Hawks favored over Bolts to win Cup
CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) – After eliminating the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Blackhawks are now favored to beat the Lightning in the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are 2/3 favorites to win the Stanley Cup over the Lightning, who have 13/10 odds to win the Cup. Game 1 is set for Wednesday, June 3 in Tampa.
The Blackhawks are just 1-6 in their last seven games versus the Lightning and are winless at 0-4 in their last four games in Tampa. The home team is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams, which bodes well for the Lightning in the first two games of this series.
As for the total trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Tampa.