NBA Betting Odds 2010-2011

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NBA Betting Odds 2010-2011

Las Vegas, NV (October 26, 2010) – RJ Bell of Pregame.com provides Las Vegas odds on the 2010-11 NBA season.

Odds to win NBA Title:
Heat +200
Lakers: +300
Thunder: +1000
Celtics: +1200
Magic: +1500

Win projections for East:

1) Heat: 64 wins
2) Magic: 57 wins
3) Celtics: 54 wins
4) Bulls: 48 wins
5) Hawks: 47 wins
6) Bucks: 46 wins
7) Bobcats: 37 wins
8) Knicks: 36 wins

* Note that TWO teams below .500 projected to make playoffs in East.

9) 76ers: 35 wins
10) Pacers: 34 wins
11) Wizards: 33 wins
12) Pistons: 32 wins
13) Cavs: 31 wins (compared to last year)
14) Raptors: 28 wins
15) Nets: 24 wins

* Note that Cavs were projected to win 62 games last season – exactly double this year’s projection.

Win projections for West:
1) Lakers: 57 wins
2) Thunder: 53 wins
3) Blazers: 52 wins
4) Mavs: 50 wins
5) Spurs: 49 wins
6) Jazz: 49 wins
7) Rockets: 48 wins
8) Nuggets: 42 wins

9) Hornets: 41 wins
10) Suns: 40 wins
11) Grizzlies: 39 wins
12) Clippers: 35 wins
13) Warriors: 34 wins
14) Kings: 27 wins
15) T’Wolves: 22 wins *** lowest in NBA

Miami Heat Odds:
Will Heat break Bulls season win total record: 12 to 1 against

Largest margin of victory for Heat in any game: over/under 39.5 points

Longest Heat winning streak: over/under 12.5 games

Longest Heat losing streak: over/under 2.5 games

16% chance Pat Riley will coach Heat at some point this season

MVP:
Kevin Durant: +300
Kobe Bryant: +400
LeBron James: +400
Dwight Howard: +800
Dwayne Wade: +1000

Rookie of Year:
Blake Griffin: 50%
John Wall: 35%
Any Other Player: 15%

Scoring:
Kevin Durant scoring average: over/under 31 points

Kobe Bryant scoring average: over/under 27.5 points

Shaquille O’Neal scoring average: over/under 11 points

Dwyane Wade scoring average: over/under 24.5 points

Lebron James scoring average over/under 24 points

John Wall scoring average over/under 15 points

Other Odds:
Most points by any player in any regular season game: over/under 55

65% chance Carmelo Anthony will be traded before the end of the season.

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  • I've also seen Carmelo +/- 25.5 pts/game. I lean towards the over given 28.2 last year, and this being a contract year.