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Celtics vs. Lakers odds - Boston big underdog for Game 5

Celtics vs. Lakers odds - Boston big underdog for Game 5 Tonight is Game 5 of the 2008 NBA Finals Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers and the odds are not favorable for the series leader. The Celtics lead the series 3-1, following their dramatic comeback in Game 4, rallying up from 24-point deficit to win the game and the right to breath easier for the rest of the Finals. One win separates the Celtics from NBA Championship, but the odds are not on Boston's side tonight. "The series ain't over. It's far from over," Lakers star Kobe Bryant was quoted and it may turn out to be true.

 At the online sportsbook BodogSports the Boston Celtics are big underdog, listed with odds to win Game 5 at the whopping +255, while the Los Angeles Lakers are huge favorite with odds -310 to win the NBA Finals game tonight. These are by far the biggest odds posted on the 2008 NBA Finals series, due largely to the thousands of bettors siding with the Lakers this time around. The point spread on the Celtics vs. Lakers Game 5 is currently sitting at -7 points chalk Los Angeles and the total is at 191 points. Meanwhile the odds on the NBA Finals outcome is still favoring the Celtics. At BodogSports the favorite outcome is Boston winning the series 4-2 with short odds 6/5, while the bookie will pay out on 5/1 odds if the Lakers managed to win the Championship.

  Published on 06/15/2008

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