The Golden State Warriors appeared to be playing “cat and mouse” with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. The defending champion Warriors did what the Cavaliers haven’t been able to do this season, defend. Curry and company overcame a halftime deficit to earn a 118-108 victory over LeBron James and the Cavs. The NBA’s marquee matchup on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Cleveland. Odds to Win 2018 NBA Championship (Jan 16).
The red-hot road Warriors registered their 13th consecutive win as a visitor in a rematch of last June’s NBA Finals. The win allowed Golden State to stake claim to a season series sweep the season for the second time in the last three campaigns. This after the Warriors recorded a 99-92 win at home on Christmas Day.
The MLK feature among the Monday NBA affairs was tied at 93-all a minute into the fourth quarter before the Warriors decided it was time to put on their patented full court press, offensive press, per se.
Not only did the Warriors outscore the Cavs by eight-points in the fourth to earn a 10-poing victory they limited Cleveland to just 17 fourth quarter points.
The 118-108 win Monday was the Warriors sixth straight regular-season win over the team they’ve met in the past three Finals. The scuffling Cavaliers have lost four straight and eight of their last 10.
Hence the recent odds adjustment on the Warriors NBA Futures, in particular, their Odds to Win 2018 NBA Championship. Golden State opened with 5-to-8 Odds to Win the 2018 National Basketball Association Championship at WestGate of Las Vegas. Their most recent update now has Curry, Durant and their teammates at 5-to-12 to earn the title.
Odds to Win 2018 NBA Championship (Jan 16)