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We’ve been tracking each team’s odds of winning the NBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Championships and have included the data below. The graphs have been generated by averaging the odds from multiple online sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each team’s probability of coming out on top. Bookmark this page and visit it often to see how the odds ebb and flow during the 2020-21 NBA season.

2021 Eastern Conference Odds

Top Contenders

  • [November 19] With speculation the Nets could be acquiring James Harden to pair with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, Brookyln’s odds have slightly shortened to +272
  • Despite another early playoff exit, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks are +200 favorites to win the East in ’21

Odds to Win the Eastern Conference

Team 2021 Eastern Conference Odds
Milwaukee Bucks +220
Brooklyn Nets +270
Boston Celtics +550
Miami Heat +700
Toronto Raptors +850
Philadelphia 76ers +950
Indiana Pacers +5500
Atlanta Hawks +5500

*All odds taken November 19th.

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Past 10 Eastern Conference Champions

Year Team Record
2020 Miami Heat 44-29
2019 Toronto Raptors 58-24
2018 Cleveland Cavaliers 50-32
2017 Cleveland Cavaliers 51-31
2016 Cleveland Cavaliers 57-25
2015 Cleveland Cavaliers 53-29
2014 Miami Heat 54-28
2013 Miami Heat 66-16
2012 Miami Heat 46-20
2011 Miami Heat 58-24

The Celtics haven’t made it to the NBA Finals lately, but they remain head and shoulder above the rest of the East with 21 Eastern Conference Championship titles. Boston appeared in 10 consecutive championship series from 1957 to 1966.

2021 Western Conference Odds

Top Contenders

  • [November 19] With the acquisition of Chris Paul, the Suns have shortened to odds of +2000 to win the West next season
  • LeBron James and the Lakers are favorites to repeat as Western Conference champions next season

Odds to Win the Western Conference

Team 2021 Western Conference Odds
Los Angeles Lakers +180
Los Angeles Clippers +300
Golden State Warriors +600
Dallas Mavericks +1100
Houston Rockets +2000
Phoenix Suns +2000
Utah Jazz +2000
New Orleans Pelicans +3600

 

Past 10 Western Conference Champions

Year Team Record
2020 Los Angeles Lakers 52-19
2019 Golden State Warriors 57-25
2018 Golden State Warriors 58-24
2017 Golden State Warriors 67-15
2016 Golden State Warriors 73-9
2015 Golden State Warriors 67-15
2014 San Antonio Spurs 62-20
2013 San Antonio Spurs 58-24
2012 Oklahoma City Thunder 47-19
2011 Dallas Mavericks 57-25

The Warriors have been NBA Finals fixtures lately, but their eight Western Conference Championship titles pale in comparison to the 31 won by the Lakers during their time in Minneapolis and Los Angeles.


Archived NBA Conference Odds: 2020

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Mitch graduated from Ryerson University's Sport Media program in June of 2018, and has been with SBD since 2019. He's worked in broadcast and digital for the Score, Sportsnet, TSN & CBC and has done play-by-play work for basketball at all levels including NCAA, Pan Am Games & U Sports.