NBA Odds: Toronto Raptors the Most-Backed Team Since Restart
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
Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.