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NBA Finals odds and proposition bets

Game 1 of the NBA Finals will be played Thursday, with the Golden State Warriors a minus-210 betting favorite to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers and win their first championship since 1975. Here’s some of the bets offered at the Westgate Las Vegas sports book.

James, Warriors in ideal Finals feud

Cleveland and Golden State form the perfect NBA Finals pair. The feud features two big-time stars and will play well on TV, blow up Twitter and energize Las Vegas sports books. The Warriors, as a minus-210 series favorite, seem to be the wiseguys’ side. The betting public is backing the Cavaliers.