Monday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Monday features a total of 11 games. Here is a look at the odds to win each contests taking place.
The featured game of the day has the Miami Heat looking for its 23nd straight win when it hits the road to take on the Boston Celtics at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Heat are favored on the road, as they have odds of -5 points against the Celtics. The over/under total for this game has not been set. Miami is 51-14 on the season, 21-11 on the road and 35-30 against the spread. Boston is 36-29 overall, 24-9 at home and 30-23-3 against the spread. Miami has won and covered the spread in three of its last four meetings with Boston.
The other featured game on the day has the Chicago Bulls hosting the Denver Nuggets at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Nuggets are a slim favorite on the road, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Bulls. The over/under total has been set at 195.5 points. Denver is 45-22 overall, 15-19 on the road and 42-24-1 against the spread. Chicago is 36-29 overall, 18-14 at home and 28-37 against the spread. Denver has won three straight meetings with Chicago and five of the last six in this series. The Nuggets are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five against the Bulls.
For odds and point totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, March 18
501 Indiana Pacers -6.5 (189)
502 Cleveland Cavaliers +6.5
503 Washington Wizards -7 (188.5)
504 Charlotte Bobcats +7
505 Portland Trail Blazers +1 (195.5)
506 Philadelphia 76ers -1
507 Brooklyn Nets -3.5 (188.5)
508 Detroit Pistons +3.5
509 Dallas Maverick +3 (201)
510 Atlanta Hawks -3
511 Miami Heat -5 (N/A)
512 Boston Celtics +5
513 Denver Nuggets -2.5 (195.5)
514 Chicago Bulls +2.5
515 Minnesota Timberwolves +14.5 (183)
516 Memphis Grizzlies -14.5
517 Golden State Warriors -2 (197)
518 New Orleans Hornets +2
519 Los Angeles Lakers -3 (N/A)
520 Phoenix Suns +3
521 New York Knicks +9
522 Utah Jazz -9