Tom Brady remains betting favourite for Super Bowl MVP

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Rob Gronkowski reportedly saw limited action during weekend practice as he remains in concussion protocol. That has not diminished the New England Patriots star’s position as a +700 favourite to score the opening touchdown in Sunday’s clash with the Philadelphia Eagles on the Super Bowl 52 props at sportsbooks monitored by

Gronkowski suffered the injury in a helmet-on-helmet collision during New England’s 24-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars a week ago. The two-time Super Bowl champion was kept out of the end zone in the Patriots’ AFC title game victory, ending a stretch of six straight playoff games with at least one touchdown, and has failed to score in each of his past four outings away from Gillette Stadium.

Despite those struggles, Gronkowski remains a short -120 favourite to score a touchdown anytime in Sunday evening’s Eagles vs. Patriots Super Bowl betting matchup at US Bank Stadium. He also continues to hover near the top of the Super Bowl 52 MVP odds, trailing only quarterbacks Tom Brady and Nick Foles as a +900 bet.

A pair of Patriots teammates closely follows Gronkowski on the Super Bowl 52 touchdown props. Wide receiver Brandin Cooks caught seven touchdown passes in his first season with New England, and is listed as both a +800 bet to score the first major, and at +120 on the anytime scorer odds. Rusher Dion Lewis is a +850 first touchdown bet, but joins Cooks with +120 odds to score sometime on Sunday night.


Tight end Zach Ertz leads all Eagles players on the Super Bowl first touchdown props, joined at +1,000 by Patriots rusher Rex Burkhead, who scored the first touchdown on six occasions this season. Ertz sits alone as a strong +140 wager to find the end zone anytime during Sunday’s clash, just ahead of Philadelphia rusher Jay Ajayi at +150.

Brady continues to lead the way on the Super Bowl MVP odds as a -110 favourite. The 40-year-old led the Patriots to a comeback victory over the Jaguars as eight-point favourites despite suffering a cut to his hand that required 12 stitches just days before the game.

Foles makes his first Super Sunday appearance as a +325 wager on the Super Bowl MVP odds after leading the Eagles to consecutive playoff victories as betting underdogs, including a three-touchdown performance in Philadelphia’s 38-7 NFC title game win over the Minnesota Vikings.

The eventual MVP is listed as a +200 bet to mention his teammates first in his acceptance speech on the Super Bowl exotic props for Sunday. God closely trails at +300, while the name of the winning city and coach are knotted at +700.

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