Jun 20, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) looks to drive against Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) during the third quarter of game seven in the 2013 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Odds: Miami Heat remain the favorite


In what should come as no surprise, the two-time defending NBA Champion (and three-time defending Eastern Conference Champion) Miami Heat are still the trendy pick to win the world title.

In fact, our friends over at Bovada have sent over their latest odds and at 9/5, the Heat remain the favorite in Las Vegas as well.

The San Antonio Spurs, the defending Western Conference Champions, are quickly catching up.

The Indiana Pacers were once nipping at the Heat’s heels, but after a 103-77 blowout loss to the Spurs on Monday, they now have the their best odds, tied with the Oklahoma City Thunder at 9/2.

Here are the complete odds (teams that have been eliminated from playoff contention are not included):

                                                 Odds on 3/4/14             Current Odds

Miami Heat                                11/5                              9/4

San Antonio Spurs                    11/1                              7/2

Indiana Pacers                          5/2                                9/2

Oklahoma City Thunder      15/4                              9/2

Los Angeles Clippers                12/1                              8/1

Houston Rockets                      16/1                              18/1

Golden State Warriors           20/1                              20/1

Brooklyn Nets                           66/1                              33/1

Portland Trailblazers             20/1                              40/1

Chicago Bulls                            50/1                              50/1

Memphis Grizzlies                     66/1                              66/1

Toronto Raptors                        66/1                              75/1

Dallas Mavericks                       66/1                              100/1

New York Knicks                       250/1                            100/1

Phoenix Suns                            75/1                              100/1

Washington Wizards               100/1                            150/1

Charlotte Bobcats                     500/1                            300/1

Atlanta Hawks                         250/1                            500/1

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