NBA Finals Odds

NBA Finals Odds: Warriors favored to beat the Cavaliers 5/26/17

After a year of waiting, we finally have the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors set to meet in the NBA Finals for a third straight time. Here’s a look at the odds to win the series.

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Warriors are the slight favorite to claim the series, as they have odds of -240 to win. Cleveland is listed with odds of +200 to win. The NBA Finals begin on Thursday, June 1 with the Warriors holding the home-court-advantage in the best-of-7 series.

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These two have plenty of history, as they have met in the last two NBA Finals. Golden State won the first series in 2015 in six games. Cleveland followed up with the title in 7 games last year. These two have met twice this season. The home team won and covered the spread in both games, but Golden State was favored in the two contests.

Golden State is 79-15 overall, 42-5 at home, 37-10 on the road and 48-43-3 against the spread. The Warriors are a perfect 12-0 in the playoffs this season. They have went 8-4 against the spread in those 12 games, with the four failed covers all at home. Throughout the season, Golden State averages 116.2 points per game while allowing 104. The Warriors are being led in the postseason by Stephen Curry. He is putting up 28.6 points and 5.6 assists per game. Kevin Durant is adding 25.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Draymond Green is posting 13.9 points, 8.7 rebounds and 7.2 assists per contest.

Bet on Cavaliers vs. Warriors

Cleveland is 63-32 overall, 27-21 on the road, 36-11 at home and 44-47-4 against the spread. The Cavs are 12-1 in these playoffs, suffering a surprising loss at home to the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of their series. Cleveland is 8-4-1 against the spread in the postseason, also having its four failed covers come at home. The Cavs are averaging 111.2 points on offense throughout the year, while allowing 106.6 on defense. Not surprisingly, LeBron James is leading the Cavs in the playoffs. He is averaging 32.5 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists per game. Kyrie Irving is adding 24.5 points and 5.6 assists per game while Kevin Love averages 17.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per contest.

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