Lakers open as favorites to win championship in Vegas sportsbooks

LeBron James and the Lakers are dreaming of some help in free agency.

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t make the playoffs this season but that doesn’t matter to the oddsmakers.

According to Caesers sportsbook at The Superbook at Westgate Las Vegas, the Lakers are favorites to win the 2019-20 NBA championship.

The Lakers opened at +400 favorites at Caesers, with the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers next at +600. The defending champion Toronto Raptors at +800.

The Golden State Warriors, who have emerged from the Western Conference for five straight years, have 14-1 odds to win the title, according to The SuperBook.

The Bucks finished with the league’s best record this past season and are listed as title favorites by both FanDuel and DraftKings.