2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Opening Round Odds

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Stanley Cup Playoff Odds from Las Vegas

Thank you, NHL! The National Hockey League is the first of the suspended leagues to agree on a proposal to conclude the 2020 season. The league and its Players’ Association have approved a 24-team playoff format, which will likely take place at a neutral site. Teams 5 through 12 in each conference will participate in a play-in round, while the top-four teams in each league will have a separate round-robin contest to determine their seeding in the first round. In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers would receive the free pass through the opening round. In the Western Conference, the St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche, Las Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars would receive the byes.

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The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has just released their odds for the opening round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. These series must take place by December 31 2020 for action, wherever they are played:

Columbus BLUE JACKETS +140
Toronto MAPLE LEAFS -160

Montreal CANADIENS +170
Pittsburgh PENGUINS -190

New York RANGERS +130
Carolina HURRICANES -150

Florida PANTHERS -120
New York ISLANDERS EVEN

Winnipeg JETS EVEN
Calgary FLAMES -120

Chicago BLACKHAWKS +130
Edmonton OILERS -150

Arizona COYOTES +105
Nashville PREDATORS -125

Minnesota WILD +110
Vancouver CANUCKS -130

Top Seed in the Eastern Conference:
Boston BRUINS – 2/1
Tampa Bay LIGHTNING – 9/4
Washington CAPITALS – 7/2
Philadelphia FLYERS – 4/1

Top Seed in the Western Conference:
St Louis BLUES – 5/2
Colorado AVALANCE – 5/2
Vegas GOLDEN KNIGHTS – 5/2
Dallas STARS – 4/1

NHL Betting Tips and Hockey Handicapping Strategy

Need some more help breaking down the 2019-20 Stanley Cup odds? Direct from the WagerTalk TV Studios in Las Vegas, Drew Martin sits down with Canadian sports handicapper Andrew McInnis to go over some of his personal NHL betting tips and handicapping strategy when wagering on hockey.

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