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Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« on: June 14, 2019, 06:00:46 PM »

Offline ozgod

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Not sure if this has been posted elsewhere but according to the Westgate Superbook the Lakers are the favorites to win the title next season.

LAL 9/2
Mil, LAC 6/1
Hou 8/1
Tor 10/1
Bos, Phi 12/1
GS 14/1
Den, OKC 16/1
NY 20/1
Bkn, Utah, Por 25/1
Dal 40/1
SA 50/1
Ind, Orl, NO 60/1
Atl, Mem 80/1
Chi, Sac, Phx 100/1
Det, Cha, Mia, Wsh, Cle, Min 200/1


https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/lakers-have-best-odds-to-win-2020-nba-title-per-westgate-superbook-raptors-have-fourth-best-odds/
Any odd typos are because I suck at typing on an iPhone :D

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2019, 06:11:19 PM »

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After they signed lebron, they were top 4 last year to win it all

Imagine all the lakes fans who lost money

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2019, 06:31:24 PM »

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Lol
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Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 06:35:04 PM »

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What a joke. Based on what exactly are they favorites, missing the playoffs?

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2019, 06:36:10 PM »

Offline Never Nervous Pervis

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I guess they're assuming Mike Muscala comes back. :)

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2019, 06:41:44 PM »

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LeBron James and the acquisition of Anthony Davis plus veteran players and Golden State out of the way I can probably see why.

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2019, 07:27:26 PM »

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Not sure if this has been posted elsewhere but according to the Westgate Superbook the Lakers are the favorites to win the title next season.

LAL 9/2
Mil, LAC 6/1
Hou 8/1

Tor 10/1
Bos, Phi 12/1
GS 14/1
Den, OKC 16/1

NY 20/1
Bkn, Utah, Por 25/1

Dal 40/1
SA 50/1
Ind, Orl, NO 60/1
Atl, Mem 80/1

Chi, Sac, Phx 100/1
Det, Cha, Mia, Wsh, Cle, Min 200/1

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/lakers-have-best-odds-to-win-2020-nba-title-per-westgate-superbook-raptors-have-fourth-best-odds/

In green the teams I'd bet on. The narrative seems to be that Davis is going to LA.
If we assume that than I don't think it's crazy to see the Lakers as a serious contender.
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Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2019, 07:34:42 PM »

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ROFL I need whatever they are smoking!!

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2019, 07:40:08 PM »

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Any Laker title next year will be on the back of AD -  if he doesn't commit to BOS.

And LeBron will get most - if not all - of the credit.
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Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2019, 07:42:48 PM »

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These odds assume Davis goes to Lakers and will flip if he doesn’t.

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2019, 08:58:14 PM »

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If only to thwart (for a year) the Lakers from being thought of as a contender again  -- after they've done next to nothing to earn it -- I want DA to land AD.   


Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2019, 09:04:38 PM »

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Lol Vegas profiting off of ignorant Lakers fans again!
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Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2019, 09:11:55 PM »

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Lol Vegas profiting off of ignorant Lakers fans again!
Amen. TP.

Re: Lakers favorites to win 2020 NBA Championship
« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2019, 09:46:06 PM »

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The odds makers (or at least the gamblers) think that Davis is going to the Lakers, but that makes the C's at 12-1 very strange since no Davis probably means no Irving and there is no way Boston wins a title next year in that scenario.
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« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2019, 10:01:13 PM »

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The odds makers (or at least the gamblers) think that Davis is going to the Lakers, but that makes the C's at 12-1 very strange since no Davis probably means no Irving and there is no way Boston wins a title next year in that scenario.

Yeah, the Cs are 5th most likely to win it all - which is crazy. I suppose with MIL and TOR in front of them, they are still expected to go out in the 2nd round, but without AD and Kyrie, I am not sure what the odds makers are thinking.

 

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