Above all the Golden State Warriors are far too popular with the gambling public. Especially when playing on their home court. Too many casual gamblers equate the world champs and home court NBA betting online gold. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Consider that the Warriors got the money in just 16 out of 41 home court matchups in the regular season. Now home in the highest of stakes the Warriors will draw plenty of betting action. More emphatically wagering value is a constant worry on the two-time defending champions.
NBA Finals Game 3 Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 9 p.m. ET
Location: ORACLE Arena, Oakland, California
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Raptors||+6 (-110)||212½ (-110)||+210|
|Warriors||-6 (-110)||212½ (-110)||-250|
Raptors vs. Warriors TV Coverage: ABC
2019 NBA Finals Update
Now this series is tied at one game apiece after the Warriors 109-104 payout at Toronto in game two. Game four of this series will take place at Golden State on Friday. Toronto will host game five. If necessary, game six is at Golden State next Thursday. And a seventh NBA betting online Matchup would be at Toronto on June 16.
Certainly, the Warriors win will re-establish faith in them with the casual public. Owing to the ebb and flow of a series will less serious gamblers fluctuate in their feelings and assessments of teams. Most gamblers are not aware of the Warriors poor betting value as a home chalk. As a result, sharps could be searching for enhanced value on the Raptors. Further, the defending champions at home will be an irresistible bet to many. Toronto has the stigma of no prior experience in the NBA Finals.
Consider as an illustration Golden State’s championship capability their stunning game two payoff. They rendered the Raptors helpless in the third quarter. At the onset of the frame the Warriors went on a soul crushing 18-0 run. What was a 59-54 Toronto lead turned into a 72-59 Warriors advantage.
Raptors vs. Warriors ATS Stats
Late results have not been good for the Raptors as an Online wagering playoff road dog. Toronto has covered just three of their last nine games in that role. Four of their last six in that situation have gone under the total. In the same way the Warriors have struggled as a playoff home chalk. Golden State has lost five of their last seven laying points in post season at ORACLE Arena. Three of their last five that way have gone under the total.
Toronto at Golden State vs. Spread
By contrast the Raptors have been a good recent value as a dog at Golden State. Toronto has paid in three of their last four getting points at ORACLE Arena. Six of the last eight in this matchup at Golden State went over the total.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation Toronto must get more secondary scoring help for Kawhi Leonard. Game two was an example of Golden State’s NBA betting online matchup advantage. Depth has proven to be in the Warriors favor. Offsetting that is Toronto’s demonstrated value at ORACLE Arena.
NBA Betting Online Picks
In sum Toronto plus the points is the pick.
NBA Betting Online Pick:Toronto Raptors
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction:Raptors 105, Warriors 106
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