|2013 NBA Eastern Conference Odds To Win: Heat Favored Entering Round 2|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 05 May 2013 10:00|
Eastern Conference Odds
(TheSpread) – There are four teams remaining in the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs. Here is an updated look at the odds to win the East.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Miami Heat are heavily favored, as they have 1/6 odds to win. Other short odds to win are the New York Knicks (6/1), the Indiana Pacers (13/1) and the Chicago Bulls (33/1).
Miami is the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the Heat were the lone team in the East to sweep their first-round playoff opponent. The Heat swept the Bucks in the opening round and will now face the Bulls in the second round.
The Knicks are the second seed in the East and they disposed of the Boston Celtics in the opening round in six games. New York will now face Indiana in the second round.
The Pacers are the third seed in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers advanced to the second round by beating the Atlanta Hawks in six games. Indiana will face New York in the second round.
The Bulls reached the conference semifinals by beating the Brooklyn Nets in seven games. It was the lone first-round series to go seven games. Chicago is the fifth seed in the East and will now face Miami in the second round.
For a complete look at each team’s odds to win the 2013 Eastern Conference Championship, see below.
2013 NBA Eastern Conference Odds To Win
Miami Heat 1/6
New York Knicks 6/1
Indiana Pacers 14/1
Chicago Bulls 33/1