Looking for 2018 NBA Finals Lines & Picks? The NBA playoffs are finally here! This should be a lot more competitive playoffs than the last few years with teams near the middle of the pack getting better and some feel like they can give the top teams a run for their money. So will we see the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals again? Or will this be the year we finally get someone else to climb to the top and win the NBA Championship?
Handicapping 2018 NBA Basketball Futures Odds
According to our best NBA sportsbooks Here’s a look at the top six teams with the best odds, and a few longshots that could come in and steal the show.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Golden State Warriors +150
The Golden State Warriors come into the playoffs tied for the best odds to win the NBA title with the Houston Rockets but they have a ton of question marks.
They have really struggled the last couple of weeks without Stephen Curry and no one is quite sure exactly when he will be back from injury.
If this team can weather the storm until he gets back their chances look really good to win the title.
With so many question marks about when he will be back though, and with the Warriors at this price, I would stay away.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Houston Rockets +150
The Houston Rockets will have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs and that will be a huge key. They have a roster loaded with talent led by James Harden and Chris Paul.
The only problem is both of these guys have been known throughout their careers as guys who choke when the moment is biggest.
This year it’s different though. They have each other to rely on and it isn’t all the weight on just one guy. I think that will be a huge difference for how this team performs in the playoffs.
The Play: Houston Rockets +150
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Cleveland Cavaliers +800
The Cleveland Cavaliers come into the playoffs as the favorites out of the Eastern Conference even though they currently sit in the 4th spot.
The big reason they are the favorites is simple, LeBron James. He turns it on when the playoffs hit, and his teams have seemed to step up to the occasion too.
Although I’m not sold they will even make the finals this year, it wouldn’t be shocking if they win it all.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Toronto Raptors +1200
The Toronto Raptors have quietly been going about their business and have the top seed in the Eastern Conference. The big issue for the Raptors though is that the Cavaliers are the 4th seed and they could meet in the second round.
Will that second round meeting take too much out of this team. The Raptors also haven’t been able to get over that step in the playoffs, and although they might be a good bet to get to the Finals I don’t see them having any chance to win the title.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Philadelphia 76ers +1500
One of the most intriguing teams in the NBA is the Philadelphia 76ers who have a roster loaded with talent and seem to be just getting hot at the right time.
They come into the playoffs riding a 16 game winning streak and a lot of those games were without Joel Embiid.
Although the 76ers don’t know when Embidd is getting back they have made it clear that they can without him, although probably not the NBA title.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Oklahoma City Thunder +4000
The Oklahoma City Thunder have Russell Westbrook which is why they probably have the third best odds in the Western Conference, but they are a team I would stay far away from.
They have to play the Utah Jazz in their first-round series and I think they might have some issues even getting out of that series.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Utah Jazz +6000
When Gordan Hayward left the Utah Jazz many thought it would be a couple years before they really contended again.
Donovan Mitchell has brought a new fire to this team though, and they look like a team that could wreck some havoc in the Western Conference.
I like them to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and then make life tough on whoever they play next.
2018 NBA Finals Lines: Boston Celtics +10000
Not often do you see the 2nd seed with this bad of odds but without Kyrie Irving, this team is really going to have their hands full.
They still do have a lot of talent on the roster though, and I think they could really surprise people.
The Play: Boston Celtics +10000
Here are the 2018 NBA title odds in their entirety:
- Warriors +150
- Rockets +150
- Cavaliers +800
- Raptors +1200
- 76ers +1500
- Thunder +4000
- Trail Blazers +5000
- Jazz +6000
- Celtics +10000
- Wizards +15000
- Bucks +17500
- Spurs +20000
- Timberwolves +20000
- Pelicans +25000
- Pacers +50000
- Heat +50000
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