|2012 NBA Opening Odds & Point Totals for Thursday, January 19|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 January 2012 07:00|
Thursday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA only has a trio of games on the schedule for Thursday. Here is a look at the odds for each game on the schedule.
The featured game of the night has the Miami Heat hosting the Los Angeles Lakers at 8PM ET (View Matchup). Oddsmakers have not released odds for this game as of yet because of an ankle injury to Dwayne Wade of Miami. He is questionable to play against the Lakers. Miami is 9-4 on the season and 4-1 at home while the Lakers are 10-5 overall and 1-4 on the road. The Heat are 6-7 against the spread on the season while the Lakers are 7-8 ATS. Miami has won the last three games in this series and covered the spread in their last six against the Lakers.
The other marquee game of the night has the Utah Jazz hosting the Dallas Mavericks at 10:30PM ET (View Matchup). Oddsmakers have the Jazz as a 2.5-point favorite against the Mavs on Thursday while the over/under total has been set at 184 points. Utah is 9-4 overall this season and 7-1 at home while the Mavericks are 8-6 overall and 2-4 on the road. The Mavericks are 10-4 against the spread while the Jazz are 8-5 ATS. Dallas has won the last four in the series and covered the spread in six of the last eight games against the Jazz.
For odds and point totals for each game on Thursday, see below.
2012 NBA Odds for Thursday, January 19
501 Los Angeles Lakers N/A
502 Miami Heat N/A
503 New Orleans Hornets +10 (186)
504 Houston Rockets -10
505 Dallas Mavericks +2.5 (184)
506 Utah Jazz -2.5