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Best bets for players drafted 3-4-5 in 2021 NFL Draft

We break down which bets we like for 3-4-5 picks in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Are Lawrence and Wilson going top-2 next Thursday?

We all know, or at least think we know, who the first two picks of the 2021 NFL Draft will be, as Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson look destined for the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets respectively. The real questions start at pick No. 3, which the 49ers gave a king’s ransom to acquire a few weeks back. Then the Atlanta Falcons have the fourth overall pick, and have multiple options. And finally the Bengals, who will pick fifth and have two or three players likely on their list.

We’ll try to break down the options and come up with the best bets over at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Player Odds

Exact match Picks 3-4-5

Pick 3 Pick 4 Pick 5 Odds Pick 3 Pick 4 Pick 5 Odds
Pick 3 Pick 4 Pick 5 Odds Pick 3 Pick 4 Pick 5 Odds
Jones Pitts Chase +200 Jones Pitts Sewell +350
Jones Fields Chase +550 Lance Pitts Chase +650
Jones Lance Chase +700 Jones Fields Sewell +900
Jones Lance Sewell +1000 Lance Pitts Sewell +100
Fields Pitts Chase +1100 Fields Pitts Sewell +1200
Jones Fields Pitts +1400 Lance Fields Chase +1400
Jones Lance Pitts +1700 Lance Fields Sewell +2200
Fields Lance Chase +2500 Lance Jones Chase +2800
Lance Fields Pitts +3300 Fields Jones Chase +4000
Fields Lance Sewell +4000 Lance Jones Sewell +4000
Fields Jones Sewell +5000 Fields Lance Pitts +6000
Lance Jones Pitts +6000 Fields Jones Pitts +6600

Best bets

Jones-Fields-Chase +550
Lance-Pitts-Chase +650
Lance-Fields-Chase +1400

I believe that the 49ers will choose between Mac Jones and Trey Lance with the No. 3 pick. Would the 49ers put Ian Rapoport’s credibility at stake when they want to continue using him to disseminate the information they want him to disseminate? Maybe, but I doubt it. So, that narrows the field down, no pun intended. I don’t think any other team wants Mac Jones, especially enough to trade up for him, so other than the 49ers, he’s off my board for pick four. The Falcons are the wildcard here. I expect them to either draft Justin Fields or Kyle Pitts or trade back with a team that wants Fields or Lance if he’s still there. I personally believe Fields is a guy a team would trade up for, so I’m leaning his way as the No. 4 pick in two of three possibilities for the Falcons. That leaves the Bengals, who very well could draft Penei Sewell, and maybe they should, but Ja’Marr Chase is a special player, has a ton of history with Joe Burrow, and this draft is deep on the offensive line.

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