|NBA Eastern Conference Odds To Win: Heat Favored Entering Playoffs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:00|
Eastern Conference Odds
(TheSpread) – The Eastern Conference of the 2014 NBA Playoffs look to be a battle of just two teams. Here is a look at the odds to win the conference title this year.
The Heat are the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions and they come into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the East after winning the Southeast Division. Miami went 54-28 during the season with a 32-9 record at home and a 22-19 mark on the road.
The Pacers come into the postseason as the top seed in the Eastern Conference after winning the Central Division. Indiana was 56-26 this season, going 35-6 at home and 21-20 on the road. The 35 wins at home were most of any team in the NBA.
The Nets are actually the No. 6 seed in the East after going just 44-38 in the Atlantic Division. Brooklyn was 28-13 at home, but just 16-25 on the road. The 16 road wins are the second fewest of any team in the playoffs.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2014 NBA Eastern Conference Championship, see below.
2014 NBA Eastern Conference Odds To Win
Miami Heat 2/3
Indiana Pacers 2/1
Brooklyn Nets 9/1
Chicago Bulls 12/1
Toronto Raptors 20/1
Washington Wizards 50/1
Charlotte Bobcats 75/1
Atlanta Hawks 100/1