NFL Draft Odds 2022: How To Bet, Draft Order, Big Board & Mock Drafts
Each and every year, the NFL Draft gets bigger and bigger as an event. That has certainly been the case with sports betting as well, and markets have collided as betting on the NFL Draft has become one of the most popular events each year for sports bettors.
Bettors in legal states can wager on which players will be drafted when, which players are drafted first at their position, and more. With dozens of NFL Draft betting markets, it becomes one of the more popular betting events of the year.
Let’s take a look at the NFL Draft order, our mock draft, the betting markets available, NFL Draft history and more.
Time and Info – 2022 NFL Draft
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
When: Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30
TV: ESPN, NFL Network, ABC
Can you bet on the NFL Draft in your state? Find out here.
Watch the 2022 NFL Draft – TV Schedule
Round 1 – Thursday, April 28, 8 PM EST
Rounds 2-3 – Friday, April 30, 7 PM EST
Rounds 4-7 – Saturday, April 30, Noon EST
2022 NFL Draft Order
A look at the updated NFL Draft order for the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. During the season, this is a projected draft order.
|8||Las Vegas Raiders|
|9||New York Giants|
|11||New York Giants (via CHI)|
|13||Washington Football Team|
|17||Los Angeles Chargers|
|18||New England Patriots|
|19||New Orleans Saints|
|20||Philadelphia Eagles (via MIA)|
|22||New York Jets (via SEA)|
|26||Green Bay Packers|
|27||Miami Dolphins (vis SF)|
|30||Detroit Lions (via LAR)|
|31||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|32||Kansas City Chiefs|
First Overall Pick – NFL Draft Odds
Here is a look at the odds for which player will be selected first overall in the 2022 NFL Draft.
|Player||First Overall Pick Odds|
How To Bet on the NFL Draft
Betting on the NFL Draft will be very easy for legal sportsbooks when the time comes, in multiple states that have NFL draft betting online available via mobile apps. Currently on sportsbooks like BetMGM Sportsbook, you can bet who will be drafted #1 overall. Expect there to be a large market of prop bets to bet on when the draft approaches. The most popular style of betting for the NFL Draft looks like this (examples only):
- Spencer Rattler draft position – 2.5 (over or under)
- Kedon Slovis as second quarterback taken (+150)
- Which of the two players is drafted higher between Player X and Player Y?
- Who is the first wide receiver drafted?
- How many QBs taken in the first round (4.5)
These types of bets allow for a vast selection of betting for NFL Draft fans and bettors alike.
DraftKings Sportsbook NFL Draft Betting Markets
Some of the current betting markets available for the NFL Draft on DraftKings Sportsbook each year are:
- 1st Overall Pick
- 2nd Overall Pick
- 1st Round Picks by Position
- 1st Pick by Position
- Defensive Lineman
- Offensive Lineman
- Running Back
- Tight End
- Wide Receiver
- Second QB Drafted
- Third QB Drafted
- Position of Mr. Irrelevant (last overall pick)
- Total QB Taken in First Round
- Draft Position Props
- and more!
In addition, you can find DraftKings Sportsbook having some special bets such as the exact top three in the draft. After the Super Bowl, the NFL Draft is the most attractive betting market for many bettors.
2022 NFL Mock Draft Predictions
A look at our NFL Mock Draft for the 2022 NFL Draft.
|1||Houston Texans||Spencer Rattler, QB|
|2||Detroit Lions||Sam Howell, QB|
|3||Cincinnati Bengals||Kayvon Thibodeaux, DL|
|4||NY Jets||Kyle Hamilton, DB|
|5||Jacksonville Jaguars||Derek Stingley, DB|
|6||Philadelphia Eagles||Malik Willis, QB|
|7||Atlanta Falcons||Kedon Slovis, QB|
|8||Las Vegas Raiders||DeMarvin Leal, DL|
|9||New York Giants||Christian Harris, LB|
|10||Carolina Panthers||Evan Neal, OL|
|11||New York Giants (via CHI)||Kaiir Elam, DB|
|12||Arizona Cardinals||Chris Olave, WR|
|13||Washington Football Team||John Metchie, WR|
|14||Minnesota Vikings||Charles Cross, OT|
|15||Pittsburgh Steelers||Kenyon Green, OL|
|16||Denver Broncos||Zach Harrison, DL|
|17||Los Angeles Chargers||Andrew Booth Jr, CB|
|18||New England Patriots||Drake Jackson, DL|
|19||New Orleans Saints||Sevyn Banks, CB|
|20||Philadelphia Eagles (via MIA)||Tyler Linderbaum, C|
|21||Dallas Cowboys||Brandon Joseph, S|
|22||New York Jets (via SEA)||Adam Anderson, DL|
|23||Tennessee Titans||Zion Nelson, OL|
|24||Indianapolis Colts||Jalen Wydermyer, TE|
|25||Cleveland Browns||Tre'Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, DB|
|26||Green Bay Packers||George Karlaftis, DL|
|27||Miami Dolphins (vis SF)||Breece Hall, RB|
|28||Baltimore Ravens||Nolan Smith, DL|
|29||Buffalo Bills||Treylon Burks, WR|
|30||Detroit Lions (via LAR)||Avery Young, CB|
|31||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Nik Bonitto, DL|
|32||Kansas City Chiefs||David Bell, WR|
Latest NFL Draft Big Board 2022
Here is a look at Action Rush’s updated NFL Draft Big Board, with our top prospects for the 2022 NFL Draft
|5||Kyle Hamilton||DB||Notre Dame|
|6||DeMarvin Leal||DL||Texas A&M|
|7||Garrett Wilson||WR||Ohio State|
|10||Sam Howell||QB||North Carolina|
Team Needs for the NFL Draft
A look at the updated team needs for each NFL team heading into the NFL Draft.
|NFL Team||Team Needs|
|San Francisco 49ers||OL, DB|
|Chicago Bears||OL, DB|
|Cincinnati Bengals||OL, DL, LB|
|Buffalo Bills||RB, DL, DB|
|Denver Broncos||RB, QB, DL, OL|
|Cleveland Browns||DL, LB, DB|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||RB|
|Arizona Cardinals||OL, DT, LB|
|Los Angeles Chargers||OL, DL, DB|
|Kansas City Chiefs||OL, DB|
|Indianapolis Colts||WR, DL, DB|
|Dallas Cowboys||OL, DL, DB|
|Miami Dolphins||RB, WR, OL, DL|
|Philadelphia Eagles||DL, WR, OL, LB, DB|
|Atlanta Falcons||RB, DL, DB|
|New York Giants||WR, OL, DE, LB|
|Jacksonville Jaguars||DL, DB|
|New York Jets||RB, WR, OL, DB|
|Detroit Lions||QB, WR, OL, DL|
|Green Bay Packers||WR, DL, DB|
|Carolina Panthers||QB, OL, DL, LB, DB|
|New England Patriots||WR, TE, OL, DE/LB|
|Las Vegas Raiders||DL, LB, DB|
|Los Angeles Rams||OL|
|Baltimore Ravens||WR, DB|
|Washington Redskins||QB, OL, LB, DB|
|New Orleans Saints||QB, WR, DB|
|Seattle Seahawks||RB, OL, DL|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||RB, TE, OL, DB|
|Houston Texans||WR, DL, LB|
|Tennessee Titans||WR, TE, DB|
|Minnesota Vikings||WR, OL, DL|
NFL Draft History
A look at some history for past NFL Drafts, to help aid your betting research.
First Overall Picks
Here is the first overall pick for each of the last 22 NFL Draft classes, since the turn of the century.
|2021||Jacksonville Jaguars||Trevor Lawrence||QB|
|2020||Cincinnati Bengals||Joe Burrow||QB|
|2019||Arizona Cardinals||Kyler Murray||QB|
|2018||Cleveland Browns||Baker Mayfield||QB|
|2017||Cleveland Browns||Myles Garrett||DE|
|2016||Los Angeles Rams||Jared Goff||QB|
|2015||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Jameis Winston||QB|
|2014||Houston Texans||Jadeveon Clowney||DE|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||Eric Fisher||OT|
|2012||Indianapolis Colts||Andrew Luck||QB|
|2011||Carolina Panthers||Cam Newton||QB|
|2010||St. Louis Rams||Sam Bradford||QB|
|2009||Detroit Lions||Matthew Stafford||QB|
|2008||Miami Dolphins||Jake Long||OT|
|2007||Oakland Raiders||JaMarcus Russell||QB|
|2006||Houston Texans||Mario Williams||DE|
|2005||San Francisco 49ers||Alex Smith||QB|
|2004||San Diego Chargers||Eli Manning||QB|
|2003||Cincinnati Bengals||Carson Palmer||QB|
|2002||Houston Texans||David Carr||QB|
|2001||Atlanta Falcons||Michael Vick||QB|
|2000||Cleveland Browns||Courtney Brown||DE|
NFL Draft Facts
- Since 2009, 10 of the last 13 #1 overall picks have been quarterbacks.
- The NFL Draft was held in New York City from 1965 until 2015.
- Chicago hosted the 2015 and 2016 NFL Draft(s), while Philadelphia, Dallas, and Nashville hosted in 2017, 2018, and 2019, respectively.
- Only two first round picks have been forfeited in history, both by the New England Patriots (2008 and 2016 for cheating).
- The 2022 NFL Draft will take place from April 28th to April 30th.
NFL DRAFT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the dates for the 2022 NFL Draft?
The NFL Draft will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 28th to April 30th, 2022.
What time does the NFL Draft Start?
The start time for Round 1 of the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28 is 8 p.m. ET. The start time for Rounds 2-3 of the NFL Draft, scheduled to take place Friday, is 7 p.m. ET. The start time for Day 3 of the NFL Draft, which includes Rounds 4-7, is 12 p.m. ET.
How Can I Watch The NFL Draft?
ABC, ESPN, and the NFL Network will air all seven rounds of the 2022 NFL Draft. You can live stream the NFL Draft via the ESPN app and NFL app.
Which team has the first pick in the NFL Draft?
The Houston Texans are favorites to land the first overall pick.
Can I Legally Bet on the NFL Draft?
Yes, the following states offer online sports betting sites and mobile apps: New Jersey, Indiana, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Colorado, Illinois, Virginia, Michigan, Tennessee, and more soon.
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