- Nikola Jokic has -300 odds to win the 2023 NBA Finals MVP, followed by Jimmy Butler at +325.
- The Denver Nuggets have -375 odds to win the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat.
- Jerry West is the only player to ever win the NBA Finals MVP award on the losing team.
DENVER – Nikola Jokic is the overwhelming favorite on the 2023 NBA Finals MVP betting board, holding -300 odds to win the award. Outside of Jokic, the player with the shortest NBA finals odds is Jimmy Butler at +325.
2023 NBA Finals MVP Odds
- Nikola Jokic -300
- Jimmy Butler +325
- Jamal Murray +900
- Bam Adebayo +2500
- Caleb Martin +5000
- Michael Porter Jr. +10000
- Aaron Gordon +20000
- Bruce Brown +20000
- Gabe Vincent +20000
- Max Strus +20000
Nikola Jokic averaged 27.8 points, 14.5 rebounds, 11.8 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.3 blocks per game and was unanimously awarded the Western Conference Finals MVP in their sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers. Jimmy Butler won the Eastern Conference Finals MVP over teammate Caleb Martin by a 5-4 vote.
Nikola Jokic consistently produces at a high level for the NBA Finals favorite Denver Nuggets, making his -300 odds at legal betting sites the best bet to win the 2023 NBA Finals MVP.
The combination of Jokic’s points, rebounds, and assists averages across 15 playoffs games currently places him with the fifth-highest total in NBA Playoffs history. Nikola Jokic’s ridiculous stats through 15 games prove his 2023 Playoffs to be one of the most dominant postseason performances in NBA history.
If his triple-double tendencies continue, Jokic would become the fourth player ever to finish the NBA Playoffs averaging a triple-double and the first to do so with more than 12 games played.
53 years ago, Jerry West became the only NBA player to win the NBA Finals award on the losing team. With Jokic being the best player on a team with -375 NBA Finals odds, Nikola Jokic’s -300 odds to win Finals MVP are basically a discounted Denver Nuggets futures bet.
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