Metropolitan Division Odds to Win
(The Spread) - The odds for which team will win the Metropolitan Division this year in the National Hockey League have been released and it's not surprising to see who's favored.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are 4/5 favorites to win their division in 2013. The Capitals, meanwhile, have the next-best odds at 13/2 and the Islanders and Rangers are both 7/1 to win, respectively.
Continuing with the odds, the Flyers are 10/1 to win the Metropolitan Division in 2013, while the Blue Jackets are 14/1 and the Hurricanes are 15/1. At 18/1, the Devils have the worst odds of any team in the division to win the Metropolitan.
The Penguins are also 7/1 to win the 2014 Stanley Cup, which puts them right behind the Blackhawks, who are favored at 6/1. The Flyers, meanwhile, are 25/1 to win next year's Cup, as are the Capitals. The Rangers have slightly better odds at 20/1, while the Blue Jackets and Hurricanes are 40/1 long shots, respectively. The Devils are 50/1.
As one would expect, Pittsburgh is also favored to win the Eastern Conference this season at 11/4, while the Rangers and Washington are 12/1, respectively. Philadelphia is 15/1 to win the conference, while Columbus and New Jersey are 22/1, respectively. Carolina is 18/1 and the Islanders are 16/1.