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Odds of Warriors Winning NBA Finals Series Surprisingly High With Durant Injury Update

David Hayes
2019 NBA Finals - Game Four
2019 NBA Finals - Game Four / Ezra Shaw

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It's no secret that going down 3-1 in the NBA Finals is tough to overcome, but the latest odds to take home the Larry O'Brien Trophy show that the Golden State Warriors still have a fighting chance.

Warriors' Odds of Winning This Series

The Warriors now have 3-to-1 odds (+300) of coming back from down 3-1 in this series to defeat the Toronto Raptors heading into Monday night's Game 5 in Toronto, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Before this NBA Finals series even started, the Raptors were +250 to win it all, and Golden State opened at -300, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. But after three convincing victories, Toronto has moved to a -390 favorite to win the 2019 NBA Finals.

However, with the reported return of Kevin Durant in Game 5, Golden State could have some new looks to throw at Toronto.

Only one team has come back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the NBA Finals, which happened when the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Warriors in 2016. Even though the odds are certainly against the Warriors, it's tough to count out a team as talented as Golden State.

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