The NFL season has reached the halfway point and betting odds on who will win the NFL Most Valuable Player award for the 2020 season are updated.
Last season's MVP, Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, started at +600 odds (Bet $100 to win $600), but has slipped all the way +25000 (Bet $100 to win $25,000) following a shaky start.
2018 league MVP Patrick Mahomes is back as the odds-on favorite in capture this award for the second time in three seasons. The Chiefs' quarterback has tossed 27 touchdown passes this season compared to one interception during Kansas City's 9-1 start as Mahomes is listed at -120 odds (Bet $100 to win $83.33).
QB Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks is the second favorite to win the award at +350 odds (Bet $100 to win $350). Wilson leads the NFL with 30 touchdown passes and is looking to become the first Seahawks' player to win the MVP since running back Shaun Alexander in 2005.
Two-time MVP Aaron Rodgers has seen the biggest boost by going from +3000 before the season to +500 odds. The Packers' quarterback is second in the NFL in touchdown passes behind Wilson with 29, as Green Bay sits atop the NFC North at 7-3.
Listed below are the odds for all available players to win the NFL 2020 Most Valuable Player.
NFL 2020 Most Valuable Player Odds
2020 MVP Quarterback Contender Odds - Prior to Week 1
A running back hasn't won the NFL MVP since Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings achieved the feat in the 2012 season.
Bettors looking for the 'ground and pound' style to the NFL can receive generous odds on some big-name running backs.
2020 MVP Running Back Contender Odds - Prior to Week 1
Where to Bet 2020 NFL MVP
NFL MVP History (Last 25 Years)2019 - QB Lamar Jackson Baltimore Ravens
2018 - QB Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs
2017 - QB Tom Brady New England Patriots
2016 - QB Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons
2015 - QB Cam Newton Carolina Panthers
2014 - QB Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers
2013 - QB Peyton Manning Denver Broncos
2012 - RB Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings
2011 - QB Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers
2010 - QB Tom Brady New England Patriots
2009 - QB Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts
2008 - QB Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts
2007 - QB Tom Brady New England Patriots
2006 - RB LaDainian Tomlinson San Diego Chargers
2005 - RB Shaun Alexander Seattle Seahawks
2004 - QB Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts
2003 - QB Steve McNair Tennessee Titans
2003 - QB Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts
2002 - QB Rich Gannon Oakland Raiders
2001 - QB Kurt Warner St. Louis Rams
2000 - RB Marshall Faulk St. Louis Rams
1999 - QB Kurt Warner St. Louis Rams
1998 - RB Terrell Davis Denver Broncos
1997 - RB Barry Sanders Detroit Lions
1996 - QB Brett Favre Green Bay Packers
Odds Subject to Change