NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid Putting Pressure on LeBron James
The NBA MVP race is tightening as Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid continues to move up in the chase.
According to the MVP odds from FanDuel Sportsbook, Embiid is now +350, up from +500 last week. Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James holds steady as the favorite (+150), but it's clear Embiid is putting the pressure on.
Embid is up to an astounding 30.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. He is hitting 53.6% of his field goals and 85.3% of his free throws while getting to the line a league-high 11.7 times per game. James is averaging 25.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 8.1 assists per game while trying to will his team to wins with Anthony Davis out.
Here are the latest MVP odds from FanDuel Sportsbook for the 2020-21 season.
1. LeBron James (+150)
2. Joel Embiid (+350)
3. Nikola Jokic (+550)
4. Stephen Curry (+1100)
5. Kevin Durant (+1200)
6. Luka Doncic (+1300)
7. Giannis Antetokounmpo (+1800)
8. Damian Lillard (+2600)
9. Kawhi Leonard (+3600)
10. James Harden (+4600)
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