October 25, 2010 11:00 PM ET
Of the six teams scheduled to open the 2010-11 NBA season on Tuesday night, three of them are expected to have a strong shot at winning the NBA Finals. The Miami Heat visit the Boston Celtics, Phoenix travels to Portland and in the finale tomorrow night, the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers host the Houston Rockets. Only six NBA teams (shown above) are currently under 20-to-1 odds to carry home the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June.
Note: The Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN Stats and Information group contributed to this report.