Brady, Mahomes Lead MVP Odds Race – NFL Week 4

  • Tom Brady holds the best odds (+400) to win the 2021-2022 NFL MVP award after throwing for over 400 yards in the Bucs’ Week 3 loss.
  • Matthew Stafford (+600) and Kirk Cousins (+1000) are among quarterbacks with improved odds after solid Week 3 performances.

NEW YORKWeek 4 of the NFL season is quickly approaching and last week’s slate of games came with some major changes for the NFL MVP race.

Top 5 Best Odds To Win The 2021 NFL MVP, Week 4

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+400)

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers currently holds the best odds on online sportsbooks to win the 2021-2022 NFL MVP award at (+400). Last week, Brady had the third-best odds, improving to his current position from (+650).

His improvement comes off of the heels of a 34-24 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in a game that saw the Bucs as 1.5 point favorites. Despite the loss, Brady had a good showing, completing 41 of his 55 passes for 432 yards and 1 touchdown, going beyond both his completions prop (26.5) and his total passing yardage prop (314.5).

Brady will look to continue to improve his MVP odds next week against his former team, the New England Patriots.

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs (+450)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes holds the second-best odds to win the MVP award (+450). Heading into Week 3, Mahomes had the best odds; though Brady has passed him up, Mahomes still saw his odds improve from (+550) to (+450).

Mahomes’ Chiefs were upset by the Los Angeles Chargers as 6.5 point favorites in Week 3. Despite the loss, Mahomes was able to complete 27 of his 44 passes, racking up 260 yards, and 3 passing touchdowns while chipping in 45 rushing yards on 4 carries. This showing allowed him to surpass his total completions prop (26.5), passing touchdowns prop (2.5), and his total rushing yardage prop (15.5).

Mahomes and the Chiefs visit Philadelphia to take on the Eagles in Week 4.

Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams (+600)

Matthew Stafford of the Los Angeles Rams has increased his odds to win the NFL MVP award to (+600). Last week, Stafford’s odds were sitting at (+1200), but a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut those odds in half.

In the Rams’ Week 3 win over the Bucs, Stafford racked up 27 completions on 38 passing attempts for 343 yards and 4 touchdowns. He was able to surpass both his total completions prop (26.5) and his total passing yardage prop (318.5) with the performance.

Stafford and the undefeated Rams take on the also-undefeated Arizona Cardinals in Week 4.

Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings (+1000)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has catapulted himself into the top five best odds to win the 2021-2022 NFL MVP award on sportsbooks, improving to (+1000). Cousins has not been in the top five best odds to win the award before this week.

Cousins’ entrance into the top five comes after the Vikings defeated the Seattle Seahawks 30-17 as 2.5 point underdogs. In the victory, Cousins completed 30 of his 38 pass attempts for 323 yards and three touchdowns, surpassing his passing yardage prop of 291.5 yards and his completions prop of 24.5.

The Vikings take on the Browns in Week 4 as Cousins looks to continue to improve his MVP odds.

Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (+1000)

Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks rounds out the top five with (+1000) betting odds to win the NFL MVP award. He also sat with the fifth-best odds coming into Week 3 when his odds were (+1200).

Wilson saw a slight improvement in odds after the Seahawks lost to the Vikings in Week 3. Despite the loss, Wilson completed 23 of his 32 passes for 298 yards and 1 touchdown, exceeding his total passing yardage prop of 275.5.

Wilson will look to continue to improve his odds to win the NFL MVP award against the 49ers in Week 4

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