NBA Standings & Playoff Picture: Postseason Bracket, Play-In Schedule Title Odds and More

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Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Russell Westbrook #4 of the Washington Wizards dribbles against Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers.

The regular season is officially over. Now it’s time for the Play-In Tournament.

The Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers and Charlotte Hornets will each vie for a spot in the NBA Playoffs over the next four days.

If you’re not aware how the tournament works, you can read up on the basics here. Here’s a look at where the eight teams landed in the play-in tournament and their odds to make the playoffs.

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Play-In Game Odds and Schedule

Thursday’s Game

East No. 9 vs. East No. 8

Pacers vs. Wizards (-3.5) 8 p.m. ET

The Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards will face off in Game 5 of the NBA Play-In Tournament Thursday night. The winner will secure the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference and the loser will be eliminated.

Friday’s Game

West No. 9 vs. West No. 8

Grizzlies vs. Warriors (-3.5) 9 p.m. ET

The Memphis Grizzlies and Golden State Warriors will face off in Game 6 of the NBA Play-In Tournament Friday night. The winner will secure the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference and the loser will be eliminated.


Here are current first-round playoff matchups in each conference ahead of the play-in games:

Eastern Conference Matchups

No. 1 Philadelphia 76ers
Winner of Pacers/Wizards
No. 4 New York Knicks
No. 5 Atlanta Hawks
No. 3 Milwaukee Bucks
No. 6 Miami Heat
No. 2 Brooklyn Nets
No. 7 Boston Celtics

Western Conference Matchups

No. 1 Utah Jazz
Second Play-In Winner
No. 4 Los Angeles Clippers
No. 5 Dallas Mavericks
No. 3 Denver Nuggets
No. 6 Portland Trail Blazers
No. 2 Phoenix Suns
No. 7 Los Angeles Lakers

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NBA Title Odds

Here’s a look at the NBA title odds before the start of the play-in games via BetMGM.

Team Odds
Nets +225
Lakers +425
Clippers +600
76ers +750
Jazz +750
Bucks +900
Suns +1600
Nuggets +3000
Heat +3000
Mavericks +4000
Hawks +6600
Trail Blazers +6600
Warriors +8000
Celtics +10000
Knicks +10000
Wizards +15000
Hornets +25000
Grizzlies +25000
Pacers +50000
Spurs +50000
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