There is little question that defending NBA champions Miami Heat are seen as being very much the team to beat again in this season’s league. Ahead of the start of NBA 2013/14 at the end of this month, the Heat have been installed as the bookies hot favorites to win for a second successive season, and they surely justify that status. Possessing both squad depth and talent across the team, they will be hard to overcome and, at 9/4, they will draw a lot of the NBA Championship betting. However there are a couple of sides who could potentially beat them.
Brooklyn Nets are one of these teams, having made additions to their squad since last season, including the likes of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. The Nets are rated 14/1, and represent a decent pick at that price. But what about the Mavs? After lifting the title for the first time in 2011, they have failed to capitalize beyond that point and now find themselves at 28/1 to win the south west division, never mind the 40/1 odds of them winning the NBA as a whole. If betting on the Mavs seems a bit ambitious then maybe a one of many online casino games such as Slam Dunk would be more appealing.
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