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NBA futures odds 2023-24: Championship predictions, win totals, best basketball bets, picks by proven expert


The NBA offseason was headlined by several huge trades, leaving bettors with an adjusted set of 2023-24 NBA futures odds. Boston is the +380 favorite win the 2024 NBA Finals in the latest NBA odds, followed by Milwaukee at +400. Denver (+450) and Phoenix (+550) are right on their heels. The Bucks added star guard Damian Lillard from Portland, pairing him with Giannis Antetokounmpo to form one of the league’s strongest duos. Meanwhile, Boston snagged Jrue Holiday, taking some scoring pressure off Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.

There is a large drop to the next tier, where the Warriors are +900 and the Lakers are +1100. Which teams have the most value to include in your 2023-24 NBA Finals bets? Before making any basketball picks or 2023-24 NBA futures bets, be sure to see the latest NBA predictions from SportsLine basketball expert Matt Severance. 

Severance is a well-connected writer and high-volume handicapper who has worked in the industry since 2005. After joining SportsLine, he quickly established himself as a top expert in multiple sports. Over the past two NBA seasons, he has returned $3,215 for $100 bettors on his NBA picks. Anybody following him has seen huge returns.

Now, he has has revealed his top 2023-24 NBA futures bets. You can head to SportsLine to see them. 

Top 2024 NBA futures bets

Some of Severance’s top 2023-24 NBA futures advice: He says to stay away from the Phoenix Suns (+550) as a title contender. Phoenix got dismantled by Denver in the second round of the playoffs last season, despite Devin Booker scoring 47 points in Game 4. The Suns made a move in the offseason to give Booker and Kevin Durant some support in the form of star shooting guard Bradley Beal.

While they might have the top trio in the NBA heading into the season, there are some concerns on the roster as well. They are proceeding without a true point guard, and their paint presence could be lacking after Deandre Ayton was shipped off during the Lillard trade. One key injury might destroy their campaign, because their bench is average at best.

“Do they really think Jusuf Nurkic is an upgrade on Deandre Ayton at center?” Severance told SportsLine. “Big frontcourts could eat this team for lunch. And what is the likelihood of Durant and Beal staying healthy? Durant hasn’t played more than 55 games since 2018-19. Beal hasn’t topped 60 games since then.” See Severance’s best NBA futures bets at SportsLine. 

How to place 2023 NBA futures bets 

Severance has revealed five picks, including a pair of longshot plays that return at least +3000. You can see all of Severance’s top 2023 NBA futures picks here.

Which 2023 NBA futures odds should you target, and which longshot plays could lead to a massive June payday? Visit SportsLine now to see the 2023 NBA futures bets, all from the expert who is up more than 32 units on his NBA picks the past two seasons, and find out. 

2023-24 NBA championship odds

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Celtics +380
Bucks +400
Nuggets +450
Suns +550
Warriors +900
Lakers +1100
76ers +2500
Mavericks +2500
Clippers +2500
Heat +2800
Cavaliers +3000
Grizzlies +3000
Kings +4000
Knicks +5000
Pelicans +5000
Timberwolves +6000
Thunder +7500
Hawks +8000
Raptors +12500
Bulls +15000
Nets +15000
Spurs +20000
Pacers +20000
Jazz +30000
Rockets +30000
Magic +30000
Pistons +50000
Hornets +50000
Wizards +50000
Blazers +50000

2023-24 NBA win totals

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Celtics 54.5
Bucks 53.5
Nuggets 52.5
Suns 52.5
Cavaliers 50.5
76ers 47.5
Warriors 47.5
Lakers 46.5
Clippers 45.5
Grizzlies 45.5
Knicks 45.5
Heat 44.5
Kings 44.5
Timberwolves 44.5
Pelicans 44.5
Thunder 44.5
Mavericks 43.5
Hawks 41.5
Pacers 38.5
Nets 37.5
Bulls 37.5
Magic 37.5
Raptors 36.5
Jazz 35.5
Hornets 31.5
Rockets 31.5
Spurs 28.5
Pistons 27.5
Blazers 27.5
Wizards 23.5

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