The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals will start this Wednesday May 30, 2012 when the LA Kings travel to Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey to face the Devils in game 1 of the series. Hockey betting lines are available at BetOnline Sportsbook, where you can get a 25% free play bonus with your deposit.
Los Angeles is favorite on the road with a money line of -116 while the Devils have betting odds at +105. Total over-under line is set at 4½ goals.
New Jersey eliminated the Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals in 9 years with a score of 3-2 in overtime. Devils had a money line of -108 while the game pushed the over-under line of 5 goals.
Adam Henrique, Ilya Kovalchuk and Ryan Carter became the heroes of the night for New Jersey, scoring the goals that gave them the victory against one of their fiercest rivals, the NY Rangers.
New Western Conference Champions, the LA Kings, took the victory on game 5 in their series against Phoenix to advance to their second ever franchise Stanley Cup. The score was 4-3 in OT with the Kings having a betting line of -131 while the total score went over the line of 5 goals.
Anze Kopitar scored 6 goals during the playoffs with 48 shots and 9 assists, becoming one of LA’s key players in the post season; he made one of those goals in their game 5 victory over the Coyotes.
Kings and Devils last met on October 25, 2011 when New Jersey as visitors defeated LA with a score of 3-0, being underdogs with a money line of +155. The total went under the 5 goals line.
Game Score Prediction
The Kings will take the victory on game 1 of the Stanley Cup Series with a score of 3-1 over the Devils.
•Kings are 8-0 in their last 8 road games.
•Kings are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Atlantic.
•Devils are 6-1 in their last 7 home games.
•Devils are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference.
•Under is 5-0-2 in Kings last 7 vs. Atlantic.
•Under is 3-1-3 in Devils last 7 overall.
•Under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings.
LA Kings at NJ Devils – 2012 Stanley Cup Finals Game 1
When: Wednesday May 30, 2012
Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
TV Coverage: NBC
Hockey Betting Odds: Kings -116, Devils +105, over-under 4½ goals.
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