Anyone keeping a keen eye on college football has an idea of who the potential draft picks will be. This will give you a leg up when it is time to bet on the NFL draft 2020.
But those of us who are only keeping up with professional football and not college football will be clamoring for any information on the potential draft picks to give us an edge for the NFL draft betting. Here is an easy breakdown to help you out!
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The first and most important thing that you need to know is the stand out stats of the potential draft picks. The tables below will inform you of last year's best stats for each category for the top 3 players and a little bit of information about each player.
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These stats are from after the NFL combine and the displayed odds were taken the morning of March 11th, 2019 from SugarHouse Sportsbook NJ. They are not expected to change much. Hopefully, these breakdowns will help you choose your potential draft picks when you bet on the NFL Draft 2019.
Best Lines for First Overall Pick 2019
Kyler Murray – Murray was chosen as the starting Quarterback for his 2018 football season for the Oklahoma Sooners, over Austin Kendall. That year, he threw for more than 4,000 yards and 40 touchdowns in the regular season. He received the Heisman Trophy, an award given annually to a collegiate player each year who exemplifies not only talent but also hard work, in December 2018.
Nick Bosa – As early as his sophomore year in 2017, Bosa was the starting defensive end in seven games for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Additionally, he was named a First Team All-Big Ten and the Smith-Brown Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year. He had 32 total tackles and lead his team in sacks with 7. His brother, Joey Bosa, a professional football player himself, was the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and currently plays for the Los Angeles Chargers.
Quinnen Williams – While playing as a nose guard for the Alabama Crimson Tide, Williams managed to quickly impress his veteran coach, Nick Saban, despite his smaller size (for a college football player). In the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Alabama victory over Georgia, Williams had two tackles.
Lines for First Quarterback Drafted 2019
Kyler Murray – Murray was chosen as the starting Quarterback for his 2018 football season for the Oklahoma Sooners, over Austin Kendall. That year, he threw for more than 4,000 yards and 40 touchdowns in the regular season. He received the Heisman Trophy, an award given annually to a collegiate player each year who exemplifies not only talent but also hard work, in December 2018. Murray’s second appearance on this list makes him one to watch for this year’s NFL draft betting.
Dwayne Haskins – Haskins threw for more than 225 passing yards in 12 of his 2018 regular season games, which includes 8 games of more than 300 yards and 4 games of more than 400 yards. In 2018, his performance earned him First Team All-Big Ten , 6 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week awards, Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year, and the Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year award. He was also 1 of 3 finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Being a finalist for the Heisman trophy makes Haskins one to watch to bet on the NFL draft 2019.
Drew Lock – Despite having an exemplary 2017 college football season, in which he led Missouri to a 7-5 record, Lock decided the 2019 draft was an easier window for his draft entry. In 2017, he managed to break an SEC record for touchdown passes in a season, with 43 touchdowns.
Lines for First Running Back Drafted 2019
Joshua Jacobs – After his 2017 season at the Alabama Crimson Tide, it was revealed Jacobs had been running on a broken ankle for most of the season – impressive! He was named the MVP of the 2018 SEC Championship Game, in which he rushed 83 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. A tough and hard-working player like Jacobs is someone to consider when looking into NFL draft betting in 2019.
Damien Harris – Harris became the starting running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2016, his sophomore year. In 2018, he had four 100 yard games in the season.
David Montgomery – 2017 was Montgomery’s breakout season. He has been named a first-team All-American by Pro Football Focus in addition to a consensus first-team All-Big 12.
Lines for First Wide Receiver Drafted 2019
D.K. Metcalf – Metcalf, the son of former NFL player Terrence Metcalf, had 26 receptions for 569 yards before injuring his neck during the 2018 season. He ended his college career with 67 receptions for 1,228 yards and 14 touchdowns. Having an NFL player father definitely makes Metcalf and his already impressive stats stand out when looking to bet on the NFL draft 2019.
Marquise Brown – Brown is the 8th all-time receiver in single-season yards. He also holds a record with the Oklahoma Sooners for receiving yards in a single game (265).
Hakken Butler – Butler was a junior in 2018. He had 60 receptions for 1,318 yards and 9 total touchdowns.
Lines for First Offensive Lineman Drafted 2019
Jawaan Taylor – Taylor was a 3-year starter for the Florida Gators. Taylor is known for his steady improvement in the game, with his best season being 2018. A steadily improving player like Taylor is someone to keep in mind when thinking of your NFL draft betting.
Jonah Williams – Williams was named to the Third Team All-American following the 2017 season. During his college career, Alabama made the national championship game every season.
Andre Dillard – During his sophomore and junior years at Washington State, Dillard started all 26 games at left tackle. It is very difficult to get a starting position on a college football team, setting Dillard apart when you are trying to bet on the NFL draft 2019.
Lines for First Defensive Back Drafted 2019
Greedy Williams – Williams earned his starting spot his junior year. He was also only the second LSU freshman to make the All-SEC team since 1986.
Byron Murphy – Murphy began as a starter in the 2018 season. At the 2018 Pac-12 Football Championship Game, after making 2 interceptions, one which he returned for a 66-yard touchdown, he was named the game MVP.
Deandre Baker – After his 2017 season, Baker was named to the Second Team All-SEC. He also won the Jim Thorpe Award.
Lines for First Tight End Drafted 2019
Irv Smith Jr.
T.J. Hockenson – Hockenson finished his 2018 season with 46 receptions for 717 yards and 6 receiving touchdowns. He was awarded the John Mackey Award, which honored him as the top tight end in college football that year. Being the top tight end in college football in 2018 makes Hockenson an especially interesting contender for the NFL draft betting in 2019.
Noah Fant – Before the start of the 2018 season, Fant was named a pre-season All American. During his sophomore season, Fant managed to tie the national lead for touchdowns by tight ends.
Irv Smith Jr. – Smith began starting as a tight end in 2018 for the Alabama Crimson Tide. His father, Irv Smith Sr., was an NFL tight end himself.
Lines for First Defensive Lineman Drafted 2019
Nick Bosa – As early as his sophomore year in 2017, Bosa was the starting defensive end in seven games for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Additionally, he was named a First Team All-Big Ten and the Smith-Brown Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year. He had 32 total tackles and lead his team in sacks with 7. His brother, Joey Bosa, a professional football player himself, was the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and currently plays for the Los Angeles Chargers. Bosa’s second appearance on this list makes him an interesting contender when looking to bet on the NFL draft 2019.
Quinnen Williams – While playing as a nose guard for the Alabama Crimson Tide, Williams managed to quickly impress his veteran coach, Nick Saban, despite his smaller size (for a college football player). In the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Alabama victory over Georgia, Williams had two tackles. Williams’ second appearance on this list, definitely means you should keep your eye on him when doing your NFL draft betting.
Josh Allen – In November 2018, Allen set the Kentucky Wildcats record in sacks with 27.5. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year and won both the Chuck Bednarik Award and the Bronco Nagurski Trophy for National Defensive Player of the Year.
Lines for First Linebacker Drafted 2019
Devin White – In his sophomore season at LSU, White managed to lead the SEC in tackles, making him the record holder of the 4th most tackles in a single season in LSU history. In addition, he is the first player in the history of the SEC to be named Defensive Player of the Week 4 times in the same season.
Devin Bush – In his 2018 season, Bush was the team's foremost tackler, leading with 80 stops. He was named Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year, Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year as well as was named to the All-Big Ten defensive first team. Being ranked as Defensive Player of the Year makes Bush someone to give a closer look to when looking to bet on the NFL draft 2019.
Blake Cashman – Cashman was team captain his senior year. He also had the most tackles on his team, with 104.