New Betting Odds Released For Kyler Murray’s Future
NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners throws during warm ups before the game against the Army Black Knights at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Black Knights 28-21 in overtime. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)Following the recent reports that Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray might give up on professional baseball and opt for the NFL instead, sports books are starting to release odds on his future.According to BetOnline via Tulsa World reporter Eric Bailey, odds have been released on Murray’s potential as a first round NFL draft pick, and what he does as either an NFL player or baseball player.As of Thursday, Murray is a -200 favorite to be a first round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.Murray is also a -200 favorite to throw a touchdown pass in the NFL before scoring a home run in MLB.Where you got your Kyler Murray money? #Sooners pic.twitter.com/ZM29wy5JVJ— Eric Bailey (@EricBaileyTW) January 10, 2019Murray was a first-round draft pick in the 2019 MLB Draft by the Oakland A’s.Back in June, prior to his first game at Oklahoma, Murray reportedly signed a $4.66 million contract to play baseball for the A’s.However, since winning the Heisman Trophy after a Big 12 title-winning season with the Sooners, NFL interest in Murray has surged.Murray is expected to officially make a decision on the NFL Draft by this weekend.Reports indicate that he’ll be declaring for the NFL Draft, though that doesn’t mean he’s choosing football.