The Golden State Warriors have won 3 of the last four champions and a lot of America is picking them to win it all again. RealBookies.com put together a map using geotagged Twitter data including over 100,000 tweets from the past month that shows each state's pick for the 2018-19 NBA champion. Here is a breakdown of all 50 states:
States that picked the Golden State Warriors: California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Arkansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Alabama.
States that picked the Denver Nuggets: Utah and Denver
States that picked the Milwaukee Bucks: Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin
States that picked the Toronto Raptors: Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, New York, Maine.
States that picked the Oklahoma City Thunder: Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Louisiana.
States that picked the Boston Celtics: Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut.
States that picked the Philadelphia 76ers: Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.