On Thursday, the Golden State Warriors travel to Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals. Tip-off is set at 9PM ET.
The Cleveland Cavaliers survived for another as it defeated the Golden State Warriors 112-97 in Game 5 and cut-off the Warriors' series lead, 3-2. Lebron James and Kyrie Irving both scored 41 points to lead their team to victory.
Cleveland's mission is to tie the series in Game 6 at the comforts of their home arena and fans. A win by Cleveland will push the series back to California for the penultimate Game 7.
The Golden State Warriors were up to the challenge in Game 5 as they traded baskets with the duo of James and Irving. In the 2nd half, they sorely miss the presence of suspended Draymond Green's defense and hustle as Golden State was not able to sustain their offensive and defensive schemes.
The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Cleveland Cavaliers as a 2.5-point favorite to beat the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.