NBA MVP Odds and Predictions: Top 11 Prospects

December 9th, 2010 by Doc Moseman Leave a reply »
We’re about a quarter of the way through the NBA season. It’s way too early to know how things will turn out, but we’ve had a good sense already of which players are standing out from the crowd. There are NBA MVP futures odds to bet on, so looking at who stands out from the crowd can be both interesting and profitable. Here’s a look at how the race shapes up (NBA odds are from

Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City (+130) - Durant is the heavy favorite to win the award this year. He’s going to win at least one at some point in his career, and there’s a good chance that he can stay where he currently is - as the top scorer in the league - so he is definitely a factor here.

The biggest problem he might have, though, is that he arguably isn't even the best player on his team right now. Russell Westbrook is playing totally lights out, and is turning a lot of heads as a result.

It's also clear that the Thunder would have to move up beyond their current seventh-place standing in the Western Conference in order for Durant to have a good chance of the win here. I sure don’t see any value in this price.

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