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Breaking down Super Bowl 55 MVP odds

We take a look at some favorites, sleepers, and longshots to win this year’s Super Bowl MVP award.

 Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates in the fourth quarter during the AFC Championship game against the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium on January 24, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to host the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 at Raymond James Stadium on Feb. 7th, and sports bettors everywhere are preparing to make big wagers on the game. Super Bowl MVP bets are one of the most popular options, and we’ve identified some favorites, sleepers, and longshots worth considering on DraftKings Sportsbook.

Favorites

Patrick Mahomes (+100)

The Chiefs are favored to win at -162, so it makes sense that their best player has the best odds. Mahomes won his first-ever Super Bowl MVP last season by leading Kansas City to a comeback victory, and the Chiefs often have too many offensive weapons to center in on any one player. Mahomes is at the center of everything Kansas City does, and if he spreads the ball around as he did during the regular season, a second MVP award will be his. The honor has gone to a quarterback 30 times.

Tom Brady (+200)

Brady has more Super Bowl MVPs (4) than any player in NFL history and has been the driving force behind the Buccaneers’ impressive turnaround. His ability to come through in the clutch has been second to none throughout his career, and taking down the Chiefs will likely require a ton of throwing. The fate of Tampa Bay rests in his hands.

Sleepers

Leonard Fournette (+2500)

Fournette has carried the Buccaneers’ backfield in the playoffs so far, and his all-around game could be crucial to topping the Chiefs. He’s tallied 313 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns in the postseason and has pulled through for Tampa Bay when Brady is struggling. The quad injury Ronald Jones suffered ahead of the Wild Card Round has opened the door for Fournette to become the top option. If Fournette replicates what he’s been able to do in recent weeks, he could be in the MVP conversation.

Chris Godwin (+3000)

Mike Evans is regarded as Tampa bay’s best pass-catcher, but Godwin has more catches (14) and yards (223) in the postseason. The two wideouts have identical odds, but Evans will probably get more attention because of his efficiency as a red-zone target. Godwin can put up the same numbers Evans and shouldn’t be overlooked.

Longshots

Sammy Watkins (+8000)

Watkins is expected to return for the Super Bowl after missing three games with a calf injury and has a chance to come up big on the final stage, as usual. He averaged 96 receiving yards per game during last year’s Super Bowl run and will be a constant threat while Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce attract most of the defense’s attention. He’s one of the better deep-ball threats in this game and could step into the spotlight by making a home run play or two down the field in a crucial moment.

Rob Gronkowski (+7000)

Gronk has been here plenty of times and has gotten three rings with Brady. He might not be in his prime anymore, but his connection to the Buccaneers’ signal-caller shouldn’t be underestimated. Jerry Rice is the only player in NFL history with more postseason receiving touchdowns than Gronkowski. While his success might be linked with Brady, the Chiefs’ recent susceptibility against tight ends could help him put up big enough numbers for voters to overlook that.

Super Bowl 55 MVP odds

Player Odds
Player Odds
Patrick Mahomes +100
Tom Brady +200
Tyreek Hill +1200
Travis Kelce +1300
Leonard Fournette +2500
Clyde Edwards-Helaire +2800
Mike Evans +3000
Chris Godwin +3000
Devin White +4000
Tyrann Mathieu +4000
Darrel Williams +4000
Shaquil Barrett +5000
Ronald Jones II +5000
Mecole Hardman +5000
Antonio Brown +6000
Chris Jones (Chiefs) +6600
Rob Gronkowski +7000
Jason Pierre-Paul +7000
Frank Clark +7000
Cameron Brate +8000
Lavonte David +8000
Sammy Watkins +8000
Scotty Miller +10000
Ndamukong Suh +10000
Le'Veon Bell +10000
Willie Jr. Gay +10000
Demarcus Robinson +10000
Juan Thornhill +10000
Ryan Succop +12500
Vita Vea +12500
Jordan Whitehead +12500
Antoine Winfield Jr. +12500
Harrison Butker +12500
Byron Pringle +12500
Daniel Sorensen +12500
Deone Bucannon +15000
Tyler Johnson +15000
Ke'Shawn Vaughn +15000
Bashaud Breeland +15000
Rashad Fenton +15000
Anthony Hitchens +15000
Alex Okafor +15000
Anthony Sherman +15000
L'Jarius Sneed +15000
Charvarius Ward +15000
Damien Wilson +15000
Carlton III Davis +20000
Jamel Dean +20000
LeSean McCoy +20000
Kevin Minter +20000
Sean Murphy-Bunting +20000
Tanoh Kpassagnon +20000
Darwin Thompson +20000
Andrew Adams +25000
Antony Auclair +25000
Ross Cockrell +25000
Mike Edwards +25000
William Gholston +25000
Cam Gill +25000
Javon Hagan +25000
Tanner Hudson +25000
Steve McLendon +25000
Jaydon Mickens +25000
Anthony Nelson +25000
Rakeem Nunez-Roches +25000
Pat O'Connor +25000
Ryan Smith +25000
Justin Watson +25000
Gehrig Dieter +25000
Nick Keizer +25000
Marcus Kemp +25000
Ricky Seals-Jones +25000
Deon Yelder +25000
Bradley Pinion +50000
Tommy Townsend +50000

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