Vegas Oddsmakers: Lakers 2-1 Favorites to Repeat With Or Without Odom

"The core of that team still is what it is, and as long as you keep Kobe and Phil, nothing changes." -Jay Rood, director of the MGM/Mirage Race and Sports Book

"The core of that team still is what it is, and as long as you keep Kobe and Phil, nothing changes." -Jay Rood, director of the MGM/Mirage Race and Sports Book

According to our good friends over the at L.A. Times, the Lamar Odom situation is not going to affect the betting odds for another Laker run at the championship.

“We didn’t change anything when they got Artest, and if they lose Odom it’ll just be a wash,” said Jay Kornegay, executive director of the Las Vegas Hilton’s Race and Sports book, which has the Lakers as the 2-1 favorite over the 3-1 Cavaliers and 5-1 Celtics. [Full article]

At MGM/Mirage, the Lake Show are 8-5 favorites to win with the Celtics second at 3-1 and the Cavs third at 4-1.

Maybe we’re all a little too worried about the Lamar Odom situation?

Topics: Lakers, Lamar Odom, Odds

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