Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Odds

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TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The 2015 Stanley Cup Final gets underway tonight at 8PM ET when the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the series.

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Tampa Bay is 62-32-8 on the season and 37-13-1 at home while Chicago is 60-32-7 overall and 29-19-2 on the road. These two met just two times during the regular season, with both teams winning at home. The Lightning scored a total of six goals in the two games to just three for the Blackhawks and the two hit the under in both meetings. Of their last 10 meetings, the home team has won seven times in this series.

According to oddsmakers at the online sports book GT Bets, Tampa Bay is favored at home in this game, as the Lightning are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Blackhawks are getting a money line of +120 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.

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The Lightning have had a long road to the Stanley Cup Final, going 12-8 over 20 games. The Lightning went seven games with the Detroit Red Wings in the opening round and then took the Montreal down in six games. Tampa then beat the New York Rangers in seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals. Chicago is 12-5 in the postseason. The Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators in six games to start the playoffs before sweeping the Minnesota Wild. Chicago then beat the Anaheim Ducks in seven games in the Western Conference Finals.

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