Warriors the Clear Favorite on NBA Championship Odds
The Golden State Warriors have for ages been the favourite to win the NBA championship this season, so that as they try for a record 73rd regular season winnings on nothing has really changed wednesday. If such a thing, the Warriors (-140) have become an even larger favorite at the sportsbooks.
Lots of people might second-guess laying number like -140 – especially for the team that’s in the Western Conference and certainly will have to go through two other groups which have won at least 50 games – but this Warriors team happens to be on another level. The piece that is latest of evidence found its way to Sunday’s victory if they went into San Antonio – the second-best group into the NBA – and handed them their first house lack of the season.
As the Spurs (+300) are second in line according to the chances, many individuals feel that a loss like that is very damning. How will they be likely to beat Golden State without home court benefit? The Spurs destroyed the season series 3-1.
Whether or not it’s perhaps not the Spurs whom’ll slow them down into the Western Conference playoffs, it’ll probably have to be either the Oklahoma City Thunder (+1200) or Los Angeles Clippers (+2800). Both are talented sufficient to complete it, but neither choice is that motivating. The Thunder could have the most readily useful one-two punch in the NBA with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, but as being a collective unit the group is 16th in points per game permitted (103.3) and is 27th in turnovers per game (15.5). (suite…)