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The 2020-21 NBA season begins on Dec. 22nd after the shortest offseason in history due to the COVID-19 pandemic affected 2019-20 season ending in early October.

The league is hoping for each teams to play around 70 games, and we will track the odds to make the playoffs and Play-In Tournaments all season long in the graphs and tables below.

SBD has been tracking the odds for all 30 to make the postseason by averaging the playoff futures from leading sports betting sites.

Odds to Make Playoffs: Western Conference

[February 18] Off of their stunning comeback win against Miami to move three games over .500, and with Steph Curry playing at an MVP level once again – the Warriors are now at odds of -110 to get into the postseason

[February 4] With the Lakers and Clippers now off the board as all but locks to make the postseason, the middle of the pack can still be wagered on and has tightened up, as you can see in the odds below

[January 15] With James Harden now dealt to Brooklyn, the Rockets have faded to plus odds to reach the postseason – at an average price of +172

[December 21] Odds haven’t changed as the season is set to begin tomorrow, as no major injuries or news has come out of the preseason

[December 9] Eight teams have opened as odds-on favorites to make the postseason in the West, not leaving much room for an off the radar squad to sneak into the field of eight

Western Conference Odds to Make 2021 NBA Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Dallas Mavericks -245 +194
Denver Nuggets -800 +520
Golden State Warriors -110 -110
Houston Rockets +710 -1250
Memphis Grizzlies +180 -225
New Orleans Pelicans -260 +205
Oklahoma City Thunder +3000 -20000
Phoenix Suns -650 +440
Portland Trail Blazers -225 +180
Sacramento Kings +310 -420
San Antonio Spurs -118 -104

Odds taken February 18th for all teams available

Odds to Make 2021 Western Conference Play-In Tournament

[December 9] The Grizzlies, Rockets and Warriors have opened as the biggest challengers to the Suns and Trail Blazers for the last two seeds in the West

Western Conference Odds to Make 2021 Play-In Tournament

Team Odds
Dallas Mavericks +260
Denver Nuggets +410
Golden State Warriors +115
Houston Rockets +125
Los Angeles Clippers +1200
Los Angeles Lakers +1900
Memphis Grizzlies +150
Minnesota Timberwolves +240
New Orleans Pelicans +100
Oklahoma City Thunder +1500
Phoenix Suns +110
Portland Trail Blazers +110
Sacramento Kings +370
San Antonio Spurs +310
Utah Jazz +210

Odds to Make Playoffs: Eastern Conference

[February 18] Is this the year the Knicks finally break their playoff draught? Tom Thibodeau’s squad is now at odds of +198 to reach the postseason

[February 4th] The hangover off of the bubble Finals appearance is real for the Miami Heat, who currently sit at 7-14, and 13th place in the Eastern Conference. They’re still -300 in odds to reach the playoffs, but have quickly faded from the -700 they were a few weeks ago, and -2000 they were on opening night

[January 15] Even with the Raptors starting 3-8 on the season, they are still at average odds of -178 to make the playoffs

[December 9] With the addition of Russell Westbrook alongside Bradley Beal open as odds-on favorite to make the Eastern Conference playoffs alongside seven other Eastern teams

Eastern Conference Odds to Make 2021 NBA Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Atlanta Hawks -168 +136
Boston Celtics -1200 +680
Charlotte Hornets +184 -230
Chicago Bulls +420 -600
Cleveland Cavaliers +2500 -10000
Detroit Pistons +1800 -8000
Indiana Pacers -520 +370
Miami Heat -420 +310
Milwaukee Bucks N/A +4000
New York Knicks +198 -250
Orlando Magic +360 -500
Philadelphia 76ers -3000 +1120
Toronto Raptors -600 +420
Washington Wizards +610 -1000

 

Odds to Make 2021 Eastern Conference Play-In Tournament

[December 9] Despite perennially being among the top five in the conference the past few years, both the Sixers and Raptors sport +280 odds to have to potentially fight through the play-in tourney at open

Odds to Make 2021 Eastern Conference Play-In Tournament

Team Odds
Atlanta Hawks -115
Boston Celtics +410
Brooklyn Nets +1000
Charlotte Hornets +160
Chicago Bulls +155
Cleveland Cavaliers +500
Detroit Pistons +360
Indiana Pacers -115
Miami Heat +370
Milwaukee Bucks +1800
New York Knicks +600
Orlando Magic +100
Philadelphia 76ers +280
Toronto Raptors +280
Washington Wizards -110

Archived Playoff Odds Trackers: 2019-20