Friday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Friday features a total of seven games. Here is a breakdown of today’s action.
The featured game on Friday has the Oklahoma City Thunder hosting the Memphis Grizzlies at 8PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Thunder are favored at home, as they have odds of -5.5 points against the Grizzlies. The over/under total has been set at 192 points. Memphis comes in rolling, winning five of their last six despite going just 1-3 against the spread. Oklahoma City has dropped three straight and failed to cover in four straight. Oklahoma City has won and covered in two of the three meetings this year.
The other featured game on Friday has the Dallas Mavericks hosting the Chicago Bulls at 8:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Mavericks as a 4.5-point favorite at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 191 points. Chicago is rolling, having won and covered in seven of its last eight. Dallas is also hot, winning four straight, but the Mavs are just 2-3 ATS in their last five. The home team has won four of the last five in the series, while the Bulls have covered in six of their last seven against the Mavericks.
Another game of note has the Cleveland Cavaliers hosting the Utah Jazz at 7:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have made Cleveland a 3.5-point favorite against Utah. The over/under total has been set at 192.5 points. Utah has won and covered in two straight entering this game while Cleveland has dropped three of its last four. Utah has won six of the last eight against the Cavaliers, but the Cavs have covered in two straight.