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Make Smarter NBA Finals Bets

With the NBA Playoffs underway, betting on the NBA Finals is just around the corner.

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2022 7:48 AM ET Read Time: 3 min
The 2020 NBA Championship Larry O'Brien trophy won by the Los Angeles Lakers on display at Staples Center.. - Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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The culmination of the basketball postseason is the NBA Finals, where the top team from the Eastern Conference battles the top team from the Western Conference for the coveted Larry O’Brien Trophy.

NBA Finals odds

The NBA Finals odds see the season-long futures market whittled down to just two teams. Last year's Finals matchup of the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are the odds favorites to meet again this June.

Finals MVP Odds

The NBA Finals MVP goes to the most valuable player in the championship series. Sportsbooks have NBA Finals MVP odds on the board at the start of the NBA Playoffs and shrink that list to the remaining teams as the postseason plays out.

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo hoisted the NBA Finals MVP trophy in 2021 after sitting at +350 before the series due to an injury.

Where to watch

The NBA Finals will air once again on ABC in the United States.

How to bet on the NBA Finals

The NBA Playoffs bring out plenty of new bettors looking to wager on basketball for the first time. If you fit this category, let us teach you how to bet on basketball with some betting basics and tips for tackling the basketball world’s biggest competition.

Where to bet on the NBA Finals

Basketball betting is booming and the NBA has embraced it with open arms. Basketball’s popularity spawns fun and unique ways to wager on the action almost all year round. Where you bet on basketball is just as important as what you bet, and we review the best basketball betting sites available in your regions.

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