|2014 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 1|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 01 May 2014 05:00|
Thursday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2014 NBA Playoffs continue on Thursday with three games that could see eliminations take place. Here is a breakdown of tonight’s action.
The featured game of the day has the Atlanta Hawks hosting the Indiana Pacers at 7PM ET with the Hawks up 3-2 in the series. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Pacers are a slight favorite to stay alive, as they have odds of -1 point against Atlanta. The over/under total for the game has been set at 186.5 points. Atlanta picked up a 107-97 road win in Game 5 to put the top-seeded Pacers on the brink. The winning team has covered in all five games of this series and Atlanta is 4-2-1 against the spread in its last seven against Indiana.
Another featured game today has the Golden State Warriors hosting the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30PM ET with Los Angeles up 3-2 in the series. Oddsmakers have the Clippers favored on the road, as they have odds of -1.5 points against Golden State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 209.5 points. The Clippers won Game 5 at home, 113-103 to take the 3-2 series lead. Los Angeles has won three of the last four in the series, but Golden State is 3-2 against the spread in the five games. The two have hit the over in four of the five games in the series.
The final game today has the Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8PM ET, with Memphis up 3-2 in the series. Oddsmakers have the Thunder as the favorite on the road, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Grizzlies. The over/under total for the game has been set at 184 points. Memphis won Game 5, 100-99 in overtime in Oklahoma City. The last four games in this series have went to overtime, as the two have hit the over in three of those four OT games. The Grizzlies are 3-0-1 against the spread in those four games as well.