3 Most Surprising Opening NBA Over/Under Win Totals Ahead of 2019-20 Season

Max Staley
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Even though the NBA Draft is still a few days away, and free agency won't kick off until July 1, the opening over/under win totals for the 2019-20 NBA season have been released on FanDuel Sportsbook.

After a quick look, and admittedly lots of moving parts, here are the three most surprising win totals, available on FanDuel Sportsbook for next NBA season.

3. Golden State Warriors – Over/Under 46.5 Wins

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Even after losing Kevin Durant to a torn Achilles, Klay Thompson to a torn ACL and, in all likelihood, DeMarcus Cousins to free agency, it's a bit of a shock to see Golden State's win total so low. Draymond Green and Stephen Curry will have to do more of the heavy lifting for the Warriors next season, and it's yet to be seen which free agents they sign this offseason, but if any team is capable of beating expectations, it's probably Golden State.

2. Washington Wizards – Over/Under 27.5 Wins

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The Washington Wizards open tied for the third-lowest over/under win total, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. While the Wizards aren't exactly loaded, it's a bit of a surprise to see such a low potential win total, given that they have a bonafide star in Bradley Beal still on their roster. None of the other team's near Washington's estimated win total (the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies) have a player of Beal's caliber, which is what makes this one such a head scratcher.

1. San Antonio Spurs – Over/Under 44.5 Wins

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The San Antonio Spurs impressed in the postseason, taking the Denver Nuggets to Game 7 following a 48-win season in 2018-19. Given that most of the major players on this team appear to be returning, it's a little surprising to see an over/under total of 44.5 wins. With Dejounte Murray set to return, and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan
still in tow, the Spurs have a good shot at winning at least 45 games during the 2019-20 NBA season.


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