2020 NFL Rookie Prop Bets
Gambling on NFL games in nothing new, but specific proposition bets haven’t been around that long. One of the fastest growing segments of the sports betting industry in the US, prop betting is evolving in Nevada sportsbooks and online as gaming control boards open up to these opportunities. And despite the uncertain outlook for the upcoming season, oddsmakers have wasted no time building the market for the 2020 NFL rookie prop bets.
Prop bets are wager on an individual player or specific event, and they became popular with the Super Bowl. These days, there are hundreds of specific propositions a gambler could put money on, beyond just the Super Bowl’s coin toss. And they’re not limited to Nevada. Online operators in New Jersey, like DraftKings Sportsbook, Pennsylvania and more have followed Vegas’s lead.
According to ESPN, more than $20 billion has been bet with US sportsbooks since the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 in 2018. The federal statute, commonly referred to as PASPA, had restricted regulated sports betting to primarily Nevada for 26 years, before being ruled unconstitutional. These days, people can put their money on the line in 18 different states and online.
So here’s a quick look at some of the 2020 NFL Rookie Prop Bets that are available these days.