Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts the NBA Finals and MVP winner.
Warriors vs. Cavaliers
Likelihood of winning series
ESPN Forecast: Warriors 81 percent likely to win; Cavaliers 19 percent
Basketball Power Index: Warriors (91 percent)
FiveThirtyEight: Warriors (77 percent)
Fan panel: Warriors (76 percent)
Game 1: Thursday | 9 p.m. ET, ABC/WatchESPN
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