There’s nothing like a championship rematch.
On Thursday, the Bucks and Suns will meet for the first time since Game 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals, with the two teams squaring off at Phoenix’s Footprint Center at 10:00 p.m. ET.
Behind the play of All-Stars Devin Booker and Chris Paul, the Suns are owners of the league’s best record at 44-10 while the Bucks, winners of four straight, are now 35-21 and building momentum behind the All-Star duo of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton, while Jrue Holiday received All-Star consideration as well.
With both the Suns and Bucks at the top of their respective conferences, are we destined for a rematch at the 2022 NBA Finals?
Updated odds for the NBA Finals suggest that it’s looking more and more likely.
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(All odds courtesy of BetMGM)
2022 NBA Championship: Odds to win
While the Nets and Warriors are at the top, the Suns and Bucks fall in right behind with the best odds to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy in 2022.
|Golden State Warriors||+450|
|Los Angeles Lakers||+1800|
2022 NBA Eastern Conference Odds to win
In line with the odds to win the title, the Bucks fall behind only the Nets with the best odds to make it out of the Eastern Conference to advance to the NBA Finals. The Bucks hold a 2-0 series lead over the Nets this season, winning by an average margin of 17.5 points.
2022 NBA Western Conference: Odds to win
It’s narrow, but the Warriors have slightly better odds than the Suns to advance out of the Western Conference this year. There is a noticeable drop off that signifies the Warriors and Suns are the clear-cut Nos. 1 and 2.
The Warriors are 2-1 against the Suns this season, with one meeting remaining.
|Golden State Warriors||+210|
|Los Angeles Lakers||+800|
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