|2013 NHL Stanley Cup Finals Odds: Penguins & Blackhawks Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:20|
Updated Stanley Cup Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are now into round two. Here is a look at the odds to win this year’s Stanley Cup with eight teams left.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks are favored to win it all, as each has 5/2 odds. The other short odds are the Los Angeles Kings (7/1) and the San Jose Sharks (15/2).
Pittsburgh is the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the Penguins defeated the New York Islanders in six games in the first round. The Penguins have won the Stanley Cup three times, last winning in 2009.
Chicago is the top seed in the Western Conference and in the entire playoffs. The Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild in the first round, defeating them in six games. Chicago has won the Stanley Cup four times, last claiming the title in 2010.
The Kings are the fifth seed in the West and they defeated the fourth-seeded St. Louis Blues in six games in the first round. Los Angeles is the defending Stanley Cup champion.
The Sharks have never won the Stanley Cup. They are the sixth seed in the West, having swept the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the playoffs.
For odds on each team to win the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, see below
2013 Stanley Cup Odds To Win
Chicago Blackhawks 5/2
Pittsburgh Penguins 5/2
Los Angeles Kings 7/1
San Jose Sharks 15/2
Boston Bruins 8/1
New York Rangers 8/1
Detroit Red Wings 15/1
Ottawa Senators 15/1