With the #1 overall pick in the NHL Draft lottery awaiting one of the teams that lose in the NHL qualifying round, the Canadiens are favorites to secure the top pick. Are they the best bet to do so?
Edmonton, Toronto Announced as NHL Hub Cities; But Oilers, Leafs’ Stanley Cup Playoff Odds Get Worse
Edmonton and Toronto have been announced as hub cities for the playoffs, but both teams have seen their conference odds worsen. Should you bet on the Oilers or Leafs? Brady Trettenero sets out the latest Eastern and Western Conference championship futures and analyzes the best wager.
Which NHL players are sitting out of the league’s July 30th resumption of the 2020 season? This page monitors the rosters of all 24 teams still in contention to win the 2020 Stanley Cup and lists any players who have decided not to participate.
With the NHL slowly moving its way towards a return, the 2020 NHL Entry Draft will be held this coming Friday. The Detroit Red Wings finished the 2019-20 regular season with the lowest point total in the NHL, so they’ll have the best shot to win the first pick overall. Are they a good bet to do so?
Qualification Series Win Probabilities: Canadiens (36.1%) Biggest Underdogs; Leafs at 59.9% to Beat CBJ
By averaging the odds from multiple sportsbooks and removing the vig, bettors can figure out the win probabilities for each of the NHL’s 2020 qualification series. But bettors won’t need to, because Sascha Paruk already did.
Will this be the year that Canada breaks a drought of Stanley Cup winners that dates back to 1993? Odds heavily favor the NHL champion coming from the United States, while the Eastern Conference is slightly favored over the West thanks to the powerhouse Bruins and Lightning.
Vegas Chosen as “Hub City” for 2020 NHL Playoffs; Are Golden Knights a Good Bet to Win West at +340?
Vegas will reportedly be a hub city for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Are the Golden Knights a good bet at +340 odds to win the Western Conference?
Toronto is one of 10 cities the NHL is considering to serve as a hub for playoff games. Could that help the Maple Leafs? Jordan Horrobin sets out the latest Stanley Cup odds and analyzes Toronto’s chances in the top-heavy Eastern Conference.
To reach the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Toronto Maple Leafs will need to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets in a best-of-five qualifying series. Do they have what it takes? Ryan Bolta breaks down the matchup and makes his pick for the series.
The Edmonton Oilers will face the Chicago Blackhawks in a best-of-five series in the 2020 NHL playoffs, whenever the novel 24-team tournament gets underway. Paul Attfield breaks down the matchup between McDavid/Draisaitl and Toews/Kane, ending with this best bet for the series.
With the NHL getting set to return, the Predators and Coyotes will meet in the play-in round. Bryan Thiel examines the odds and makes his pick to win the best-of-five series.
In the NHL’s redrawn playoff structure, Carolina has drawn the New York Rangers as their opening round opponent. Can they reverse their recent trend of losing ways against Artemi Panarin’s squad?
While both the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets do not have favorable 2020 Stanley Cup odds, they’ll have a chance to change that narrative as they’ll be squaring off in a best-of-five series where the winner will move into the playoffs. We look at the early odds here.
The New York Islanders have opened as a small favorite in their best-of-five series against the Florida Panthers. Which side is the best bet? Dave Golokhov analyzes the matchup and makes his expert betting prediction.
The Canucks have opened as -140 favorites over the Wild in the qualifying round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. We take an early look at the odds and give our prediction here.
Buoyed by the return of forward Jake Guentzel, the Penguins are heavy favorites over the Canadiens in their play-in series for the 2020 NHL playoffs.
With the NHL officially ending the regular season in their announcement yesterday and planning to proceed with a 24-team tournament, sports bettors are wondering how their NHL futures bets will be graded. We look at what will be the likely result for most NHL futures bets here.
The NHL is back and we have the opening odds on the eight Qualifying Round best-of-five series here.
The NHL took a leap forward on Tuesday in its bid to resume play, as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman outlined the league’s plans to close out the regular season and proceed with a 24-team playoff tournament, held in two hub cities. Check out the latest odds to win the Stanley Cup here.
The Calgary Flames are arguably the best road team in the league over the last three NHL seasons. Sascha Paruk examines whether they are a good value bet to win the 2020 Stanley Cup if the playoffs take place in empty arenas.