|2014 NBA Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, January 18|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 18 January 2014 07:00|
Saturday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Saturday features a total of eight games. Here is a look at the odds for all eight games on the schedule.
The featured game of the day has the Dallas Mavericks hosting the Portland Trail Blazers at 8:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blazers are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -1 point against the Mavericks. The over/under total for the game has been set at 214.5 points. Portland is 30-9 overall, 14-5 on the road and 23-16 against the spread. Dallas is 24-17 overall, 14-6 at home and 23-18 against the spread. Dallas has won five of the last six in this series and covered the spread in its last five meetings with the Blazers.
The other featured game on the day has the Indiana Pacers hosting the Los Angeles Clippers at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Pacers are favored at home, as they have odds of -8.5 points against the Clippers. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 198 points. Los Angeles is 28-13 overall, 10-10 on the road and 24-17 against the spread. Indiana is 31-7 overall, 20-1 at home and 26-12 against the spread. The road team has won and covered the spread in three straight in this series.
For a look at the odds and over/under totals for all of Saturday’s games, see below.
NBA Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, January 18
501 Detroit Pistons +5 (200.5)
502 Washington Wizards -5
503 Los Angeles Clippers +8.5 (198)
504 Indiana Pacers -8.5
505 Miami Heat -8 (195)
506 Charlotte Bobcats +8
507 Philadelphia 76ers +8 (197)
508 Chicago Bulls -8
509 Milwaukee Bucks +13 (198)
510 Houston Rockets -13
511 Golden State Warriors -4 (202)
512 New Orleans Pelicans +4
513 Utah Jazz +11 (207)
514 Minnesota Timberwolves -11
515 Portland Trail Blazers -1 (214.5)
516 Dallas Mavericks +1