Warriors improving NBA title odds
OAKLAND, CA (TheSpread) – The Golden State Warriors won their 14th straight game on Wednesday night. Are they now the favorite to win the 2015 NBA Finals?
Golden State picked up a 105-93 win over the Houston Rockets last night to claim their 14th straight victory. The Warriors are now 19-2 on the season, going 8-1 at home and 11-1 on the road. They have a two-game lead over any team in the West and a three-game lead over the Clippers in the Pacific Division.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Warriors have had their odds to win the NBA Championship bumped up to 19/4. Golden State is second in the odds to only the Cavs, who have 11/4 odds and are currently on an eight-game winning streak.
The Warriors are not only 19-2 on the season, but also 15-6 against the spread. The team is averaging 106.8 points per game on offense, which ranks fourth in the NBA. Defensively, the Warriors are allowing just 95.6 points per game, which ranks sixth in the league.