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2013 NBA Championship Odds: Nuggets open at 66/1

The Nuggets are expected to finish second in the Northwest Division.

Troy Babbitt-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Denver Nuggets have opened with 66/1 odds to win the 2013 NBA Championship. according to betting site Bovada. Those odds place the Nuggets as the 14th-likeliest team to win the title and take home the trophy.

The four teams with best odds to win the championship are, in order, the Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Chicago Bulls.

The lines also give the Nuggets a 33/1 shot at winning the Western Conference. In addition to the Lakers and Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs top the list for Western Conference winners.

A third line is also in play, which sets the over-under win total for each team. Denver's over-under win total line is set at 48.5 wins, which means experts expect the Nuggets to finish somewhere around 48-34 this season.

Here are the other expected win totals from Denver's division:

Oklahoma City Thunder - 59.5
Denver Nuggets - 48.5
Utah Jazz - 42.5
Minnesota Timberwolves - 39.5
Portland Trailblazers - 35.5