NBA Finals Odds: Nuggets Plummet, Timberwolves + Knicks Rise

NBA Playoffs
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Finals odds jumped up to +275 after taking a 2-0 series lead on the defending champion Denver Nuggets.
  • Denver’s odds fell from +300 to +1800 and are the longest odds they’ve had all season.
  • The New York Knicks Finals odds shortened to +1000 after a series win against the Philadelphia 76ers and a Game 1 victory against the Indiana Pacers.

MINNEAPOLIS – Betting odds for the 2023-2024 NBA Champion saw major shifts with the second round of the NBA Playoffs starting. The Minnesota Timberwolves legal online gambling odds to win the NBA Finals jumped to +275 after defeating the defending champion Denver Nuggets twice on the road.

Winner of NBA Finals Odds

  • Boston Celtics +105
  • Minnesota Timberwolves +275
  • Oklahoma City Thunder +750
  • Dallas Mavericks +1000
  • New York Knicks +1000
  • Denver Nuggets +1800
  • Indiana Pacers +5500
  • Cleveland Cavaliers +10000

With a 2-0 series lead on the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, the Timberwolves have -700 odds to finish the job and advance to the Western Conference finals. The series now heads back to Minneapolis, where the Timberwolves have -195 odds at legal Minnesota gambling sites to take a commanding 3-0 series lead.

With the Timberwolves in the driver seat, the Nuggets odds fell from +300 to +1800 before Game 3. Although Denver needs to win four of the next five games to advance, their +1800 Colorado gambling odds are the lowest they’ve been all season for the defending champions.

Brunson Leads Knicks To +1000 NBA Finals Odds

The New York Knicks also climbed up the NBA Finals betting board with their Eastern Conference semifinals opening victory against the Indiana Pacers. New York’s Finals odds moved up after a series win against the 76ers, but the Game 1 victory has New York up to +1000 odds to win the 2023-2024 NBA Finals.

If they get through the Pacers, the Knicks will likely face the NBA Finals betting favorite in the Boston Celtics. Jalen Brunson is ready to take them there, as the Knicks’ star point guard has a 35.5-point projection at New York gambling sites after scoring 40+ points in four consecutive playoff games.