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This page tracks the odds to qualify for the 2024 NBA playoffs during the 2023-24 NBA season. The odds in the graphs below represent averages for each team, taken from legal online sportsbooks.

NBA Playoff odds do not include the Play-In Tournament. If a team qualifies for the Play-In Tournament, it will still need to advance to the first round in order to be deemed to have “made the playoffs.”

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Odds to Make 2024 NBA Playoffs in Western Conference


The latest notes on NBA Playoff odds movement for the Western Conference:

  • [Oct 19]: The 2022-23 NBA Champion Denver Nuggets open with the best odds to make the 2023 NBA playoffs. Strangely, eleven teams are currently getting better than even odds to make the eight-team playoffs.

Western Conference Odds to Make the 2024 NBA Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Oklahoma City Thunder n/a n/a
Minnesota Timberwolves n/a n/a
Denver Nuggets n/a n/a
LA Clippers n/a n/a
Phoenix Suns -800 +475
New Orleans Pelicans -650 +400
Dallas Mavericks -420 +290
Sacramento Kings -240 +180
Los Angeles Lakers +105 -135
Golden State Warriors +120 -150
Utah Jazz n/a n/a
Houston Rockets n/a n/a
Memphis Grizzlies n/a n/a
Portland Trail Blazers n/a n/a
San Antonio Spurs n/a n/a

Odds as of February 15 at ESPN BET Sportsbook


Odds to Make 2024 NBA Playoffs in Eastern Conference


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Some of the more recent changes in NBA Playoff odds for the Eastern Conference include:

  • [Oct 19]: The Celtics and Bucks are already near-locks to make the 2024 NBA Playoffs, as both teams open at -8000 to qualify. The eighth and final spot will likely go down to the white, as the Pacers (+120), Nets (+145), Bulls (+160), Magic (+165), and Raptors (+185) all open with odds marginally different than one another.

Eastern Conference Odds to Make the 2024 NBA Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Boston Celtics n/a n/a
Milwaukee Bucks n/a n/a
Cleveland Cavaliers n/a n/a
New York Knicks n/a n/a
Miami Heat -2000 +900
Indiana Pacers -1200 +600
Philadelphia 76ers -900 +500
Orlando Magic -750 +450
Atlanta Hawks +320 -475
Chicago Bulls +320 -475
Brooklyn Nets +360 -600
Toronto Raptors +900 -2000
Charlotte Hornets n/a n/a
Detroit Pistons n/a n/a
Washington Wizards n/a n/a

Odds as of February 15 at ESPN BET Sportsbook.

Archived Playoff Odds Trackers: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020

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