Although winning a division in the NBA doesn’t officially mean anything, bettors can still make some cash wagering on division futures. Here’s a look at the Southwest division for the upcoming 2022-23 season, with odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Southwest Division Odds for 2022-23 Season
This divisions shows a clear gulf between the contenders and pretenders in the NBA, with three teams at the top clearly fighting amongst themselves. That’s good news for bettors, who are going to get strong value no matter who wins.
The pick: Mavericks +140
The Grizzlies aren’t sneaking up on anyone and will be without Jaren Jackson Jr. for a bit. Luka Doncic is the MVP favorite for a reason, and Dallas has a solid supporting cast around him. The Pelicans are the great unknown with Zion Williamson coming back but Doncic is the more sure thing. Take the Mavs to win this division.
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