Posts tagged ‘Rookie of the Year’

Handicapping The NFL OROY Race

December 9, 2020

The last two National Football League Offensive Rookie of the Year pursuits quickly turned into two-horse races between a quarterback who was drafted first overall and a running back. Last year, it was the QB, Kyler Murray of the Arizona Cardinals, who outdistanced running back Josh Jacobs of the then-Oakland Raiders. In 2018, QB Baker […]

NFL Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year Odds

October 9, 2019

We are 5 games into the season and we have all had a chance to see some of the rookie players this season. We have seen Kyler Murray running around like a chicken sans head. We have seen Daniel Jones make great throws. Then make some not so great throws. We have seen how Gardner […]

NBA Rookie of the Year Odds and Picks

June 25, 2019

The NBA draft took place last week and it was no surprise that the New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson, the number one ranked player coming out of college first overall. The picks right after him weren’t too terribly surprising either and everyone went generally where they were predicted to go. Sportsbooks have put out […]

NFL Rookie of Year Odds

June 23, 2019

The 2019 season cannot get here fast enough. I like baseball but it is just not enough to sustain my sports appetite.. The 2019 NFL season does not start until September 5th. That is roughly ten weeks away. Still, as sports bettors and handicappers, we can use this time to get really acquainted with all […]

Sportsbook Pays Out NBA Rookie of Year Winner Early

February 12, 2019

We have seen sportsbooks in the past payout heavy favorites before the actual event. It is a strategy that garners press and notoriety. The idea is that regardless of if the heavy favorite wins or not, the sportsbook will receive that much (or more) worth of media/press from the campaign. They would prefer the heavy […]

DeShone Kizer to Start for Browns, Odds Shorten for ROY

August 28, 2017

On September 10, when the Cleveland Browns play the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 of the 2017 NFL regular season, rookie DeShone Kizer will start at quarterback for the Browns. The rookie from Notre Dame will be Cleveland’s 27th starting quarterback since 1999. In what was surprising to some, Kizer won the starting job under […]

Andrew Wiggins: Overwhelming Favorite to Win NBA Rookie of the Year

April 2, 2015

The NBA regular season is winding to a close as teams jockey for playoff position down the home stretch. One team that will surely not make the postseason is the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves. Minnesota sits is dead last in the Western Conference with a record of 16-59. The Timberwolves have the second worst record in […]