NBA Finals Odds: Which Team Is The Favorite To Win The 2023 NBA Championship?

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The Denver Nuggets () are the current betting favorites in 2023 NBA Finals odds. The Miami Heat () and Boston Celtics (), the two teams squaring off in the Eastern Conference finals, round out the board.

The Nuggets have already advanced through the Western Conference, while the series between the Heat and Celtics continues this week. The lines will shift based on how everything plays out. Find a breakdown of NBA Finals favorites below and compare lines at legal online sportsbooks.

2023 NBA Finals: Futures to win the championship

The following teams are still in the running to win the NBA championship. Click on the odds to place a bet at the legal online sportsbook of your choice.

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2023 NBA playoff game odds

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Best NBA odds for each game

Here’s a look at the optimal betting odds for moneylines, point spreads and totals for each NBA playoff game. Series odds appear next to each team name and are from DraftKings Sportsbook.

(8) Miami Heat (-255) vs. (2) Boston Celtics (+210)

The Celtics closed the gap to 3-2 with a win at home on Thursday night. The series shifts back to Miami for game six on Saturday.

NBA Finals favorites

The first two rounds of the NBA playoffs are in the books, and the conference finals are in progress. Below are the current odds to win the title for the four teams that remain in the hunt.

Eastern Conference 

Boston Celtics (): After losing in the NBA Finals to Golden State last season, the Celtics returned this time as the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. The club defeated the Hawks in round one and the 76ers in the second round. The team is down 3-2 in the conference finals to the Heat.

Miami Heat (): The Heat pulled out a stunning 4-1 series victory over the Bucks in the first round and defeated the Knicks in six games in round two. Miami has a 3-2 lead over the Celtics in the conference finals, with game six set for Saturday in Miami.

Western Conference 

Denver Nuggets (): Nuggets center Nikola Jokic leads the way for the top-seeded team in the west. Denver defeated the Timberwolves in the first round and the Suns in round two. The club swept the Lakers 4-0 in the Western Conference finals and now awaits the winner of the Heat and Celtics.

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NBA Finals odds by team

Below you will find 2023 NBA Finals odds for every team still remaining in the playoffs, sorted by conference. All teams are listed in alphabetical order in each conference. This section can help you out with line shopping.

Eastern Conference 

Western Conference

NBA Finals FAQ

Who is the favorite to win the NBA Finals?

The Denver Nuggets are the favorites to win the 2023 NBA Finals. The Miami Heat are the second choice in betting odds.

Who won the NBA Finals last year?

The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals for the 2021-22 season, defeating the Boston Celtics four games to two.

Which team has won the most NBA championships?

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are tied for the most NBA titles with 17 each. The Lakers have the most appearances at 32.

What are the most popular types of NBA Finals bets?

Betting on which team will win the NBA Finals is the most popular bet among related wagers. Betting on which two teams will compete for the crown is another popular bet. 

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