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, and as they try for a record 73rd regular season win on nothing has really changed wednesday. If any such thing, the Warriors (-140) have become an even larger favorite at the sportsbooks.
Many individuals might second-guess laying a true quantity like -140 – especially for the group that’s within the Western Conference and can have to proceed through two other teams that have won at least 50 games – but this Warriors group was on another level. The piece that is latest of proof arrived in Sunday’s victory once they went into San Antonio – the second-best team in the NBA – and handed them their very first home lack of the growing season.
Even though the Spurs (+300) are second in line based on the odds, people believe a loss like this is very damning. Just How will they be likely to beat Golden State without home court advantage? The Spurs lost the growing season series 3-1.
If it is perhaps not the Spurs who’ll slow them straight down into the Western Conference playoffs, it will probably have to be either the Oklahoma City Thunder (+1200) or Los Angeles Clippers (+2800). Both are talented enough doing it, but neither choice is that motivating. The Thunder might have the most useful one-two punch within the NBA with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, but as a collective product the group is 16th in points per game allowed (103.3) and is 27th in turnovers per game (15.5). Continue reading “Warriors the Clear Favorite on NBA Championship Odds”