|2013 NBA Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, March 5|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 05 March 2013 06:30|
Tuesday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Tuesday features just three games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each of the contests set to take place.
The featured game of the day has the Oklahoma City Thunder hosting the Los Angeles Lakers at 9:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Thunder is favored at home in this game, as they have odds of -8 points against the Lakers. An over/under total has not been set for this game. Oklahoma City is 43-16 on the season, 26-4 at home and 35-22-2 against the spread. Los Angeles is 30-30 overall, 10-19 on the road and 24-35-1 against the spread. Oklahoma City has won four of the last five in this series, but the Lakers have covered the spread in two of the last three meetings.
The other featured game on the day has the Philadelphia 76ers hosting the Boston Celtics at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Celtics are favored on the road, as they have odds of -1.5 points against the 76ers, while the over/under total has been set at 185 points. Boston is 31-27 on the season, 10-18 on the road and 25-30-3 against the spread. Philadelphia is 23-35 overall, 17-15 at home and 27-31 against the spread. The home team has won six of the last seven games in this series and Philadelphia has covered the spread in two of the last three meetings with the Celtics.
For odds and point totals for each of Tuesday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, March 5
501 Boston Celtics -1.5 (185)
502 Philadelphia 76ers +1.5
503 Los Angeles Lakers +8 (N/A)
504 Oklahoma City Thunder -8
505 Denver Nuggets -4.5 (221)
506 Sacramento Kings +4.5