|2013 NBA Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, January 3|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 03 January 2013 06:00|
Thursday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Thursday features just a pair of games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for both contests.
The featured game of the day has the New York Knicks hosting the San Antonio Spurs at 7:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Knicks are the slight favorite at home, as they have been given odds of -1 point against the Spurs. The over/under total has been set at 206.5 points. New York is 21-10 on the season, 12-3 at home and 15-15-1 against the spread. San Antonio is 25-8 overall, 12-6 on the road and 20-12-1 against the spread. New York owns a 104-100 win at San Antonio this season, but the Spurs have won four of the last six in this series, covering in three of those six meetings.
The other featured game on the day has the Denver Nuggets hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves at 9PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Nuggets are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -6.5 points. The over/under total has been set at 205 points. Denver is 18-15 on the season, 10-1 at home and 20-13 against the spread. Minnesota is 14-13 overall, 5-9 on the road and 15-12 against the spread. These two have split their two meetings during the season, but Denver has won three of the last four in this series and covered the spread in three straight against Minnesota.
For odds and point totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, January 3
501 San Antonio Spurs +1 (206.5)
502 New York Knicks -1
503 Minnesota Timberwolves +6.5 (205)
504 Denver Nuggets -6.5