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Best bet for player drafted in first round in 2021 NFL Draft

We break down which bet we like for a first-rounder selected in this year’s draft.

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Within a fair degree of confidence, NFL draftniks have already identified the players that will come off the board within the first dozen or so selections. Anywhere between three and five quarterbacks will kick off Day 1 of the draft with a collection of pass catchers, defensive backs, and offensive linemen taking up the majority of the remaining early spots.

However, the picks beyond the top third of the round appear less clear by comparison, and the confidence dips even more as the board advances. That leaves a handful of prospects with a somewhat clouded outlook as it pertains to the first round.

Check out the odds and info provided by DraftKings Sportsbook.

Player odds

Top 32 Pick Odds

Top 32 Pick Odds
Top 32 Pick Odds
Kwity Paye -1667 Alex Leatherwood -110
Caleb Farley -1000 Terrace Marshall Jr -110
Jaelan Phillips -715 Landon Dickerson +100
Teven Jenkins -560 Jayson Oweh +100
Greg Newsome II -560 Asante Samuel Jr. +100
Azeez Ojulari -500 Joe Tryon +110
Trevon Moehrig-Woodard -400 Rondale Moore +125
Christian Barmore -305 Nick Bolton +130
Najee Harris -305 Eric Stokes +130
Elijah Moore -305 Kelvin Joseph +150
Gregory Rousseau -305 Jaylen Mayfield +150
Zaven Collins -250 Ronnie Perkins +150
Jamin Davis -250 Joseph Ossai +175
Rashod Bateman -230 Javonte Williams +175
Sam Cosmi -125 Pat Freiermuth +300
Kadarius Toney -121 Quinn Meinerz +300
Liam Eichenberg -110 Kyle Trask +800
Travis Etienne -110 Davis Mills +1300
Kellen Mond +1800

Best bet

Eric Stokes +130

As with most drafts, the first round should see a run on cornerbacks that pushes up prospects on the fringe of the first round. Georgia’s Eric Stokes might already have a spot in the top 32 picks, but with Alabama’s Patrick Surtain II, South Carolina’s Jaycee Horn, and Greg Newsome II all expected to come off the board within the first 20 or so selections. Stokes could find himself as the preferred option for a team in the back of the round still in need of a corner. At +130, he offers more value than other prospects with those odds.

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