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BetMGM ROAR: Who Are the Favorites to Win the 2022-23 Stanley Cup?
With the Colorado Avalanche hoisting its third Stanley Cup and first since 2001 Sunday night, the dust has settled on what was another pulsating, riveting NHL season.  As Gabriel Landeskog was hoisting the Holy Grail for the first time, many neutral hockey fans were probably already turning their attention to the 2022-23 NHL odds, wondering which team could emulate Colorado’s historic Stanley Cup run.  The odds are fresh off the press for the 2022-23 campaign, with most of the likely suspects cracking the top 10.  The Avalanche stand imperiously and predictably atop the favorites’ pile. So ...
BetMGM ROAR: 2022 NHL Pacific Division Preview & Predictions
The Pacific Division is one of the more challenging to predict, with the Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, and Vegas Golden Knights all vying for the top position. NHL odds have the Oilers as marginal favorites (+200), while the Flames (+275) and Golden Knights (+300) round out the triumvirate expected to tussle for the division crown.  Pacific Division Preview: Odds & Predictions Whatever you do, don’t toss a coin to determine who to back to win the Pacific Division.  While the difference between Calgary and Edmonton is marginal, there are a few reasons to put your money on Darryl Sutter’s F...
BetMGM ROAR: 2022 NHL Central Division Preview & Predictions
With the Avs pegged as such formidable favorites, does another team have a chance of preventing them from defending their Central Division crown?  Despite losing No. 1 netminder Darcy Kuemper and Nazem Kadri, NHL odds have the Avs as overwhelming favorites (-164) to repeat as Central Division champs.  No other division has a team favored as heavily as Jared Bednar’s.  The Wild are clear-cut second favorites (+400), while the Predators, Blues, and Stars have an outside chance of winning the division.  Colorado Avalanche (-164)  Even without the two Ks (Kuemper and Kadri), the Avs have too mu...
BetMGM ROAR: 2022 NHL Metropolitan Division Preview & Predictions
The Metropolitan Division should be a three-horse race, with the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, and Carolina Hurricanes prospectively battling it out for supremacy.  According to NHL odds, the Hurricanes are favorites (+195), while the Penguins (+325) and Rangers (+325) are expected to jostle for the second position.  A reasonably significant disparity exists between the three frontrunners and the rest of the pack. While the Islanders, Capitals, and Devils are within lassoing distance, the Blue Jackets and Flyers are long shots, heavy underdogs to come away with the division crown. ...
Best Bet To Win NHL Stanley Cup
Odds To Win 2023 Stanley Cup Avalanche +450 The reigning Stanley Cup champions are unsurprisingly the favorites to repeat by a bit of distance. They've had a busy offseason so far, re-signing Valeri Nichushkin, Josh Manson, Alexandar Georgiev and Darren Helm, and saying goodbye to Darcy Kuemper and Nazem Kadri. So keep an eye on these odds as the offseason continues for the defending champs. Maple Leafs +850 The Maple Leafs did make it to the playoffs last season, but suffered an early exit in the first round at the hands of the Lightning. The team has made a bit of noise this offseason, ...
Early Look At Favorites & Values To Win The 2023 NHL Stanley Cup
2023 NHL Stanley Cup Odds & Value Picks Colorado Avalanche +400 It really is no surprise that the Colorado Avalanche continue to be the favorite to win the 2023 Stanley Cup after winning in 2022. They didn't really lose many players this offseason from that Championship squad, so there is no reason for their odds to drop as the defending champs. They did lose goaltender Darcy Kuemper to the Washington Capitals in free agency, but Colorado should still be in pretty good shape in net. They acquired New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev this offseason to replace Kuemper, and it seems as tho...
NHL Betting: 3 Non-Favorites to Back With Stanley Cup Futures
With the dust settling on an eventful first week of NHL free agency, three teams outside of the five favorites have done enough to warrant 2022-23 futures Stanley Cup considerations.  NHL odds have the Colorado Avalanche (+450), Toronto Maple Leafs (+850), Tampa Bay Lightning (+900), Florida Panthers (+1000) and Carolina Hurricanes (+1200) as the five favorites to win the Stanley Cup.  All five teams are built for success now and will want to capitalize on their respective stacked rosters.  Three teams trailing the lead pack – Edmonton Oilers (+1600), Pittsburgh Penguins (+2000), New York Ra...
Early Stanley Cup Future To Bet For 2023
The 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs concluded with the Colorado Avalanche hoisting Lord Stanley above their heads after defeating the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. The Avalanche were the favorites all year long, with their talent and speed being a class above the rest of the league. That shows in next season's odds board as well, as we already have odds to win the 2023 Stanley Cup. Not surprisingly, Colorado is once again favored to win it all. In fact, they are massive favorites next season, coming in at +400 with the next closest team being the Toronto Maple Leaf...
Best Bet To Win NHL's Eastern Conference
Odds To Win NHL Eastern Conference Maple Leafs +425 The Maple Leafs are very slight favorites here over the Lightning after finishing third in the conference last season. But they were also eliminated from the postseason last year by the Lightning. So keep an eye on these odds, as they are very close to Tampa Bay on this list and will be looking to keep their odds lead. Lightning +450 The Lightning are slightly behind the Maple Leafs here and they'll be looking to make a huge push this season for another Stanley Cup run. They finished fifth in the conference last season and they will cert...
Best Bet To Win NHL's Western Conference
Odds To Win NHL Western Conference Avalanche +175 The defending Stanley Cup champions are the favorites to win the Western Conference this season. They finished first in the conference last season on their way to their big win, so their odds are great for them to do it again here. Golden Knights +650 The Golden Knights finished ninth in the Western Conference last season, but they have moved up the odds list this offseason. They missed the playoffs for the first time in their franchise history (their long, storied five-year history), but expectations are higher for this team to make a bet...
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