NBA Finals MVP Odds Favor Stephen Curry Over Jayson Tatum
Basketball fans are excited as only four teams remain in the 2021-22 NBA Playoffs. With the conference finals in full swing, not only are fans wondering who'll win this year's championship, but also which player will be named 2021-22 NBA Finals MVP.
While it's still too early to call who'll take home Finals MVP honors, FanDuel Sportsbook's latest betting odds help shed some light on how things could unfold.
2021-22 NBA Finals MVP Odds
FanDuel Sportsbook is currently favoring Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry to be named 2021-22 NBA Finals MVP at +180 odds. Despite winning three titles with the Warriors, this would be Curry's first time taking him Finals MVP honors.
As usual, Curry has been one of Golden State's best players this postseason. He's averaging 26.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.5 assists while shooting .450 from the field and has scored at least 30 points five times in the playoffs.
Meanwhile, Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum is a close second at +260 in the NBA Finals MVP odds race. The 24-year-old is averaging 28.2 PPG for the Celtics and has come up clutch for them multiple times this postseason.
Meanwhile, the Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler (+650) and Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (+1000) round out the top four.
Here's a look at how the rest of the 2021-22 NBA Finals MVP odds are shaping up.
NBA Finals MVP Odds Update
1. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (+180)
2. Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics (+260)
3. Jimmy Butler, Miami Heat (+650)
4. Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks (+1000)
5. Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors (+1400)
6. Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors (+1700)
7. Jordan Poole, Golden State Warriors (+2200)
8. Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics (+2400)
9. Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics (+2800)
10. Bam Adebayo, Miami Heat (+4000)
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