The Greek Freak has actually chosen up where he left off once again and is averaging 27 points, 10.3 rebounds, and 5.1 helps through 15 video games. Milwaukee is 9-6– 3rd in the Eastern Conference– up until now. Antetokounmpo is noted at +450 to end up being the first considering that Bird to three-peat.
Since the NBA began distributing its MVP award in 1956, there have actually been just two players to have won the award in three successive seasons. Both are Hall of Famers– Wilt Chamberlain (1966-68) and Larry Bird (1984-86).
Last year, Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo won his 2nd successive MVP award after a season in which he averaged 29.5 points, 13.6 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per video game. He also shot 55.3 percent from the flooring and led the Bucks to the very best record in the NBA routine season for the 2nd straight year.
Doncic was among the favorites in 2015 as a novice, but ultimately was overlooked of the 3 finalists. He opened this year as the +400 favorite to win and his season so far backs up his increase to achievement. There is still lots of basketball left to be played, but bettors should participate one of the most popular NBA futures bets.
The 2020-21 NBA season is young, but the race for the leagues most coveted individual award, league MVP, is a fight of super stars both veteran and not-so-veteran. With roughly a fifth of the season played thus far, second-year Dallas star Luka Doncic is still the favorite to win this years award at the webs leading rated sportsbooks.
The First Net
The third member of the Nets trifecta of super stars is point player Kyrie Irving. Irving, who has actually missed a long time and just played in 8 video games hence far, is balancing 28.4 points a game. He is a huge longshot to win this years MVP at +10000.
Nikola Jokic as the NBA MVP is no joke. A center has not won the NBA MVP given that Shaquille ONeal back in 2000, however Jokic has what it takes to be the. He is averaging a triple-double per video game– 25.1 points, 11.4 rebounds, 10.0 helps– and is the finest death huge guy in the video game.
Brooklyn likewise simply acquired its 3rd super star– James Harden, another previous MVP– which makes the Nets a favorite to win this years NBA title. Harden will also compete for the MVP though he is more of a longshot at +3000.
No player from the Nets franchise has ever won an NBA MVP. After opening at +900, Durant is now listed at +500 to win this years MVP.
This year, Denver is not off to a great start sitting at 7-7 and not within the leading 8 in the West after 14 games. Nevertheless, Doncics Dallas Mavericks have the specific same record after 14 video games making Jokic a very strong MVP candidate and a bet deserving of making.
When the 2020-21 season began, Jokic was a longshot at +3000 to by the league MVP. Fourteen games into the new season, the Nuggets center is now noted at +800.
Others in the Mix
Four-time former MVP LeBron James (+900) is constantly a prospect for the leagues leading award. He has not won an MVP since the 2012-13 season when he was in Miami.
The NBAs leading scorer is Washington guard Bradley Beal who is setting up 34.9 points a video game. The issue for Beal– whose MVP odds are a long +10000– is that the Wizards are terrible. No matter how great Beal is, he wont even remain in the MVP discussion unless the Wizards in some way astonishingly enter the playoffs.
After opening at +900, Durant is now listed at +500 to win this years MVP.
James teammate Anthony Davis is listed at +2000. The only other gamers listed below +2000 are former two-time MVP Steph Curry (+1200 ), who is third in the league in scoring (28.2 ppg), and Sixers center Joel Embiid, who is balancing 26.4 points and 11.3 rebounds per video game for the Eastern Conferences leading team.
Brooklyn likewise simply acquired its third superstar– James Harden, another former MVP– which makes the Nets a preferred to win this years NBA title. A center has actually not won the NBA MVP given that Shaquille ONeal back in 2000, however Jokic has what it takes to be the. When the 2020-21 season began, Jokic was a longshot at +3000 to by the league MVP. He has actually not won an MVP since the 2012-13 season when he was in Miami.