2016-17 NBA Divisional Odds

2016-17 NBA Divisional Odds

The NBA offseason is almost over and summer doldrums for basketball fans are coming to a close. On Tuesday afternoon, Irish sportsbook Paddy Power became the first book to post odds for all six NBA division winners.

According to these oddsmakers, both the Northwest and Southeast Divisions will be hotly contested. In each of those divisions, four teams are listed at 9/2 or better.

The Pacific Division, home of the Golden State Warriors, projects as the least competitive division. The Warriors, who added superstar Kevin Durant to their already strong core of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green, are listed at 1/100, which is an implied probability of roughly 99%.

The tables below capture the current divisional odds at Paddy Power and will be updated throughout the season.

Atlantic Division

TeamBookmakerPaddy Power (9/13)
Boston Celtics-106-120
Toronto Raptors+109+100
New York Knicks+827+750
Philadelphia 76ers+10000+15000
Brooklyn Nets+15000+27500

Central Division

TeamBookmaker (10/11)Paddy Power (9/13)
Cleveland Cavaliers-1000-1400
Indiana Pacers+1200+700
Chicago Bulls+1800+1400
Detroit Pistons+1850+2500
Milwaukee Bucks+3300+5000

Southeast Division

TeamBookmaker (10/11)Paddy Power (9/13)
Atlanta Hawks+168+170
Washington Wizards+270+450
Charlotte Hornets+345+333
Miami Heat+635+210
Orlando Magic+765+1700

Northwest Division

TeamBookmaker (10/11)Paddy Power (9/13)
Utah Jazz+228+200
Oklahoma City Thunder+235+250
Portland Trail Blazers+256+230
Minnesota Timberwolves+386+333
Denver Nuggets+3041+5000

Pacific Division

TeamBookmaker (10/11)Paddy Power (9/13)
Golden State Warriors-6000-10000
Los Angeles Clippers+765+700
Sacramento Kings+15000+27500
Phoenix Suns+20000+20000
Los Angeles Lakers+25000+27500

Southwest Division

TeamBookmaker (10/11)Paddy Power (9/13)
San Antonio Spurs-850-1000
Houston Rockets+1100+900
Memphis Grizzlies+1450+750
Dallas Mavericks+2250+3300
New Orleans Pelicans+2750+5000

Who do you think will win each division? Which team do you think will win the super competitive Northwest Division? Please share any thoughts or comments in the section below.

Andrew Fine

Andrew is a Sports Betting Specialist for Sports Insights. He can be reached at andrew@sportsinsights.com.

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