|NBA Western Conference Odds To Win: Spurs Favored Entering Playoffs|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:00|
NBA Western Conference Odds
(TheSpread) – The Western Conference of the 2014 NBA Playoffs feature a number of capable contenders. Here is a look at the odds to win the West this year.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the San Antonio Spurs are the favorites to come out of the West, as they have 3/2 odds. Other short odds to win are the Oklahoma City Thunder (2/1) and the Los Angeles Clippers (9/2).
The Spurs are the defending Western Conference champions. San Antonio has the top seed in the West after going 62-20 on the season and winning the Southwest Division. San Antonio was 32-9 at home and 30-11 on the road. The 30 road wins were the most in the entire NBA
The Thunder won the Western Conference title two years ago, but lost early last season following an injury to Russell Westbrook. Oklahoma City comes into the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the West after winning the Northeast Division. The Thunder went 59-23 on the season while posting a 34-7 record at home and 25-16 record on the road. The 34 home wins were most in the conference.
The Clippers come into the playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference after winning the Pacific Division. The Clippers went 57-25 on the season, picking up a 34-7 record at home to go with a 23-18 road record. The 34 home wins match the Thunder for most in the West.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2014 NBA Western Conference Championship, see below.
2014 NBA Western Conference Odds To Win
San Antonio Spurs 3/2
Oklahoma City Thunder 2/1
Los Angeles Clippers 9/2
Houston Rockets 9/1
Golden State Warriors 14/1
Portland Trailblazers 18/1
Dallas Mavericks 33/1
Memphis Grizzlies 33/1