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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: Eastern Conference

  • [Jan 28] The Leafs are still -150 favorites to make the postseason despite sitting two points out of a Wild-Card spot
  • [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 2020 NHL Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Boston Bruins OFF OFF
Buffalo Sabres OFF OFF
Carolina Hurricanes -240 +200
Columbus Blue Jackets -155 +135
Detroit Red Wings OFF OFF
Florida Panthers -250 +210
Montreal Canadiens +600 -800
New York Islanders -275 +235
New York Rangers +600 -800
New Jersey Devils OFF OFF
Ottawa Senators OFF OFF
Philadelphia Flyers +110 -130
Pittsburgh Penguins OFF OFF
 Toronto Maple Leafs -150 +130
Tampa Bay Lightning OFF OFF
Washington Capitals OFF OFF

Odds updated Jan 28, 2020.

NHL Playoff Odds: Western Conference

  • [Jan 28] The fight for the playoff spots in the West will be fierce. Only the Blues and Avalanche are considered locks.
  • [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 2020 NHL Playoffs

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Anaheim Ducks OFF OFF
Arizona Coyotes -250 +210
Calgary Flames -250 +210
Chicago Blackhawks +170 -200
Colorado Avalanche OFF OFF
Dallas Stars -800 +600
Edmonton Oilers -200 +170
Los Angeles Kings OFF OFF
Minnesota Wild +230 +230
Nashville Predators -140 +120
San Jose Sharks OFF OFF
St. Louis Blues OFF OFF
Vancouver Canucks -250 +210
 Vegas Golden Knights -280 +240
Winnipeg Jets OFF OFF

Odds updated Jan 28, 2020.

 

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