NBA Betting Consensus for Opening Night Games

The 2016-17 NBA season tips off tonight with three opening night games. Track live scores, play-by-play, and match up statistics using the NBA betting odds grid.

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Knicks vs. Cavaliers Betting Overview
The New York Knicks go on the road to take on the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:30PM ET.  Online sportsbooks have set the Knicks as +9.5 point underdogs, which is up a half-point since the line opened at exactly +9. 52% of sports bettors believe that LeBron James and company will cover the spread.

The money line is set at Cavaliers -475 and Knicks +420. Around 51% of bettors are laying the lumber on the Cavaliers.

The total points market is set at 206 points and is up three points since opening.

Jazz vs. Trailblazers Betting Overview
The Portland Trailblazers are -6.5 point favorites at home against the Utah Jazz. 55% of bettors are on the Jazz against the spread (ATS).

The Trailblazers are -250 on the money line meaning a $250 wager returns $100 in profit, however 58% are on the Jazz to pull the upset.

Bookmakers have set the total poitns market at 192; the line is down a point from the opener. 59% are on the over.

San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Overview
61% of bettors are on the Golden State Warriors at home as -8.5 point favorites against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Golden State Warriors are about -400 to win straight up with 55% of players banking on that outcome.

The total points market is set at 211.5; 57% of players are on the over.

 
 

 


 

Posters' Poll Pts Rating
#1 5Dimes 675
#2 Heritage 665
#3 Bookmaker 380
#4 Pinnacle 310
#5 BetOnline 165
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