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Warriors vs. Cavaliers: 2016 NBA Finals Game 6 Predictions, start time, TV schedule, live stream, odds and more

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Draymond is back, Bogut is out. Warriors look to claim second consecutive title in Cleveland.

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NBA Finals | Game 6 | GS Leads 3-2
Golden State Warriors
88-16
(57-44-3 ATS, 53-49-2 O/U)
vs
Cleveland Cavaliers
71-30
(48-51-2 ATS, 47-51-3 O/U)
How To Watch
Thursday, June 16th, 2016.
Quicken Loans Arena - Cleveland, OH.
6:00 p.m. PST
ABC | KNBR 680 | WatchESPN
Blog Buddy: Fear The Sword
Point Spread
Golden State +2
Cleveland -2
Money Line
Golden State +115 Cleveland -135
Over/Under Total

207.5 Total Points

Odds via BetOnline

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The residents of Cleveland, Ohio  have not seen a professional sports team of their own bring home a championship since 1964. Thankfully, Clevelanders have LeBron James, who is one loss away from going 0-for-3 in the NBA Finals with the Cavaliers.

The Golden State Warriors on the other hand are just a victory away from winning their second consecutive NBA title, which can be taken home exactly one year to the day of their first championship last season.

Draymond Green will be back for the Dubs after missing game 5 due to a suspension. Green must keep his emotions in check, as one more flagrant foul will result in another suspension, which would force him to miss game 7.

Golden State will be without Andrew Bogut however, as the Aussie big man injured himself while trying to make up for Draymond's absence.

At this point, it is unclear how LeBron plans to get Draymond suspended for game 7. The Cavaliers are -2 point favorites over a Warriors squad that has defeated the Cavs eight out of the last nine times when Draymond Green plays. Golden State is also 4-1 ATS in their last five games in Cleveland.

NBA Totals expert Chris David of VegasInsider.com dishes out his thoughts on game 6:

"Holding the Warriors under 100 points in a game doesn't happen often. Including Game 5, the feat has only been accomplished 12 times this season.

"Looking back at the 11 situations, Golden State rebounded with an average score 118.4 points per game. In this year's playoffs, the Warriors were held under the century mark three times and they posted 120, 104 and 108 in the next game, all victories as well. In case you're wondering, Golden State has gone 11-0 straight up and 9-2 against the spread after being held under 100 and the ‘over' went 7-4 in those games.

It's hard to go against these seasonal trends and I'm going to buy Golden State's team total ‘over' 102 ½ in Game 6. I would lean to the game total going ‘over' as well with the series wrapping up."

★★★

ICYMI: Relive the Warriors' 2015 game 6 victory in Cleveland exactly one year ago today:


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