Stanley Cup Final Matchup Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – Which two teams will ultimately decide who wins the Stanley Cup? Here is a look at the odds for which two teams will play for the Cup.
According to the oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Rangers vs. Ducks and Rangers vs. Blackhawks are the two most likely matchups, as each is given +200 odds. The Lightning vs. Ducks and Lightning vs. Blackhawks each have odds of +333.
The oddsmakers clearly like the Rangers to get past the Lightning, as New York is the favorite to win the Stanley Cup, while Tampa Bay has the longest odds to win it all. The Rangers will have the home-ice advantage in the Eastern Conference.
When it comes to the Western Conference, this series is basically considered a toss-up. The Blackhawks have slightly shorter odds to win the Stanley Cup than the Ducks, but when it comes to the Western Conference Finals, each is listed at -110 to win. The Ducks and Blackhawks is about as even a matchup as you can find on paper, but Anaheim will have the home-ice.