NBA Eastern Conference Odds
Can anyone stop the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Playoffs this year? Here’s a look at the odds to win the Eastern Conference.
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Cleveland Cavaliers are favored to win the East, as they have -110 odds. Other shorter odds to win are the Toronto Raptors (+200) and the Philadelphia 76ers (+375).
Cleveland is the three-time defending champs in the Eastern Conference. The Cavs enter the 2018 playoffs as the fourth seed in the East. They went 50-32 this season and will face the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. Cleveland averaged 110.9 points per game this season, but allowed 109.9 per game. The Cavs have won the conference title four times in franchise history.
The Toronto Raptors earned the top seed in the East this season after posting a 59-23 record. Toronto is going to face the Washington Wizards in the opening round of the playoffs. The Raptors average 111.7 points per game this season while allowing 103.9 per game. Toronto has never won the Eastern Conference.
Philadelphia earned the third seed in the East this season after posting a 52-30 record. The 76ers averaged 109.8 points per game this season while allowing 105.3 per contest. They will face the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs. Philly could be without center Joel Embiid to start the playoffs due to his facial injury. The 76ers have won the conference title nine times, last doing so in 2001.