Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 4 Odds: Golden State Opens as 5.5-Point Favorites

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistJune 7, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 06:  Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half during Game Three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 6, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kyle Terada - Pool/Getty Images)
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Las Vegas thinks the Golden State Warriors are going to sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Finals.

After Golden State won Wednesday’s Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena, 110-102, OddsShark noted the defending champions are 5.5-point favorites for Friday’s Game 4 in Cleveland:

OddsShark @OddsShark

Game 4 Odds (@5Dimes): #DubNation -5.5 #AllForOne +5.5 Total: 216 #NBAFinals https://t.co/Iz7KOCx9o3

It’s hard to argue against the notion of the Warriors being favorites even though the game will be on the Cavaliers’ floor considering Cleveland still couldn’t win Game 3 despite terrible shooting nights from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Curry was 3-of-16 from the field for 11 points, while Thompson was 4-of-11 for 10 points.

However, Golden State still prevailed because Kevin Durant went off for 43 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, overwhelming the Cavaliers with his scoring ability and drilling a dagger three in the closing moments to silence the Cleveland crowd.

LeBron James and the Cavaliers will need to win Game 4 to prolong their season and keep hope alive of becoming the first team in NBA history to overcome a 3-0 deficit in a series. 


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