The 2020 NFL season is a few months away, meaning it's the perfect time to wager on some prop bets! Betting on rookies is always exciting, so we'll focus on them here.
We've covered a bunch of 2020 prop bets on rookie stats here at SI Gambling so far and we've compiled them all into one spot. This article will update throughout the offseason as we cover different rookies, so be sure to check back often.
Please note that the below odds are current as of April 30, but odds in each article reflect the original publish date.
Bettors and fantasy owners should realize that Burrow will have a plethora of talented targets at his disposal in wide receivers A.J. Green, Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins. How many yards will he throw for?
Daniel Jones threw exactly 24 touchdowns last season, and he did not have at his disposal the weapons in the passing game that Burrow will this upcoming season. A.J. Green, Tyler Boyd, Auden Tate, and Joe Mixon are an excellent group to have in your first NFL season. How many touchdowns will he throw for?
How much playing time Tagovailoa receives is the biggest factor on this prop betting option. A shortened training camp, Miami giving Tagovailoa more injury rehab time, plus Fitzpatrick playing the final year of his contract all point to backing one side of this bet.
START WEEK 1?
The Miami Dolphins took Tua Tagovailoa with the 5th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Will he be their starting QB by Week 1?
START WEEK 1?
Bookmakers have set the bar high for Herbert as just eight rookie quarterbacks have passed for more than 3,400 yards over the last 10 seasons. Can he be the ninth?
The number 88 is highly regarded for Dallas Cowboys fans. They've seen greats like Drew Pearson, Micheal Irvin and Dez Bryant rock the double-eights in Big D. This season, Cowboys first-round draft pick CeeDee Lamb will don the historic number. How many receiving yards will he have?
The Cowboys added elite playmaker CeeDee Lamb in the middle of the first round. How many receiving TDs will he score as a rookie?
Alabama wide receivers tend to translate very smoothly to the NFL. Calvin Ridley had 821 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns in his rookie season in Atlanta. Amari Cooper went crazy in his rookie season with more than 1,000 receiving yards. Can Jeudy continue the trend?
In today’s pass-happy NFL, top rookie wide receivers are being asked to contribute right out of the gate. Based on Jeudy’s 5.5 touchdown total, six first-year receivers caught at least six touchdowns during the 2019 season. Can Jeudy do that in 2020?
HENRY RUGGS III
Henry Ruggs III was taken by the Las Vegas Raiders in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft. How many touchdowns will he catch as a rookie?
Considered one of the most pro-ready wide receivers in this year’s class, Jefferson will be expected to replace Stefon Diggs, who was traded to the Buffalo Bills. How many yards can you expect him to get in 2020?
The Minnesota Vikings selected Justin Jefferson with the No. 22 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. How many receiving touchdowns will he have as a rookie?
Reagor played slot and wide receiver, lined up in the backfield, plus returned kicks at TCU. That versatility is similar to Deebo Samuel in San Francisco, and Reagor should get a lot of playing time during his rookie season.
Total touchdowns by rookie wide receivers rise and fall year over year. Seven rookie wideouts hauled in at least five TD passes during the 2019 regular season. Can Reagor do it in 2020?
Stepping into a good situation, from a depth chart perspective, Mims will battle Perriman for the WR2 role in the Jets offense. How Sam Darnold progresses in his third season will have an impact on his receiving total.
The New York Jets used a second-round pick on wide receiver Denzel Mims in the 2020 NFL Draft. How many touchdowns will he score as a rookie in 2020?
Chase Young was taken by Washington with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. How many sacks will he have as a rookie?
OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
The odds for Offensive Rookie of the Year are one of the most intriguing among the early betting markets. Top overall pick Joe Burrow, who went to the Cincinnati Bengals, has the shortest odds to win at +250
DEFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Rookies hope to make a significant impact on their new team right out of the gate. A select few look to change the course of their team's season entirely. Those special few have a chance to be recognized at the end of the season as the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year.