So with the NBA Finals wrapped up, the longest season ever, that means we can all look ahead to next season.
It’s never too early to look at the betting odds, right?
Yep, NBA odds are already out for next year and you guessed it, the Lakers (+375) are favorites to repeat, provided by our partner PointsBet.
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Here are the top favorites following the Lakers:
Los Angeles Clippers (+425)
Milwaukee Bucks (+650)
Golden State Warriors (+750)
Brooklyn Nets (+1000)
The Portland Trail Blazers are a +3500 favorite to take home the hardware next season.
The Blazers have the 7th best odds to win the Western Conference at +1800.
As for the Western Conference Standings odds, the Trail Blazers winning percentage is set at 53.0 or 43.5 games.
So how you feeling about next season?
Now we just need to find out when the 2020-21 season will tip-off. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has said the regular season won't start until at least the new year, while Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum believes games for next season will get underway in Feb.
So who wants to bet on when the season will start?
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