|2013 NBA Finals Odds To Win: Heat Favored Entering Second Round|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 05 May 2013 08:44|
Updated NBA Finals Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2013 NBA Playoffs are done with the first round. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the NBA Finals.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Miami Heat, are still the favorites to win it all, as they have odds of 4/9 odds to win. The other short odds to win are the San Antonio Spurs (10/1), Oklahoma City Thunder (12/1), the Memphis Grizzlies (12/1) and the New York Knicks (15/1).
Miami is the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the Heat cruised to a sweep of the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs. Miami will meet the Chicago Bulls in the second round.
The San Antonio Spurs are the second seed in the Western Conference and they swept the Los Angeles Lakers in the opening round of the playoffs. The Spurs will face the Golden State Warriors in the second round.
The Thunder are the top seed in the West and they defeated the Houston Rockets in six games in the opening round and will now take on the Grizzlies in the second round.
The Grizzlies defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round, beating them in six games. Memphis will take on the Thunder in the second round.
The Knicks are the second seed in the Eastern Conference and they disposed of the Boston Celtics in six games to start the playoffs. The Knicks will now meet the Indiana Pacers in the second round.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2013 NBA Finals, see below.
2013 NBA Finals Odds To Win
Miami Heat 4/9
San Antonio Spurs 9/2
Memphis Grizzlies 12/1
Oklahoma City Thunder 12/1
New York Knicks 15/1
Indiana Pacers 33/1
Golden State Warriors 40/1
Chicago Bulls 66/1