Lakers, Celtics favored to meet in NBA Championship

Posted by CAPPERSMALL STAFF on 04.21.2008

Lakers, Celtics favored to meet in NBA Championship

Game two of the NBA playoffs will run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Two teams, the Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons will look to avoid going 0-2 at home. The Rockets were beaten by the Jazz in game one as one point favorites, while Detroit lost to Philadelphia as 9.5 point favorites.

The Greek Sportsbook has updated betting odds on who will win the NBA Eastern Conference and Western Conference.

Both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics looked very good in game one and are poised to win the conference and face off in the NBA finals.

The Lakers are now +145 to win the Western Conference followed by San Antonio +325, who will have their hands full to advance past the first round, New Orleans +325, Utah +585, Phoenix +625, Dallas +1415, Houston +2550 and Denver +6050.

In the Eastern Conference, Boston is heavily favored at -285 followed by Detroit +325, Orlando +805, Cleveland +885, Washington +3050, Philadelphia +3250, Toronto +10550 and Atlanta +32550.

The Celtics are still favored to win by the NBA championship at +145 with the Lakers next at +305. Below is a full list of odds on who will win the NBA Championship.

Team to win the 2007-08 NBA Championship Title
951     Boston Celtics         +145      
952     Atlanta Hawks         +60550      
953     Detroit Pistons         +885      
954     Philadelphia 76ers         +10250      
955     Orlando Magic         +2550      
956     Toronto Raptors         +26550      
957     Cleveland Cavaliers         +2850      
958     Washington Wizards         +8050      
959     Los Angeles Lakers         +305      
960     Denver Nuggets         +12550      
961     New Orleans Hornets         +1615      
962     Dallas Mavericks         +3550      
963     San Antonio Spurs         +685      
964     Phoenix Suns         +1085      
965     Utah Jazz         +1325      
966     Houston Rockets         +5250    


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