Celtics’ NBA title betting odds improve as 2020 season restart inches closer – Yahoo Sports

The Boston Celtics were a popular pick to make a deep run in the 2020 NBA playoffs when the format of the league’s season restart was first announced, and the excitement over the team’s potential has only grown during the last few weeks.

In fact, oddsmakers have improved the Celtics’ odds to win the 2020 NBA Finals since the schedule for each team’s eight seeding games was revealed in late June.

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The Celtics had +2000 odds to win the championship at the beginning of the month. Now, with less than two weeks until the Celtics take on the Milwaukee Bucks on July 31, Boston’s odds have improved to +1700.

Here are the latest title odds, courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook:

L.A. Lakers: +240
Milwaukee Bucks: +250
L.A. Clippers: +333
Houston Rockets: +1200
Boston Celtics: +1700
Toronto Raptors: +2200
Denver Nuggets: +2500
Philadelphia 76ers: +2800
All other teams have +3000 odds or worse

The Celtics have a