Jun 26, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Jabari Parker (Duke) is interviewed after being selected as the number two overall pick to the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2014 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rookie of the Year odds: Jabari Parker the favorite, Andrew Wiggins gaining ground

As soon as the NBA Draft was complete, oddsmakers made the number two overall pick, Milwaukee Bucks’ forward Jabari Parker, the favorite to win the Rookie of the Year Award with the number overall pick, then-Cleveland Cavaliers and now Minnesota Timberwolves’ swingman Andrew Wiggins just behind him.

Now that Wiggins is with the Timberwolves, he’s gaining on Parker.

“With the Wiggins and Love trade going through, nothing changed in terms of Championship odds as it was just a formality and the Cavs remain the favorites at 5-2,” Bovada’s Sports Book Manager, Kevin Bradley explained. “However, Wiggins has dropped from 6-1 to 4-1 for Rookie of the Year now that he can be the man in Minnesota and not deferring to Lebron.”

Our friends at Bovada have been kind enough to send over their latest odds which you can see below.

Odds to Win 2014-15 Rookie of the Year          

Jabari Parker                 3/1

Andrew Wiggins            4/1

Nerlens Noel                 6/1

Julius Randle                7/1

Doug McDermott          12/1

Dante Exum                  14/1

Elfrid Payton                 14/1

Marcus Smart                14/1

TJ Warren                     20/1

Aaron Gordon               25/1

Gary Harris                    25/1

Nik Stauskas                 25/1

Shabazz Napier             25/1

Noah Vonleh                 33/1

PJ Hairston                   33/1

Adreian Payne               40/1

James Young                40/1

Jordan Adams              40/1

Kyle Anderson              40/1

Joel Embiid                  50/1

Mitch McGary                50/1

Parker averaged 19.1 points, 8.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 47.3% from the field, 35.8% from beyond the arc and 74.8% from the free throw line for the Blue Devils last season. Wiggins averaged 17.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks per game for the Jayhawks last season while shooting 44.8% from the field, 34.1% from beyond the arc and 77.5% from the free throw line.

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