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NBA Predictions

The start of the NBA season will be here soon, which means it’s time to start thinking about how each team will do compared to their expectations.  Here is how I see each division panning out this season.

You can check out our NBA standings page during the year to compare how I’ve done and also how every team has done against the spread.

Eastern Conference Predictions

Atlantic

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds East  Odds Finals Odds
1st *Toronto Raptors 45.5  -285  +2500  +5000
2nd Boston Celtics 42.5  +229  +4000  +7500
3rd New York Knicks 31.5  +975  +7500  +15000
4th Brooklyn Nets 28.5  +2900  +7500  +15000
5th Philadelphia Sixers 21.5  +12000  +12500  +25000

Central

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds East Odds Finals Odds
1st *Cleveland Cavs  56.5  -575  -300  +275
2nd *Chicago Bulls  49.5  +475  +800  +1600
3rd *Milwaukee Bucks  43.5  +1000  +2500  +5000
4th *Indiana Pacers  42.5  +3000  +2500  +5000
5th Detroit Pistons  33.5  +3525  +7500  +10000

Southeast

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds East Odds Finals Odds
1st *Atlanta Hawks 49.5 +175 +1800 +5000
T-2nd *Miami Heat 45.5 +150 +900 +2000
T-2nd *Washington Wizards 45.5 +190 +2500 +5000
T-4th Charlotte Hornets 32.5 +2000 +10000 +25000
T-4th Orlando Magic 32.5 +4500 +12500 +25000

Western Conference Predictions

Northwest

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds West Odds Finals Odds
1st *Okla City Thunder 57.5 -4000 +450 +850
2nd *Utah Jazz 40.5 +1000 +5000 +10000
T-3rd Portland Blazers 26.5 +3000 +5000 +10000
T-3rd Denver Nuggets 26.5 +6175 +12500 +25000
5th Minnesota Wolves 25.5 +3025 +12500 +15000

Pacific

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds West Odds Finals Odds
1st *Golden State Warriors 60.5 -265 +300 +500
2nd *LA Clippers 56.5 +160 +600 +900
3rd Phoenix Suns 36.5 +3550 +5000 +10000
4th Sacramento Kings 30.5 +7075 +12500 +25000
5th LA Lakers 29.5 +4500 +5000 +10000

Southwest

Projected Standings
Rank Team Win Total Division Odds West Odds Finals Odds
1st *San Antonio Spurs 58.5 -130 +200 +350
2nd *Houston Rockets 54.5 +185 +900 +1600
3rd *Memphis Grizzlies 50.5 +650 +1600 +3300
4th *New Orleans Pelicans 47.5 +815 +2000 +5000
5th Dallas Mavericks 38.5 +5000 +2800 +5000

Eastern Conference Playoff Bracket

1) Cleveland Cavs v 8) Indiana Pacers
4) Toronto Raptors v 5) Miami Heat
3) Atlanta Hawks v 6) Washington Wizards
2) Chicago Bulls v 7) Milwaukee Bucks

Western Conference Playoff Bracket

1) Golden State Warriors v 8) Utah Jazz
4) LA Clippers v 5) Houston Rockets
3) Oklahoma City Thunder v 6) Memphis Grizzlies
2) San Antonio Spurs v 7) New Orleans Pelicans

Finals

San Antonio Spurs over Cleveland Cavaliers

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