NBA fans, get out the pitchforks. Las Vegas' Westgate Superbook unveiled its 2016-17 over-under win benchmarks for all 30 NBA teams.
Despite adding Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors are expected to fall short of replicating last year's 73 victories. Yet they're still projected to finish 10 games above the San Antonio Spurs and NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers with a 66.5-win line.
On the other end of the spectrum, the Philadelphia 76ers were given a 27.5 line after attaining 10 victories last season. Vegas is counting on big things from newcomers Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Dario Saric. That means leapfrogging the Phoenix Suns (26.5), the Los Angeles Lakers (24.5) and the Brooklyn Nets (20.5) as the NBA's fourth-worst squad.
Now here comes the fun part where every fan claims his or her favorite team isn't receiving enough respect.
UPDATE: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:05 p.m. ET [Thomas Duffy]
As noted by ESPN Chalk’s David Payne Purdum, the Knicks surprisingly received more championship bets than any team: