NBA playoffs 2017: Betting lines, point spreads for every first-round Game 1

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Las Vegas oddsmakers aren't giving underdogs much of a chance in the opening weekendin the 2017 NBA playoffs.

Six of the eight dogs have spreads of sevenpointsor more in first-round seriesopeners on Saturday and Sunday.The Utah Jazz(+2.5) are the lone underdog that Vegas gives a fair shot on Friday against the LA Clippers. The Atlanta Hawks (+5) have the next kindest point spread against the Washington Wizards.

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Golden State Warriors (-14.5), San Antonio Spurs (-9) and Cleveland Cavaliers (-8.5) are the biggest favorites this weekend.

Here are Game 1 odds for every series in the East and Westas of Friday, April 14, via Vegas Insider.

NBA playoffs: Game 1 point spreads

Saturday, April 15

7 Pacers at2 Cavaliers (-8.5),3 p.m. ET

6 Bucks at3 Raptors (-7),5 p.m.

7 Grizzlies at2 Spurs (-9),8 p.m.

5 Jazz at 4 Clippers(-2.5),10:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 16

5 Hawks at4 Wizards (-5),1 p.m.

8 Trail Blazers at1 Warriors (-14.5), 3:30 p.m

8 Bulls at1 Celtics (-7.5), 6:30 p.m.

6 Thunder at 3 Rockets (-7), 9 p.m.

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