2019 NBA Championship Futures Odds

Warriors Massive Favorite for NBA Finals Betting Odds

April 9th, 2019 NBA Basketball, Sportsbook

Certainly, it’s understandable that the Golden State Warriors are monster favorites with the futures NBA Finals betting Odds.  With back to back NBA championships and three titles in the last four years public trust has become blind.  Yet the price is so high that many sharps want nothing to do with it.  Contrarian gamblers and bargain hunters are looking for viable alternatives.  Among the teams considered as potentially better values are the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks.  Houston came within one win of making the NBA Finals last year.  While Milwaukee has a top value on the board.

2019 NBA Championship Futures Odds

Date and Time:  NBA Playoffs Begin April 13, 2019

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NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:  Golden State Warriors 1-2, Houston Rockets 10-1, Milwaukee Bucks 10-1, Toronto Raptors 12-1, Philadelphia 76ers 18-1. Boston Celtics 25-1, Denver Nuggets 35-1, Utah Jazz 40-1, Oklahoma City Thunder 60-1, Portland Trail Blazers 200-1, San Antonio Spurs 200-1, Los Angeles Clippers 250-1, Detroit Pistons 300-1, Indiana Pacers 300-1, Brooklyn Nets 750-1, Miami Heat 1000-1, Orlando Magic 2000-1, Charlotte Hornets 9999-1

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A Not so Golden State

Of great concern about Golden State’s prospects with NBA Finals Betting Odds

Is their consistent lack of value.  Despite a 56-24 record the Warriors covered the spread just 35 times.  And at home they were an even worse value.  To illuminate the Warriors covered only 15 out of 40 games at ORACLE Arena this season. Consistent with those bad results is the fact that the Warriors are far too popular with the gambling public.  Fan and casual money floods their way, especially for home court matchups.  As a result betting value and profits plunge.

Milwaukee Making Bucks

In this situation Milwaukee will enter the playoffs as the top seed in the Eastern Conference.  The Bucks have also been one of the best and most consistent sportsbook online values on the board this season.  Milwaukee lost only 30 out of 81 games on the board.  Just as impressive was their strong level of profitability both at home and on the road.  To show the Bucks lost only 15 out of 40 home games vs. the odds.  On the road they had only 15 losing tickets in 41 matchups.  And Giannis Antetokounmpo is the NBA’s new superstar.

Will Rockets Launch?

In view of a strong finish the Rockets have looked like a team getting ready to challenge the Warriors for Western Conference supremacy.  Houston lost only one of their last nine games to end the season.  It was the best stretch of the year for the Rockets.  Following an admittedly inconsistent regular season Houston looks like they have flipped a switch.  Scoring machine James Harden makes the Rockets a threat every game.  Harden is pumping in 36.1 points per game.

Matchup to Watch

Naturally the Warriors are a completely understandable favorite with the NBA Finals Betting Odds.  Yet they are overpriced and offer no value.  Milwaukee and Houston rate as far better values with the realistic capability to win it all.

2019 NBA Championship Futures Betting Odds Picks

In sum the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks have more value to offer.

2019 NBA Championship Futures Betting Online Pick

: Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets

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