Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Can Toronto Avoid Elimination?
Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Despite the best predictions from basketball betting online pundits, the Cavaliers have defied all odds and taken the lead in the series. Now heading into Game 4, Cleveland needs but one more win to put Toronto away. Since this evening’s matchup will be played in Cleveland, do the Cavs have this in the bag? Let’s take a look at tonight’s sports parlay odds to find out.
Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers – Monday, May 7th
Series: Game 4 || Cleveland Leads 3-0
When: 7:30 pm ET
Where: Quickens Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Stream: ABC Sports
Basketball Betting Online Odds:
Notwithstanding their brilliant regular season performance, Toronto has been unable to get the best of Cleveland during this postseason series. Although the Cavs haven’t necessarily been laying on a beating, they’ve won each game so far. Granted, most of those matchups ended up coming down to the wire. This was especially true of Game 3, where a last second shot from LeBron sealed Toronto’s fate. And with that result in the bag, the basketball betting online odds have decided to favor Cleveland for the first time this series. It would see that all Cleveland has to do to beat Toronto is to take to the court.
Players to Watch: DeMar DeRozan (23.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 4.3 apg), Kyle Lowry (18.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 8.3 apg), and Jonas Valanciunas (14.2 ppg, 11.1 rpg, 1.1 apg).
With a 3-0 lead over their postseason opponent, there’s nothing but smiles coming out of Cleveland. However, other than Game 2, which saw the Cavs beat Toronto by a total of 18-points, each game so far has come down to the wire. This leads us to believe that Cleveland will have a tough time sealing the deal this evening. Don’t get it wrong, the Cavs have this series in the bag. All I’m saying is that it wouldn’t be that shocking if Toronto is able to force a Game 5.
Players to Watch: LeBron James (34.8 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 8.8 apg), Kevin Love (13.9 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 1.3 apg), and Kyle Korver (10.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 1.1 apg).
Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Predictions
Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Picks
So which team should online sportsbook bettors favor in tonight’s Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers matchup? The odds seem pretty certain that Cleveland has this game in the bag. Nevertheless, the Raptors have come close to defeating Cleveland. Given that they’re facing elimination this evening, bettors can expect Toronto to put forth a little extra effort. Maybe that will be enough to avoid being swept by the Cavs. Sign up now to make this NBA prediction!
Score Prediction: 102-100 Toronto. The Raptors get the job done on the road to avoid elimination.