Following game 5 the 2021 NBA Finals Odds have been released with Giannis Antetokounpo heavily leading the pack. After falling 2-0 in the series Giannis has led the comeback as Milwaukee has run off 3 straight wins led by the Greek Freak averaging 33 points and 12 rebounds in games 3,4, and 5. With the last 3 games Giannis is now the huge favorite to take home the hardware at the conclusion of these Finals.
2021 Finals MVP Odd
- Giannis Antetokounmpo: -430
- Devin Booker: +650
- Chris Paul: +650
- Khris Middleton: +3000
- Jrue Holiday: +7000
- Deandre Ayton: +18000
Looking at the odds above it is clear to see how heavily Giannis is favored. With the series being 3-2 in favor of Milwaukee all roads seem to lead to a game 6 win and the title for the Bucks. Milwaukee is also a near -400 favorite to win it all with one game to go headed home to Milwaukee. The has gone to a player on the winning team every year the award has been in existence with the exception of the Logo Jerry West in 1969. With that in mind Khris Middleton is worth a look at a +3000 to help seal the title for his team at home.
Chris Paul and Devin Booker are 2nd in the odds behind Antetokounpmpo at +650 respectively due to the simple fact the Suns season is in their hands. Chris Paul has struggled through the last 3 games, while counterpart Devin Booker has averaged 41 points a game over the last 2 games. Devin Booker has the best chance to hold up the MVP Trophy for Phoenix as he will be the scoring punch to take back the momentum in this series.
Giannis is by far the favorite and if the Bucks win the title whether it be in game 6 or game 7 he will raise the trophy. The only question is if Phoenix can find a way to swing the series and force a game 7 to give the home fans 1 more shot at seeing a title won. Milwaukee has the momentum and will look to close the door in game 6 giving the Bucks their first title in 40 years. Final NBA Finals MVP Prediction, Giannis Antetokounmpo holds up the trophy and gets his ring.