The Minnesota Lynx will enter the 2012 WNBA season as the championship favorites, as they have the top odds at the sportsbooks with the campaign set to get underway on Friday.
The Lynx are listed as the +250 favorites at 5Dimes on the odds to win the 2012 WNBA title, and they'll be looking for a repeat after they swept Atlanta in last year's Finals.
The Indiana Fever are then at +540 at 5Dimes, with the Los Angeles Sparks at +550, and the Dream set back at +725. Atlanta knocked out Indiana in last year's Eastern Finals.
The Seattle Storm (+775), Phoenix Mercury (+825), and Chicago Sky (+860) round out the second tier of WNBA title contenders for 2012, with the San Antonio Silver Stars set at +1000 odds, and the Connecticut Sun boasting a line of +1200.
The New York Liberty (+4400), Washington Mystics (+11500), and Tulsa Shock (+22500) are then pegged as the current longshots on the WNBA futures list at 5Dimes.
Odds to Win 2012 WNBA Championship at 5Dimes:
Minnesota Lynx +250
Indiana Fever +540
Los Angeles Sparks +550
Atlanta Dream +725
Seattle Storm +775
Phoenix Mercury +825
Chicago Sky +860
San Antonio Silver Stars +1000
Connecticut Sun +1200
New York Liberty +4400
Washington Mystics +11500
Tulsa Shock +22500