The culmination of the online NHL betting season kicks off next Monday. Without a doubt the 2019 Stanley Cup finals betting action is one you’re going to want to get in on. However, given that it’s the championship series, there are a ton of options for players learning how to bet on sports. So to help determine where the best sportsbook action lies in this year’s championship series, we’ve put together a little 2019 Stanley Cup Finals betting preview. Below you’ll find important info for the whole series as well as a look at the different types of bets you can make.
2019 Stanley Cup Finals – Monday, May 27th – TBD
When: Games kick off at 8 pm ET starting on the 27th
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts & Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Missouri
TV: NBC & NBCSN
Stream: NBC Sports, NHL TV
— NHL (@NHL) May 16, 2019
2019 Stanley Cup Finals Betting Schedule
- Game 1: St. Louis at Boston – Monday, May 27, 8 p.m. ET
- Game 2: St. Louis at Boston – Wednesday, May 29 , 8 p.m. ET
- Game 3: Boston at St. Louis – Saturday, June 1, 8 p.m. ET
- Game 4: Boston at St. Louis – Monday, June 3, 8 p.m. ET
- Game 5: St. Louis at Boston – Thursday, June 6, 8 p.m. ET
- Game 6: Boston at St. Louis – Sunday, June 9, 8 p.m. ET
- Game 7: St. Louis at Boston – Wednesday, June 12, 8 p.m. ET
The 2019 Stanley Cup Finals betting action will kick off this upcoming Monday. As can be seen above, the series will commence in Boston, giving the Bruins more home field advantage throughout the series. Naturally it comes as no surprise to see the Bruins pegged as the online NHL betting favorite in the opening match. However, St. Louis has but two road losses this postseason so they know how to handle themselves in this situation. The Bruins on the other hand, have already lost two games at home when opening a series in Boston.
2019 Stanley Cup Finals Betting – Series Betting
Series betting affords you the ability to bet on the entire series instead of an individual game-by-game basis. This gives you an opportunity to capitalize on some favorable odds from the get go. You can also make this bet as the series progresses. However, the odds will naturally change as one team takes a lead over another or so on. So if you feel confident that one side will definitely come out on top here, making this bet early can pay off bigly.
In addition to betting on the series overall, you can also make different types of predictions on the finals. For example you can bet on how many games the series will take. Below mobile betting fans can find the odds available for the total games played in the series prediction.
- St. Louis Blues 4-0 +2000
- St. Louis Blues 4-1 +1000
- Blues 4-2 +500
- Blues 4-3 +600
- Bruins 4-0 +1000
- Bruins 4-1 +400
- Boston Bruins 4-2 +450
- Boston Bruins 4-3 +325
An extension of this type of bet is the total games played in series prediction. Here online NHL betting players make bets on how many games this series will take.
- 4 Games +650
- 5 Games +250
- 6 Games +190
- 7 Games +195
Lastly, hockey betting fans can also wager on how many games this series will take up. As we have been doing, here are the odds for this kind of prediction.
- Series decided in St. Louis +120
- Series decided in Boston -150
2019 Stanley Cup Finals Betting Picks
So which side should NHL fans take in the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals championship series? All things considered, this one is tough to call. All in all, the Blues have had a tough postseason and have proven that they are damn near impossible to eliminate on numerous occasions. Therefore, we’re going to have to lean towards St. Louis here. Sign up today to make your Stanley Cup Finals prediction!
Series Prediction: St. Louis 4 games to 3.