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We’ve been tracking the WNBA championship odds for all 12 teams since they became available and have included the info below. The graphs on this page are generated by calculating the average from many of our most trusted sportsbooks.

2021 WNBA Championship Odds

  • [September 20] The winners of 14 straight heading in to postseason play, the Sun are now the consensus favorites at all books offering odds. They receive a double-bye to the semifinals.
  • [September 9] At a league best record of 21-6, the Suns have continued their ascent to the top of the title odds, now tied with the Aces as +240 co-favorites to win the 2021 WNBA Championship
  • [August 23] The Aces are now sole favorites with the season back in full swing, at average odds of +200 as they hold the best record in the league at 17-6. The Connecticut Sun have the same record out East, and their odds continue to shorten – now at an average of +475 to walk away with the hardware
  • [August 9] As the USA women return from the Olympics with gold and players disperse back to their WNBA franchises for the second half of the season, the Storm and Aces remain top favorites to battle it out for the title
  • [July 5] Tied with the Storm at a league best 14-4 record, the Aces have inched ahead of them at the book at odds of +200 to win the title
  • [June 15] With Napheesa Collier returning from her overseas club, the Lynx odds continue to shorten. Minnesota is now into the top four contenders for the 2021 WNBA title at an average of +750
  • [June 7] Nneka Ogwumike is out 4-6 weeks for the Sparks after suffering a grade 2 knee sprain, dropping Los Angeles’ title odds to +3100 at FanDuel, and +2550 on average
  • [May 28] With their strong start to the season led by MVP candidate Sabrina Ionescu, the Liberty have seen their odds shorten to +2000
  • [May 14] Despite Angel McCoughtry suffering an ACL tear in the Aces preseason game, Las Vegas’ average odds have shortened down to +290 on opening night. The Storm remain your favorites with the Mystics and Sky the contenders out East
  • [May 7] With the additions of Candace Parker and Lexie Brown to a core that includes Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley and Diamond DeShields – the bettors are bullish on the Sky, as their average odds have shortened to an average of +925
  • [April 16] Odds movement finally occurred again following the Draft, as the Mystics average odds have shortened to +350. The Storm remain favorites after snagging Kiana Williams in the second round of Thursday’s WNBA Draft, fresh off her run leading Stanford to a National Championship
  • [February 23] Now that free agency has come and gone, the Storm remain the presumptive favorites at average odds of +168, while the Sparks have shortened to odds of +750
  • [February 1] With Candace Parker opting to sign with her hometown Chicago Sky, they have seen their odds to win the title improve to +800 from +1800. The Sparks have seen their odds fall from +600 to +1000 following Parker’s departure
  • [December 7] The Seattle Storm have opened as +160 favorites to repeat as champions next season after their sweep of the Aces in this year’s final

2021 WNBA Championship Odds

Team Odds
Connecticut Sun +200
Las Vegas Aces +220
Seattle Storm +400
Minnesota Lynx +750
Phoenix Mercury +900
Chicago Sky +2000
Dallas Wings +10000
New York Liberty +15000

Odds as of September 20th

The best way of predicting the future is to look back at the past. Here are some interesting trends to consider before making a wager:

  • Western Conference teams have won ten of the last 12 WNBA championships
  • Only four Eastern Conference teams have won the WNBA Championship since 1997
  • The no. 1 seed has reached the WNBA Finals in each of the last four years, winning three times
  • Only once has a team with a sub-500 record reached the WNBA Finals

Eastern Conference

 

Western Conference

 

Past WNBA Champions

Year Team
2020 Seattle Storm
2019 Washington Mystics
2018 Seattle Storm
2017 Minnesota Lynx
2016 Los Angeles Sparks
2015 Minnesota Lynx
2014 Phoenix Mercury
2013 Minnesota Lynx
2012 Indiana Fever
2011 Minnesota Lynx

The Storm won their fourth title in franchise history last season and will look to repeat after an offseason of wild movement among some of the league’s top players.

WNBA Teams That Have Never Won a Championship

Team Year Established
New York Liberty 1997
Las Vegas Aces 1997
Connecticut Sun 1999
Chicago Sky 2006
Atlanta Dream 2008

Will 2021 be the year the Liberty finally win their first WNBA championship? New York came tantalizingly close during the league’s early days, reaching the WNBA Finals in four of their first five seasons.


Archived WNBA Championship odds: 2020, 2019