2020 NBA Finals Matchup Odds: Bucks vs. Clippers the Most Likely Title Series

Oct 22, 2019 12:05 PM EDT
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  • Check out the NBA Finals matchup betting odds entering the 2019-20 regular season (via PointsBet).

To no surprise, the Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks are the two favorites to play in the 2020 NBA Finals according to the oddsmakers.

The Los Angeles-Milwaukee matchup is listed at +500, with the Clippers-Sixers and Clippers-Celtics matchups listed at +700.

How historic would a Clippers-Bucks NBA Finals be?

In their 49-year history, the Los Angeles Clippers have never made the NBA Finals, the third-longest drought of any franchise, behind just the Kings and Hawks.

For Milwaukee, it has been 45 seasons since it last made the NBA Finals, doing so back in 1974 in a loss to the Boston Celtics.

The Clippers and Bucks represent two of the four longest active Finals droughts in the NBA entering the 2019-20 season.

The team in the Western Conference right below the Clippers are the Los Angeles Lakers, who are paired with the same three Eastern Conference teams.

Let’s dive into some fun matchups from PointsBet’s release of the 2020 NBA Finals matchup odds

  • Think the Lakers and Celtics will play in the Finals for a 13th time in 2020? That is listed at +1050 and sixth in the league.
  • Imagine if the Clippers and Raptors met in the 2020 Finals … the Kawhi Bowl. Well if you bet it, you could get +3300 odds.
  • Can the Warriors make the NBA Finals for a sixth consecutive season? You can bet them vs. the Bucks at +2200 and against the Sixers and Celtics at +3000.
  • After years of Cavs-Warriors, how about another repeat of Raptors-Warriors? Bettors can get 130-1 odds if they go back to the Finals in 2020.
  • Here is a look at the odds of some NBA Finals rematches through the years:
    • Lakers-Sixers: +1050
    • Lakers-Nets: 40-1
    • Lakers-Pacers: 70-1
    • Lakers-Magic: 130-1
    • Rockets-Magic: 250-1
    • Lakers-Pistons: 300-1
    • Spurs-Nets: 350-1
    • Jazz-Bulls: 650-1
    • Spurs-Heat: 800-1
    • Rockets-Knicks: 1,000-1

Odds currently off the board. Check out PointsBet, where Action Network users get an exclusive 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150).


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