Updated Friday Apr. 12

2018-19 NBA Finals Odds

NBA Finals champion odds tracked from the preseason to current day.

TEAM GURU
RANK
PRESEASON
PROJECTION
PRESEASON
PROJ
CURRENT
PROJECTION
CURRENT
PROJ
CHANGE
1
WarriorsGS57-25
1st 38.3% 40.5%
+ 2.2%
2
BucksMIL60-22
2nd 2.7% 21.7%
+ 19%
3
RaptorsTOR58-24
3rd 9.8% 14.2%
+ 4.4%
4
JazzUTAH50-32
5th 4.9% 4.8%
- 0.1%
5
RocketsHOU53-29
4th 11.5% 4.3%
- 7.2%
6
CelticsBOS49-33
6th 11.4% 4.0%
- 7.4%
7
Trail BlazersPOR53-29
9th <1% 3.5%
+ 2.5%
8
NuggetsDEN54-28
7th 1.7% 3.4%
+ 1.7%
9
76ersPHI51-31
10th 6.2% 3.1%
- 3.1%
10
ThunderOKC49-33
8th 2.7% 2.1%
- 0.6%
11
PacersIND48-34
11th 2.6% 1.6%
- 1%
12
SpursSA48-34
12th 3.2% 1.2%
- 2%
13
MavericksDAL33-49
23rd <1% <1%
0.0%
14
GrizzliesMEM33-49
25th <1% <1%
0.0%
15
HawksATL29-53
26th <1% <1%
0.0%
16
BullsCHI22-60
27th <1% <1%
0.0%
17
KnicksNY17-65
28th <1% <1%
0.0%
18
SunsPHX19-63
29th <1% <1%
0.0%
19
HornetsCHA39-43
20th <1% <1%
0.0%
20
KingsSAC39-43
19th <1% <1%
0.0%
21
ClippersLAC48-34
13th <1% <1%
0.0%
22
MagicORL42-40
14th <1% <1%
0.0%
23
HeatMIA39-43
15th <1% <1%
0.0%
24
PistonsDET41-41
16th <1% <1%
0.0%
25
NetsBKN42-40
17th <1% <1%
0.0%
26
CavaliersCLE19-63
30th <1% <1%
0.0%
27
TimberwolvesMIN36-46
18th 1.2% <1%
- 0.2%
28
PelicansNO33-49
21st 1.4% <1%
- 0.4%
29
WizardsWSH32-50
24th 1.7% <1%
- 0.7%
30
LakersLAL37-45
22nd 2.1% <1%
- 1.1%

How We Calculate: Our NBA Finals champion predictions are calculated by averaging predictions from FiveThirtyEight, numberFire and Team Rankings. The table above shows the preseason and current Finals champion predictions for each team. The change in these two predictions is also shown.