- As late as January 3, the St Louis Blues had the fewest points in the NHL
- Their odds to win the Stanley Cup got as long as 69-1 this season
- As the Blues head into Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, one bettor stands to make $36,000 off a futures bet
The St Louis Blues woke up the morning of January 3, 2019 to realize they were the worst team in hockey. With a 15-18-4 record, the Blues’ 34 points were an NHL-low.
Though they never had the worst Stanley Cup odds in the league at any point – they can thank the more perennial bottom-feeders like Arizona, Ottawa, and New Jersey – their odds certainly weren’t very good at this time, hovering around 60-1.
They would get as long as 69-1 entering the All-Star break.
The @StLouisBlues entered the season with high expectations, but had a terrible start and were in last place in the League as late as January 3.
— NHL (@NHL) May 27, 2019
But even when the Blues were at their worst this season, there’s at least one person who can say they still believed.
Per David Strauss, Head Oddsmaker at MyBookie, one individual placed a $600 wager on the Blues to win the Stanley Cup at 60-1 odds. Should St Louis take Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, this bettor would win $36,000.
You can bet this bettor certainly isn’t sick of hearing “Gloria” just yet.
It’s not the most amount of money (potentially) made off a futures bet, and the Blues’ underdog status may not be getting as much press as the Vegas Golden Knights last season – their Stanley Cup odds were as long as 125-1 – but any time you’re willing to put $600 of your hard-earned cash on the worst team in the league, we have to tip our cap to you.
After failing to close out the series in Game 6, the Blues enter Game 7 as underdogs, getting +145 odds at MyBookie. To see the full odds and our preview, check out our St Louis Blues vs Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Finals Game 7 Odds & Betting Preview.
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