Stanley Cup Game 1 Odds | NHL Sharps Big Betting Pick

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Stanley Cup Game 1 Odds

Panthers Odds+115
Golden Knights Odds-135
Over/Under5.5 (-118 / -104)
DateSaturday, June 3
Time8 p.m. ET

*NHL odds via FanDuel Sportsbook as of Wednesday, May 31

Sharps are already betting Saturday's NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 1, during which the Florida Panthers will take on the Vegas Golden Knights.

It took about 1,000 bet slips to roll through our NHL betting data this week for the sharp-action and big-money tools to light up with a Game 1 pick for Panthers vs. Golden Knights.

The Sharp Action signal in NHL PRO indicates professionals have wagered on a specific side, causing sportsbooks to move NHL odds.

Big Money, meanwhile, lights up whenever there's a substantially higher percentage of money, compared to betting tickets, on a given side.

With that in mind, let's dive into the expert Panthers vs. Golden Knights pick and see how the early, respected money for Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final is shaping up in the primary betting markets.

Stanley Cup Final Game 1 Pick

Florida's been a bettor's dream throughout the postseason. Of its 12 wins, nine have been upsets at closing odds of +130 or better.

However, that's completely irrelevant in this instance. The Game 1 pick comes with a bit of intrigue.