NBA Rookie of the Year (07/09/13)

John Ewing, Director of Research and Analytics

NBA Rookie of the Year Odds, who is the favorite to win the award? Lines courtesy of Bovada.lv.

Trey Burke is the favorite at 4/1 to win the NBA Rookie of the Year. Burke, the reigning NCAA Player of the Year, will be the starting point guard for the Jazz next season, acquired via trade from Minnesota. Burke is expected to log a lot of minutes next season making it easier for him to fill the box score.

Victor Oladipo (11/2) and Otto Porter (15/2), the 2nd and 3rd picks respectively, have the second and third best odds following Burke.  

Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 overall pick, has the sixth best odds at 10/1. Bennett, the forward from UNLV, will be the third banana, at best, behind fellow young scorers Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters.

Dennis Schroeder, the 17th pick by Atlanta, has the same odds, 33/1, as Nerlens Noel, the favorite to be the 1st Pick heading into the draft.

Here is the full list of NBA Rookie of the Year odds, provided by Bovada.lv.

Player Odds
Trey Burke 4/1
Victor Oladipo 11/2
Otto Porter 15/2
CJ McCollum 15/2
Michael Carter-Williams 9/1
Anthony Bennett 10/1
Ben McLemore 10/1
Alex Len 14/1
Kelly Olynyk 14/1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 14/1
Shabazz Muhammad 15/1
Shane Larkin 16/1
Sergey Karasev 25/1
Tim Hardaway Jr.  25/1
Nerlens Noel 33/1
Dennis Schroeder 33/1

 

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