May 21, 2024

Jayden Daniels pulling away from Drake Maye as clear betting favorite to be No. 2 pick


Bettors and sports activities books are rising more and more assured that the Washington Commanders will pick LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels with the second total pick within the 2024 NFL draft.

Just two weeks in the past, some sports activities books had North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye ahead of Daniels as the favorite to go No. 2 total. But Daniels has now surged nicely forward of Maye as the clear favorite to go No. 2.

At FanDuel, Daniels has -250 odds to go second total, whereas Maye’s odds are +185. At DraftKings, Daniels is an excellent clearer favorite to go No. 2 at -275, with Maye at +215.

The 23-year-old Daniels gained the Heisman Trophy and had a spectacular fifth and last season of faculty soccer final 12 months, throwing for 40 landing passes and solely 4 interceptions, whereas additionally working for 1,134 yards and 10 touchdowns. Some individuals assume the 21-year-old Maye has a extra NFL-style of recreation and extra room to develop, however these persons are within the minority.

After a lot hypothesis about whether or not Washington would take Daniels or Maye at No. 2, the larger query now could be whether or not the Patriots will take Maye or J.J. McCarthy at No. 3.