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January 31, 2015
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Opening line
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7:00 PM
505
506
Sacramento
at
Indiana
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-3.5 -110
197.5 -110
-5 -105
198.5 -105
-5 -110
199 -110
-5 -110
199 -110
-5 -110
198.5 -115
 
7:00 PM
503
504
Dallas
at
Orlando
Matchup
Home Over/Under
8.5 -110
210.5 -110
7 -103
209 -105
7 -110
209 -110
7 -110
209 -110
7 -110
209 -110
 
7:00 PM
501
502
Toronto
at
Washington
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-2 -110
203.5 -108
-4.5 -105
203.5 -105
-4.5 -110
203.5 -110
-4.5 -110
203.5 -110
-4.5 -110
203.5 -110
 
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7:30 PM
509
510
Philadelphia
at
Atlanta
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-18.5 -110
192 -110
-16.5 -105
191 -105
-16.5 -110
191 -110
-16.5 -110
191 -110
-16.5 -110
191 -110
 
7:30 PM
507
508
Houston
at
Detroit
Matchup
Home Over/Under
4 -110
204.5 -110
4.5 -108
205 -105
5 -105
205 -110
5 -105
205 -110
4.5 -110
205 -110
 
8:00 PM
513
514
Oklahoma City
at
Memphis
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-4.5 -110
195.5 -114
-6.5 -105
197 -105
-6.5 -110
197 -110
-6.5 -110
197 -110
-6.5 -110
197 -105
 
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8:00 PM
511
512
Cleveland
at
Minnesota
Matchup
Home Over/Under
10.5 -110
203 -110
10 -105
205.5 -105
10 -105
205.5 -110
10 -105
205.5 -110
10 -114
205.5 -110
 
8:30 PM
515
516
Portland
at
Milwaukee
Matchup
Home Over/Under
0 -110
195.5 -110
2.5 -107
196 -105
2.5 -110
196.5 -110
2.5 -110
196.5 -110
2.5 -110
196.5 -110
 
9:00 PM
519
520
Charlotte
at
Denver
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-6 -110
196.5 -110
-6 -105
193 -102
-6 -110
193 -110
-6 -110
193 -110
-6 -110
193 -110
 
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9:00 PM
517
518
L.A. Clippers
at
San Antonio
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-3.5 -110
200 -110
-5 -107
202.5 -105
-5 -110
202.5 -115
-5 -110
202.5 -115
-5 -110
202.5 -105
 
10:30 PM
521
522
Phoenix
at
Golden State
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-9 -110
227.5 -110
-9.5 -105
225 -102
-9.5 -110
225 -110
-9.5 -110
225 -110
-9.5 -110
225 -110
   
ODDS EXPLANATION

The point spread - also called "the line" or "the spread" - is used as a margin to handicap the favorite team. For betting purposes, the oddsmaker predicts that the favored team will win by a certain number of points. This number of points is the point spread. The favorite is always indicated by a minus sign (e.g. -5.5) and the underdog by a plus sign (e.g.+5.5). If you bet on the favorite, you win your bet if the favorite wins AND their margin of victory is greater than the point spread. If you bet on the underdog, you win if the underdog wins, ties, or if the favored team wins but fails to exceed the point spread. It is standard for point spread bets in most sports that you wager $110 to win $100.

The point spread given in the table above is for the home team only. To see the odds for both teams, click on the matchup.

A money line, used in baseball and hockey, takes the place of a point spread. Money line betting is simply wagering on the contest based on a given price rather than a point spread. The team wagered on has to win the game outright, regardless of the score. The minus sign (e.g.-130) always indicates the favorite and the amount you must bet to win $100. The plus sign (e.g.+120) always indicates the underdog and the amount you win for every $100 bet. Using this example, therefore, you would bet $130 to win $100 on the favorite, while for the underdog you would bet $100 to win $120.

The over/under is the number of points oddsmakers expect will be the total score for the contest (both teams combined, overtime included). You bet on whether the total points scored will be more or less than this number. As with point spread bets, you must generally wager $110 to win $100.

Betting on a point spread or money line is sometimes called betting "sides" - that is, betting that one side or the other will be the winner - while betting the over/under is referred to as betting "totals".

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