Cavaliers at Warriors Game 5 - 6/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (70-29) at Golden State Warriors (87-15)
NBA Basketball: Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -8 -- Over/Under: 206.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meet Monday night at the Oracle Arena for game five of the NBA Finals.
The Cleveland Cavaliers need a victory here in order to force a game six on Thursday night. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.9 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 95.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.6 points and 8.9 rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 23.9 points and 4.9 assists. Tristan Thompson is grabbing 8.6 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.3 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 42.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.2 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost six of their last 10 road games.
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The Golden State Warriors can make it back-to-back NBA titles with a victory here. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 109.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 24.1 points and 3.8 rebounds while Stephen Curry is averaging 24.4 points and 5.7 assists. Draymond Green is grabbing 9.6 rebounds and Shaun Livingston is dishing 3.6 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 39.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 13 of their last 14 home games.
The Cavaliers are 12-26-2 ATS in their last 40 Monday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Warriors are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Monday games. The Cavaliers are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Golden State and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Cavs blew their chance to tie the series up on their home court and now the series is basically over. Curry and Klay are back to making shots and Cleveland resorts to iso ball when things get tight. Add the Oracle crowd and the fact this is a clinching game, and it's tough seeing Cleveland hang around with four quarters. Golden State repeats.
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