NBA Skills Challenge Odds
HOUSTON, TX (TheSpread) – The NBA Taco Bell Skills Challenge features some of the best guards in the league. Here is a look at the odds to win this year’s contest.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Philadelphia’s Jrue Holiday is the favorite to win this, as he has 3/1 odds to win. Other short odds to win are San Antonio’s Tony Parker (7/2) and Portland’s Damian Lillard (7/2).
Holiday has yet to compete in this contest. He is third in the NBA with 418 assists, which is an average of 8.9 per game. He also is a decent shooter, posting a percentage of 45.2 from the field. This even required accurate passing and good shooting to win.
Parker is the defending champion of this event. He is competing in this contest for the fourth time in his career. Parker has 390 assists this season and he is shooting an impressive 53.6 percent from the field.
Lillard, who is a rookie, is competing in this event for the first time. Lillard has 342 assists this season for the Blazers and he is shooting 41.9 percent from the field. He is currently one of the front runners for NBA Rookie of the Year.
The Skills Challenge will be part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night, this Saturday, at 7PM ET from the Toyota Center in Houston. The event will air live on TNT. For the odds for each competitor to win this year’s NBA Taco Bell Skills Challenge, see below.
2013 NBA Taco Bell Skills Challenge Odds
Jrue Holiday (East) 3/1
Tony Parker (West) 7/2
Damian Lillard (West) 7/2
Jeremy Lin (West) 4/1
Brandon Knight (East) 11/2
Jeff Teague (East) 11/2