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  • Get up-to-date odds for all 31 teams to make the 2019-20 NHL playoffs
  • Track how the playoff odds have moved throughout the season
  • Compare the current playoff picture to the teams favored to get in on opening night

The 2019-20 NHL regular season begins on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, with three teams from each division, plus two wild-card teams, advancing to the playoffs from each conference. We’ve been tracking the odds for all 31 teams to make the playoffs from the time the odds opened and will continue to do so throughout the season. The graphs below were generated by averaging the odds from our most-trusted online sports betting sites.

NHL Playoff Odds for Eastern Conference Teams

  • [Sep 13] The Hurricanes’ postseason odds have improved significantly since the lines first opened, going from +100 all the way to -170.
  • [Aug 26] The following teams have opened as odds-on favorites to make the 2019-20 NHL Playoffs in the Eastern Conference: Boston, Florida, New Jersey, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Toronto and Washington

Odds to Make & Miss NHL Playoffs at BetOnline

Team Odds to Make Playoffs at BetOnline Odds to Miss Playoffs at BetOnline
Tampa Bay -450 +360
Toronto -320 +260
Boston -300 +250
Florida -220 +180
Pittsburgh -200 +170
Washington -200 +170
New York Islanders -160 +140
Carolina Hurricanes -150 +130

*All odds taken 9/13/19. Follow the link in the table to see BetOnline’s odds for all 31 teams.

NHL Playoff Odds for Western Conference Teams

  • [Sep 13] There hasn’t been much movement in the West, though the once-might Blackhawks have faded from even-money to +120.
  • [Aug 26] The following teams have opened as odds-on favorites to make the 2019-20 NHL Playoffs in the Western Conference: Arizona, Calgary, Colorado, Dallas, Nashville, San Jose, St. Louis, Vegas and Winnipeg.

Odds to Make & Miss NHL Playoffs at BetOnline

Team Odds To Make Playoffs at BetOnline Odds To Miss Playoffs at BetOnline
Vegas -350 +290
Colorado -250 +210
St. Louis -250 +210
Winnipeg -200 +170
Calgary -200 +170
Dallas -200 +170
Nashville -200 +170
San Jose -200 +170

 

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Ryan is SBD's resident soccer pro, though his repertoire is by no means limited to a single sport. His articles have been published by the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), Ontario Hockey League (OHL), and the Kitchener Rangers, and outlets like SportsXpress and Shredthespread.com