Monday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Playoffs have three games taking place today. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each contest on the schedule.
The featured game on the day is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the Brooklyn Nets hosting the Chicago Bulls at 7PM ET (View Matchup) with Chicago leading the series, 3-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Nets are the favorite in this game, as they have odds of -5.5 points against the Bulls. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 180 points. Brooklyn is 50-36 overall, 27-16 at home and 41-42-3 against the spread. Chicago is 48-38 overall, 22-21 on the road and 38-48 against the spread. Chicago has won the last three games in this series and the Bulls have covered the spread in five of their last seven meetings with the Nets.
The other featured game of the day is Game 4 in the Western Conference with the Houston Rockets hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder at 9:30PM ET (View Matchup) with Oklahoma City leading the series 3-0. According to oddsmakers, the Thunder are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -1.5 points against the Rockets. The over/under total for the game has been set at 206.5 points. Oklahoma City is 63-22 overall, 27-15 on the road and 51-32-2 against the spread. Houston is 45-40 on the season, 29-13 at home and 42-42-1 against the spread. Oklahoma City has won five of its last six against Houston and covered the spread in four of those six games.
For odds and point totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Monday, April 29
517 Indiana Pacers +2 (186)
518 Atlanta Hawks -2
519 Chicago Bulls +5.5 (180)
520 Brooklyn Nets -5.5
521 Oklahoma City Thunder -1.5 (206.5)
522 Houston Rockets +1.5