The Golden State Warriors are now one win away from completing a sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for their third title in the past four seasons. The Cavaliers will try to prevent Golden State from celebrating at Quicken Loans Arena when they host Game 4 on Friday night (9 p.m. ET).
For supreme analysis of this matchup, listen to SportsLine senior analyst Josh Nagel. The Reno-based handicapper uses a combination of relevant data, eye tests and betting-market knowledge to form his detailed analysis and selective spread selections.
His expertise has paid off in the NBA playoffs, as he has posted a 16-6 record (72 percent) with his postseason spread selections. He also has been zeroed in on the tendencies of these two clubs, as evidenced by his 18-6 ATS mark (75 percent) in games involving either Cleveland or Golden State -- including nailing his pick for Game 3 when he took the Warriors with the points.
Now, he has assessed the key factors that should influence the spread outcome in Game 4 and found a critical x-factor that could determine the winner.
Will the Cavaliers staff off elimination, or will the Warriors capture another championship?... Join SportsLine now to see which side of Warriors-Cavaliers you should support Friday from an accomplished handicapper who's hitting 75 percent of his picks involving these teams!