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NBA Betting Odds for 2018-19 Season: The LeBron James Factor

It has been a long time since LA Lakers were given good odds for NBA season win totals but with LeBron James now wearing their jersey, things look more optimistic for them. There have been plenty of changes around the NBA teams that affect the teams’ chances, as the draft picks also could make a big difference to how the season plays out.

NBA odds season 2018-2019

The odds for the teams’ win totals have now been released for the upcoming NBA season and we can now see how much difference the LeBron James move makes:

NBA season wins latest odds:

  • Atlanta 23.5
  • Boston 57.5
  • Brooklyn 32.5
  • Charlotte 35.5
  • Chicago 27.5
  • Cleveland 30.5
  • Dallas 34.5
  • Denver 47.5
  • Detroit 37.5
  • Golden State 62.5
  • Houston 54.5
  • Indiana 47.5
  • Los Angeles Lakers 35.5
  • Los Angeles Clippers 48.5
  • Memphis 34.5
  • Miami 41.5
  • Milwaukee 46.5
  • Minnesota 44.5
  • New Orleans 45.5
  • New York 29.5
  • Oklahoma  50.5
  • Orlando 31.5
  • Philadelphia 54.5
  • Phoenix 28.5
  • Portland 41.5
  • Sacramento 25.5
  • San Antonio 43.5
  • Toronto 54.5
  • Utah 48.5
  • Washington 44.5

Warriors are favourites again

It is no real surprise that the Warriors are the only team expected to win at least 60 games, with the five other teams above the 50-win prediction being Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors and Oklahoma City Thunder.

NBA odds season 2018-2019

How LeBron James move affects LA Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers

LA Lakers have been given an over/under of 48.5 wins, despite only managing 35 wins last season. So the huge increase is all down to The King coming to LA, with LeBron James expected to significantly boost their win rate.

Life without James for Cleveland Cavaliers is not expected to be nearly as successful. Last year they achieved 50 wins but the odds this season have them down for 30.5 wins. So the departure of LeBron is anticipated to hit them very hard.

NBA odds season 2018-2019



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