The Los Angeles Lakers were installed as a prohibitive — 2000 favorite to beat Philadelphia for the NBA title. The take-back on the Sixers was +1400.
Other series prices for the Lakers include —120 to sweep in four games; +140 to win in five; 5-2 to win in six; and 7-1 to win in seven.
The 76ers are 200-1 to sweep the Lakers in four; 60-1 to win in five games; 50-1 to win in six; and 35-1 to win in seven.
The NBA Finals begin Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The Lakers are a 12-point favorite to win the opener.