Thursday's NBA Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Playoffs have a pair of elimination games taking place on Thursday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for both games.
The featured game of the day is a Game 6 in the Western Conference with the Golden State Warriors hosting the San Antonio Spurs at 10:30PM ET (View Matchup), with San Antonio leading the series, 3-2. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, San Antonio is the slight favorite on the road, as the Spurs have odds of -1.5 points against the Warriors. The over/under total for the game has been set at 195.5 points. San Antonio is 65-26 on the season, 26-19 on the road and 45-44-2 against the spread. Golden State is 53-40 overall, 32-14 at home and 51-41-1 against the spread. The home team has won seven of the last nine between these two and the Warriors have covered the spread in six of their last nine against the Spurs.
The other featured game of the day is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the New York Knicks hosting the Indiana Pacers at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with Indiana leading the series, 3-1. According to oddsmakers, the Knicks are favored at home in this one, as they have odds of -4.5 points against the Pacers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 179 points. New York is 59-33 overall, 34-12 at home and 50-40-2 against the spread. Indiana is 56-35 overall, 21-24 on the road and 49-42 against the spread. The home team has won eight of the last nine between these two teams, while the Pacers have covered the spread in three of the four games in this series.
For odds and point totals for each of Thursday’s games, see below.
2013 NBA Playoffs Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 16
739 Indiana Pacers +4.5 (179)
740 New York Knicks -4.5
741 San Antonio Spurs -1.5 (195.5)
742 Golden State Warriors +1.5