The Boston Celtics’ prospects for success look better than ever, but they remain long-shots.
FanDuel Sportsbook on Tuesday set the Celtics’ odds to win the 2020 NBA Finals at +1800. Boston’s latest NBA Finals lines are the best they’ve been so far this season, but five teams still have better odds to reign as this season’s champion.
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— FanDuel Sportsbook (@FDSportsbook) January 7, 2020
The Celtics started the season with +2500 odds to win the NBA Finals, but their hot start prompted sportsbooks to slash their lines to +2200 after just a few weeks of the season. Two months have passed since then, and Boston’s record now stands at 25-9, second-best in the Eastern Conference and third-best in the NBA.
If the Celtics maintain their lofty position in the NBA standings and NBA power rankings, oddsmakers undoubtedly will shorten their lines to win even further.
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