The Golden State Warriors managed to both win and cover the posted spread at the sportsbooks in Game 1 of the NBA Finals as they prepare to play host to the Cleveland Cavaliers once again on Sunday night in Game 2 of the best-of-seven series.
The Warriors topped the Cavaliers 108-100 as a 6-point home favorite in overtime in Game 1 of the series on Thursday night, improving them to just 4-6 ATS in their last 10 home games. Game 1 of the series turned out as an OVER result.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Cleveland Cavaliers listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 203 at Bodog but may have moved since the betting odds opened.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 109-105 victory for the Warriors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Golden State Warriors currently sport a record of 80-18, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 55-42-1 ATS. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 65-32 and 48-49 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Warriors post a 43-54-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Cavaliers have gone 40-56-1 against the total number of points scored.
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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.
The game also pits Golden State’s No. 1-ranked offense averaging 109.07 PPG, against a Cleveland Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 11 at 97.88 PPG. The Golden State Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 47.48% so far, more than the Cleveland Cavaliers shooters have achieved on the year, 45.46% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Cleveland was a 108-100 loser in its last match on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the +6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 208 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
- Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
- Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
- Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games on the road
- Golden State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
- Golden State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Golden State’s last 13 games
- Golden State is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland home to Golden State, Tuesday, June 9th