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NBA Playoffs - Game 7 Facts
Game 7 Quick Facts

-- The NBA has had 125 Game 7’s in playoff history

-- The home team is 101-24 (81%) in those games

-- There have been 18 Game 7's played in the NBA Finals, this meeting will be the 19th

-- The home team has gone 15-3 (83%) in those contests.

-- The last visitors to win a Game 7 of the NBA Finals was the Washington Bullets, who defeated the Seattle Supersonics 105-99 in 1978.

-- Since 1994, there have been four Game 7's played in the NBA Finals (listed below).

NBA Finals Recent Game 7 Betting History
Year Matchup Score Favorite-Underdog Over-Under
1994 New York at Houston (-4.5) 90-84 Favorite Under (176)
2005 Detroit at San Antonio (-4) 81-74 Favorite Under (174)
2010 Boston at L.A. Lakers (-6.5) 83-79 Underdog Under (186.5)
2013 San Antonio at Miami (-5.5) 95-88 Favorite Under (197.5)


-- The favorite has gone 4-0 straight up and 3-1 against the spread during that span.

-- All four games were decided by single digits, the largest margin being seven points.

-- The 'under' has produced a 4-0 record with none of the teams scoring more than 100 points.

-- The 2016 NBA playoffs have had four Game 7's played and the home team has won all four games (3-1 ATS), two of the victories coming by double digits. 

Eastern Conference First Round - Miami 106 vs. Charlotte 73
Eastern Conference First Round - Toronto 89 vs. Indiana 84
Eastern Conference Semifinals - Toronto 116 vs. Miami 89
Western Conference Finals - Golden State 96 Oklahoma City 88

-- The 2015 postseason featured two Game 7's. The home team went 2-0 with the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets capturing victories.

-- The 2014 postseason featured five Game 7's. The home team went 4-1 in those games and the lone visitor to win was Brooklyn, who defeated Toronto 104-103 in overtime.

Cleveland Game 7 Recent History
2006 Eastern Conference Finals
Cleveland 61 at Detroit 79

2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals
Cleveland 92 at Boston 97

LeBron James Game 7 Recent History
2012 Eastern Conference Finals
Miami 101 vs. Boston 88

2013 Eastern Conference Finals
Miami 99 vs. Indiana 76

2013 NBA Finals
Miami 95 vs. San Antonio 88

Golden State Game 7 Recent History
2016 Western Conference Finals
Golden State 96 vs. Oklahoma City 88

2014 Western Conference First Round
Golden State 121 at L.A. Clippers 126

All-Time Game 7 Road Winners
Year Road Team Home Team Round
2014 Brooklyn 104 Toronto 103 First round
2013 Chicago 99 Brooklyn 93 First round
2012 L.A. Clippers 82 Memphis 72 First round
2009 Orlando 101 Boston 82 Conference semifinals
2007 San Antonio 91 New Orleans 82 Conference semifinals
2007 Utah 103 Houston 99 First round
2006 *Dallas 119 San Antonio 111 Conference semifinals
2005 Detroit 88 Miami 82 Conference finals
2005 Indiana 97 Boston 70 First round
2002 *L.A. Lakers 112 Sacramento 106 Conference finals
2000 New York 83 Miami 82 Conference semifinals
1995 Indiana 97 New York 95 Conference semifinals
1995 Houston 115 Phoenix 114 Conference semifinals
1982 Philadelphia 120 Boston 106 Conference finals
1981 Kansas City 95 Phoenix 88 Conference semifinals
1981 Houston 105 San Antonio 100 Conference semifinals
1978 Washington 105 Seattle 99 NBA Finals
1976 Phoenix 94 Golden State 86 Conference finals
1974 Boston 102 Milwaukee 87 NBA Finals
1973 New York 94 Boston 78 Conference finals
1971 Baltimore 93 New York 91 Conference finals
1969 Boston 108 L.A. Lakers 106 NBA Finals
1968 Boston 100 Philadelphia 96 Division finals
1948 Philadelphia 85 St Louis 46 Semifinals
(*) Asterisk denotes overtime

  
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