NBA Pacific Division Odds, Predictions & Preview for 2021-22 Season
While some of the major storylines of the NBA offseason have been about off-court issues, a little normalcy is just around the corner in the basketball world. The regular season is set to tip off on Tuesday, October 19.
With the season nearing, The Duel is giving you a look at how each division is shaking up. Here's a rundown of the betting odds and predictions for the Pacific Division, based on NBA betting lines from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Odds to Win the Pacific Division
1. Lakers (-110)
2. Suns (+200)
3. Warriors (+550)
4. Clippers (+750)
5. Kings (+19000)
Odds to Make the Playoffs
1. Lakers (Yes: -4000 | No: +1260)
2. Suns (Yes: -1300 | No: +730)
3. Warriors (Yes: -550 | No: +390)
4. Clippers (Yes: -265 | No: +210)
5. Kings (Yes: +410 | No: -590)
Odds to Win the Western Conference
1. Lakers (+195)
2. Warriors (+550)
3. Clippers (+550)
4. Suns (+850)
5. Kings (+8500)
NBA Championship Odds
1. Lakers (+400)
2. Warriors (+1200)
3. Suns (+1500)
4. Clippers (+1600)
5. Kings (+24000)
Pacific Division Prediction 2021-22
The projection models on numberFire project the Los Angeles Lakers to win the Pacific division with 55 wins. They are also projected for the best chance of winning the NBA Championship among Western Conference teams, at 19.6%.
The remaining projections put the Golden State Warriors in second with 53 wins, the Phoenix Suns in third with 53 wins, the Los Angeles Clippers in fourth with 49 wins and the Sacramento Kings in fifth with 33 wins.
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