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At SBD, we’re tracking all the NFL Draft odds and props available across all sportsbooks. Among others, we will have odds to be taken with the first overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, draft position over/unders, first player taken at each position, and many more as the year goes on.

The Jacksonville Jaguars currently hold the first-overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, which is set to begin Thursday, April 28 and run through April 30.

The odds in the graphs below are an average from multiple sportsbooks and will be updated with every major change.

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Odds to Be Selected First Overall in 2022 NFL Draft

Georgia’s Travon Walker is the new favorite to be selected first-overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. He overtook Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson as the favorite just a few days before the draft.

Walker’s odds are as short as -450 at Caesars Sportsbook. If you still find yourself liking Hutchinson, you need to take advantage of his +500 odds at FanDuel. Be sure you check out all the FanDuel promos before signing up, though.

Odds to Be First-Overall Pick

Player Odds
Travon Walker (EDGE) -450
Ikem Ekwonu (OT) +350
Aidan Hutchinson (EDGE) +430
Evan Neal (OT) +1500
Kayvon Thibodeaux (EDGE) +5000
Malik Willis (QB) +8000
Charles Cross (OT) +10000
Kenny Pickett (QB) +12500
Kyle Hamilton (S) +12500
Jordan Davis (DL) +12500

*Odds as of April 28 at Caesars Sportsbook

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If you bet $20 on Walker, the favorite to be taken first-overall, at his -450 odds on Caesars Sportsbook, you’d only stand to win $4.44 and return $24.44. If you think Jacksonville likes Aidan Hutchinson better, a $20 bet on the Michigan product at +500 odds would win you $100 and return $120.

Here are some notes on the odds movement we’ve seen:

  • [April 28] Odds have continued to move in Travon Walker’s favor to be the first-overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Walker is now -450 to be the first player taken in tonight’s draft. Aidan Hutchinson’s odds have continued to slide, going from +160 to +430. Ikem Ekwonu now has the second-best odds to be the first pick.
  • [April 25] Travon Walker’s rise up the board continues as he has now reached the top. Walker is the new favorite to go first-overall in the latest NFL Draft odds. The Georgia pass-rusher is the fourth different player to be listed as the favorite. Walker’s odds have shortened to -220, while Aidan Hutchinson has the second-best odds at +160.
  • [April 13] Aidan Hutchinson’s odds to be the first-overall pick have improved from -220 to -275. Travon Walker’s odds have also improved from +350 to +275.
  • [April 4] Malik Willis’ odds to be taken first-overall have gone from +3000 to +1000, which are the third-best odds on the board. Willis’ improving odds would suggest sportsbooks feel Jacksonville may be open to trading the first pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, since they already took Trevor Lawrence first-overall last year.
  • [March 24] Prior to the month of March, former Georgia defensive end Travon Walker was not even on the board for odds to go first-overall. However, after showing off extremely rare athleticism at the NFL Combine, he found himself with +2267 odds to be taken first in the 2022 NFL Draft. Walker’s odds have taken another huge leap, as he now has the second-best odds to go first-overall. His +450 odds only trail Aidan Hutchinson. His insane move up the board has resulted in just about everyone else’s odds taking a hit.
  • [March 15] The Jaguars have continued addressing their needs on the offensive line through free agency, adding Brandon Scherff to the mix. The result to the odds to go first overall in the NFL Draft has been Aidan Hutchinson moving from a -150 favorite to a wild -400 favorite. All of Ekwonu, Neal, and Thibodeaux saw their odds fade significantly.
  • [March 8] With the Jaguars placing the franchise tag on Cam Robinson, Aidan Hutchinson is back to being the favorite to go first overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. Hutchinson’s odds went from +550 to -150 in a matter of 24 hours. The former Michigan edge rusher overtakes Evan Neal as the favorite, and even saw Ikem Ekwonu given better odds as recently as yesterday. But offensive tackle becomes less of a need for Jacksonville with them keeping Robinson. Neal and Ekwonu’s odds dropped to +380. Even Kayvon Thibodeaux sees some positive movement in the odds to be taken first with this news, going from +1800 to +800.
  • [March 7] After a very strong showing at the NFL Combine, Ikem Ekwonu has seen his odds to be taken first-overall improve dramatically. Ekwonu was as long as +800 only a couple of weeks ago, but is now given 2-1 odds or better at almost all sportsbooks. FOX Bet even has him listed as the odds-on favorite over Evan Neal. Every other sportsbook still lists Neal as the favorite, though, with DraftKings being the lone book to call him the odds-on favorite to go first overall still.
  • [March 4] Evan Neal has become the odds-on favorite to be selected first-overall in the 2022 NFL Draft after a picture of the big tackle began circulating yesterday, displaying his impressive physique at nearly 240 pounds. The Alabama product appears to be basically all muscle. His odds improved from +165 in late February to -120 now. Ikem Ekwonu, who is believed to be the second-best tackle in the draft, also saw his odds improve from +800 to +400 following a meeting with the Jaguars, who hold the first-overall pick. Kayvon Thibodeaux, on the other hand, saw his fall from the top continue. Once the favorite, Thibodeaux saw his odds fade to +425 in February and is now listed as long as +1200.
  • [February 23] Alabama offensive tackle Evan Neal has become the new favorite to be selected first overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. This lines up with Jacksonville’s, who holds the first-overall pick, need for help up front of the offensive line. Kayvon Thibodeaux, who was the favorite for a while, has seen his odds fade all the way to +425.
  • [January 19] Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson has overtaken Kayvon Thibodeaux for the best odds to be selected first-overall in the 2022 NFL Draft.
  • [October 26] Kayvon Thibodeaux has become the odds-on favorite to be taken first-overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. The Oregon defensive end has recorded three sacks in his last two games. Spencer Rattler, on the other hand, was benched a couple weeks ago and a transfer from Oklahoma seems possible. Rattler’s odds to be taken first-overall have now plummeted to +2000.
  • [September 29] Oregon pass-rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux has become the new favorite to be taken first-overall in the 2022 NFL Draft, despite dealing with an ankle injury early in the season. Thibodeaux becoming the favorite is more about Oklahoma’s Spencer Rattler struggling early in the season, though.
  • [July 27] Spencer Rattler remains the favorite to be taken first overall at most sportsbooks, but some list UNC quarterback Sam Howell as the favorite to go first overall
  • [May 13] Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler has opened as the favorite to be selected first overall in the 2022 NFL Draft

Previous First Overall Picks

Year 1st Overall Pick
2021 Trevor Lawrence (QB)
2020 Joe Burrow (QB)
2019 Kyler Murray (QB)
2018 Baker Mayfield (QB)
2017 Myles Garrett (DE)

Here are a few trends to note with the first overall pick:

  • Notre Dame, USC, and Oklahoma are tied for the most first overall picks coming from their respective schools with five each
  • Here’s the positional breakdown of the 86 total first overall picks: 34 have been quarterbacks, 23 running backs, 15 defensive linemen, seven offensive linemen, three wide receivers, three linebackers, and one defensive back
  • The first overall pick has been a quarterback in each of the last four drafts, and six of the last seven
  • No running back has been selected first overall since Ki-Jana Carter in 1995
  • Three of the last four first overall picks won the Heisman Trophy in their final college season – Trevor Lawrence, the most recent first overall pick, did not

Odds to Be 2nd-Overall Pick

Player Odds
Aidan Hutchinson (EDGE) -210
Kayvon Thibodeaux (EDGE) +150
Travon Walker (EDGE) +1200
Jermaine Johnson (EDGE) +1600
Ahmad Gardner (CB) +5000
Derek Stingley Jr (CB) +5000
Malik Willis (QB) +5000
Evan Neal (OT) +10000
Kyle Hamilton (S) +10000
Ikem Ekwonu (OT) +10000

*Odds as of April 28 at FanDuel Sportsbook App

The Detroit Lions hold the second overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Their positions of need include safety, edge defender, linebacker, and wide receiver. Sportsbooks obviously don’t believe there’s a wide receiver worth taking at no. 2, as no receivers are even on the board.

Though Aidan Hutchinson was heavily favored to go first overall, he also opened as the favorite to go second overall. Hutchinson was only a slight favorite here, given +290 odds, as safety Kyle Hamilton is a close second at +300.

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However, within hours of the odds opening, they changed dramatically. Malik Willis and Kyle Hamilton were listed as the co-favorites to be selected with the second-overall pick, each given +380 odds. Willis’ odds opened at a lengthy +750. Hutchinson’s odds faded to +500 at this point.

As of late March, though, Hamilton had pulled away as the favorite with +350 odds compared to Willis’ +400 odds. That changed as we entered April. Hamilton’s odds are now as long as +1600 as Hutchinson took over as the favorite.

One player picking up serious steam is Travon Walker. The Georgia product was given +1000 odds to go second-overall when odds opened, but had shortened to just +350, the second-best odds on the board. He was only behind Aidan Hutchinson for the best odds to be taken second-overall, until he overtook Hutchinson as the favorite to go first-overall on April 25.

For a brief period during the week before the NFL Draft, Kayvon Thibodeax had become the favorite to be taken second-overall by the Lions. Thibodeaux now has the second-best odds as Hutchinson is back to being the odds-on favorite to go second. Hutchinson’s odds are listed at -210 compared to Thibodeaux’s +150.

Odds to Be 3rd-Overall Pick

Player Odds
Derek Stingley Jr (CB) -105
Ikem Ekwonu (OT) +200
Aidan Hutchinson (EDGE) +500
Ahmad Gardner (CB) +600
Kayvon Thibodeaux (EDGE) +1400
Evan Neal (OT) +1900
Travon Walker (EDGE) +1900
Malik Willis (QB) +5000
Kenny Pickett (QB) +5000

*Odds as of April 28 at FanDuel

The Houston Texans hold the third-overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. When looking up and down their roster, it is tough to find a position of strength. The Texans could really go in any direction with this pick. If they decide to go with the best player on the board, that is likely to be either Ikem Ekwonu or Evan Neal, the top two offensive tackles in this year’s draft.

Ekwonu opened as the favorite to be selected third-overall by the Texans, given +195 odds, slightly better than Neal at +210. However, it only took a couple hours for those odds to flip. Neal became the favorite at +210, with Ekwonu at +220. Malik Willis’ odds improved significantly in the first couple hours of these odds being open, going from +1200 to +700.

As of late March, Ekwonu had reclaimed the top spot with +200 odds compared to Neal’s +230. The gap between the two has continued to widen to start April. Neither of these two offensive linemen find their names atop the odds board to go third-overall the week of the NFL Draft, though.

The new co-favorites to be taken by the Texans were Travon Walker and Ahmad Gardner as of Monday. They were each given +350 odds to be taken third, but now Derek Stingley has taken over as the favorite on draft day with -105 odds. Stingley was as long as +600 a few days ago.

Odds to Be 4th-Overall Pick

Player Odds
Ahmad Gardner (CB) +150
Ikem Ekwonu (OT) +430
Aidan Hutchinson (EDGE) +430
Jermaine Johnson (EDGE) +850
Kayvon Thibodeaux (EDGE) +900
Derek Stingley Jr (CB) +2000
Drake London (WR) +2000
Evan Neal (OT) +2300
Garrett Wilson (WR) +2300

*Odds as of April 28 at FanDuel

Odds to be the fourth-overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft opened in early April. The New York Jets currently hold the fourth pick in the draft. The Jets could really benefit from some help on either line, offensive or defensive, but specifically a good pass-rusher, a good safety, linebacker, and another wide receiver.

Kayvon Thibodeaux, a highly-touted pass-rusher from Oregon, opened as the favorite to be the fourth-overall pick with +300 odds. Jermaine Johnson and Travon Walker, both pass-rushers, were also given short odds to be taken in this spot by the Jets.

As of mid-April, Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner is now listed as the co-favorite to be taken fourth-overall, alongside Thibodeaux. The week of the draft has seen Thibodeaux take back the top spot on the board, with +175 odds to go fourth-overall, only to give it right back to Gardner on draft day. Sauce is now as short as +150 to be taken fourth-overall. Thibodeaux has faded all the way back to +900.

Odds to Be 5th-Overall Pick

Player Odds
Charles Cross (OT) +175
Evan Neal (OT) +300
Ikem Ekwonu (OT) +400
Ahmad Gardner (CB) +400
Kayvon Thibodeaux (EDGE) +800
Aidan Hutchinson (EDGE) +1800
Jermaine Johnson (EDGE) +2000
Derek Stingley Jr (CB) +2000
Travon Walker (EDGE) +2500

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Odds to be selected with the fifth pick in the 2022 NFL Draft opened in early April. The New York Giants currently hold the fifth-overall pick, and appear to be in need of offensive linemen, an inside linebacker (or two), and even some help on the edge.

Ikem Ekwonu and Evan Neal, two offensive linemen, opened as the co-favorites be taken fifth in the draft. Ekwonu broke away as the favorite, though, as we approach the draft. A pass-rusher comes up third on the board, as Kayvon Thibodeaux is given +350 odds.

The week of the draft has now seen Ekwonu and Neal listed as co-favorites again, as fellow offensive lineman Charles Cross sees his odds improve from +1000 to +450. On draft day, we’ve now seen Cross leap both Ekwonu and Neal to be the new favorite to go fifth-overall.

NFL Draft Position Over/Unders

Player Draft Position Over Odds Under Odds
Aidan Hutchinson 1.5 -180 +140
Travon Walker 3.5 +400 -550
Kayvon Thibodeaux 4.5 +135 -165
Ikem Ekwonu 4.5 +120 -150
Evan Neal 5.5 -105 -125
Ahmad Gardner 5.5 -105 -125
Charles Cross 7.5 +100 -130
Jermaine Johnson II 9.5 -115 -115
Derek Stingley 9.5 +110 -140
Garrett Wilson 9.5 -130 +100
Malik Willis 10.5 -130 +100
Drake London 10.5 -170 +135
Kyle Hamilton 10.5 -175 +135
Jameson Williams 11.5 +100 -130
Kenny Pickett 12.5 -145 +115
Jordan Davis 15.5 +110 -140
Trevor Penning 16.5 +120 -150
Chris Olave 16.5 -105 -125
Trent McDuffie 17.5 +115 -145
Devin Lloyd 19.5 -125 -105
George Karlaftis 22.5 -115 -115
Treylon Burks 23.5 -110 -120
Zion Johnson 24.5 -105 -125
Tyler Linderbaum 27.5 -105 -125
Kenyon Green 27.5 -115 -115
Andrew Booth Jr 28.5 -190 +150
Desmond Ridder 28.5 -135 +105
Daxton Hill 29.5 +120 -150
Devonte Wyatt 29.5 -115 -115
Nakobe Dean 30.5 -120 -110
Boye Mafe 31.5 +100 -130
Jahan Dotson 31.5 +100 -130
Arnold Ebiketie 31.5 -125 -105
Kyler Gordon 33.5 -115 -115
Tyler Smith 33.5 -115 -115
Matt Corral 33.5 -135 +100
George Pickens 36.5 +100 -130
Breece Hall 39.5 -105 -125
Sam Howell 45.5 -140 +105

Lines above as of April 25 at DraftKings Sportsbook App.

When looking to bet player draft position over/unders, be sure you understand what you are betting. If you bet the over, you are saying that player will be drafted later than the line set. If you bet the under, you are saying the player will be drafted earlier than the line set.

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Sportsbooks have started opening some lines for the top prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft, but we will see plenty more become available over the next couple of weeks.

One interesting line from above is Evan Neal, who opened with a line of 1.5, but the line has fallen all the way to 3.5 with the over listed at -145 odds. This has come as a result of the Jaguars using the franchise tag on offensive tackle Cam Robinson and signing Brandon Scherff in free agency. The odds even favor Ikem Ekwonu going ahead of Neal now.

Both Charles Cross and Kyle Hamilton have also seen their over/unders grow as we enter April.

Odds to Be a Top Pick in NFL Draft

Player Odds to Be Top 5 Pick Odds to Be Top 10 Pick
Travon Walker -1400 N/A
Kayvon Thibodeaux -400 -2500
Ikem Ekwonu -200 N/A
Ahmad Gardner -125 -1200
Evan Neal -120 N/A
Charles Cross +300 -400
Derek Stingley Jr +350 -200
Malik Willis +400 -125
Jermaine Johnson II +400 -140
Kyle Hamilton +700 +135
Garrett Wilson +800 -200
Drake London +1000 +120
Kenny Pickett +1000 +135
Jameson Williams +1200 +120
Trevor Penning +3000 +500
Jordan Davis +3500 +400
Treylon Burks +5000 +1400
Chris Olave +5000 +1500
Devin Lloyd +5000 +750
Trent McDuffie N/A +500
George Karlaftis N/A +1600
Matt Corrall N/A +1800
Desmond Ridder N/A +1600
Sam Howell N/A +3000
Tyler Linderbaum N/A +3500
Nakobe Dean N/A +3500
David Ojabo N/A +10000
Daxton Hill N/A +1500
Andrew Booth Jr N/A +1800
Devonte Wyatt N/A +2000
Zion Johnson N/A +2500

Odds as of April 25

Odds to be a top five and top ten pick have opened at online sportsbooks. If you’re wondering why Aidan Hutchinson isn’t included above, it’s because sportsbooks are saying he’s a sure thing to be one of the first five players off the board on Thursday, April 28.

It’s the same reason players like Travon Walker, Ikem Ekwonu, and Evan Neal are given odds to be a top five pick, but do not have odds to be a top ten pick.

One player to watch is Jameson Williams, whose odds to be a top ten pick opened at +1500 but have not shortened to just +200. Derek Stingley is also seeing some strong movement leading up to the draft, as his odds to be a top five pick have gone from +2000 to just +350.

Odds to Be First Quarterback Selected in NFL Draft

Quarterback Odds to Be First QB Taken
Malik Willis -140
Kenny Pickett +150
Desmond Ridder +1000
Matt Corral +1400
Sam Howell +5000
Carson Strong +10000
Bailey Zappe +10000
Kaleb Eleby +20000

Odds as of April 25 at FanDuel Sportsbook.

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The 2022 NFL Draft is not believed to be loaded with franchise-altering quarterbacks. It is highly likely we will see a position other than quarterback taken with the first-overall pick for the first time since 2017, when the Browns took Myles Garrett first overall.

It’s even reasonable to not see a QB selected in the top ten picks, should the Panthers, Falcons, and Seahawks opt to address other needs with the sixth, eighth, and ninth-overall picks, respectively.

Looking to the group of QB prospects, Pitt’s Kenny Pickett was given the best odds to be the first quarterback selected in the 2022 NFL Draft when betting lines opened. Pickett was the slight favorite over Liberty’s Malik Willis, but has seen Willis overtake him now.

Pickett’s odds went from +120 to +150 after the quarterback’s hands measured in at just 8.5 inches. Most NFL quarterbacks measure in around 9.5 inches, so Pickett’s hand is quite small. The last quarterback to have a successful NFL career with 8.5-inch hands was Mike Vick. Pickett is now listed as long as +200.

Willis’ odds improved from +150 to +110 on March 3rd, following Pickett’s hand measurement. His odds continued improving over the next 24 hours, landing Willis as the odds-on favorite as of Friday, March 4. The Liberty product is now given -140 odds to be the first QB taken in the 2022 NFL Draft. Pickett’s odds are also just +150, as this has really become a two-horse race. Desmond Ridder has seen his odds improve significantly as we lead up to draft night, landing at +1000, as Matt Corral and Sam Howell have seen their odds fade significantly.

Odds to Be First Running Back Selected in NFL Draft

Running Back Odds to Be First RB Taken
Breece Hall -250
Kenneth Walker III +280
Isaiah Spiller +1500
James Cook +3000
Kyren Williams +3500
Brian Robinson Jr +4000
Dameon Pierce +4500
Zamir White +6000

Odds as of April 25

Breece Hall, who played at Iowa State from 2019-2021, is the heavily favored to be the first running back taken in the 2022 NFL Draft. Hall is given -250 odds, meaning you’d have to bet $250 on him to just win $100.

Kenneth Walker has the second-best odds to be the first RB selected, listed at +280.

Odds to Be First Wide Receiver Selected in NFL Draft

Wide Receiver Odds to Be First WR Taken
Garrett Wilson -125
Jameson Williams +220
Drake London +270
Treylon Burks +1900
Chris Olave +2000
Jahan Dotson +9500
Christian Watson +9500
Skyy Moore +11000

Odds as of April 25

Former Ohio State receiver Garrett Wilson has opened as the favorite to be the first wide receiver selected in the 2022 NFL Draft. Wilson’s odds were listed as short as +100, while USC product Drake London was a close second at +175 odds.

The odds shifted as we entered April, though, and the two were seen as co-favorites at +125 odds. Wilson has since broken away as the favorite again, and he’s now the odds-on favorite to be the first wide receiver taken at -125. Jameson Williams is making major moves on the board, as his odds have improved from +600 to +220, which are the second-best odds.

Odds to Be First Offensive Lineman Selected in NFL Draft

Offensive Lineman Odds to Be First OL Taken
Ikem Ekwonu -150
Evan Neal +200
Charles Cross +450
Trevor Penning +7500
Tyler Linderbaum +7500
Zion Johnson +10000

Odds as of April 25

Though Evan Neal may have gotten more media attention during the NFL Combine, it is Ikem Ekwonu who is favored to be the first offensive lineman selected in the 2022 NFL Draft. Ekwonu’s odds are listed at -150, giving him a 60% implied probability of being the first OL to come off the board.

Neal is not far behind at +200, but these two were clearly above the rest of the field up until the week of the draft. Charles Cross has changed that, though, as his odds have improved from +1400 to +450 to be the first offensive lineman taken.

Odds to Be First Linebacker Selected in NFL Draft

Linebacker Odds to Be First CB Taken
Devin Lloyd -550
Nakobe Dean +450
Quay Walker +1400
Christian Harris +2900
Chad Muma +5000
Leo Chanel +8500

Odds as of April 25

Devin Lloyd has opened as the heavy odds-on favorite to be the first linebacker selected in the 2022 NFL Draft. Lloyd’s odds opened at -450, with Nakobe Dean given the second-best odds at +300. Lloyd’s odds have now improved to -550.

Odds to Be First Corner Selected in NFL Draft

Cornerback Odds to Be First CB Taken
Ahmad Gardner -500
Derek Stingley Jr +250
Trent McDuffie +2000
Andrew Booth Jr +5000
Kaiir Elam +10000
Tariq Woolen +10000

Odds as of April 25

Ahmad Gardner is the favorite to be the first cornerback taken in the 2022 NFL Draft. Gardner is a heavy odds-on favorite at -500 odds, with Derek Stingley Jr listed second on the board at +250 odds.

First Round Position Totals

Position Total Over Odds Under Odds
Offense 16.5 -110 -120
Defense 15.5 -125 -105
Quarterback 2.5 -250 +190
Wide Receiver 6.5 -105 -125
Running Back 0.5 +145 -190
Offensive Lineman 7.5 +155 -200
Tight End 0.5 +450 -700
Cornerback 4.5 +120 -150
Safety 1.5 -285 +220

Lines above as of April 25

Though quarterbacks may not be taken super early in the 2022 NFL Draft, the over/under for number of QBs selected in the first round was set at 3.5. Malik Willis and Kenny Pickett are almost certainties to be taken in the first round, and then sportsbooks obviously felt one of Matt Corral or Sam Howell had a shot as well. We’ve seen the over/under move to 2.5 now, though.

The odds say no running backs will be selected in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The over/under on running backs taken in the first round is 0.5 with the under getting -190 odds. A running back has been taken in the first round of every draft since 2014, when Bishop Sankey was the first to come off the board at pick 54.

NFL Draft College & Conference Props

Conference Line Over Odds Under Odds
ACC 4.5 -135 +105
Big Ten 6.5 -120 -110
Pac-12 4.5 +150 -190
SEC 10.5 -135 +105

The line for total SEC players taken in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft is a whopping 10.5. The over is also favored with -135 odds. The next highest conference is the Big Ten, whose line is set at 6.5.

Odds to Be First Georgia Bulldogs Player Drafted

Player Odds
Travon Walker -1600
Jordan Davis +750
Nakobe Dean +2500
Devonte Wyatt +3500

The reigning CFP national champions, the Georgia Bulldogs, have a ton of talented players entering the 2022 NFL Draft. The odds favor Travon Walker being the first one taken, with Jordan Davis in second with +750 odds. Walker is a heavy -1600 favorite.

It is notable that no offensive players are even given odds here.


2022 NFL Draft Order – First Round

Pick Team
1 Jacksonville Jaguars
2 Detroit Lions
3 Houston Texans
4 New York Jets
5 New York Giants
6 Carolina Panthers
7 New York Giants (from CHI)
8 Atlanta Falcons
9 Seattle Seahawks (from DEN)
10 New York Jets (from SEA)
11 Washington Commanders
12 Minnesota Vikings
13 Houston Texans (from CLE)
14 Baltimore Ravens
15 Philadelphia Eagles (from MIA)
16 New Orleans Saints (from IND through PHI)
17 Los Angeles Chargers
18 Philadelphia Eagles (from NO)
19 New Orleans Saints (from PHI)
20 Pittsburgh Steelers
21 New England Patriots
22 Green Bay Packers (from LV)
23 Arizona Cardinals
24 Dallas Cowboys
25 Buffalo Bills
26 Tennessee Titans
27 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
28 Green Bay Packers
29 Kansas City Chiefs (from SF through MIA)
30 Kansas City Chiefs
31 Cincinnati Bengals
32 Detroit Lions (from LAR)

The draft order above is accurate as of April 15. We will update here if any first-round picks are traded between now and April 28.

Odds to Select First Overall in 2022 NFL Draft

Odds to Pick First in NFL Draft

Team Odds
Jacksonville Jaguars +300
Detroit Lions +350
New York Jets +350
Houston Texans +450
New York Giants +700
Chicago Bears +1400
Washington Football Team +2500
Atlanta Falcons +2500
Philadelphia Eagles +2500
Pittsburgh Steelers +2500

Odds as of October 26.

To start the 2021 NFL season, the Houston Texans had the lowest NFL win total. This would suggest they were the favorite to get the first pick in the 2022 NFL Draft at this point. The Detroit Lions were just ahead of them.

  • [September 29] After the first three weeks of the NFL season, the Jacksonville Jaguars have emerged as the favorites to get the first pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. The Lions and Jets are just behind the Jaguars in the odds.

Teams to Select First in Past Drafts

Year Team with 1st Pick
2021 Jacksonville Jaguars
2020 Cincinnati Bengals
2019 Arizona Cardinals
2018 Cleveland Browns
2017 Cleveland Browns

Here are a few trends when it comes to the teams selecting first overall:

  • The Colts (both as Baltimore and Indianapolis) and Rams (as Cleveland, St Louis, and Los Angeles) are tied for the most times picking first overall with seven each
  • Three teams have never selected first overall: the Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, and Baltimore Ravens
  • The first overall pick has been traded five times, most recently in 2016 when the Rams traded up for Jared Goff
  • A team from the AFC North has had the first overall pick in three of the last five seasons
  • The Cleveland Browns (2017-18), Cincinnati Bengals (1994-95), and Philadelphia Eagles (1936-37) are the only three teams to ever select first overall in back-to-back drafts

Archived NFL Draft odds: 2021

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After working in TV, Matt turned his focus towards numbers, specifically odds. He has been with us since 2016 and serves as SBD's Editor-in-Chief, credited with creating our futures trackers, SBD's score predictor, SBD Sharp, and his own model for calculating NFL SOS, among other products.