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  • Ravens head coach John Harbaugh won the 2019 NFL Coach of the Year award
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Baltimore Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh was named the 2019 NFL Coach of the Year. But he was not the favorite for much of the season. Look back at how the odds changed throughout the course of the 2019 NFL season. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from multiple sportsbooks.

Odds for Top NFL Coach of the Year Contenders

  • [Feb 1] John Harbaugh has won the 2019 NFL Coach of the Year honors
  • [Jan 29] Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has become the odds-on favorite to win Coach of the Year; it’s the first time any coach has been seen as an odds-on favorite
  • [Jan 3, 2020] For the first time this year, John Harbaugh is favored to win Coach of the Year; the Ravens finished the regular season with a league-best 14-2 record
  • [Dec 17] After beating the Pittsburgh Steelers and extending their record to 10-4, Bills head coach Sean McDermott is now listed as the favorite to win NFL COY
  • [Dec 11] Kyle Shanahan, who opened as the favorite, is back to being the favorite after his 49ers took down the Saints 48-46 in Week 14
  • [Nov 6] Sean Payton is now favored to win NFL Coach of the Year, thanks to his Saints going 5-0 without Drew Brees under center, and then dominating the Cardinals in Brees’ return in Week 8
  • [Sep 5] Bettors are hammering Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens to win NFL COY, as the rookie head coach has seen his odds shorten from +1100 to +650 ahead of Week 1
  • [Aug 1, 2019] After going 4-12 in 2018 with Nick Mullens and CJ Beathard starting 13 games at QB, sportsbooks have opened Kyle Shanahan as the favorite to win 2019 NFL Coach of the Year

Closing Odds

Coach (Team) Odds
John Harbaugh (Ravens) -600
Kyle Shanahan (49ers) +300
Sean McDermott (Bills) +1000

*Odds taken January 29, 2020


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With nearly a decade working in the industry, Matt is a seasoned sports betting veteran. He got his start with SBD in 2016 and worked his way up the ladder to become the Editor-in-Chief. Along the way he has done everything from reviewing sportsbooks to creating proprietary sports betting tools.