Two weeks from now, the NFL community will be crowning the Super Bowl LV champions at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay, Florida. It will culminate on Sunday, February 7, 2021, with a halftime performance from “The Weekend.” This will be an exciting event whether the Chiefs win the Lombardi trophy twice or Tom Brady can earn a comeback NFL title.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have successfully punched their ticket to the finals after defeating the Packers in a 31-26 game run in the NFC finals. On the other hand, the Kansas City Chiefs triumph in the AFC showdown by blowing the Bills away in a 38-24 game slate. With this, the Bucs are the first group in NFL history to play the finals in their home field, while the Chiefs are making a historic back-to-back finals trip since the NFL had in 2003.
While the Super Bowl is inching closer, the excitement is now filling-up the Raymond James arena. Another big-time award that everyone is looking at betting at is the Super Bowl LV MVP. Along with your desire to cheer on for this year’s NFL champs, here are the Odds provided by FanDuel and other bookies for the Super Bowl LV MVP recipient candidates.
Patrick Mahomes (+110)
Arguably, Patrick Mahomes is a rising quarterback in the making. He is the reigning Super Bowl MVP and is looking to clinch the same award twice in a row. During the conference match-up with the Bills, Mahomes accomplished three touchdowns in 325 yards. This makes his MVP odds stronger than ever to get the same award in a few weeks.
Tom Brady (+200)
After forcing the Packers to pack-up their bags in their home field, the Bucs are up for a brighter Super Bowl dream. Tom Brady has successfully gained three touchdowns and interception in 280 yards, which now brings him to the second spot for the Super Bowl LV MVP odds ranking.
Travis Kelce (+1000)
The Chiefs receiving department makes big plays in the AFC, and Travis Kelce has contributed much to this. He gained +1000 Super Bowl MVP odds after accomplishing thirteen receives in 118 yards. That said, he averages 9.1 receiving and two touchdowns to earn a slot in the MVP possible award this year.
Tyreek Hill (+1000)
Along with Kelce, Tyreek Hill has helped the Chiefs’ receiving department defeat the Bills. Earning an average of 19.1 receiving yards, he ranks in fourth place for the Super Bowl MVP recognition. Looking at his individual play in the AFC stint, Hill has earned nine receptions in 172 yardages.
Chris Godwin (+2800)
Garnering a 22.0 receiving average for the Bucs against the Packers, Chris Godwin joins the roster of the possible Super Bowl LV MVP recipient this February. He is the starting wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who burst out five receptions in 110 yardages over the Green Bay Packers last week.
Mike Evans (+2800)
Sitting next to Goodwin is Mike Evans. He is also the starting wide receiver for the Bucs, who has helped the team earn a slot in the finals. He averages 17.0 in the last game earning +2000 odds for the Super Bowl LV MVP race. Not only that, he had made three receptions in 51 yardages last week.
Leonard Fournette (+3300)
Leonard Fournette is the Bucs starting running-back player who has helped the team turn down the Packers last week. Averaging 3.8 receiving yards, Fournette has earned +3300 odds for the Super Bowl MVP ranking. Looking at his individual achievements, Fournette has made five receptions in 19 yardages.
Darrel Williams (+5000)
The rushing department was also one reason why the Kansas City Chiefs are a step closer to a back-to-back Lombardi. Darrel Williams leads the scoring in this area, making an average of 4.0 rushes to gain +5000 odds in the Super Bowl MVP race. Aside from that, he scored thirteen carries in 52 yardages with one touchdown.
Ronald Jones II (+5000)
Another possible Super Bowl LV MVP recipient this year is Ronald Jones II. He works as a running back for the Bucs and has contributed to the team’s rushing accomplishments against the Packers. Ronald had averaged 1.6 rushes to generate +5000 MVP odds. Besides, he made ten carries in 16 yardages against the Packers last week.
The Super Bowl LV MVP award is as important as the Lombardi trophy. It recognizes the players who have shown toughness and leadership throughout the season. Not only that, but it also rewards the talents who have grown tremendously and contribute to the success of the team from the playoffs until the finals. Will Patrick Mahomes, who leads the race, win it all the way, or can other players gain the award instead? Let’s wait and see.