The NHL Stanley Cup Finals is finally set. After a long playoffs to get to these finals, the Tampa Bay Lightning will face the Colorado Avalanche. The Lightning are looking for their third straight Stanley Cup trophy while the Avalanche are trying to get their first ever championship.
Tampa Bay Lightning +155
The Lightning will come into the series as the underdogs, according to Fanduel Sportsbook. This team has been counted out numerous times this season already, even after winning the two previous cups. They have made some comebacks in their playoff run as well as getting a game seven win against the Maple Leafs. This series should be able to go the full seven here, and the Lightning will have a good chance to pull of another cup win.
Colorado Avalanche -180
Colorado is a pretty large favorite heading into this series. They have looked dominant all year, which continued into the playoffs. It looks like right now nobody can stop them. If there is a team in the NHL that can beat the Avalanche in a playoffs series, it is the Tampa Bay Lightning, however. It will be important for the Avalanche to win their home games early to secure a big lead in the series to win their first Stanley Cup.
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