Despite multiple reports that the Cleveland Browns were far from locked in to Sam Darnold as the first pick, Darnold was priced as high as a -250 favorite as recently as yesterday. But the betting markets have finally changed their tune; no doubt aided by articles like this one
on the front page of ESPN. Baker Mayfield, who was around +500 to be the top pick, is now the favorite at -180 according to 5Dimes.
NFL Gambling: USC's Darnold the betting favorite to be top draft pick
The NFL Draft is next week meaning various sportsbooks are offering prop bets. The Cleveland Browns have the first pick and are expected to select USC's Sam Darnold who is a -170 favorite according to 5Dimes. Wyoming's Josh Allen is the second betting choice at +125 followed by Penn State's Saquon Barkley at +750.