Warriors no longer the league’s favorite, Spurs favored to win the NBA title

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For months, the Golden State Warriors has been the subject of endless talks and speculations and has been the outright favorite to win this season NBA title, but things have just changed, and it’s no longer favored the Warriors.

The San Antonio Spurs has moved one step forward, and it’s now the league favorite to win this season NBA title. Of course, these things would not happen without some problems at Warriors, which now facing an uphill battle after losing their top scorer due to sustained injury.

Stephen Curry’s absence will definitely impact the Warriors in the NBA playoff, hitting the Warriors very hard. The Warriors’ top scorer will miss at least two weeks with a sprained right knee. This makes San Antonio the NBA’s favorite at 3-2, followed by the warriors at 9-4 and the Cavaliers at 3-1.

Reports said that some basketball analyst has kept the Golden State Warriors as the favorites but lengthened their odds from 5-6 to 6-5 after the Curry’s injury news. Meanwhile, the Spurs who beat the Grizzlies to advance to the second round are now at 2-1, making them the league new favorite.

Clearly, the implications are huge for the Warriors, who still looking for another NBA championship. Curry’s value in the team is monstrous, Curry has led the lead in scoring and steals, and has transformed Warriors into one of the most feared teams in the NBA.

The SuperBook oddsmakers are making some good analysis of the game, and it’s not favored the Warriors. The oddsmakers have looked ahead to a potentially second-round series between the Los Angeles Clippers and Warriors without their leading scorer Stephen Curry.

According to Westgate NBA oddsmaker Jeff Sherman, the overall projections on a price for a series between Los Angeles and Golden State ranged from pick ’em to the Warriors -200 favorites, and that the Warriors, which still leads the Rockets 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, is an 8.5-point home favorite Wednesday in Game 5.

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