Friday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Playoffs have a trio of games set to take place on Friday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each game.
The featured game on the day is a Game 3 in the Western Conference with the Golden State Warriors hosting the Denver Nuggets at 10:30PM ET (View Matchup) with the series tied, 1-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Warriors are a slim favorite in this game, as they have odds of -1 to win, while the over/under total for the game has been set at 212.5 points. Golden State is 48-36 overall, 28-13 at home and 44-39-1 against the spread. Denver is 58-26 overall, 19-22 on the road and 49-34-1 against the spread. Denver has won five of its last seven against Golden State and the two teams have hit the over in three of their last four meetings.
The other featured game of the day is Game 3 in the Eastern Conference with the Boston Celtics hosting the New York Knicks at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with New York leading the series, 2-0. According to oddsmakers, the Celtics are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -3 points against the Knicks. The over/under total has been set at 182.5 points. Boston is 41-42 on the season, 27-13 at home and 37-43-3 against the spread. New York is 56-28 overall, 23-18 on the road and 47-35-2 against the spread. New York has won five straight against Boston, covering the spread in four of those five games.
For odds and point totals for each of Friday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, April 26
739 New York Knicks +3 (182.5)
740 Boston Celtics -3
741 San Antonio Spurs -4.5 (187.5)
742 Los Angeles Lakers +4.5
743 Denver Nuggets +1 (212.5)
744 Golden State Warriors -1