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Joe Mixon Odds to Win Super Bowl 56 MVP in 2022 Rams vs Bengals on FanDuel Sportsbook (Updated)

Devon Platana
Joe Mixon odds to win Super Bowl 56 MVP in 2022.
Joe Mixon odds to win Super Bowl 56 MVP in 2022. / Emilee Chinn/GettyImages

After playing only six games in 2020 due to injury, Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon enjoyed the best campaign of his career in 2021. Without his resurgence, the Bengals likely wouldn't be competing in Super Bowl LVI this Sunday.

With his ability to rack up 100 yards from scrimmage on any given night, fans might be wondering about Mixon's odds of ending the weekend as Super Bowl MVP.

Joe Mixon Super Bowl MVP Odds

Mixon currently has +4000 odds to be named Super Bowl LVI MVP, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Those odds are good enough for ninth best among player suiting up.

The last running back to be named Super Bowl MVP was the Denver Broncos' Terrell Davis at Super Bowl XXXII — almost 25 years ago. In total, only seven running backs have earned the honor throughout the Super Bowl's existence.

Mixon rushed the ball 292 times in 16 regular season games for a career-best 1,205 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns. He also caught 42 passes for 314 receiving yards and another trio of touchdowns.

The 25-year-old RB has seen a total of 65 touchdowns this preseason, turning them into 296 yards from scrimmage and one touchdown score.

After allowing 140 rushing yards against the Arizona Cardinals in the Wild Card Round, the Rams' defense has tightened up since then. Los Angeles has allowed a combined 143 rushing yards over its last two games, meaning Mixon might have his work cut out for him.

Nevertheless, Mixon is one of the best at what he does and only needs a small opening to make explosive plays. If he can prove why he's a three-time 1,000-yard rusher on Sunday, he has great value as a dark-horse Super Bowl MVP pick.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. The views expressed in his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.