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The Warriors are massive betting favorites to win it all

Vegas sees a three-peat in the near future.

2018 NBA Finals - Game Four Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors won the title in 2015. They came ridiculously close to winning it again in 2016. Then they avenged their loss with another championship in 2017. And then a second-straight one in 2018.

All that is to say, it comes as absolutely no surprise that the Warriors are favored to win the NBA Finals once again. But it may be a little bit of a surprise just how much they’re favored.

According to Bovada, one of the most popular online sports betting sites, the Warriors are -195 favorites to win the 2019 championship. The next closest team is the Boston Celtics, all the way at +500.

Here to put that in perspective is Ben Stinar, with an outstanding stat:

Yes, the same betting company gives much higher odds for a person walking on Mars in the next six and a half years than they do for any non-Warriors team to win the 2019 title.

That is pretty spectacular.

If you’re not familiar with betting, the Warriors at -195 means you would have to bet $195 in order to win $100. At +500, a $100 wager on the Celtics would earn you a payout of $500.

Here are the odds for all 30 teams:

Golden State Warriors: -195
Boston Celtics: +500
Houston Rockets: +850
Los Angeles Lakers: +1,000
Toronto Raptors: +1,400
Philadelphia 76ers: +1,600
Oklahoma City Thunder: +3,000
Utah Jazz: +7,500
San Antonio Spurs: +8,000
Milwaukee Bucks: +10,000
Washington Wizards: +10,000
Indiana Pacers: +12,500
Denver Nuggets: +12,500
New Orleans Pelicans: +12,500
Minnesota Timberwolves: +15,000
Portland Trail Blazers: +15,000
Dallas Mavericks: +25,000
Los Angeles Clippers: +25,000
Miami Heat: +30,000
Detroit Pistons: +30,000
Charlotte Hornets: +30,000
Chicago Bulls: +30,000
New York Knicks: +40,000
Atlanta Hawks: +40,000
Phoenix Suns: +40,000
Cleveland Cavaliers: +45,000
Brooklyn Nets: +45,000
Orlando Magic: +45,000
Sacramento Kings: +50,000
Memphis Grizzlies: +50,000

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