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  • The St Louis Blues won the 2019 Stanley Cup
  • They certainly weren’t the favorites for much of the season, though
  • See how the 2019 Stanley Cup odds changed throughout the 2018-19 NHL season, looking for current Stanley Cup odds?

The St Louis Blues won the 2019 Stanley Cup, their first in franchise history. But the team was in last place in the NHL as late as January 3, 2019, and they were seen as underdogs nearly the entire way. Have a look back at how the odds changed throughout the season.

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  • [06/10/2019] The Bruins have forced a Game 7 and are listed as -145 favorites to hoist the Cup
  • [06/07/2019] The Blues picked up a win on the road in Game 5, taking a 3-2 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final; they’re now heavily favored to win the series, sporting -290 odds
  • [06/04/2019] The Blues have evened the series 2-2, and see their odds go back to +140, which is what they were to start the Stanley Cup Final
  • [06/02/2019] A commanding 7-2 victory in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead, the Bruins are again heavy -340 favorites
  • [05/30/2019] The Blues stole Game 2 on the road in OT and saw their average odds go from an average of +250 to +110 as a result
  • [05/28/2019] After winning Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Bruins average odds moved from -160 to -300
  • [05/27/2019] The odds have shifted slightly since the Stanley Cup Final matchup was set, as the Bruins are now at an average of -160 instead of -165
  • [05/22/2019] The Boston Bruins have opened as favorites over the St Louis Blues in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final
  • [05/17/2019] After sweeping the Hurricanes, the Bruins see their average Stanley Cup odds shorten to -150, making them the odds-on favorite
  • [05/14/2019] After taking a 2-0 series lead, and seeing the Sharks drop Game 2 of the WCF, some books are calling Boston the odds-on favorite to win the Stanley Cup; their average odds sit at +100, though
  • [05/09/2019] The Bruins still have the best odds to win the Cup with the Conference Finals set, but the Sharks, after defeating the Avalanche in Game 7, now have the second-best odds
  • [05/08/2019] The Boston Bruins have the best odds to win the Stanley Cup, while the St Louis Blues have the second-best after defeating the Stars in Game 7
  • [05/03/2019] The Carolina Hurricanes are now the favorites to win the Cup after taking a 3-0 series lead on the Islanders
  • [04/25/2019] After all four division-winners fell in the first round of the NHL Playoffs, the Boston Bruins are left as the favorites entering the second round
  • [04/15/2019] With the Lightning down 3-0 in their first-round series to the Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals have become Stanley Cup favorites
  • [04/01/2019] At +220 on average, Tampa Bay’s odds are the shortest they have been all year
  • [03/13/2019] Winnipeg’s odds continue to get longer as their uneven play continues
  • [02/26/2019] After a 4-month hiatus, the Bruins are once again a top-5 cup contender

Closing Stanley Cup Odds

Team Odds
Boston Bruins -178
St Louis Blues +160

As if the Tampa Bay Lightning being swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round wasn’t shocking enough, the other three division-winners – Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, and Washington Capitals – were also sent home in the first round.

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