NBA Title Odds 2021: Nuggets Take Big Hit After Jamal Murray Injury

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Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray went down in obvious pain during Monday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. The team’s worst fear was later confirmed, with Murray officially being diagnosed with a torn ACL.

The injury to the Nuggets star severely impacts the Western Conference playoff picture and could have major implications for the NBA championship.

That’s where the oddsmakers step in.

Denver saw its odds in the West drop from 8-to-1 to 12-to-1, while their championship odds fell from 16-to-1 to 22-to-1.

Five other teams from the West, meanwhile, saw their odds improve.

How do the oddsmakers see Murray’s injury impacting the race in the West?

A full look at the updated NBA championship and Western Conference title odds can be seen below, via SportsBetting.com.

Denver Nuggets

Championship – 16/1 to 22/1
West – 8/1 to 12/1

Los Angeles Lakers

Championship – 7/2 to 13/4 (+325)
West – 19/10 to 7/4 (+175)

Los Angeles Clippers

Championship – 6/1 to 11/2
West – 14/5 to 5/2

Utah Jazz

Championship – no change
West – 7/2 to 13/4 (+325)

Phoenix Suns

Championship – no change
West – 12/1 to 10/1

Dallas Mavericks

Championship – 35/1 to 33/1
West – 16/1 to 14/1

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