Despite the Possible Brutal Path, Rockets Worth a Shot in Western Conference

Kevin Stott

Sunday, March 19, 2017 3:27 PM UTC

Sunday, Mar. 19, 2017 3:27 PM UTC

With James Harden running point the Houston Rockets have made a lot of noise in the Regular Season this year, but the big question now for Futures Book bettors is does this club have enough to maybe beat both the Spurs and Warriors? Find out here.

Western Conference Looking More Open Now With Potentially Weary Dubs, Spurs

College basketball hits its mad crescendo in March and April while the NBA peak prove-yourself months are May and June, meaning now is the best time to lock in some decent Futures Book prices in the professional ranks. The Western Conference looked like a two-team race between the defending conference champion Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs. However with the Injury to Kevin Durant (Knee), Curry looking human and the Spurs still looking off a beat, the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunders might get to the Western Conference Finals and upset one of these perceived two weary-looking giants. We’ll see soon.

Here are fresh Western Conference Futures odds from online sportsbook Bovada:


Odds To Win Western Conference

Golden State Warriors -225 

San Antonio Spurs +300 

Houston Rockets +750 

Los Angeles Clippers +2000

Utah Jazz +2500

Memphis Grizzlies +4000

Oklahoma City Thunder +4000

Denver Nuggets +15000

Dallas Mavericks +20000

New Orleans Pelicans +20000

Portland Trail Blazers +20000


Warriors, Spurs & Rockets Definitely Worth Right Now

Since last looking at the Western Conference, things have changed with the Warriors and Spurs. The Los Angeles Clippers saw their odds drop, while the Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks all saw theirs rise as bettors backed longshots possibly sensing some weakness in Golden State (54-14 SU) and San Antonio (52-15). But most importantly, or the biggest change so far, the almost inhuman nature with now floor general and MVP candidate Harden and the Rockets continuing to see action at the betting windows going from +1200 to their current +750 to win the West.

Free NBA Western Futures Pick: Houston Rockets +750 Best Line Offered: at Bovada
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