Betting: Canadiens vs. Lightning | July 7

Minty Bets previews the betting odds for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Canadiens and Lightning on Wednesday July 7.

Video Transcript

- We've got game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals Wednesday, July 7th. Tampa Bay leads the series 3-1, and they're the betting favorite at -200, with a total of five. Montreal is 1 and 7 straight up in their last eight games against Tampa Bay, while Tampa Bay is 5 and 0 straight up their last five games at home.

The Montreal Canadiens stay alive by forcing a game 5. Maybe they found the groove. Maybe the Lightning were just having an off night. Who knows?

What I do know is that Tampa Bay prides themselves on having a great defense and goaltending. They've not allowed more than three goals in each one of their games of this series. And they're just simply great at stopping the puck.

This one is for the Cup. I'm looking for a strong defensive play by the Tampa Bay Lightning, so I'll have a little fun and parlay the under and Tampa Bay money line.

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