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NBA Finals

NBA Finals 2019: Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors Game 2 odds and predictions

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Raptors (NBA Getty Images)

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals behind a balanced scoring effort led by Pascal Siakam's 32 points.

Can the Raptors carry that momentum into Game 2 to take a 2-0 series lead?

Game 2 odds

According to Vegas Insider, the Raptors opened as the favourites to win Game 2. The Warriors opened as one-point favourites in Game 1, but the Raptors closed as two-point favourites.

Line: As of Saturday night, the Raptors are favoured by 2.0

Over/under: 215.0, down from 215.5

Records against the spread:

  • Toronto Raptors: 11-8 in playoffs
  • Golden State Warriors: 7-9-1 in playoffs

Game 2 predictions

FiveThirtyEight.com's CARMELO predictions give the Raptors a 69% chance of winning Game 2. Toronto's odds of winning the series have also improved based on the site's model, going from 54% to 62%.

Our Global NBA.com Staff weighs in with their picks for Game 2:

Scott Rafferty (@crabdribbles): Raptors 112, Warriors 108 (Raptors cover, over)

Leandro Fernández (@FernandezLea): Warriors 108, Raptors 97 (Warriors cover, push)

Kyle Irving (@KyleIrv_): Warriors 108, Raptors 106 (push, under)

Matías Baldo (@matiasbaldo): Warriors 118, Raptors 100 (Warriors cover, over)

Alex Novick (@ANov_SN): Warriors 117, Raptors 105 (Warriors cover, over)

Yash Matange (@yashmatange2694): Raptors 110, Warriors 105 (Raptors cover, push)

Carlos Herrera Luyando (@carhluy43): Raptors 105, Warriors 103 (push, under)

Pablo Schatzky (@pchaski): Warriors 112, Raptors 104 (Warriors cover, over)

Game 2 tips off at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 3. Click here for the full broadcast schedule.

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