Wednesday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Playoffs have three Game 5s taking place on Wednesday night. Here is a look at the odds for each of the three games on the schedule.
The featured game on the day is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the Indiana Pacers hosting the Atlanta Hawks at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with the series tied at 2-2. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pacers are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -6.5 points against the Hawks. The over/under total for the game has been set at 188 points. Indiana is 41-34 overall, 32-11 at home and 44-41 against the spread. Atlanta is 46-40 overall, 19-24 on the road and 39-45-2 against the spread. The home team has won eight straight between these two and the teams have hit the over in six of their last seven encounters.
The other featured game of the day is Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the New York Knicks hosting the Boston Celtics at 7PM ET (View Matchup) with New York leading the series, 3-1. According to oddsmakers, the Knicks are the favorite at home in this one, as they have odds of -8.5 points against the Celtics. The over/under total for the game has been set at 180 points. New York is 57-29 overall, 33-10 at home and 48-36-2 against the spread. Boston is 42-43 overall, 14-29 on the road and 38-44-3 against the spread. New York has won six of its last seven against Boston and the Knicks have covered the spread in five of those seven games.
For odds and point totals for each of Wednesday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Wednesday, May 1
531 Boston Celtics +8.5 (180)
532 New York Knicks -8.5
533 Atlanta Hawks +6.5 (188)
534 Indiana Pacers -6.5
535 Houston Rockets +8.5 (208)
536 Oklahoma City Thunder -8.5