Cavs vs. Warriors Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors Betting Preview and PickThe top team in the East meets the top team in the West as the Cleveland Cavs travel to California to visit the Golden State Warriors in a highly anticipated matchup for NBA fans and bettors. http://www.oddsshark.com/nba/cleveland-cavaliers-golden-state-warriors-betting-january-16-2017-741694 Stephen Campbell breaks down what to expect as the Warriors look to avenge a narrow defeat on Christmas Day on their home floor Monday night. Want more of the best sports content, statistics, and trends? Check out OddsShark.com ******************************************************************* For the most up-to-date information follow us on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OddsSharkSports/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/OddsShark Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oddssharksports/2017-01-16T16:10:41.000Z

The Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in the prime time NBA matchup on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. According to OddsShark, the Warriors are favored by 8 points.

The point total is set at 228.5 points. The OddsShark computer projects the Warriors to come away with a 116-106 victory. The computer is taking Golden State to cover the spread and the under on the point total.

The total has hit the under in six of the last ten times these two teams have played. Both teams have struggled in Vegas this season. Cleveland has gone 17-20-2 against the spread this season. Similarly, Golden State has gone 17-22-1 against the spread.

The two teams played one other time this season. The Cavs came away with the 109-108 home victory on Christmas Day. LeBron James led the way with 31 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists.

Cleveland has gone 6-4 in their last ten games. Golden State has been the hotter team and has gone 8-2 in their last ten games.

Heavy likes the Warriors to even the season series tonight with a home victory. We expect a close contest, and eight points is too much for this rivalry matchup. Look for the Cavs to keep the game close, and the Warriors to pull the game out in the closing seconds.

Heavy’s Pick: Warriors 102 Cavs 99. Cavs +8. Under on the Point Total.