Friday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Playoffs have four Game 6s on the schedule for Friday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each game.
The featured game on the day is a Game 6 in the Eastern Conference with the Boston Celtics hosting the New York Knicks at 7PM ET (View Matchup) with New York leading the series, 3-2. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Knicks are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -2 points against the Celtics. The over/under total for this game has been set at 181 points. New York is 57-30 on the season, 24-19 on the road and 48-37-2 against the spread. Boston is 43-43 overall, 28-14 at home and 39-44-3 against the spread. Boston has won the last two games after falling behind 3-0 in the series. The Knicks have covered the spread in five of their last eight against the Celtics while the two teams have hit the under in seven of their last eight meetings.
The other featured game of the day is Game 6 in the Western Conference with the Memphis Grizzlies hosting the Los Angeles Clippers at 9:30PM ET (View Matchup) with Memphis leading the series, 3-2. According to oddsmakers, the Grizzlies are the favorite in this game, as they have odds of -6.5 points against the Clippers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 180 points. Memphis is now 59-28 overall, 34-9 at home and 50-35-2 against the spread. Los Angeles is 58-29 overall, 24-19 on the road and 46-41 against the spread. Memphis has won three straight in this series after losing the first two games. The Grizzlies have covered in four straight against Los Angeles and the two have hit the over in four of their five games in this series.
For odds and point totals for each of Friday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, May 3
545 New York Knicks -2 (181)
546 Boston Celtics +2
547 Indiana Pacers +1.5 (187.5)
548 Atlanta Hawks -1.5
549 Oklahoma City Thunder +1 (206.5)
550 Houston Rockets -1
551 Los Angeles Clippers +6.5 (180)
552 Memphis Grizzlies -6.5