NBA Finals Betting: Game 5 – Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors

NBA Finals Betting: Game 5 – Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors
Date/Time: Monday, June 12 – 9 PM ET
Site: Oracle Arena – Oakland
TV Coverage: ABC

NBA Finals Odds at BetAnySports

Pointspread: Warriors -8.5
Total: 230.5 points

The Cleveland Cavaliers managed to keep themselves alive in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, and now they are believing in themselves, as long as they are able to take these games one at a time. But the whole dream of a repeat could end on Monday night against the Golden State Warriors, as Game 5 begins at 9 PM ET at the Oracle Arena, where the Warriors won the first two games of this series rather easily.

NBA Finals Betting: Game 5 – Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors

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It would not be unfair to say that a lot of observers had written the Cavs off completely after they lost the first three games, including Game 3 on their home floor, as they blew a six-point lead with three minutes left, missing their last eight shots. But they were having none of it on Friday night, as they came out of the gate with 49 points in the first quarter and 86 in the first half. Golden State wasn’t really playing badly on offense, yet they were down by 18 points at the half. But even though they slowed Cleveland down in the second half, holding them to 51 points, they had lost their grip on things.

Steph Curry had just four field goals in the game, and that is something he is dead set on improving. And truthfully, no one has stopped Kevin Durant, who has averaged 34 points a game during the series.

So expect that there are going to be counter-strikes coming form the Cavs. But also don’t lose sight of the fact that on the way to coming back from a 3-1 deficit in last year’s NBA Finals, Cleveland had to win twice in Oakland. So BetAnySports patrons know it can be done, although the consensus is that the presence of Durant makes that task much more difficult. That is because he can be the guy who can figure out a lot of ways to score, even if the team is not getting really good outside shooting. It has been hard to deal with him when he is making a move down the lane. And the “Dubs” often follow suit; in Game 1, Cleveland’s soft interior defense permitted no less than twelve Golden State dunks.

It was indeed encouraging to Cavs’ fans that Tristan Thompson was finally able to assert himself a little on the glass, with ten rebounds, and he is the lone guy who is going to put any real muscle on G-State down low.

It has been the belief on the part of LeBron James all along that his team just has to hit their shots, and they certainly did in Game 4, going 53% (24-45) from downtown. In the first three games, Golden State scored 35, 40 and 39 points in the first quarter, and had 33 in Game 4. We expect they will try to come out quickly again, and the Cavs will accommodate a quick pace. We’re going OVER 120.5 points in the first half, as those totals have been much higher than those in the second half.

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