Early money on both the series and Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals has come in on the Cleveland Cavaliers. Golden State opened as a -6 home favorite with most offshore sportsbooks now -5.5. CRIS opened the Warriors as -235 series favorites. That was bet down to -210. The two teams met twice during the regular season. On Christmas, the Warriors won 89-83 in Oakland but failed to cover as -7 favorites. In the second meeting, Golden State rolled to a 132-98 victory in Cleveland.