NBA - Bookmakers split on the favorite for the title of Rookie of the Year

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NBA - Bookmakers split on the favorite for the title of Rookie of the Year

The bookmakers' expectations are already on the name of who will win the title of Rookie of the Year 2018. They are two favorites in a race that will certainly be more passionate than the past season in which Joel Embiid would win low if not stopped by Precautions of the Sixers medical staff. And just in the ranks of Philadelphia comes the first favorite to happen to Malcom Brogdon: Ben Simmons, to debut after a first season ko.

The other big favorite, of course, is Lonzo Ball. The young Los Angeles Lakers playmaker, in fact, is given a slight advantage. The surprise comes from the number three position that sees the Mavericks Dennis Smith rookie over the pick # 1 of draft 2017 Markelle Fultz. Here is the complete list of the Westgate SuperBook:

Lonzo Ball (Lakers) 11/4
Ben Simmons (Sixers) 3/1
Dennis Smith (Mavs) 7/2
Markelle Fultz (Sixers) 11/2
Jayson Tatum (Celtics) 13/2
De'Aaron Fox (Kings) 8/1
Malik Monk (Hornets) 12/1
Josh Jackson (Suns) 12/1
Donovan Mitchell (Jazz) 14/1
Justin Jackson (Kings) 33/1
Jonathan Isaac (Magic) 33/1
Luke Kennard (Pistons) 33/1
Lauri Markkanen (Bulls) 33/1
Frank Ntilikina (Knicks) 33/1
Zack Collins (Blazers) 33/1
Derrick White (Spurs) 50/1