Warriors favored over field to win 2018 NBA title

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The Warriors became the first team since Michael Jordan’s Bulls to be favored over the field for a championship entering the season.

They haven’t resolved that bet yet. They haven’t even re-signed Stephen Curry or Kevin Durant.

But the Warriors are already favored over the field to win the 2018 NBA title by BookMaker.eu with implied odds of 64%.

The Cavaliers are second at 29%. No other team tops 8%.

This won’t quiet the talk of the Finals matchup feeling preordained.

Here’s the full listing of BookMaker’s implied odds:

  • Golden State Warriors 64.29%
  • Cleveland Cavaliers 28.99%
  • San Antonio Spurs 8.00%
  • Boston Celtics 7.69%
  • Washington Wizards 3.85%
  • Houston Rockets 2.94%
  • Los Angeles Clippers 2.17%
  • Milwaukee Bucks 2.17%
  • Oklahoma City Thunder 1.52%
  • New Orleans Pelicans 1.32%
  • Miami Heat 1.23%
  • Toronto Raptors 1.23%
  • Utah Jazz 0.99%
  • Los Angeles Lakers 0.79%
  • Memphis Grizzlies 0.79%
  • Atlanta Hawks 0.66%
  • Chicago Bulls 0.50%
  • Indiana Pacers 0.50%
  • Minnesota Timberwolves 0.50%
  • Portland Trail Blazers 0.50%
  • Philadelphia 76ers 0.50%
  • Charlotte Hornets 0.40%
  • Denver Nuggets 0.40%
  • New York Knicks 0.28%
  • Orlando Magic 0.28%
  • Detroit Pistons 0.25%
  • Dallas Mavericks 0.25%
  • Phoenix Suns 0.25%
  • Sacramento Kings 0.20%
  • Brooklyn Nets 0.20%