Betting On The 2022 MLB Draft: Signs Pointing Towards Druw Jones Going First

  • Druw Jones has -225 odds to be selected first in the MLB Draft.
  • Druw Jones is the top-ranked prospect by many outlets.
  • Jones is the son of legendary outfielder Andruw Jones.

LOS ANGELES – The MLB Draft is just under a week away and oddsmakers have their eyes on one prospect to be selected with the first overall pick. That prospect is, outfielder, Druw Jones, son of former All-Star outfielder, Andruw Jones.

MLB Draft First Overall Pick Odds

  • Druw Jones -225
  • Termarr Johnson +325
  • Jackson Holliday +500
  • Brooks Lee +850
  • Elijah Green +1100
  • Jacob Berry +2500
  • Kevin Parada +5500
  • Gavin Cross +5500

Jones is not only one of, if not the best defensive outfielders in the draft this year, however, he is also a menace on offense. During his Georgia Player of the Year run, Jones posted a .570 batting average, 13 home runs, 1.702 OPS, 32 stolen bases, and 72 runs in total. MLB scouts have also been extremely high on his power having graded him a 60 for raw power on how far he can hit the ball as well as a 70 grade for how fast he can throw it and an overall 65 draft grade.

Aside from Jones being the number one ranked prospect in the draft, oddsmakers have also shown how confident they are in this by giving him plus odds to be selected anywhere else.

Online sportsbooks have given him +175 odds to be selected second and +400 odds to go third.

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Getting The Most Value On Druw Jones

While many are quick to take Jones’ odds to be selected first overall, in order to gain the most value in betting on his odds to go first, those come with his draft position total.

Druw Jones Draft Position

  • Over 1.5 +155
  • Under 1.5 -210

For those that nitpick their bets in order to make the most profit, then betting on Jones’ draft position is the way to go. When betting $100, his odds to be drafted under 1.5 offer a $48 payout while his straight-up odds to go first overall offer a $44 profit.