|2014 NBA Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, March 7|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 07 March 2014 06:00|
Friday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Friday features a total of 11 games. Here is a breakdown of today’s NBA action.
The featured game of the day has the Dallas Mavericks hosting the Portland Trail Blazers at 8:30PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Mavericks are favored at home, as they have odds of -3 points against the Blazers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 217 points. Portland enters the game 6-1 in its last seven but just 1-2 against the spread in its last three. Dallas has lost three straight and is 4-6 ATS in its last 10. The road team has won and covered in three straight in this series.
Another big game on Friday has the Houston Rockets hosting the Indiana Pacers at 9:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have yet to release odds for this game due to injury questions. Indiana comes in have lost two straight and failing to cover in five straight. Houston has won three straight and is 4-2 ATS in its last six. Indiana has won and covered in four straight over Houston.
Another intriguing game is one between two struggling teams as the New York Knicks host the Utah Jazz at 7:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Knicks favored by 6.5 points at home, while the over/under has been set at 197 points. Utah has lost four straight and is 1-3 ATS in the four games. The Knicks snapped a six-game losing streak on Wednesday, but they are still just 2-6 ATS in their last eight. New York has won four straight in this series and covered in 10 straight meetings with the Jazz.