Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has by no means obtained a vote within the NFL MVP voting, however he is the favourite to win the award now.
A powerful begin and elevated betting curiosity have put Wilson on the prime of the chances to win the NFL’s common season MVP in sports activities betting throughout the nation. Wilson began the season behind Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, final season’s laureate, in MVP odds.
Wilson has an electrical begin that bought him to the highest of the boards. Having began the season 10-1, Wilson is now the favourite at +320 to win MVP at William Hill Sportsbook. Mahomes is subsequent at +450, adopted by Jackson at +500.
Wilson has thrown 9 landing passes to guide the Seahawks to inaugural wins in opposition to the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. His 9 landing passes in two video games ranks second in two video games in NFL historical past, behind Mahomes ’10 in 2018.
Wilson has accomplished 52 of 63 passes for 610 yards with a 9: 1 landing to interception ratio over two weeks. Based on Elias Sports activities Bureau, Wilson’s 82% completion price (50 or extra makes an attempt) after two weeks is the best in NFL historical past.
Bettors have taken word.
Because the begin of the season, Wilson has attracted 21% of the cash wagered on MVP odds at William Hill, most of all gamers. For the previous week, DraftKings has 43% of the cash and 32% of MVP bets positioned on Wilson, by far essentially the most of all gamers.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray noticed his MVP odds at William Hill go from 20-1 to 12-1. Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has additionally seen his MVP odds enhance from 100-1 to 33-1.