Patrick Mahomes becomes the clear MVP favorite

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the best player in the NFL. He’s now the odds-on favorite to win the MVP award.

Via PointsBet, Mahomes has seen his odds change from +180 to -125 in the past week. Now, it takes a bet of $125 to make $100.

In turn, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson‘s odds have changed from +225 to +300. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has moved from +300 to +500.

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray became a longer shot to win, with +700 becoming +1400.

Of the three quarterbacks who had +2500 odds last week, two moved up and one moved down. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is at +1600, Bills quarterback Josh Allen shifted (without playing) to +2200, and Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady fell to +3300.

Titans running back Derrick Henry and quarterback Ryan Tannehill have moved back toward the top of the board, with +5000 odds each.

18 responses to “Patrick Mahomes becomes the clear MVP favorite

  1. As he should be. MVP will be his to lose for the foreseeable future. Russ, A Rog, Kyler, Dalvin, Henry ect… are all very good players with good stretches of play and maybe every so often one of them may steal an MVP but Mahomes is clearly the best player in the NFL.

  2. Mvp might be about all he’ll earn this year. The defense unfortunately looks alot like the one the team had in 2018.

  3. Henry is a beast but wont get it … TiTannehill is winning a lot of comebacks but wont leap over Wilson or Mahomes.

  4. patsfan112 says:
    November 24, 2020 at 12:50 pm
    So he’ll lose the SB then? Sounds good to me.

    In. Your. Head. LOL… Silly Pats fan.

  5. gotta score 30 if you want to beat mahomes. even then, it’s not a guarantee.
    mahomes currently livin rent free in the chiefs stadium in vegas.

  6. I don’t get why Ben Roethlisberger is so far behind.
    Pittsburgh has more chance of getting to the Super Bowl than the Chiefs

  7. MVP is a joke. The AP and the NFL have devalued this title by overly favoring the Quarterback position. Lawrence Taylor was the last defensive player to win this title in 1986, a whopping 34 years ago. Since then it has been a quarterback 25 times. The second leading position is running back in that time frame. If the AP and the NFL want to award an MVP title they need to remove the ball from the equation. If you want to determine the value of one player on the field you need to actually watch the sport and stop looking at statistics. The field of possible candidates should be limited to one candidate per position. I doubt this will ever happen. The closest and most realistic situation is to have two titles Most Valuable Quarterback and Most Valuable Non Quarterback.

  8. Based on salaries it seems the paychecks favor QB’s as well. No one builds a team around a defensive player anymore. So I would agree that QB is typically the most valuable, especially in today’s era.

  9. Yes, the MVP has basically become an award to honor QBs, but they’ve arguably become the most significant players in the game.
    Unless a RB can approach 2,000 yards they’re rarely considered, and I’d hate to see what kind of year a defensive player would have to post to warrant consideration.
    We’ve come a long way from when place kicker Mark Mosley (WFT) secured the honor in 1982.

  10. lz69 says:
    November 24, 2020 at 1:01 pm
    Mvp might be about all he’ll earn this year. The defense unfortunately looks alot like the one the team had in 2018.

    You must not be watching the games. They’ve been up and down and have been hampered by injuries. Good pass defense. So so run defense. They’ve been the same as they’ve been since late last year.

    On another note the MVP race is down to Mahomes and Kyler. Rodgers was in the conversation until he had a couple bad games. Wilson has essentially dropped out with all the turnovers he has be giving up lately.

  11. Move over rover, and let Mahomes take over. Petey found out that he cannot let the 35 million dollar dude keep on “cooking,” if he wants to stay in the playoff race. So, it is back to the old fangled way of running the football and throwing short passes to keep his bad defense off the field.

  12. Some people claim that Derelict Carr should be considered MVP candidate. Well, they should look at what he did when his team was down in the KC game with less than 2 minutes left on the clock. He promptly threw an interception. A real MVP would have thrown short completions down the field to give his team a chance, since defenses will be playing prevent defense. Carr failed to realize that and tried a long pass on first down. That sort of mental mistake is rarely committed by real MVPs like Mahomes or Brady or Peyton Manning.

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