Last Updated Jan 27, 2023, 10:49 AM

TNT Thursday Odds

Darius Garland, Evan Mobley

TNT Thursday Odds
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The TNT Thursday slate for Jan. 26 saw the Knicks pull off the upset over the Celtics in a 120-117 overtime victory to improve to 27-23 SU and 26-22-2 ATS. The Celtics fell to 35-15 SU and 25-24-1 ATS, while the over cashed.

In the left coast game, the Mavs, without Luka for most of the night, narrowly defeated the Suns 99-95 to improve to 26-24 SU and 17-31-2 ATS. The Suns dropped to 25-25 SU and 26-24 ATS, and the under hit.

Stay tuned for more TNT Thursday odds and analysis as the next batch of games (Grizzlies-Cavaliers and Clippers-Bucks) get closer.

Until then, check out our TNT Thursday Betting Odds coverage from last week 👇

TNT Thursday is here once again, and we have some rivals going at it as the Celtics host the Knicks at 7:30 PM ET, and the Mavs face the Suns in Phoenix at 10:00 PM ET on Jan. 26.

Let's get right into the betting odds.

TNT Thursday Odds


Note: Odds and lines described below are accurate as of 9:25 AM ET on Jan. 26. For the most up-to-date TNT Thursday odds and lines, please see chart above.

In the first matchup of the night, the Celtics are big 8.5-point favorites at home against the Knicks. At FanDuel Sportsbook, a wager on Boston or NY ATS is listed at -110. For the moneyline, it's -360 for the Celtics and +290 for the Knicks.

The over/under is set at 223.5, with a price of -110 either way.

In the late TNT Thursday game, we have a much more narrow spread, as the Suns are 1.5-point favorites at home over the Mavs. A wager on Phoenix against the spread is listed at 108, while one on Dallas ATS is a bit more expensive at -112. As for the moneyline, you're looking at -118 for the Suns and +100 (even money) for the Mavs.

The over/under is set at 222, with a price of -110 either way.

Knicks vs. Celtics Matchup

Prior Matchup:

  • Nov. 5: Celtics 133 - Knicks 118, Celtics -4, O226.5

Although the Knicks (26-23 SU, 25-22-2 ATS) are coming off a big win over the Cavs, they're still a sizeable underdog in this one. To be fair, they are the Knicks, and, more importantly, they've dropped four of five straight up and against the spread.

It's not the fault of RJ Barrett, though, who has upped his production over his last five, averaging 24.4 points on 47.8 percent shooting, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per during that span.

NY will need that and more against a Celtics team (35-14 SU, 25-23-1 ATS) that is still very strong despite some slippage of late. Of course, injuries have played a major role in their recent play, but they seem to be almost at full health now.

Jaylen Brown is slated to make his return, as Marcus Smart is the biggest name on the injury report.

So, yeah, that spread makes sense.

Mavericks vs. Suns Matchup

Prior Matchups:

  • Oct. 19: Suns 107 - Mavericks 105, Mavericks +4, U218.5
  • Dec. 5: Mavericks 130 - Suns 111, Mavericks -3.5, O223

Long story short, these two teams hate each other.

There's no getting around that.

Unfortunately, we're not getting the full matchup here, as Devin Booker and Cameron Payne, among others, remain out for the Suns (25-24 SU, 26-23 ATS), while Maxi Kleber and Christian Wood won't play for the Mavs (25-24 SU, 16-31-2 ATS).

But, hey, at least we have Luka Dončić, right?

Although Dallas has dropped five of six SU and ATS, Dončić has still been masterful.

Phoenix, meanwhile, has won four in a row SU and ATS thanks to Mikal Bridges.

Will Bridges be enough to stave off the Mavs, or will Luka ball out and get a victory against the narrow spread?

Time will tell.

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TNT Thursday Schedule For February 2023

There are some intriguing TNT Thursday matchups on the docket for February. Check them out below: 

WeekDateMatchupTime (ET)
16Feb. 2Memphis Grizzlies at Cleveland Cavaliers7:30 PM
16Feb. 2LA Clippers at Milwaukee Bucks10:00 PM
17Feb. 9Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets7:30 PM
17Feb. 9Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers10:00 PM
18Feb. 16Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls7:30 PM
18Feb. 16LA Clippers at Phoenix Suns10:00 PM
19Feb. 23Memphis Grizzlies at Philadelphia 76ers7:30 PM
19Feb. 23Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers10:00 PM

TNT Thursday Odds FAQ

When does NBA TNT Thursday start?

NBA TNT Thursday started Oct. 20 with Bucks vs. 76ers and Clippers vs. Lakers. It picked back up again on Jan. 5. 

How can I watch NBA TNT Thursday?

You can watch NBA TNT Thursday with your cable provider or streaming TV service as long as you are subscribed to a plan that includes TNT.

What is the NBA point spread?

The point spread indicates how many points a team either has to win or lose by to win a bet against the spread. If Team A is favored by three (-3), then they must win by at least four points to win a wager on them against the spread. Team B at +3 either needs to lose by less than three points or win outright in order for a bettor to cash a wager on them against the spread. 

How do you read NBA odds?

Negative numbers for moneyline and point spread indicate the favorite, while positive numbers for each indicate the underdog, hence plus money for wagering. 

How often do favorites win in the NBA?

Last season, the favorite won 67.73% of the time (890 wins, 424 losses) in the NBA.

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