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Updated NBA Finals MVP Odds: Giannis Antetokounmpo joins Steph Curry, Jayson Tatum and Devin Booker as Favorites

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Giannis Antetokounmpo has entered the conversation for NBA Finals MVP after a triple-double performance in the Milwaukee Bucks‘ Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics.

Steph Curry and Jayson Tatum were the favorites to win the NBA Finals MVP heading into the second round of the playoffs. With Tatum already going down 0-1 to the Bucks, Antetokounmpo is now even with him in odds at +600 on BetMGM.

NBA Finals MVP Odds

Player Odds
Stephen Curry +400
Jayson Tatum +600
Giannis Antetokounmpo +600
Devin Booker +600
Jimmy Butler +700
Chris Paul +750
Jaylen Brown +1800
Joel Embiid +1800
Luka Doncic +1800
Deandre Ayton +2000
Ja Morant +2000
Jordan Poole +2000
Marcus Smart +2200
Bam Adebayo +2500
Klay Thompson +2500
Tyler Herro +2800
Kyle Lowry +4000
Draymond Green +4000
Jrue Holiday +5000
Khris Middleton +5000
James Harden +5000
Tyrese Maxey +6600
Mikal Bridges +8000
Jaren Jackson Jr. +8000
Steven Adams +10000
Duncan Robinson +15000
Al Horford +15000
Daniel Theis +15000
Jalen Brunson +15000
Max Strus +20000
P.J. Tucker +20000
Victor Oladipo +25000
Wesley Matthews +25000
Tobias Harris +25000
Brook Lopez +30000
Bobby Portis +30000
Desmond Bane +30000
Andrew Wiggins +30000
Jae Crowder +40000
Grayson Allen +50000
Matisse Thybulle +50000
Shake Milton +50000
Cameron Payne +50000
Dillon Brooks +50000
Jonathan Kuminga +50000
Reggie Bullock +50000
Dorian Finney-Smith +50000
Dwight Powell +50000
Spencer Dinwiddie +50000
Maxi Kleber +50000
Otto Porter Jr. +75000
Danny Green +100000

*Odds courtesy of BetMGM as of the evening of May 1


Curry’s odds have also improved after a Game 1 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. He has gone from +450 to +400 to win the Finals MVP at BetMGM. Curry scored 24 points in the Warriors‘ win.

Tatum was just barely behind him at +550, but with his loss and odds shifting to +600, Curry now has a significant lead.

Antetokounmpo was +750 to win the Finals MVP before the start of the second round. He put up 24 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists in the Bucks’ win over the Celtics to vault him up to +600.

Devin Booker has also worked his way up the odds boards after returning for Game 6 against the New Orleans Pelicans. He is also at +600 along with Tatum and Antetekounmpo. He was originally favored along with Curry before getting hurt in the first round.

Jimmy Butler and Chris Paul round out the players with +1000 odds or better to win the Finals MVP.

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