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NBA Championship Odds: Nets Enter Playoffs as Favorites on FanDuel Sportsbook

Adam Taylor McKillop
The Brooklyn Nets enter the 2021 NBA Playoffs as the betting favorites to take home the championship.
The Brooklyn Nets enter the 2021 NBA Playoffs as the betting favorites to take home the championship. / Julio Aguilar/Getty Images
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The regular season has finally come to a close and the 2021 NBA Playoffs field is finally set. With playoff basketball finally upon us, the Brooklyn Nets (+210) enter the playoffs as the favorites to win the 2021 NBA Championship. However, five other teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers (+500), own favorable odds according to the latest NBA futures on FanDuel Sportsbook.

The Western Conference has a tight race at the top with three teams, including the Lakers, entering the playoff tournament with odds less than +1000. The Lakers are the slim favorites with their +500 odds, despite entering the Play-In Tournament as the No. 7 seed in the West.

The Utah Jazz (+600) wrapped up the conference's No. 1 seed while the Los Angeles Clippers (+600) earned the No. 4 seed. Still, both trail the Lakers in terms of championship odds.

For the Eastern Conference, Brooklyn leads all other teams with their championship odds although the Philadelphia 76ers (+800) earned the conference's No. 1 overall seed. The Milwaukee Bucks (+800) finished at 46-26 and the No. 3 seed in the playoff bracket.

Here's a look at the updated NBA championship odds for every team in the playoffs on FanDuel Sportsbook.

NBA Championship Odds 2021

1. Brooklyn Nets (+210)

2. Los Angeles Lakers (+500)

3. Los Angeles Clippers (+600)

4. Utah Jazz (+600)

5. Milwaukee Bucks (+800)

6. Philadelphia 76ers (+800)

7. Phoenix Suns (+2400)

8. Miami Heat (+3000)

9. Denver Nuggets (+3600)

10. Dallas Mavericks (+4200)

11. Portland Trail Blazers (+5500)

12. Atlanta Hawks (+10000)

13. New York Knicks (+12000)

14. Boston Celtics (+13000)

15. Golden State Warriors (+16000)

16. Memphis Grizzlies (+19000)

17. Charlotte Hornets (+25000)

18. Indiana Pacers (+25000)

19. San Antonio Spurs (+25000)

20. Washington Wizards (+25000)


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Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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