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January 25, 2015
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Opening line
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1:00 PM
801
802
Miami
at
Chicago
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-8.5 -110
190 -110
-7.5 -108
184 -107
-8 -110
184 -110
-8 -110
184 -110
-7.5 -106
184.5 -106
 
3:30 PM
803
804
Oklahoma City
at
Cleveland
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-2 -110
207 -110
-3.5 -105
210.5 -108
-3.5 -110
211 -110
-3.5 -110
211 -110
-3.5 -102
210.5 -105
 
6:00 PM
811
812
L.A. Clippers
at
Phoenix
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-1.5 -110
220.5 -110
2.5 -104
222.5 -105
3 -105
222 -110
3 -105
222 -110
2.5 -104
222.5 -105
 
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6:00 PM
807
808
Dallas
at
New Orleans
Matchup
Home Over/Under
1 -105
201.5 -110
3 -105
198.5 -105
3 -105
198.5 -110
3 -105
198.5 -110
3 -103
198.5 -103
 
6:00 PM
809
810
Minnesota
at
Atlanta
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-15 -110
202 -110
-17.5 -105
201 -105
-18 -110
201 -110
-18 -110
201 -110
-17.5 -113
201 -103
 
6:00 PM
805
806
Indiana
at
Orlando
Matchup
Home Over/Under
0 -110
201 -110
2 -105
207 -107
1.5 -110
207 -110
1.5 -110
207 -110
2 -108
207 -105
 
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7:00 PM
815
816
Milwaukee
at
San Antonio
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-10.5 -110
192.5 -110
-11.5 -105
190.5 -107
-11.5 -110
190.5 -110
-11.5 -110
190.5 -110
-11.5 -106
191 100
 
7:00 PM
813
814
Detroit
at
Toronto
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-5.5 -110
205 -110
-7.5 -109
199 -105
-7.5 -110
199.5 -110
-7.5 -110
199.5 -110
-7.5 -110
199 -105
 
8:00 PM
819
820
Boston
at
Golden State
Matchup
Home Over/Under
-16.5 -110
216.5 -110
-18 -103
213.5 -108
-18 -115
214 -110
-18 -115
214 -110
-18 -107
213.5 -102
 
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8:00 PM
817
818
Washington
at
Denver
Matchup
Home Over/Under
4.5 -110
202.5 -112
3 -108
205 -105
3 -110
204.5 -110
3 -110
204.5 -110
2.5 102
205 -108
 
9:30 PM
821
822
Houston
at
L.A. Lakers
Matchup
Home Over/Under
6.5 -103
207.5 -112
8.5 -102
206 -105
8.5 -110
206.5 -110
8.5 -110
206.5 -110
8.5 -105
206 -105
   
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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