Will Crosby lead Olympics in goals?
SOCHI, RUSSIA (The Spread) – Who will score the most goals in men’s hockey in the 2014 Winter Olympics? Let’s take a look at the odds.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Canada’s Sidney Crosby is a 15/4 favorite to score the most goals at this year’s Olympics. John Tavares has the next-best odds at 9/2 while Corey Perry and Rick Nash are both 5/1, respectively. Chris Kunitz, Jeff Carter and Ryan Getzlaf are also 7/1, respectively.
Rounding out the odds for this prop bet are Patrick Sharp at 17/2, Jonathan Towes at 9/1, and Matt Duchene at 9/1.
Crosby is the current points leader in the NHL at 78, while Getzlaf has 67 and Tavares has 66. Phil Kessel currently has 65 points, while Kane has posted 63 points for the Blackhawks through the first half of the season. Alex Ovechkin currently leads the NHL in goals with 40, while Kessel has 31, Perry has 30 and Getzlaf and Pavelski have 29.
Updating the current 2014 Stanley Cup odds, the Blues are 11/2 favorites while the Blackhawks and Penguins are both 6/1, respectively. The Ducks, meanwhile, are 7/1, the Bruins and Sharks are both 10/1, respectively, and the Kings are 16/1. The Avalanche, Rangers and Maple Leafs are all 20/1, white the Flyers and Lightning are 22/1, respectively.