Updated Stanley Cup Odds
The 2018-19 NHL Season has hit its 3-day Christmas Break. With the teams taking a few days off, here’s a closer look at which teams are looking to contend for the Stanley Cup this summer.
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Tampa Bay Lightning are favored to win the title this year, as they are getting odds of 5/1 to win. Other short odds to win are the Toronto Maple Leafs (6/1) and the Winnipeg Jets (8/1). The Flames, Predators and Capitals are all listed with 12/1 odds.
The Lightning have the top record in the NHL right now at 28-7-2. They have 58 points, which is six points better than anyone in the league. Tampa also has the top goal differential, scoring 154 on the year while allowing 106.
The Maple Leafs are second in the NHL and in the East in points with 52. They enter the Christmas break at 25-10-2. Toronto has put up 140 goals this season while allowing just 103. Their +37 goal differential is also second in the NHL.
The Jets have the top record in the Western Conference at 24-10-2 on the season, which is good for 50 points. They have a 3-point edge on anyone in the West right now. The Jets have scored 128 goals this season while allowing 111.