NBA Playoffs 2016: Updated Bracket Results, Odds and Championship Predictions

May 6th, 2016 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »

The NBA playoffs have certainly been eventful, but the best teams are still on track to contend for a championship.

Even with the drama, the latest bracket shows the projections for the top contenders haven't changed much. The only series upset in the first round was the No. 5 Portland Trail Blazers beating the No. 4 Los Angeles Clippers, while the No. 1 seeds are currently a combined 12-1. A lot could still happen, but the top teams are still in charge.

However, subtle shifts within the elite group of contenders have altered the odds to win a title. These changes since the start of the playoffs could alter your betting strategy based on what happens going forward. Along with a look at odds for each remaining team, here is a breakdown of how things have changed for the best teams in recent weeks.


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