Stanley Cup Odds: Ducks & Kings battle on futures

The Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks are deadlocked at 2-2 heading into Game 5 of their second-round NHL playoff series this week, and they also find themselves tied on the latest odds to win the Stanley Cup at the online sportsbooks.

On the updated NHL futures at Bodog the Kings and Ducks both sit at 13/2 on the Stanley Cup odds, with Los Angeles winning the first two games of their best-of-seven series and Anaheim then responding with back-to-back victories in Games 3 and 4. The teams meet in Anaheim for Game 5 on Monday night.

The Boston Bruins are also back on the ice on Monday night as they play in Montreal against the Canadiens with a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven second-round series. At Bodog the Bruins are sitting as the 9/4 favorites on the Stanley Cup odds, while the Canadiens will try to avoid elimination at home on Monday night at 22/1 on that NHL futures board.

The Chicago Blackhawks are then at 11/4 on the odds to win the Stanley Cup at Bodog as they take on the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of their series on Sunday night. The Wild sit at 20/1 on that list along with the New York Rangers, who are down 3-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins (4/1) with Game 6 of their second-round playoff series also set for Sunday night.

As for the conference odds at Bodog, the Bruins are the 4/5 favorites to win the Eastern Conference followed by the Penguins at 7/4, and the Canadiens and Rangers both at 9/1. The Blackhawks (7/5) lead the Ducks (5/2), Kings (5/2), and Wild (13/2) on the updated odds to win the Western Conference.