After winning as an underdog on the road in Game 2 of the NBA Finals to tie up the best-of-seven set the Cleveland Cavaliers will return home for Tuesday night to play host to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the playoff series.
The Cavaliers topped the Warriors 95-93 in overtime in Game 2 on Sunday night as a 7.5-point road underdog in an UNDER result for totals bettors. Golden State beat Cleveland 108-100 as a 6-point home favorite in Game 1 of the series.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Cleveland Cavaliers as -1-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 196 earlier at Bodog.
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at VSB pick a 108-105 result in favor of the Warriors.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Cavaliers sport a record of 66-32 and 49-49 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Golden State Warriors sit at 80-19 and 55-43-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 40-57-1 for the Cleveland Cavaliers and 43-55-1 for the Golden State Warriors.
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The betting Power Rankings at VSB have the No. 2-rated Golden State Warriors taking on the No. 3-rated Cleveland Cavaliers in this NBA contest.
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden State Warriors rank No. 4 in the league with 44.97 per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 16 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cleveland is the NBA’s No. 3-ranked team at 10.1 per game, while the Golden State Warriors rate No. 2 with 10.85 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Cleveland was a 95-93 winner on the road against the Warriors. They covered the +7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
- Golden State is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Golden State’s last 14 games
- Golden State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Golden State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
- Cleveland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
- Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
- Cleveland is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Golden State at Cleveland, Thursday, June 11th
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