|2012 NBA Opening Odds & Point Totals for Friday, April 20|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 20 April 2012 06:30|
Friday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA has a total of six games on the schedule for Friday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each game set to take place.
The featured game of the night has the San Antonio Spurs hosting the Los Angeles Lakers at 9:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Spurs are a 5.5-point favorite at home against the Lakers, while the over/under total has been set at 202.5. San Antonio is 45-16 on the season and 25-5 at home while the Lakers are 40-23 overall and 15-16 on the road. The Spurs are 38-20-3 against the spread this season while the Lakers are 27-36 ATS. These two have split two games over the last week. The Lakers have won and covered the spread in three of their last four against the Spurs.
The other featured game on the night has the Atlanta Hawks hosting Boston Celtics at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Hawks are the favorite to win, as they have a point spread of –3. The over/under total has not been set for this contest. Atlanta is 37-25 on the season and 20-9 at home while Boston is 37-26 overall and 15-17 on the road. Boston is 31-30-2 against the spread, while the Hawks are 34-26-2 ATS. Boston has won four of the last five against Atlanta while the Celtics have covered the spread in three of the last five.
For odds and point totals for each game on Friday, see below.
2012 NBA Odds for Friday, April 20
701 Memphis Grizzlies -13 (182.5)
702 Charlotte Bobcats +13
703 Boston Celtics +3
704 Atlanta Hawks -3
705 New York Knicks -8
706 Cleveland Cavaliers +8
707 Golden State Warriors +12.5 (200.5)
708 Dallas Mavericks -12.5
709 Los Angeles Lakers +5.5 (202.5)
710 San Antonio Spurs -5.5
711 Oklahoma City Thunder -9 (212.5)
712 Sacramento Kings +9