Weekend Betting Preview – June 1- 3
The month of May goes out with a bang and the betting action this weekend at BetAnySports gets an early start with Game 1 of this season’s best-of-seven NBA Finals. Also on the slate to start the month of June is continuing action in the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals as well as a full slate of MLB games. Betting action in the French Open in on the board as the next Grand Slam event in professional tennis and the PGA Tour is in Dublin, Ohio for the Memorial Tournament starting on Thursday at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
There is something for everyone on the board at online sportsbooks over the next few days as the top online sportsbook for US players. However, at the top of most bettor’s list is the fourth-straight showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Championship.
Thursday’s series opener is set for a 9 p.m. (ET) tip on ABC from ORACLE Arena in Oakland. The Warriors have been opened as 12-point home favorites with the total set at 214 points. The series price odds also heavily favor Golden State winning its third world title in four seasons at -1000 betting odds. The series price odds that Cleveland wins this series as a heavy underdog are set at +750.
Game 2 is set for Sunday night at Golden State in an 8 p.m. tip on ABC. The Warriors won both meetings in the regular season both straight-up and against the spread with the total staying UNDER in each game. Golden State has now won seven of the last eight meetings SU including four of five games in last season’s NBA Finals.
Moving to the Stanley Cup Finals, Washington’s crucial 3-2 victory on Wednesday night as a +125 road underdog gave the Capitals a split in their first two games against the Vegas Golden Knights. The series shifts to Capital One Arena in Washington for the next two games starting this Saturday night. Game 3 is set to get underway at 8 p.m. (ET) on NBC Sports Network.
Vegas won the series opener 6-4 on Monday night as a -152 home favorite and it closed as a -138 favorite in Game 2. The total was split 1-1 with bookmakers setting the line at 5.5 goals for each contest.
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