The 2021 -2022 NBA Playoffs are here and us sport fans can’t be more excited for it. As games 1 and 2 have passed, it’s now the perfect time to have a favorite of who will advance to the NBA Finals out of both the eastern and western conference. Take a look below of who you should favor to advance …
Who Is Favored To Win The Eastern Conference?
Yes that’s right, the Miami Heat should be favorites to come out the eastern conference due to their chemistry and experience of playing with another.
Along with that, they are the number one seed in the eastern conference with winning regular season series against teams who came into this season as favorites to advance to the NBA Finals. Teams such as the defending NBA Finals champions the Milwaukee Bucks (2-2) and Brooklyn Nets (3-1).
Look below to see the results of the regular season.
Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks (Regular Season)
137 (Heat) – 95 (Bucks) @ Miami
124 (Bucks) – 102 (Heat) @ Milwaukee
113 (Heat) – 104 (Bucks) @ Miami
120 (Bucks) – 119 (Heat) @ Milwaukee
Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets (Regular Season)
106(Heat) – 93 (Nets) @ Brooklyn
115 (Heat) – 111 (Nets) @ Miami
113 (Heat) – 107 (Nets) @ Brooklyn
119 (Nets) – 95 (Heat) @ Miami
Miami is currently sitting at one game away from advancing to the second round the NBA playoffs with a win tonight as they host Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks in Miami as they currently lead the series 3-1.
Who Is Favored To Win The Western Conference?
Golden State Warriors
Yes, the Golden State Warriors are the should be your favorites to win the western conference and here’s why …
The Warriors have everything that you need to win it all, especially the western conference which is why they should be favored. From the shooters in the lights of Steph Curry to Klay Thompson to the new rising star in town Jordan Poole, and you cannot forget about Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Andrew Wiggins.
You can argue that the Warriors have the upper hand over the currently favorites to win it all in the west, the Phoenix as they ended their regular season series tied 2-2, below are the game results between the two teams
Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns (Regular Season)
104 (Suns) – 96 (Warriors) @ Phoenix
130 (Warriors) – 96 (Suns) @ Golden State
116 (Warriors) – 107 (Suns) @ Phoenix
107 (Suns) – 103 (Warriors) @ Golden State
The Warriors are the team without question who’s the most experienced out of the eight teams that are in the playoffs within the western conference.
Not only that but they’re also the team a lot teams will have difficulty stopping while on defense due to their shooting power between their “Big Three” Curry, Thompson, and Poole.
The Warriors have at least four out their starting five from their NBA Finals championship reigns returning, including their back to back championship run in 2017 – 2018 & 2018-2019 seasons.
The team is currently leading another favorite to win it all in the names of the Nikola Jokic and Denver Nuggets 3-1 and is one game from eliminating them from them playoffs with the advantage being in the favor due to them being at home tomorrow at 10pm on the TNT network.
You can’t help but to not overlook the Warriors as they are looking to the win their fourth NBA Finals championship in six seasons.