2017 Receiving Yards Prop Bet Predictions

NFL player prop bets are a lot like playing a season long fantasy football league. You are not looking at just one game but how a player will do over a whole season. This means a high level of targets are a must to have a chance of getting the yards. One big difference in this bet is that touchdowns do not matter so redzone targets are just valued as any pass target. Of course we also need a top quarterback and a pass first offensive philosophy.

I like to spread my money over 3 or 4 picks and since all of my picks are at least +550. If any of them hit then I win money for the year. I strongly recommend that you take at least 3 wide receivers because an injury that takes a receiver out for 2 or 3 weeks is enough to end his chance of leading the league in yards.

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4 Picks on who will lead the NFL in receiving yards in 2017

Odell Beckham Jr New York Giants

2016 Stats Receptions 101, Yards 1,367, TDS 10

Beckham posted a career career high in receptions (101) last year. He has now managed at least 91 receptions, 1,305 yards and 10 touchdowns during each of his first three pro seasons. He should benefit from New York’s offseason addition of Brandon Marshall and first-round pick Evan Engram. Beckham is a safe choice to be in the top 5 in receiving yards.

Odell Beckham bet +550 at Bovada or MyBookie.ag

Mike Evans Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2016 Receptions 96, Yards 1,321, TDS 12

In 2016 Evans lead the NFL with 170 targets, a league-high 20 of which came in the end zone. The additions of DeSean Jackson and O.J. Howard will take some heat off of Evans and won’t cost him many targets and scoring opportunities. In fact I can see him getting a few fewer receptions but more yards as the field opens up for the tall wide receiver.

Mike Evans bet +1200. All three sportsbooks have the same odds. Bovada, Betonline, MyBookie

Amari Cooper Oakland Raiders

2016 Receptions 83, Yards 1,153, TDS 5

Cooper already has a pair of 1,000-yard seasons in two years in the league. As a fantasy player his big holdup has been the lack of touchdowns. For this prop bet all we care about are yards. With the addition of Lynch at running back the defenses will have to respect the run even more. That will give Cooper a few more chances for long gains down the middle. The Raiders offense is a pass first offense and the key players are just now entering their prime years.

Amari Cooper prop bet +1800 at Bovada or BetOnline.ag

Jordy Nelson Green Bay Packers

2016 Receptions 97, Yards 1,257, TDS 14

Considering that he missed his entire 2015 season with a torn ACL, it was fair to wonder just how effective Nelson would be in 2016. He showed he was healthy with 97 receptions for 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns. At age 32 will he be slowing down? No, I expect the Pack to be a wide open offense this year. If the Packers are going to make the Super Bowl it will be on the arm of Aaron Rodgers. The guy who is in a real position to benefit is Jordy. I like him as my long shot pick to lead the league in passing.

Jordy Nelson bet +2800 at Bovada

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