NBA Western Conference Odds

lakers-bryant01-360

(TheSpread) – The 2012-13 NBA Season will open up play this week with the Los Angeles Lakers as the favorite to be the best in the West. Here is a look at the odds to win the Western Conference.

View Current NBA Odds

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Lakers have odds of 4/5 to win the Western Conference. Other short odds to win are the Oklahoma City Thunder (9/5) and the San Antonio Spurs (6/1).

The Lakers lost in the Western Conference semifinals last year to the Thunder, but in the offseason, the Lakers added Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to the already stacked roster, led by Kobe Bryant. The Lakers have won 32 conference titles in franchise history.

The Oklahoma City Thunder won the Western Conference title last year. Oklahoma City reached the finals for the first time in franchise history and are led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Oklahoma City just traded one of its key pieces from last season, James Harden, to the Rockets in exchange for a handful of players, including Kevin Martin.

The Spurs lost in the Western Conference finals to the Thunder last year. The Spurs have won the conference title four times in franchise history, with the last title coming in 2007. The Spurs have kept intact the core of their team, led by Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.

Bet on NBA Futures Odds

For a complete look at the odds for each team to win the 2013 NBA Western Conference, see below

2013 NBA Western Conference Odds To Win

Los Angeles Lakers 4/5

Oklahoma City Thunder 9/5

San Antonio Spurs 6/1

Memphis Grizzlies 15/1

Los Angeles Clippers 15/1

Dallas Mavericks 15/1

Denver Nuggets 20/1

Sacramento Kings 50/1

New Orleans Hornets 50/1

Golden State Warriors 50/1

Houston Rockets 50/1

Minnesota T-Wolves 50/1

Portland Blazers 50/1

Phoenix Suns 50/1

Utah Jazz 50/1

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

NBA Headlines

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incide...
  • BOSTON (AP) Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71.
    The Celtics announced his death Tuesday ni...
  • PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick could miss two weeks with a left leg injury.
    The 76ers say Redick was hurt Monday during the fourth quarter of their victory over Toronto,...
  • NEW YORK (AP) Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the league's officiating.
    The punishment was announced Tuesday by Kiki VanDeWeghe,...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets coach Steve Clifford returned to practice following a 21-game absence due to headaches caused by sleep deprivation.
    Clifford said Tuesday when he began experienci...

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Suns vs. Trail Blazers Pick Are the host Portland Trail Blazersgoing to cover the large spread tonight at 10PM ET when they play the Phoenix...
Thumbnail Mavericks vs. Nuggets Pick Will the Dallas Mavericks and host Denver Nuggets engage in a high-scoring affair...
Thumbnail Pelicans vs. Celtics Pick Will the host Boston Celtics going to ride their home-court advantage to victory tonight when they battle the New Orleans...
Thumbnail Timberwolves vs. Magic Pick Are the Minnesota Timberwolves going to ease to a victory tonight when they play at the Orlando Magic?...
Thumbnail Rockets vs. Clippers Pick Are the Los Angeles Clippers going to win a fifth straight game tonight when they host the Houston Rockets at...

NBA Team Pages