Pat Raptors is a very strong team, but they play in a very weak East and they lack star power without Kawhi Leonard, says Pat, Pat Morrow, the head Bovada. If there is no legal No. 1 player in the team, there will be limits on the distance you can go.
On the other hand, Rockets, who have the best record in the ninth tournament, are a 12-1 odds. The usual Viking wager wants to support superstars, Murphy Murphy said. The Rockets missile led by James Harden-Russell Westbrook is considered a better team than the Raptors led by Pascal Siakam-Serge Ibaka.
This was despite the uncertainty after Westbrook tested positive for the virus and was quarantined.
Depending on how they won the last eight matches of the season, the Rockets may be as low as the seventh seed in the West. However, sowing the seed should not create much impact because there is no travel and no home field advantage.
So where is the value?
Celebrities, at least the people I know, really like Boston and Dallas as well as Toronto, Mr. Murphy Murphy said. Boston is around 18-1 to win the title and Dallas may have 35-1 or even more at some sports books.
Under the new playoff format, eight of the 24 teams will compete in the farewell Stanley Cup play-off round, obviously a significant advantage. And not surprisingly, those teams have the lowest odds.
But another team joined them. Even without a goodbye, the penguins are as low as 12-1, the kind of price the goodbye teams are getting, albeit …