The Milwaukee Bucks find themselves in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals for the second time in the last three seasons, and they are the betting favorites to win it all according to the latest odds on DraftKings Sportsbook.
Milwaukee finished the regular season with a 46-26 overall record for the third best mark in the East, setting the Bucks up for a first-round matchup with the Miami Heat, who beat them in the bubble last postseason. The Bucks got their revenge with a four-game sweep for a shot at the Brooklyn Nets in the conference semifinals.
Milwaukee took advantage of the Nets beat up stars as Kyrie Irving and James Harden were injured, and the Bucks won the last two games of the series to win in seven games to reach the Eastern Conference Finals. They will start the best-of-seven series with the Atlanta Hawks at home on Wednesday, June 23rd.
Milwaukee Bucks odds to win NBA championship: +100
Milwaukee is the favorite among the four teams left in contention for the NBA title at +100 odds, slightly ahead of the Phoenix Suns at +140. Oddsmakers are not giving the Hawks much of a shot after beating the Philadelphia 76ers in seven games. Atlanta has +1100 odds, making them the biggest longshot to win it all. The Bucks lost Donte DiVincenzo for the season last month, but they remain relatively healthy with the only other player on the injury report being Jordan Nwora, who is not a regular part of the rotation.
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