Lakers, Celtics draw most bets to win title

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Lakers, Celtics draw most bets to win title
Lakers, Celtics draw most bets to win title

The public is betting on the NBA like it's the 1980s. "It's all Lakers and Celtics," MGM sportsbook director Jeff Stoneback said. Book by book across Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Lakers have attracted the most bets to win the NBA championship this season. The Boston Celtics, the favorites in the Eastern Conference, are a close second. The Celtics are 5-1 while the Lakers are 12-1 to win the title. As of Wednesday, out of the hundreds of NBA championship wagers placed at MGM sportsbooks, the Lakers had just 18 more bets than the Celtics. However, both teams had drawn more than three times as many bets as had been placed on any other team. The Houston Rockets are a distant third. "After the Lakers

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