Stanley Cup Odds: SoCal Teams Take Hit on Futures

The first games of the opening round of the playoffs have shaken up the Stanley Cup odds at online sportsbook Bodog. The favorite remains the same with Washington still on top at +300, but little else does since the puck dropped on the postseason.

One of the biggest movers up the odds list have been the Dallas Stars. Dallas started the playoffs fifth on the odds list at +800. After taking a 2-0 series lead on the Minnesota Wild and outscoring them 6-1, the Stars are now listed at +450.

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Stanley Cup Odds: Capitals, Kings Sitting as Chalk

If the oddsmakers have it right the Washington Capitals and the Los Angeles Kings will be facing off in the Stanley Cup final. The Capitals begin the playoffs as the overall favorite on the Stanley Cup future odds at +400 at online sportsbook Bodog, while Los Angeles has the best line in the Western Conference at +700.

That likely isn’t good news for the Philadelphia Flyers and the San Jose Sharks, the opening-round opponents of the Capitals and Kings.

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Penguins Surge Continues Up the Stanley Cup Futures

With only a few days remaining in the NHL regular season the Pittsburgh Penguins continue to be the hottest team in the league and a valuable pick on the Stanley Cup future odds at online sportsbook Bodog.

Pittsburgh heads into a showdown with the league-best Washington Capitals on Thursday night having won seven straight and 13 of their last 14 games. That has propelled them to second place in the Metropolitan Division and also second overall in the Eastern Conference.

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Stanley Cup Odds: Underdogs Fighting for the Playoffs

The NHL playoff picture is slowly taking shape, but it looks like the final spots in both conferences could come down to the final days of the season. That gives bettors who want to make a big underdog bet on the Stanley Cup odds something to think about.

In the Eastern Conference right now the battle for the last two spots is between the New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings.

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Kings on the Move on the Updated Stanley Cup Futures

There has been a notable change in the Stanley Cup futures at online sportsbook Bodog this week, as the Los Angeles Kings have moved up to second spot on the odds list ahead of the slumping Chicago Blackhawks.

Los Angeles was listed at +1000 just a week ago, but some big wins recently have propelled them up to +600. The Kings are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games, but what makes that more impressive is that it includes wins over the Blackhawks, Dallas Stars and Washington Capitals.

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