The Heisman Trophy Race Is Heating Up And It’s Crazy That Trevor Lawrence Is No Longer The Favorite

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With Week 10 of the college football season kicking off this weekend, the entire picture is beginning to take its shape and the Pac-12 is finally joining the mix of conferences to play this fall. The biggest headline of the year has come out of Clemson, where quarterback Trevor Lawrence tested positive for COVID-19. Lawrence, the Heisman Trophy favorite prior to the season, will miss his second-straight week as the Tigers face the Fighting Irish in a top-five showdown on Saturday and has seen his odds drop on BetMGM’s Official Sportsbook as a result. As of Tuesday, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is the live favorite at +150 and Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields sits at +175, while Lawrence dropped to +300.


This shift in the odds is confusing, considering that Lawrence will still play in more games than Fields (assuming he returns next week), and has not had a down week. Here’s the good news: it leaves great value on the table for sports bettors and we’re excited to provide new players looking to get in on the action with an insane deal!


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