Bovada gives Derrick Rose better odds to win NBA MVP than Jimmy Butler

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Despite the Chicago Bulls seemingly becoming more and more Jimmy Butler’s team, some oddsmakers in Las Vegas feel like Derrick Rose still has a better chance than Butler at being the 2015-16 NBA MVP.

Rose was given 33/1 odds, while Butler currently sits at 66/1.

Take a look at the 20 players given the best shot at winning MVP below.

Via Bovada:

Odds to Win 2016-16 NBA Regular Season MVP

LeBron James (CLE) 11/4

Anthony Davis (NO) 4/1

Kevin Durant (OKC) 11/2

Stephen Curry (GSW) 6/1

James Harden (HOU) 7/1

Russell Westbrook (OKC) 12/1

Chris Paul (LAC) 16/1

Blake Griffin (LAC) 20/1

LaMarcus Aldridge (POR) 33/1

Derrick Rose (CHI) 33/1

Kawhi Leonard (SAN) 35/1

Carmelo Anthony (NY) 50/1

Kevin Love (CLE) 50/1

Klay Thompson (GSW) 50/1

John Wall (WAS) 50/1

Jimmy Butler (CHI) 66/1

Paul George (IND) 66/1

Dwight Howard (HOU) 66/1

DeMarcus Cousins (SAC) 75/1

Marc Gasol (MEM) 80/1

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