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Previewing the NBA

Michael Mates, Sports Editor

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The NBA is geared up for a another extremely intriguing season. As Odds Shark and Bleacher Report have predicted, the Celtics and Warriors will likely meet in the NBA Finals. The Western Conference is looking to be stronger than the East because of the star studded teams like the Warriors, Lakers, and Rockets. The new look teams like the Lakers and Raptors are hopping to form a bond and make a push for a title. Here are the odds and predictions for the season according to Bleacher Report and Odds Shark.

 

Eastern Conference


1. Boston Celtics (62-20), 100 percent playoff probability, +550 title odds (bet $100 to win $550)

2. Philadelphia 76ers (55-27), 100 percent playoff probability, +1600 title odds

3. Toronto Raptors (52-30), 100 percent playoff probability, +1800 title odds

4. Indiana Pacers (49-33), 100 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

5. Washington Wizards (47-35), 85 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

6. Milwaukee Bucks (46-36), 85 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

7. Miami Heat (44-38), 65 percent playoff probability, +30000 title odds

8. Detroit Pistons (42-40), 50 percent playoff probability, +30000 title odds

9. Chicago Bulls (41-41), 40 percent playoff probability, +30000 title odds

10. Cleveland Cavaliers (40-42), 35 percent playoff probability, +40000 title odds

11. Charlotte Hornets (38-44), 25 percent playoff probability, +30000 title odds

12. New York Knicks (32-50), 15 percent playoff probability, +20000 title odds

13. Brooklyn Nets (30-52), 5 percent playoff probability, +40000 title odds

14. Orlando Magic (25-57), 0 percent playoff probability, +40000 title odds

15. Atlanta Hawks (22-60), 0 percent playoff probability, +35000 title odds

 

Western Conference


1. Golden State Warriors (66-16), 100 percent playoff probability, -175 title odds (bet $175 to win $100)

2. Houston Rockets (56-26), 100 percent playoff probability, +750 title odds

3. Utah Jazz (53-29), 95 percent playoff probability, +9000 title odds

4. Oklahoma City Thunder (51-31), 90 percent playoff probability, +4000 title odds

5. Los Angeles Lakers (48-34), 80 percent playoff probability, +700 title odds

6. San Antonio Spurs (47-35), 65 percent playoff probability, +6600 title odds

7. Denver Nuggets (47-35), 55 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

8. New Orleans Pelicans (46-36), 50 percent playoff probability, +12500 title odds

9. Minnesota Timberwolves (46-36), 50 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

10. Portland Trail Blazers (43-39), 45 percent playoff probability, +10000 title odds

11. Los Angeles Clippers (41-41), 35 percent playoff probability, +20000 title odds

12. Dallas Mavericks (36-46), 30 percent playoff probability, +14000 title odds

13. Memphis Grizzlies (31-51), 20 percent playoff probability, +50000 title odds

14. Phoenix Suns (28-54), 0 percent playoff probability, +50000 title odds

15. Sacramento Kings (25-57), 0 percent playoff probability, +40000 title odds