NBA Odds: Toronto Raptors the Most-Backed Team Since Restart

Toronto has looked like the best team in the NBA since the restart, and bettors have taken notice
Brian Good
Thu, August 6, 11:05 AM EDT

In the past week since the NBA restart few teams have been as hot as the Toronto Raptors, and bettors have taken notice.

Toronto got bubble life started with a bang, blowing out the Lakers before beating the Heat and Magic to start a perfect 3-0.

As a result, Toronto is the most-backed team in ‘NBA Championship Winner’ market with a whopping 30.4% of bettors backing them since last week’s restart.

The Raptors’ best odds to win it all sit at +2200, implying a 4.3% chance. Those odds are the sixth shortest in the NBA.

The Los Angeles Lakers (+270) are the current favorite to win the championship and bettors have been eager to back LeBron. 13% of all bets are on the Lakers to win the title, the second most in the league.

The Clippers have been backed by 9.75% of bettors in the same time period, while the Houston Rockets have 9.18% of championship wagers backing them.

NBA Championship Odds

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Los Angeles Lakers +270

Milwaukee Bucks +280

Los Angeles Clippers +340

Houston Rockets +1400

Boston Celtics +2000

Toronto Raptors +2200

Denver Nuggets +3000

Miami Heat +3000

Philadelphia 76ers +3300

Dallas Mavericks +5000


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