Every Team's Odds to Win the NBA Championship Following 2023-24 Schedule Release

An NBA futures odds update following the league's schedule release.

The Denver Nuggets celebrate after center Nikola Jokic.
The Denver Nuggets celebrate after center Nikola Jokic. / Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The 2023-24 NBA season is still two months away, but the league released its full schedule on Thursday evening, allowing fans to get a glimpse into what is to come for their squads. 

The NBA will have a new format this season with the league’s In-Season Tournament taking place in early December, a new twist that breaks up the regular season. 

While the schedule release shouldn’t change the odds much – if it all – in the futures market, it does provide insight to some key areas to look at. 

One of those is how many back-to-backs each team has to play, as that could be a sign for players getting rest days. Also, some teams have really struggled on the second night in back-to-backs in recent seasons. 

Another is strength of schedule, which has been provided already by Tankathon. This is based on the record of each team in the 2022-23 season. 

For bettors, it’s a good time to refresh on the futures market, and maybe place a bet or two on a team with a favorable draw in the 2023-24 season. 

Let’s dive in: 

2023-24 NBA Finals Odds

2023-24 Eastern Conference Winner Odds

2023-24 Western Conference Winner Odds

Key NBA Schedule Dates and Games

Christmas Day Games

  • Milwaukee Bucks vs. New York Knicks (Dec. 25, 12 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets (Dec. 25, 2:30 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN)
  • Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers (Dec. 25, 5 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN)
  • Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat (Dec. 25, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN)
  • Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns (Dec. 25, 10:30 p.m. ET, ESPN)

Teams With the Most Nationally Televised Games

  • Warriors: 29
  • Lakers: 28
  • Celtics: 26
  • Suns: 25
  • Nuggets: 22
  • Knicks: 20
  • Bucks: 19
  • Mavericks: 19
  • 76ers: 18
  • Heat: 16

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.

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