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Jameis Winston vs. Taysom Hill in the New Orleans Saints Training Camp QB Fight by the Odds

The latest betting odds on who will emerge victorious from the New Orleans Saints’ training camp quarterback competition.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, captained by Tom Brady, are not only the defending Super Bowl Champions and the clear class of the NFC South, but are also one of the strong favorites to win it all again in 2021, according to oddsmakers.
After acquiring quarterback Sam Darnold from the New York Jets in the summer, the Carolina Panthers are expecting to go through some growing pains as they try to revitalize his career.
The Atlanta Falcons, who are predicted to be proficient on offense thanks to Matt Ryan’s leadership, are still only power regarded as an average club with a 7.5 season victory total in Las Vegas sportsbooks.
The New Orleans Saints, on the other hand, will have to decide whether to start veteran Jameis Winston or the versatile Taysom Hill.
Winston has been given astronomical odds of -360 to replace the retired Drew Brees as the starting quarterback in Week 1 by oddsmakers.
Jameis Winston (-360) is widely favored as the Saints’ Week 1 starting quarterback when they meet the Green Bay Packers as 2.5-point home underdogs. Hingle/USA TODAY Sports
Last season, the veteran only passed for 75 yards while filling in for Brees on a limited basis.
In six seasons in the NFL, the former Florida State quarterback has passed for 19,812 yards and 121 touchdowns.
Winston, on the other hand, has battled with ball security.
He has thrown a whopping 88 interceptions in just 76 games.
Winston went 28-42 in 70 career starts, with his only winning record coming in 2016 (9-7) as my colleague Shawn Childs pointed out in his Saints fantasy team preview.
Winston lead the NFL in passing yards (5,109) and attempts (626) in 2019, but his astronomically high amount of interceptions (30 – eighth all-time) keeps his opponents in games far too often.
Taysom Hill (+255) has turned into one of the NFL’s most dangerous and versatile players, lining up at quarterback, wide receiver, running back, and tight end for the Saints.
Hill carried for 457 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground last season, while also catching eight passes for 98 yards and a touchdown.
In his enlarged role as quarterback, the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ showed accuracy as well, completing 72.7% of his passes for 928 yards and four touchdowns.
In 2021, Childs predicts the Saints will use a two-quarterback system for the majority of the season: In 2021, New Orleans will cycle two quarterbacks.
With Drew Brees sidelined last season, Hill had a chance to prove he belonged as the team’s starting quarterback.
Ian Book (+5000) was a great quarterback for Notre Dame throughout his collegiate career, throwing for 8,948 yards and 72 touchdowns. He was taken in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
To even see the field in his debut season, Book would require an injury to either Winston or Hill.
Book’s enormous +5000 odds should not tempt bettors to back him for anything other than a backup role in 2021.
Finding a solid starting quarterback in the NFL is difficult enough, but replacing a Hall of Famer at the position raises the stakes much higher.
Winston is expected to take over in early rounds this summer given to his experience as a pocket passer.
As we often emphasize, laying prohibitive odds is not a good strategy to manage your bankroll.
Despite the possibility that Winston may start in Week 1, this is a risky wagering market.
It’s worth noting that this market was -200 in Winston’s favor back in early May.
Because to his hybrid versatility with several spots and great support from head coach Sean Payton, Hill is now the best bargain at his excellent +255 odds.
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