The New York Rangers have taken significant steps in their bid to return to playoff contention by trading for defenseman Jacob Trouba and drafting Kaapo Kakko. But their 2019 Stanley Cup odds tumbled to +6600. Are they good value or are the Blueshirts still at least a year away from being a legitimate contender?
The Nashville Predators traded away All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban. However, the team’s 2019 Stanley Cup odds haven’t changed. Are they a good bet? That all depends on how they use their new-found salary cap space.
The New Jersey Devils’ Stanley Cup odds jumped from +6800 to +5200 after they drafted Jack Hughes and traded for Norris Trophy-winning defenseman PK Subban. Are they legitimate Cup threats?
Winners & Losers From NHL Draft: After Taking Jack Hughes, Does New Jersey Have a Shot to Win the Cup?
Jack Hughes was taken first overall and made the Devils a winner at the NHL Draft, but the Colorado Avalanche comes out as the biggest winners.
How many forwards, defensemen and goalies will be selected in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft? That’s what BetOnline’s latest wager asks bettors to decide. SBD’s NHL experts weigh in on the best value available in the 2019 NHL Draft props.
Bovada appears ready to concede status as the first-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft to Jack Hughes. But the sportsbook is offering props on which players will be drafted 2nd overall and 3rd overall. Finnish prospect Kaapo Kakko is the -1300 chalk to go second overall, while American Alex Turcotte is a slight favorite to go no. 3.
Bovada has posted NHL draft matchup props for the top prospects at the 2019 NHL Draft (June 21st). Bettors simply need to decide who will be selected first between: Hughes vs Kakko; Caufield vs Boldy; York vs Harley; Lavoie vs Suzuki; and Dach vs Cozens. SBD’s hockey expert weighs in with his picks.
The San Jose Sharks re-signed star defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year, $92-million contract extension, but they are still +1600 to win the 2020 Stanley Cup. Now facing a salary-cap crunch, are the battle-hardened Sharks a good bet to win it all next season?
Now at odds of 16-1, the Calgary Flames are a top ten favorite to win next season’s 2020 Stanley Cup. We take a look at their odds of success in 2019/20.
The Dallas Stars made it to the second-round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. As we get set to begin free agency, are they a good bet to win it all in 2020? SBD’s NHL expert breaks down their current roster’s strengths and weaknesses.
Huge Variations in 2020 Stanley Cup Odds Demonstrate Importance of Price Shopping; Senators Range from 100/1 to 300/1
The payouts on the 2020 Stanley Cup odds are as much as 200% higher for longshots like the Senators at certain sportsbooks. Even teams with a real chance to win the Cup have significantly different odds from site to site, illustrating the importance of price shopping in the NHL futures market.
Bovada has shortened the odds of American Jack Hughes being the first-overall pick in the 2019 NHL entry draft. Formerly a -400 favorite to go #1, Hughes is now a massive -1200 favorite. Meanwhile, Kappo Kakko’s odds have fallen to +600. Which player is the better value bet for those wagering on the draft?
The Toronto Raptors won the NBA Championship on Thursday night by downing the Golden State Warriors. Will the Toronto Maple Leafs follow suit by becoming the next Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup?
The NHL still has 11 teams that have yet to win the Stanley Cup. Which ones have a real chance to lift Lord Stanley’s mug in 2020? We look at the early odds available at online sportsbooks and assess their realistic chances by our own calculations. One Stanley Cup virgin stands out as a legitimate threat in 2019-20.
Bovada released its 2020 Stanley Cup odds. The Tampa Bay Lightning are +600 favorites, but not far down the list are the Colorado Avalanche. Are the Avs ready to compete for a title after making big strides in 2018-19?
As the NHL season draws to a close, a summer of uncertainty begins for the Toronto Maple Leafs. With several key players set to become restricted free agents, and the club facing a salary cap crunch, the Maple Leafs’ roster could be in for a major overhaul.
To no one’s surprise, the Ottawa Senators have the worst odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2020. The Sens’ roster is in shambles with no first round pick this year and a roster that didn’t produce last season. Is Ottawa capable of turning things around, or should bettors avoid them at all costs?
Opening 2020 Stanley Cup Odds: Lightning Favored, Golden Knights a Close Second, Blues Given 14-1 Odds to Defend Championship
Two NHL teams that exited in the first round of this spring’s playoffs have been given the best chance to win the Stanley Cup next season. Bovada is out with its 2020 Stanley Cup odds and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the +600 chalk to win it all. The Vegas Golden Knights are the second betting choice at +800.
The St. Louis Blues have been Stanley Cup champions for less than 24 hours, but that hasn’t stopped oddsmakers from predicting who will win the Cup in 2020. The Tampa Bay Lightning are early favorites at +600, but the Bruins present exceptional value at +1000.
After squandering the opportunity to hoist the franchise’s first Stanley Cup in front of their home crowd in Game 6, not many are confident in the Blues bouncing back to take Game 7 in Boston.