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How the public is betting Game 2 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Final

The Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning square off in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 30 in Tampa. We break down how the public is betting the game at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Alex Killorn of the Tampa Bay Lightning reacts after blocking a shot against the Montreal Canadiens during the second period in Game One of the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 28, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

After a 4-1 win to open the Stanley Cup Final on Monday, the Tampa Bay Lightning are once again big favorites at home against the Montreal Canadiens in Game 2 on Wednesday night from Amalie Arena in Tampa.

Canadiens vs. Lightning Game 2 betting splits

Canadiens (+185): 35% handle, 29% bets
Lightning (-220): 65% handle, 71% bets

Over 5 goals (-129): 32% handle, 44% bets
Under 5 goals (+106): 68% handle, 56% bets

Canadiens +1.5 goals (-155): 8% handle, 27% of bets
Lightning -1.5 goals (+130): 92% handle, 73% of bets

The big story here is Alex Killorn, who is out for tonight’s game for the Lightning. He’s a key cog on the best power play in the NHL as well as an outstanding winger on the second line, but the Lightning remain the heavy favorite: The Bolts are -560 to win the series as of now at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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