Warriors heavily favored against Raptors in NBA Finals
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Vegas is backing a three-peat for the Golden State Warriors.

Caesars Sportsbook has tabbed Golden State, the two-time defending champion, as a -320 favorite to beat the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, according to ESPN's David Purdum. Toronto opened at +260.

Meanwhile, Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened with Golden State at -275 before quickly changing that number to -310.

SuperBook executive director John Murray told Purdum that the Warriors' odds reflect the possibility of Kevin Durant returning during The Finals. Durant hasn't played since suffering a calf strain in Game 5 of the Western Conference semis against the Houston Rockets.

Though the Raptors will own home-court advantage, beginning with Game 1 Thursday in Toronto, the Warriors will have the benefit of extra rest. Golden State hasn't played since May 20, when it eliminated the Portland Trail Blazers in four games. Toronto will have four days off after eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday.

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