Denver Nuggets 18/1 to Win NBA Title after Iverson Trade
WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO (December 20, 2006) – The Denver Nuggets pulled off a blockbuster yesterday by acquiring four-time NBA scoring leader and 2001 MVP, Allen Iverson from the Philadelphia 76ers. After finalizing the deal, the odds on the Denver Nuggets winning the NBA Championship shifted dramatically. Leading online sportsbook Pinnacle Sports had the Nuggets listed at 50/1 to capture the NBA title prior to the deal however after adding Iverson.
The biggest sports betting site on the web, Pinnacle Sports listed the Nuggets in the middle of the pack odds-wise to win the NBA Championship before the trade because of the highly competitive Western Conference as well as lack of a solid second scoring go with Carmelo Anthony. Now boasting the league's two leading scorers on their roster, the Nuggets have become a formidable team in the West as well as Pinnacle Sports now lists Denver at 18/1 in order to win the title. Whereas a normal NFL line may be the item of 20 various odds makers, you’re testing your wits towards just one linesman in the hot seat. Next, the public frequently misunderstands live betting.betting is easy.