Updated NHL Western Conference Odds
The NHL Western Conference Playoffs are down to their final four teams. Here’s an updated look at the odds to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals this year.
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Nashville Predators are the favorite, as they are getting odds of +175 to win. Other odds are the Vegas Golden Knights (+240), the Winnipeg Jets (+275) and the San Jose Sharks (+400). Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Hockey Odds & Betting Page.
The Predators actually had the toughest opening series of any of the four teams that won their first-round matchup. Nashville went six games with the Colorado Avalanche. They will now face the Jets in the second round, holding the home-ice advantage.
The Golden Knights continued their amazing debut season by sweeping the Los Angeles Kings in the first round. The Knights allowed just three goals over the four games while scoring seven. They will face the Sharks in the second round with the home-ice advantage.
The Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild in the first round in five games to advance to the conference semifinals. The Jets and Predators met five times during the season and the Preds won three of the five meetings.
The Sharks had the lone upset in the first round of the West, as they managed to sweep the Anaheim Ducks. The Sharks scored 16 goals in the four games while allowing just four. These two met four times during the season and Vegas won three of the four meetings. All but one game were decided by one game.