(The Spread) - In a matchup viewed as youth versus age, the Oklahoma City Thunder will battle San Antonio Spurs in the 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals.
With the series set to open on Sunday, oddsmakers have released odds for the exact series results. At least according to the odds, the most likely scenario is that the Spurs will win in seven games. That exact series result has 12/5 odds, while the Spurs winning in five games has odds of 7/2.
The Thunder winning in six games has odds of 4/1 while the Spurs in six has odds of 21/4. The Thunder in seven is 7/1, the Spurs in four games is 10/1 and Oklahoma City in five is 15/1. The long shot is the Thunder in a sweep, as those odds are currently sitting at 18/1.
Oddsmakers have also released prop odds for how many total games will be played in this series, with the over/under being set at 5.5. The over carries odds of -220 while the under is +180, so clearly oddsmakers feel as though this game could go the distance. And with two great teams battling it out, who could blame them.
There are odds for home many total games will be played in this series, regardless of which team wins. Seven games has odds of +160, six games has odds of +185, five games has odds of +230 and four games has odds of +750.
Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals is set for Sunday, May 27. As of this writing, the Spurs are 5.5-point favorites versus the Thunder, while the over/under is set at 204.5.