NBA Finals MVP Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2012 NBA Finals feature a number of marquee players. Here is a look at the odds to win this year’s Finals MVP trophy.
The 2012 NBA Finals features the Oklahoma City Thunder facing Miami Heat. According to oddsmakers, the Thunder’s Kevin Durant is the favorite to win the MVP Trophy, as he has 5/6 odds. Other short odds to win are Miami’s LeBron James (3/2) and Dwayne Wade (8/1), along with Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook (8/1).
Durant is leading the Thunder in the postseason with 27.8 points per game. He is also averaging 7.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists per contest in the playoffs. Durant is shooting over 50 percent from the floor and 87 percent from free throw land this season.
James won the NBA MVP award for the regular season. He comes into the Finals leading the league in playoff scoring at 30.8 points per game. He is also averaging 9.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists per contest entering the Finals.
Wade is the shooting guard for the Heat and a former Finals MVP. This postseason, D-Wade is averaging 22.9 points, 5 rebounds, and 4-1 assists per game.
Westbrook is the point guard for Oklahoma City. He is averaging 21.7 points per game in the postseason. He is also averaging 5.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game for Oklahoma City.
For a full look at the odds to win this year’s NBA Finals MVP, see below.
2012 NBA Finals MVP Odds
Kevin Durant (Thunder) 5/6
LeBron James (Heat) 3/2
Dwayne Wade (Heat) 8/1
Russell Westbrook (Thunder) 8/1
James Harden (Thunder) 15/1
Serge Ibaka (Thunder) 30/1
Mario Chalmers (Heat) 30/1
Chris Bosh (Heat) 30/1
Field (Any Other Player) 10/1