2015-16 NBA Assists Leader Odds
Who will lead the NBA in assists per game this upcoming season? Oddsmakers currently favor Chris Paul of the Clippers.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Paul is a clear favorite at 1/2 odds to lead the league in assists per game this upcoming season. The player with the next best odds is Rajon Rondo of the Kings, although he might as well be considered a long shot given that his odds are 5/1. John Wall of the Wizards is also 11/2 to lead the NBA in assists per game.
Paul lead the league in assists per game last year with 10.2 APG, although Wall was right behind him with a mark of 10.0. Ty Lawson of the Nuggets was third at 9.6 APG, while Russell Westbrook was fourth at 8.6 APG and Rondo rounded out the top 5 with 7.9 APG.
Speaking of Lawson, he's currently 16/1 to lead the league in APG in 2015-16, as is Westbrook. Ricky Rubio is also 17/2 while Steph Curry of the defending champion Warriors has odds of 20/1 to accomplish the feat.
2016-16 NBA Assists Per Game Leader
Chris Paul (LAC) 1/2
Rajon Rondo (SAC) 5/1
John Wall (WAS) 11/2
Ricky Rubio (MIN) 17/2
Russell Westbrook (OKC) 16/1
Ty Lawson (HOU) 16/1
Stephen Curry (GS) 20/1
LeBron James (CLE) 20/1
Reggie Jackson (DET) 30/1
Elfrid Payton (ORL) 30/1
Jeff Teague (ATL) 50/1
Kyle Lowry (TOR) 50/1