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Dak Prescott has the 5th Best Odds to Win NFL MVP

The NFL regular season is still months away from beginning but now is the time to get in on some NFL futures action. Bookmakers released their for NFL over the last couple of days and it's interesting where they have .

Per Bet Online, Prescott initially came in at +1600, but has seen his odds move up. He's now at +1400. Upon initial of the odds, the was tied with and but has since pulled ahead and has the fifth best odds to win the 2021 NFL MVP Award.

The favorite to win the MVP is no surprise. It's , the best quarterback in football. Mahomes comes in at +500 followed by at +900, Josh Allen at +1000, and at +1400.

With the fifth best chance to win the MVP per Bet Online, Prescott looks poised for quite the season. Coming back from his fractured ankle, Dak will command an that is returning its top six receiving options. The will get a fresh start in 2021 with a clean bill of health and the should be improved if only marginally.

The Cowboys still may play in some high scoring games in 2021 but the defensive improvements should help them to win more if those than they were on pace for in 2020.

Before the last year, Prescott was on a torrid passing pace. Though it's unlikely he would have kept up his 6,400 yard pace over the course of 16 games, it's not a stretch to think he would have thrown for 5,000 yards.

Had he stayed healthy, Prescott would have thrown the Cowboys into the title hunt and been in the MVP conversation. Heading into 2021, that conversation will come in full speed.

What we witnessed last season was the importance of Dak Prescott to the Dallas Cowboys. His play, his perseverance, and his provide something that can't be replaced even by a solid backup like . It's those that give the Dallas Cowboys a chance to win every time they step on the field. In 2021, when Prescott steps on the field, he'll be declaring his MVP candidacy every week.

John Williams
John Williams
Dallas Cowboys optimist bringing factual, reasonable takes to Cowboys Nation and the NFL Community. I wasn't always a Cowboys fan, but I got here as quick as I could. Make sure you check out the Inside The Cowboys Podcast featuring John Williams and other analysts following America's Team.

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