The NBA Finals shift to Cleveland as the Cavaliers look to get back into the series after the Golden State Warriors won the first two games. Game 3's tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Once again, Cleveland is an underdog (+4.5) and Golden State is currently -180 on the money line, meaning it would take a $180 bet on the Warriors to win the game to return $100.
SportsLine's advanced computer model has simulated this game 10,000 times to come up with the projected final score and key stats. Here are the results for Game 3.
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Wednesday, June 6
Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers | 6/06 | 9 P.M. ET
SportsLine Projection Model's score: Cavaliers 112, Warriors 111
Vegas line: Golden State is favored by 4.5 points (O/U 216.5)
Projected stats: The Cavaliers cut the series deficit to 2-1 thanks to a triple-double by LeBron James, who nets 35.6 points, hauls in 10.7 rebounds and dishes out 10.5 assists. He gets plenty of help from Kevin Love, who swishes 18.7 points and collects 11.0 boards. Kevin Durant, who gets 7.4 rebounds, is top scorer for the Warriors with 27.2 points. Teammate Stephen Curry puts in 26.2 points and gets 6.0 assists.