Tuesday's NBA Odds
(TheSpread) – The NBA Schedule for Tuesday features five power-packed games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each game taking place on Christmas Day.
The featured game of the day is a NBA Finals rematch with the Miami Heat hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder at 5:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Heat are the slight favorite, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Thunder. The over/under total has been set at 205.5 points. Oklahoma City is 21-5 overall, 7-3 on the road and 16-9-1 against the spread. Miami is 18-6 overall, 13-2 at home and 13-11 against the spread. Miami has won and covered in four straight against the Thunder. All of those games were in the NBA Finals.
The other featured game on the day has the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the New York Knicks at 3PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Lakers are the slight favorite, as they have odds of -3.5 points against the Knicks. The over/under total has been set at 214 points. New York is 20-7 overall, 8-5 on the road and 15-20 against the spread. Los Angeles is 13-14 overall, 8-6 at home and 11-15-1 against the spread. New York owns a 116-107 win over the Lakers this season and they have won and covered in two straight against Los Angeles.
For odds and point totals for each of Tuesday’s games, see below.
2012 NBA Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, December 25
501 Boston Celtics +3.5 (185.5)
502 Brooklyn Nets -3.5
503 New York Knicks +3.5 (214)
504 Los Angeles Lakers -3.5
505 Oklahoma City Thunder +2.5 (205.5)
506 Miami Heat -2.5
507 Houston Rockets +4.5 (197)
508 Chicago Bulls -4.5
509 Denver Nuggets +7 (201.5)
510 Los Angeles Clippers -7