Odds to win the WNBA Championship: Las Vegas Aces are the favourite as semifinals begin

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WNBA Championship 2022 — Aug 14, 06:00

Four teams remain as the WNBA semifinals are set, meaning there are new betting opportunities available.

The latest: The Las Vegas Aces and Seattle Storm face off with the former being favourites to win the championship while the Chicago Sky seek to run back their 2021 title but have to make it by the Connecticut Sun.

Check out the latest WNBA Championship odds.

WNBA Championship odds

Team Current Odds
Las Vegas Aces -110
Chicago Sky +300
Connecticut Sun +400
Seattle Storm +500

Odds as of 1:31 p.m. on 08/28/2022.

Best odds to win the WNBA Championship

The favourite: Las Vegas Aces (-110)

The Aces have been the best team all season.

They had the highest winning percentage in the league alongside the Sun, averaged the most points per game and had the highest three-point percentage.

Team W-L % PPG FG% 3PT%
Las Vegas Aces .722 (T-1) 90.4 (1st) 46% (3rd) 36.1% (T-1)

They brought that energy into the first round of the playoffs, dominating Phoenix Mercury through two games, with an average margin of victory of 26.5 points.

Las Vegas is loaded with star talent as its roster took home eight of the 13 Western Conference player of the week honours. A’ja Wilson has five to her name while Kelsey Plum won two and Jackie Young one.

Plum was second in scoring this year, Wilson is one of the best rebounders in the league and Young can make it rain from beyond the arc. Those three were joined by Dearica Hamby at the 2022 All-Star game. Vegas’ four all-star selections were tied for the most in the league.

The Aces franchise has never won a championship but the club is positioned to do so in its fifth year as Vegas residents under coach Bill Laimbeer.

Since the former Detroit Piston took over in 2018, the Aces have made the conference final in four of five seasons and made the finals in 2020.

Other WNBA Championship choices

Best value: Seattle Storm (+400)

The Aces may be the favourite but the Storm should give them a competitive series. They had a solid record season record of 22-14 and are rounding into playoff form.

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The Storm have the experience needed to contend for a title. Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart both have championship pedigree and are playing at elite levels.

Stewart led the league with 21.8 points per game while Bird averaged the sixth-most assists (6) and brings composure at the point guard position.

Ezi Magbegor has emerged as one of the best centers in the game in her third season and was top 10 in blocks and field goal percentage.

The Storm have won two of the last four titles and handled the Washington Mystics in the opening round.

Team to watch: Chicago Sky (+300)

Chicago won the title last year and is in a solid position to run it back. The Sky will have to get by the Sun, though if they wish to become back-to-back champs.

The Sky had the best record in the WNBA (26-10) alongside the Aces and shot the lights out all season. They carried that energy into the postseason and have averaged the most assists, rebounds and steals per game thus far.

Kahleah Cooper and Candance Parker lead a team that is predicated upon ball movement and getting everyone involved.

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Avery Perri writes about sports betting for NorthStar Bets. NorthStar Bets is owned by NordStar Capital, which also owns Torstar, the Star’s parent company. Follow him on Twitter: @AveryPerri

Disclaimer This content was produced as part of a partnership and therefore it may not meet the standards of impartial or independent journalism.

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