The NBA draft lottery is over, so it’s time to start speculating and predicting the future. The Detroit Pistons have the top pick and all indications point to them landing Cade Cunningham, the Oklahoma State Cowboys’ guard.
According to Bodog’s latest NBA draft odds, Cunningham is a 10000 favorite (99.01 per cent implied probability according our Odds Calculator), to be selected first overall in 2021 NBA Draft. Cunningham is the NCAA’s most skilled offensive player and was the Big 12’s leading scorer with 20.1.
NBA draft 2021 first all-overall pick
- Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State -10000
- Jalen Green (United States), +1000
- Evan Mobley (USC), +1500
- Jalen Suggs, (Gonzaga), +2000
- Jonathan Kuminga (G-League), +3000
- Scottie Barnes (FSU), +5000
- Keon Johnson (Tennessee), +10000
- Davion Mitchell (Baylor), +10000
- Franz Wagner (Michigan), +10000
- Josh Giddey (Australia), +20000
- Jalen Johnson (Duke), +20000
- Moses Moody (Arkansas), +20000
- Alperen Sengun, Turkey (Turkey), +20000
Cade Cunningham is Favored to Go 1st Overall in the 2021 NBA Draft Odds
Cade Cunningham, the top high school basketball recruit, has lived up the hype with Oklahoma State Cowboys. He is the favorite to be taken in the 2021 NBA Draft. This combo guard was a great player, scoring an average of 20.1 points per game in every Power Five conference.
He had his ups and downs, just like any freshman during conference play. In some games, he couldn’t buy a bucket like the win against Texas on February 6, when he was 5-for-22 from behind the net. In other games, he had some impressive stats against a lower team such as in the NCAA Tournament against Oregon State (12-seeded). Oklahoma State lost the game.
While some of his struggles can be attributed to his support cast, at the end of it all, scouts will be looking at his game to determine if he is able to become a successful player in the NBA.
Picks 1 – 4: Best Bets
While you won’t make much money, betting on Cunningham being the first overall pick is a waste. The No. 2 slot is where the real draft begins. The No. 2 slot is the real draft.
With the second overall selection, the Houston Rockets have many options. They could go with Mobley or pair Christian Wood with him to create an elite pair. Do they value Green as a creator who is athletic and talented? We like Green at +120 as the slight underdog, and the best bet for the second place in NBA draft odds.
If Evan Mobley falls to No. 1, the Cleveland Cavaliers should sprint up to the podium and take him with them. 3. The seven-foot center is an interesting combination of offensive upside and defensive versatility. At +185, it’s a great pick for the third overall pick. The Cavs will have to decide between Green or Suggs if Mobley is second to Houston. If Green is second, you can bet on Mobley at No. It is a great value to bet on 3,
The Toronto Raptors rose from No. 7 to No. 4. 4, in the draft lottery, an amazing win for a team that was two years removed from a NBA championship.
The Raptors are likely to trade Kyle Lowry this offseason. This makes it a great scenario for Green and Suggs to land at 4. We don’t believe Green will fall out of the top 3, so Suggs is our best bet for the No. 4 at -175. It’s a good idea to spend some money on Jonathan Kuminga at +1750 to support the unpredictable Raptors.
How to play on the nba draft
You can only bet on the NBA Draft by placing a proposition bet or “prop” bet. This bet will predict when a player will draft. With varying odds at different sportsbooks, the most popular prop is that a player will be taken first overall.
A player with -150 odds of being selected first overall would mean that a bettor would need to wager $15 to make $10 if that player is chosen. A bettor who backs a player with +300 odds would make $45 on a $15 wager if the underdog is selected first overall.Last Updated on October 12, 2021