The final number you’ll see in a NBA odds listing is the over/under or total for that game. … In the Celtics/Heat game, the total could be listed around 186.5. If the total is 187 or better, then the over wins, if it is 186 or lower, that mean the under is the winner.

## How do NBA odds work?

Your payout is determined by the moneyline odds **attached to the** point spread. A negative number (such as -170) shows how much money you must wager to win $100, while a positive number (like +150) shows how much money you will win if you place a $100 wager.

## What are the odds for NBA title?

The Nets open as favorites to win the 2022 NBA Finals, which isn’t much of a surprise. The Bucks open at +900, behind the Nets and the Lakers.

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NBA championship odds 2022.

Team | Odds |
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Brooklyn Nets | +200 |

Los Angeles Lakers | +525 |

Milwaukee Bucks | +900 |

Golden State Warriors | +1200 |

## How do you read the odds in basketball?

Just remember that a **minus-**sign indicates a favorite and the number you see next to the minus-sign is how many points that team is favored by. A plus-sign indicates an underdog and the number is by how many points. One way to look at it is that you either add or subtract points from the final score.

## What does 0.0 Spread mean?

A line that is +0 means you **get your money back if the game ends in a draw**.

## How do you bet moneyline in NBA?

NBA Money Line betting is the simplest and a popular form of NBA betting. With NBA money line betting you are simply picking which team **will outright win the game**. NBA Money Line odds will list the the favorite in a given game as a negative number (ie. -200) that means you will have to bet that amount to win $100.

## Who will be in the NBA Finals 2021?

2021 NBA Finals

Team Coach Wins Milwaukee Bucks Mike Budenholzer 4 Phoenix Suns Monty Williams 2 | |
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MVP | Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) |

Eastern Finals | Bucks defeated Hawks, 4–2 |

Western Finals | Suns defeated Clippers, 4–2 |

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## Why would you bet on negative odds?

Negative numbers signify the favorite on the betting line. The negative number **indicates how much you’d need to bet to win $100**. If the number is positive, you’re looking at the underdog, and the number refers to the amount of money you’ll win if you bet $100.

## What does a 7 2 odds mean?

Odds are the return you can expect to get if the horse you bet on is successful. … So odds of 7-2 mean that **for every $2 invested, the punter gets $7 profit in return**. This means when you bet $2, the total return if the bet is successful is $9.