NBA Finals: Thunder will be a solid favorite over Heat

The odds might fluctuate a bit between now and Game 1, but the odds-on favorite won't change. After the Heat's win on Saturday, two sites had OKC favored by 4½ points in Game 1.
BY JOHN ROHDE Published: June 9, 2012

The odds might fluctuate a bit between now and Game 1 at 8 p.m. Tuesday, but the odds-on favorite won't change.

The Thunder is a solid favorite to win the 2012 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.

Here were the odds to win the NBA crown heading into Saturday night's Game 7 between the Heat and Boston Celtics:

Bovada Sportsbook — Thunder 2-3 odds; Heat 7-4 odds

JustBet Sportsbook — Thunder 1-2; Heat 3-2

VegasInsider.com — Thunder 1-2; Heat 7-2

BETvega — Thunder 1-2; Heat 13-4

WagerWeb Sportsbook — Thunder (-155); Heat (+170)

Following the Heat's 101-88 victory over the Celtics, Sportsbet.com and 5dimes.eu both had the Thunder favored by 4 1/2 points in Game 1 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

For the series, Sportsbet.com had OKC favored (-152) to Miami's (+138), while 5dimes.eu had OKC favored (-155) to Miami's (+135).