|2012 NBA Opening Odds & Point Totals for Thursday, April 12|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 12 April 2012 07:00|
Thursday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA has 5 games taking place on Thursday night. Here is a look at the odds for each game on the schedule.
The featured game of the day has the Chicago Bulls hosting the Miami Heat at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Bulls are a slight 2-point favorite at home against the Heat. An over/under total for this game has not been set. Chicago is 44-14 overall and 23-6 at home while the Heat are 40-16 overall and 16-12 on the road. The Bulls are 33-24-1 against the spread this season while the Heat are 27-29 ATS. The two teams have split the season series 1-1, but the Bulls have covered the spread in both meetings.
The other featured game on the night has the San Antonio Spurs hosting the Memphis Grizzlies at 8:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Spurs are a 5.5-point favorite at home against the Grizzlies, while the over/under total has been set at 196.5 points. San Antonio is 40-16 overall and 23-5 at home while the Grizzlies are 34-23 overall and 13-16 on the road. San Antonio is 33-19-3 against the spread while the Grizzlies are 27-29 ATS. San Antonio has won and covered the spread in all three meetings with Memphis this season.
For odds and point totals for each game on Thursday, see below.
2012 NBA Odds for Thursday, April 12
701 Detroit Pistons -4 (184.5)
702 Charlotte Bobcats +4
703 Miami Heat +2
704 Chicago Bulls -2
705 Los Angeles Clippers -5.5 (196)
706 Minnesota Timberwolves +5.5
707 Memphis Grizzlies +5.5 (196.5)
708 San Antonio Spurs -5.5
709 Dallas Mavericks -5.5 (195)
710 Golden State Warriors +5.5