The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks will meet in this year’s Western Conference Finals after both teams needed every bit of seven games in the second round to oust their opponents and reach this point.
With this matchup, we can expect a highly competitive series filled with plenty of action and storylines.
NHL odds makers have pegged the Blackhawks as -150 favorites to win the series, while supporters of the Kings get back +130 on the money line.
Let’s take a closer look at both teams and determine if it’s the Kings or Blackhawks that hold better value for our NHL picks to win this series.
SBR Forum's Peter Loshak previews the game and possible betting value with the market odds.