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ESPN Computer's Prediction For The NBA Finals

Steph Curry looking into the crowd with his left hand up.

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 04: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors looks on against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2017 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The 2018 NBA Finals matchup is set. For the fourth year in a row, the Golden State Warriors will play the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Warriors have won two of the last three championships over the Cavs. They are favored to do the same this year.

While Cleveland has LeBron James, the top player in the world, the Warriors have the deeper and better roster. They also have homecourt advantage.

ESPN's FiveThirtyEight has put out its prediction for the Finals. The computer likes the Warriors, by a lot.

Golden State is favored, with a 77 percent chance of winning the series.

Here's a look at the TV schedule for the series, which begins on Thursday.

Game 1 tips off Thursday from Oracle Arena.

ABC is broadcasting the action.