The Los Angeles Lakers are again early favorites for the 2021 NBA title, opening at +400, and now sitting at +350.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic are both coming off dominant 2019-20 seasons, and are installed as preseason co-favorites for 2021 NBA MVP (+600).
Luka Doncic nearly knocked off the L.A. Clippers on his own during the playoffs and with some investment in the talent around him this offseason, he could lead the Dallas Mavericks to the top of the West and beyond.
As usual, the Lakers are the public play, attracting 68 percent of tickets and money at FanDuel Sportsbook through Saturday afternoon for Sunday's Game 6.
Between the 18.3 shot attempts and 11.3 free-throw tries he's averaging over the past four games, Jimmy Butler will get plenty of chances to convert the Over on his point total.
LeBron James and the Lakers can finish off the Heat and claim the NBA championship in Game 5 on Wednesday Night. FanDuel Sportsbook opened Los Angeles -7.5 and moved to -7.
The Miami Heat got Bam Adebayo back for Game 4, but were unable to come away with the win in a tight contest. Can they get a victory in Friday's Game 5 and extend the series?
Jimmy Butler and the Heat hope to fully climb back into the NBA Finals in Tuesday night's Game 4 against LeBron James and the Lakers. FanDuel opened Los Angeles a 7.5-point favorite.
Anthony Davis and the Lakers had a forgettable performance in Game 3, but we're banking on them bouncing back for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Miami Heat.
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers shifted to 8.5-point favorites for Game 3 of the NBA Finals after opening -10 at FanDuel Sportsbook.
Anthony Davis pulled down 14 boards in Game 2, and we don't see Bam Adebayo's possible return for Game 3 derailing his impact on the glass.
LeBron James and Co. breezed to a 116-98 victory laying 4.5 points in Game 1. FanDuel Sportsbook opened them at -7 for Game 2, which rose quickly to -9.5 amid Miami injury concerns.
Los Angeles was able to get Anthony Davis and LeBron James enough rest during the first three series to keep them fresh for the NBA Finals. They combined for 59 points, 22 rebounds and 14 assists in Game 1.
The Miami Heat have seven SU and ATS wins as underdogs in the 2020 NBA Playoffs. They opened as five-point underdogs for Wednesday's NBA Finals Game 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rajon Rondo has dished out at least seven assists in seven of the Lakers' last nine games., with Los Angeles going 8-1 SU and 6-2-1 ATS over that stretch.
LeBron James is the odds-on favorite to win his fourth career NBA Finals MVP, but his teammate Anthony Davis isn't far behind him on the betting board.
LeBron-led teams haven't been the best bet against the spread in the NBA Finals, covering only 42 percent of the time. James and Lakers are 5-point favorites against the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals.
Despite a 1-for-7 performance from 3-point range in Game 5, Goran Dragic shot 7-for-10 from inside the arc, and has now scored 20+ points in four of the first five games of the conference finals.
The Denver Nuggets are down 3-1 for the third consecutive series, this time against the Los Angeles Lakers. Did you really expect anything different to happen?
Tyler Herro erupted for 37 points in Game 4, helping bury the Celtics in a 3-1 hole. Boston's favored again in Game 5, but they're not the Denver Nuggets, and Miami is clearly in control.