Last Updated on April 14, 2020
When the news broke that Mel Kiper’s 2020 NFL Mock Draft 4.0 was set to be released on Tuesday, betting markets were anxious and ready. Would major changes ensue? Or would odds at the DraftKings and FanDuel Sportsbooks remain the same?
As it turns out, the wait was worth it as a few key positions, notably at Quarterback were swapped in the latest Mel Kiper Mock Draft. Oregon QB Justin Herbert is now the projected second Quarterback off the board at number five to the Miami Dolphins, with Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa falling behind to six with the Los Angeles Chargers.
Herbert ⬆Tua ⬇️@MelKiperESPN's latest Mock Draft has a big switch in the fifth spot.
— ESPN (@espn) April 14, 2020
Kiper’s Mock Draft vs. NFL Odds Available
So how do Kiper’s top-tier projections line up with some of the most notable players and odds at DraftKings and FanDuel Sportsbook? And where can you find the best value relative to projected position? Check our list below:
1) CINCINNATI BENGALS: Joe Burrow: Quarterback, LSU
- FIRST OVERALL PICK (-10000) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
2) WASHINGTON REDSKINS: Chase Young: Defensive End, Ohio State
- DRAFTED BY WASHINGTON REDSKINS (-800) (FD SPORTSBOOK)
3) DETROIT LIONS: Jeff Okudah, Cornerback, Ohio State
4) NEW YORK GIANTS: Isaiah Simmons, Outside Linebacker
- DRAFTED BY NEW YORK GIANTS (+130) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
5) MIAMI DOLPHINS: Justin Herbert, Quarterback, Oregon
- DRAFTED BY MIAMI DOLPHINS (+140) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
6) LA CHARGERS: Tua Tagovailoa, Quarterback, Alabama
- OVER 3.5 (-220) — UNDER 3.5 (+170) (FD SPORTSBOOK)
- DRAFTED BY LA CHARGERS (+150) (DK SPORTSBOOK & FD SPORTSBOOK)
9) JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: Jerry Jeudy, Wide Receiver, Alabama
- DRAFTED BY JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (+1800) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
13) SAN FRANCISCO 49ers: CeeDee Lamb, Wide Receiver, Oklahoma
- DRAFTED BY SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (+700) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
19) LAS VEGAS RAIDERS: Jordan Love, Quarterback, Utah State
- DRAFTED BY LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (+600) (FD SPORTSBOOK)
21) PHILADELPHIA EAGLES: Henry Ruggs III, Wide Receiver, Alabama
- DRAFTED BY PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (+2000) (DK SPORTSBOOK)
32) KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: D’Andre Swift, Running Back, Georgia
- FIRST RUNNING BACK DRAFTED (-200) (FD SPORTSBOOK)
For all the latest odds, information and stories relating to the upcoming NFL Draft on Thursday, April 23rd, be sure to visit our NFL Draft Betting Guide: Props, Draft Order, #1 Pick Odds & Mock Draft.