The Golden State Warriors are just one win away from winning another NBA championship. However, Cleveland Cavaliers’ staved off the elimination with their extraordinary 137-116 victory as an underdog in Game 4, cutting the rival’s series lead to 3-1 and going into Monday night’s Cavaliers vs. Warriors betting matchup at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors, led by Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, currently has a 3-1 series lead in the NBA finals for the second consecutive year but they are attempting to avoid repeating last year’s seven-game loss to the Cavaliers. Now for those who haven’t booked a seat at Oracle, make sure not to miss the game by catching it online.
Here are all the details about NBA Finals Game 5 2017 you need to know.
NBA Finals Game 5 2017
Golden State vs. Cleveland Game Schedule
Game 1 – Golden State 113, Cleveland 91
Game 2 – Golden State 132, Cleveland 113
Game 3 – Golden State 118, Cleveland 113
Game 4 – Cleveland 137, Golden State 116
Game 5 – Monday June 12, Cleveland at Golden State, 9 p.m. ET
Game 6* – Thursday June 15, Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. ET
Game 7* – Sunday June 18, Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m. ET
Warriors vs Cavs: The Odds
The odds, according to OddsShark, favors the Warriors with 8.5 points over the Cavs for Game 5. As of Monday morning, the over/under is set at 231 points. The Warriors opened as 6.5-point favorites. Bettors pounced on that line before the sportsbooks moved it up to 11. It then settled back down to 8.5, where it has stayed for two days. Take a complete look at all the betting information you need to know below.
Spread: Warriors (-9)
Moneyline: Warriors (-320); Cavaliers (+260)
Warriors Record Against the Spread: 51-43-4
Cavaliers Record Against the Spread: 44-51-4
It’s hard to argue with the large spread. Cleveland may have demolished Golden State on Friday night, shooting 52.9 percent from the field and hitting an NBA Finals record 24 three-pointers at an absurd 53.3 percent clip. It was arguably one of the Cavs’ best performance of the season. But the Warriors are almost unbeatable at home.
It has just lost five of 49 home games this year so far, including the playoff. Last season, even without Kevin Durant, the team only lost five home games all season as well. Now that the Warriors are back on Oracle, the Cavs has an even bigger hill to climb.
Prediction: Warriors 120, Cavaliers 110
What’s your NBA Finals Game 5 2017 prediction? Will the Warriors blow another 3-1 lead? Sound off in the comments section below!