The Suns are the favorites to win the NBA title as they head into the playoffs with strong momentum in Arizona sports betting.

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Despite uncertainty about their opening round opponent in the NBA Playoffs, the Phoenix Suns are still considered the top contender for the championship by Arizona sports betting apps.

Four mobile sportsbooks in Arizona have identified Monty Williams’ team as the top contender for the title by a large margin, ranking the Milwaukee Bucks from the Eastern Conference as the second-best team.

The Suns ended the 2022 regular season with a commanding eight-game advantage over the team closest to them in the Western Conference standings.

Following this, the team will shift its focus towards potentially facing either the L.A. Clippers or New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, pending the results of Friday’s play-in round.

The Suns will start their journey to defend their Western Conference title at 6 p.m. Arizona time this Sunday, with the game broadcast on TNT.

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Suns are the favorites to win the NBA title.

The Suns are well positioned for the postseason, holding a commanding lead in the NBA betting title odds race ahead of the nearest competitor.

DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona has the Suns as the top choice to win the title with odds of +255, which are significantly higher than the Bucks at +475.

The Suns are the frontrunners to win their first NBA championship in Arizona, with +260 odds on BetMGM and Caesars Sportsbook. Meanwhile, the Bucks have slightly lower odds of +475 on Caesars Sportsbook and +500 on BetMGM.

According to FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona, the Suns are the favorites to win the NBA title with odds listed at +270.

How the Suns performed against potential first-round opponents

Arizona sports betting websites indicate that the Clippers are the favored team to advance past the Pelicans and potentially meet the Suns.

Los Angeles is the favored team by 4 points with a moneyline of -180 against New Orleans on Friday, as per the oddsmakers at Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings Sportsbook, and FanDuel Sportsbook.

The Suns had a better winning record against the Pelicans than they did against the Clippers in the regular season.

The Clippers faced off against the Suns four times this season in their Pacific Division rivalry. The Clippers emerged victorious with scores of 111-95 in December and 113-109 on April 6, making these the first and last meetings between the teams for the year.

The Suns claimed victory in the middle two games by defeating their opponents with scores of 106-89 on January 6 and 103-96 on February 15.

The Suns won three out of four games against the Pelicans this year, triumphing in the first (131-115), third (123-110), and fourth (112-100) games, but falling to New Orleans 117-102 in the second matchup.

As we anticipate Sunday’s Game 1, it is highly likely that the Suns will be heavily favored, regardless of their opponent.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher, a seasoned sports journalist with over seven years of experience covering sports and sports betting in Arizona, has worked with top publications such as ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News. Currently, he serves as the lead writer at yengols.com.

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