The Golden State Warriors have been set as the home favorites for Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers with those teams set to hit the hardwood together on Thursday night.
Golden State and Cleveland split their two meetings during the regular season, with the Warriors winning 112-94 as a 13.5-point home favorite and the Cavaliers winning 110-99 as a 3-point home favorite in a pair of UNDERs on the totals.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Golden State Warriors installed as -7-point favorites in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bodog, at 204.
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 108-106 result in favor of the Warriors today.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 48-48 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Golden State Warriors are 54-42-1 ATS. Cleveland is 39-56-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Golden State is 42-54-1 versus the line. Stay Informed: Follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Golden State vs Cleveland injuries news.
The betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
have the No. 3-rated Cleveland Cavaliers taking on the No. 2-rated Golden State Warriors in this NBA contest.
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers rank No. 16 in the league with 43.55 per game. That compares with Golden State’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Golden State is the NBA’s No. 2-ranked team at 10.89 per game, while the Cleveland Cavaliers rate No. 3 with 10.12 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Cleveland won its last outing, a 118-88 result against the Hawks on May 26. The Cavaliers managed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 206 combined points took the game OVER the total.
In their last action, Golden State was a 104-90 winner at home against the Rockets. They managed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (194) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
- Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Golden State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Golden State’s last 12 games
- Golden State is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
- Golden State is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland at Golden State, Sunday, June 7th