2013 NBA Finals Odds To Win

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(TheSpread) – The 2012 NBA Finals just concluded, but its not to early to think about next year. Here is a look at the odds to win the 2013 NBA Finals.

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According to oddsmakers, the two teams that contended for this year’s NBA title, the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder are the favorites to win, as each has 5/2 odds. Other short odds to win are the Chicago Bulls (5/1) and the San Antonio Spurs (7/1).

The Heat claimed their first NBA Championship with The Big Three, as they beat the Thunder in 5 games. This team will remain largely intact but perhaps lose a few role players. The Heat will have the challenge of striving to repeat for the title, which can be difficult.

The Thunder came up short, losing in the NBA Finals to the Heat. The Thunder will be very talented next year with the core of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden back. They will be a year wiser and can build off this Finals experience.

The Bulls were set to make a run at the title this year, but saw star Derrick Rose go down in the first game of the playoffs with a knee injury. Chicago actually had the best record in the Eastern Conference this year, better than Miami.

The Spurs had the top record in the West, but lost to the Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. The question for San Antonio is age as stars like Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili are all getting toward the tail end of their careers.

2013 NBA Finals Odds To Win

Oklahoma City Thunder 5/2

Miami Heat 5/2

Chicago Bulls 5/1

San Antonio Spurs 7/1

Los Angeles Lakers 12/1

Dallas Mavericks 15/1

Boston Celtics 20/1

Indiana Pacers 20/1

Denver Nuggets 30/1

Los Angeles Clippers 30/1

Orlando Magic 30/1

Memphis Grizzlies 30/1

New York Knicks 60/1

Philadelphia 76ers 60/1

Atlanta Hawks 60/1

Milwaukee Bucks 100/1

Charlotte Bobcats 100/1

Portland Blazers 100/1

Minnesota T-Wolves 100/1

Houston Rockets 100/1

Golden State Warriors 100/1

New Orleans Hornets 100/1

Sacramento Kings 100/1

Phoenix Suns 100/1

New Jersey Nets 100/1

Cleveland Cavaliers 100/1

Detroit Pistons 100/1

Washington Wizards 100/1

Toronto Raptors 100/1

Utah Jazz 100/1

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