Thursday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Thursday features just four games. Here is a breakdown of the games set to take place today.
The featured game of the night has the Dallas Mavericks hosting the Los Angeles Clippers at 8:30PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Clippers are slightly favored on the road, as they have odds of -1 point against the Mavericks. The over/under total has been set at 212 points. The Clippers have won nine of their last 11, but have failed to cover in four straight. Dallas has won five of its last seven, but is just 2-3 against the spread in its last 5. The Clippers have won five of the last six in this series, but Dallas has covered in three of the last four meetings.
Another featured game on the day has the Houston Rockets facing the Philadelphia 76ers at 8PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Rockets as a staggering 20.5-point favorite against Philly. The over/under total has been set at 215 points. The 76ers have lost 25 straight games but have covered the spread in four of their last five. Houston comes in having won four straight and is 3-1 ATS in those four games. The home team has won five straight in this series and the 76ers have covered in five of their last seven against Houston.
Another game of note today has the Milwaukee Bucks hosting the Los Angeles Lakers at 8PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Bucks as a slim favorite, as they have odds of -1.5 points against the Lakers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 217 points. The Lakers have won and covered in two straight while the Bucks lost eight straight while covering in three of their last four. The Bucks have won and covered in four of their last five against the Lakers.