the AFC East and NFC West. There are some stout defenses in that lineup, especially when it comes to stopping the pass.

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Fri Dec 31
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Over 13.5-110Zach Wilson interceptions

Whereas Trevor Lawrence often played against the best of the best during his college, Wilson was stuck on an independent team trying — and often failing — to find worthwhile opponents. Facing the likes of the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, and New England Patriots twice in a season is going to be a whole different beast. Although Wilson threw only 15 total interceptions in his three-year college career, nine of those came in nine games during the 2019 campaign. He can make mistakes — and probably will on an offense that is still many pieces away from being good.

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Fri Dec 31
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Justin Herbert+2000To win the 2021 NFL MVP award

For a bet at longer odds, you’re looking for something special like 25 sacks from Myles Garrett (+18000 to win), or at a more realistic level, a sensational sophomore season from Justin Herbert (+2000).

The Los Angeles Chargers passer looked the real deal in his first NFL campaign, passing for 4,336 yards and 31 touchdowns. The 2020 Rookie of the Year could progress to the senior award if he can turn the 7-9 Chargers into an 11 or 12-win team.

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Fri Dec 31
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Josh Allen+1300To win the 2021 NFL MVP award

Patrick Mahomes looks an extremely solid favorite and, barring injury, must have the best chance, even though opposing AFC defenses have now been shown a way of stopping him by Tampa Bay in Super Bowl LV.

But if there is to be a new name on the list, Buffalo’s Josh Allen could be the man. It’s hard to express how far he has come since his wayward first steps in the NFL and he looks a prime candidate to have the strong regular season and playoff exit that fits the pattern of previous winners.

It’s also worth noting that Mahomes and Allen were the only two players other than Rodgers to garner votes last season. Allen was runner-up with four votes, while Mahomes got just two, so the Buffalo man is clearly on the judges’ radar already.

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Fri Dec 31
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Baltimore Ravens+1400To win the Super Bowl

The Ravens have disappointed in the playoffs for the past couple of years, which has created some value. Baltimore has been a consistent regular-season winner, and I don’t think the Browns are about to overtake them in the AFC North. Fade the Cleveland hype.

Lamar Jackson was the unanimous MVP a couple of seasons ago for a reason. He’s going to enter 2021 with a big chip on his shoulder thanks to their postseason letdowns, which is a scary thought for the rest of the league. The Ravens, not the Bills, can be the biggest threat to the Chiefs in the AFC.

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Fri Dec 31
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Kansas City Chiefs+500To win the Super Bowl

Kansas City has won the AFC in back-to-back years, and they would’ve won it in 2018 too if not for a Dee Ford offsides penalty. I don’t see any reason to believe they’ll be worse than last year, and in fact they could be a good amount better.

The Chiefs have completely overhauled their offensive line, ensuring Patrick Mahomes won’t be running for his life like he was in the Super Bowl. Not counting Week 17, when they rested their starters, the Chiefs lost only one regular-season game last year.

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Fri Sep 10
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Dallas Cowboys+2800Best regular-season record

If you want something with juicy odds in this market, the Cowboys are attractive. Obviously with a bet like this, what we’re looking for is upside. With the offense Dallas has assembled, they have a sky-high ceiling. Dak Prescott was on pace to shatter records before going down with his ankle injury. Assuming he makes a full recovery, this passing game is going to be elite. Prescott will have Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup and CeeDee Lamb at his disposal, which is enough to make any quarterback jealous.

The Cowboys will have a dramatically better offensive line. The whole unit was banged up last year, with starting tackles Tyron Smith and La’el Collins missing virtually the entire year. Another reason  they could have the best record in the league is because of the pitiful state of their division. They’ve got six games against Washington, the Giants and the Eagles. They could easily sweep those. If the defense just gets moderately better, which it should, watch out for the Cowboys.

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Fri Sep 10
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Kansas City Chiefs+400Best regular-season record

It’s the boring play, but it’s also the smart one. The Chiefs had the best record last year when they went 14-2 while the Bills and Packers both went 13-3. It could’ve been even better than that. Kansas City only actually lost one game in which they actually tried. They very likely would have gone 15-1, but they rested starters in Week 17 against the Chargers since they already had the top seed wrapped up. There’s no reason to believe the Chiefs will take a step back, but there are plenty of reasons to believe they’ll get better.

They completely overhauled the offensive line which left them down badly in the Super Bowl, adding Joe Thuney, Orlando Brown Jr, Austin Blythe and Kyle Long in the offseason, while also getting Laurent Duvernay-Tardif back after a COVID-19 opt-out. All a sudden, they have one of the best O-lines in the league. Kansas City will also be highly motivated to prove themselves again on the heels of their embarrassing Super Bowl loss to the Bucs. A Chiefs team with a chip on their shoulder is a scary thought for the rest of the league.

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Atlanta Falcons+5000Worst regular-season record

When you’re looking for a big-priced candidate in this market, be aware that a quarterback injury to a team that looks well set could bring a surprise contender into the mix, but otherwise you’re looking for organizational dysfunction as a key factor in the search for a franchise where things could go downhill fast. Step forward the Atlanta Falcons, who have totally failed to give the impression that they know what they’re doing with their planning for the short or long-term. Landing the fourth pick in this year’s draft through a 4-12 record should have been the signal for the Falcons to either blow it all up and start again or fully commit to one last blast behind Matt Ryan and Julio Jones. Instead, they’ve done neither — retaining the 36-year-old Ryan and not drafting a successor, but also trading away Jones, one of the best receivers in the game over the last decade.

The Falcons didn’t seem to know whether to stick or twist and instead dropped their cards on the floor. Rookie tight end Kyle Pitts is an immense talent, but other great players have started out on teams that lose a lot of games and he could be another. Atlanta’s offensive line has a soft center after losing center Alex Mack and an injury to either starting tackle — these things can happen — could put them in big trouble there. Their defense is young and largely untried in several spots — it could go either way but at these odds, it’s worth a small bet to find out. Some will peg the Falcons as candidates for positive regression after they lost six games by four or fewer points last season but they might not even be good enough to keep games close this time. The five games before their early bye will tell us a lot — if they can’t win two out of three against the Eagles, Giants and Jets, they could be in trouble.

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Fri Sep 10
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Houston Texans+225Worst regular-season record

The one scenario in which the Houston Texans are not top contenders for the worst regular-season record in the NFL — the one in which Deshaun Watson is on the Texans’ roster, allowed to play for the Texans by the NFL, and wants to play for the Texans — has to be ranked less likely than the ones in which he holds out, is suspended by the NFL for off-field reasons, or is traded to another team. Watson’s standoff with the Texans’ hierarchy seems well-entrenched, and even if he has a change of heart, there’s the prospect that the NFL won’t allow him to play anyway.

The fact that the Houston franchise has signed free agents Tyrod Taylor and Jeff Driskel and drafted Davis Mills with its first pick in the draft (albeit in the third round) certainly suggests they aren’t banking on having Watson around this season. Consider that the Texans won only four games last year and that they have potentially lost a top-five quarterback in Watson, plus JJ Watt from their defense, and they have to be in the mix for the worst record. Head coach David Culley — a 65-year-old who has spent the majority of his career at position-coach level — looks to be facing an extremely tough task.

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NFL Futures

Get our top NFL futures for the 2021/22 season. Our experts look ahead to the end of the season to find the best NFL futures odds and bets, including who will win the AFC & NFC, division winners, team win totals, Super Bowl odds, mvp predictions and more.

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What Are NFL Futures Bets 

Another great way to wager on the NFL is through the futures markets and playoff predictions. The NFL Futures markets, as their name may suggest, offer longevity, with an entire season or remainder of the season still to play for depending on when you bet on them.  Where a straight wager or a weekly NFL Parlay Bet, is all over in a day, NFL Futures allow you to bet on a season-long bet and root for it for multiple weeks, providing everything goes to plan.

The most popular NFL futures bets include team-based futures and player-based futures. Team-based NFL futures will include winning it all with Super Bowl bets, as well as NFL Division Winners and NFL Conference Winners, or even an over/under on a team’s season win total.

Player-based NFL futures are a bit more individual, betting on a player’s season performance, through either stat leaders, such as most passing, rushing or receiving yards, or to scoop a prize at the NFL honors such as MVP, Offensive Rookie of The Year or Comeback Player of the year to name a few. 

Before the 2021/22 NFL season kicks off we’ll preview all of the top futures markets, while also closely monitoring the NFL week to week to highlight the best NFL futures bets as the season progresses and the playoff picture begins to take shape.

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Betting on NFL futures is just as simple as any other wager type. Simply head to your favorite sportsbook, and click on the NFL tab to find all of the current NFL markets available. The majority of online sportsbooks will either have an NFL futures section or possibly refer to the Futures markets as Outright Markets, click whichever of these they use and you’ll find a list of odds for the available NFL futures markets. Depending on the time of the year you’ll find odds on everything from the Super Bowl Odds, to Division and Conference winner odds and a variety of player stats and player awards odds.

Simply add the NFL futures picks you want to bet on and it’ll add it to your bet slip, add your desired stake, and hit place bet and that’s it, you’ve locked in your NFL futures bet.

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NFL Futures – 2021 AFC & NFC Championship Predictions

You can bet on NFL Conference Championship Game futures both on the AFC Championship and NFC Championship Winners pretty much from Super Bowl to Super Bowl. Bettors may opt to bet on a team to win their conferences rather than the Super Bowl as a safer option if they’re confident in having found the best team in the AFC or NFC or if they’re looking to hedge a Super Bowl Pick. Our expert NFL handicappers will be on hand ahead of the 2021/22 NFL season to preview both NFL conferences and break down the contenders and best NFL Conference Futures bets heading into the season. 

NFL Futures – 2021 NFL Division Predictions

Similar to the NFL Conference Futures, the NFL Division Futures is another way to have a season-long bet on a team you like to win their division. Some divisions will have short odds favorites like the Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills will be minus-money favorites, but picking against these or in the more competitive NFL divisions such as the AFC North, AFC South or the NFC West can provide big odds winners year on year. Our expert NFL handicappers will be on hand ahead of the 2021/22 NFL season to preview all eight of the NFL divisions, the contenders, and the best NFL Division Futures bets heading into the season. Be sure to come back and check out our previews and predictions ahead of the NFL Wildcard Weekend and NFL Divisional Round games once the regular season has concluded. 

2021 NFL Award Predictions

NFL Awards are a talking point amongst experts and fans alike throughout the entire NFL season. The main NFL Honors Awards will be available to bet on at the top sportsbooks, with odds available on markets such as NFL MVP, NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, NFL Comeback Player of the Year, and many more throughout the season. Our expert NFL handicappers preview all of the top NFL player awards markets, making their predictions on the best value plays on each. We’ll look at previous awards trends, stats, positions, schedule, and more to determine our NFL Award Predictions. 

2021 NFL MVP Odds & NFL MVP Predictions

The biggest and most talked-about award of the NFL season is by some way the NFL MVP Odds and contenders. In a true team sport, everyone wants to chase the biggest of all personal accolades, and many NFL fans and bettors will get in on the action too. The NFL MVP race is one that has been dominated by quarterbacks, with only Adrian Peterson in 2007, and LaDainian Tomlinson in 2006 the two non-quarterback winning MVP’s in the last 15-years. The NFL MVP Odds will reflect this and be quarterback top-heavy and our NFL experts will break down all the front-runners, best NFL MVP Odds and even those longshot sprinkle plays in the NFL MVP race.

NFL Futures Player Stats Predictions

Aside from the awards, the other way to wager on NFL Player Futures bets is through stats-based performance measurables. These can either be to lead the league in a certain category such as Passing Yards, Rushing Yards, Receiving Yards, or in Interceptions or Sacks. Each stat category will be priced by all the leading sportsbooks and our NFL Futures Player Stat Predictions will analyze the best NFL Player Stats Predictions ahead of the 2021 season. You can also wager on over/under markets for individual players in similar categories such as passing, rushing, or receiving yard categories.

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