NBA Finals Game 1 Prop Odds


(TheSpread) – The 2012 NBA Finals begin on Tuesday night and have a number of intriguing storylines. Here is a look at the prop odds that are attached to this series opener.

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The 2012 NBA Finals features the Oklahoma City Thunder hosting the Miami Heat at 9:05PM ET (View Matchup). According to the oddsmakers, the Thunder are a 5-point favorite against the Heat for Game 1. The over/under total for this game has been set at 194.5 points.

When it comes to prop odds, you really have to focus on the marquee players for both teams, that being Kevin Durant for the Thunder and LeBron James for the Heat.

For Durant, he has been given over/under odds of 28.5 points for Game 1. Through 15 games in the playoffs, Durant has scored 417 points, which is an average of 27.8 points per game. Durant has scored over 28 points in three of his last five playoff games and in his last two games at home. In his two games against Miami this season, he scored 28 points and home and 30 on the road.

When it comes to James, he has been given over/under odds of 36.5 points+assists for this contest. In 18 playoff games, James has scored 554 points and has 92 assists. That is an average of 30.8 points and 5.1 assists. That combined total is just under 36. James has been a very productive scorer as of lat for the Heat, as he has scored at least 28 points in his last 10 games, which includes more than 40 twice. His assists numbers have been up and down, but he has had at least five in six of his last 10 games. In two games against the Thunder, James had 10 assists and 34 points at home in a win and then 17 points with 7 assists on the road in a loss.

For a complete look at all the prop odds available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

2012 NBA Finals Game 1 Prop Odds

Game Props

Team to score first: Heat -110; Thunder -120

Team to score last: Heat -110; Thunder -120

Largest lead of the game: Over/Under 15 points

Team to score 10 points first: Heat +100; Thunder -130

Team to score 15 points first: Heat +110; Thunder -140

Team to score 25 points first: Heat +120; Thunder -150

Total 3 point field goals made by both teams: Over/Under 13.5

Total points for the Heat: Over/Under 94.5

Total points for the Thunder: Over/Under 99.5

Team to have the high scoring player: Heat -115; Thunder -115

Winner of 1st quarter wins the game: Yes -185; No +145

Will game total be odd or even: Odd -105; Even -105

Total points for Heat will be odd or even: Odd -105; Even -105

Total points for Thunder will be odd or even: Odd -105; Even -105

Margin of Victory

Heat Win By 01-03 Pts +350

Heat Win By 04-06 Pts +500

Heat Win By 07-09 Pts +800

Heat Win By 10-12 Pts +1200

Heat Win By 13-15 Pts +1500

Heat Win By 16-18 Pts +1800

Heat Win By 19-21 Pts +2200

Heat Win By 22 Pts or More +1200

Thunder Win By 01-03 Pts +350

Thunder Win By 04-06 Pts +300

Thunder Win By 07-09 Pts +500

Thunder Win By 10-12 Pts +800

Thunder Win By 13-15 Pts +1200

Thunder Win By 16-18 Pts +1500

Thunder Win By 19-21 Pts +1800

Thunder Win By 22 Pts or More +800

Total Points Scored

175 to 177 Points +1800

178 to 180 Points +1400

181 to 183 Points +1000

184 to 186 Points +900

187 to 189 Points +650

190 to 192 Points +450

193 to 195 Points +400

196 to 198 Points +450

199 to 201 Points +650

202 to 204 Points +900

205 to 207 Points +1000

208 to 210 Points +1400

211 to 213 Points +1800

Less than 175 Points +400

More than 213 Points +400

Player to score the first point

Dwyane Wade (Heat) +400

LeBron James (Heat) +400

Kevin Durant (Thunder) +400

Russell Westbrook (Thunder) +500

Mario Chalmers (Heat) +600

Kendrick Perkins (Thunder) +700

Serge Ibaka (Thunder) +700

Thabo Sefolosha (Thunder) +700

Shane Battier (Heat) +900

Udonis Haslem (Heat) +900

High Scorer for Game 1

LeBron James (Heat) +150

Kevin Durant (Thunder) +160

Russell Westbrook (Thunder) +550

Dwyane Wade (Heat) +550

James Harden (Thunder) +1000

Player Props

Total points+assists for LeBron James (Heat): Over/Under 36.5

Total made free throws for James: Over/Under 7

Total points for Dwayne Wade (Heat): Over/Under 23

Total made free throws for Wade: Over/Under 5

Total points for Mario Chalmers (Heat): Over/Under 10

Total points for Kevin Durant (Thunder): Over/Under 28.5

Total made free throws for Durant: Over/Under 7.5

Total points for Russell Westbrook (Thunder): Over/Under 23.5

Total made free throws for Westbrook (Thunder): Over/Under 5

Total points for James Harden (Thunder): Over/Under 17

Total points+rebounds for Serge Ibaka (Thunder): Over/Under 16.5

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