It took one minute for Winnipeg to grab a lead in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. The Jets never looked back as they defeated Vegas, 4-2, to grab a 1-0 series lead.

 

The expansion team’s loss not only put the Knights in an early hole in the series, it also hurt casual bettors. Vegas received a majority of moneyline tickets as a +131 underdog. The public, after being burned in Game 1, is fading the Golden Knights – 68% of moneyline dollars are on Winnipeg -150.

Squares are hitting the panic button, but should savvy bettors buy low on the Golden Knights?

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