Opening Odds To Win The 2021 Stanley Cup

Vegas oddsmakers have released their opening odds for the 2020-21 season, including odds for winning the 2021 Stanley Cup. The Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning  open as +750 co-favorites to repeat, with the Colorado Avalanche and Vegas Golden Knights also opening at +750.

The Capitals open at +1800, meaning you would win $1,800 on a $100 bet. It can also be stated that the Capitals are 18 to 1 favorites to win it all. Vegas has the Capitals and the Flyers tied for 5th best odds.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have the third best odds in the Metropolitan Division at +2200,  or 22 to 1 odds. The Islanders have the 4th best odds at +2500. The Carolina Hurricanes (+2800), the New York Rangers (+2800), the Columbus Blue Jackets (+4000) and the New Jersey Devils (+6000) round out the Metro.

The folks at Sports Betting Dime have also released odds for this weeks NHL Entry Draft, beginning on Tuesday.

Alex LaFreniere is -10,000 to go first in the draft, meaning you would have to place $10,000 to win $100 he is selected first.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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8 Responses to Opening Odds To Win The 2021 Stanley Cup

  1. hockeydruid says:

    Not bad odds for the Caps but WOW actuallt taking bets and giving odds on who gets drafted first. I know you can bat on almost anything in vegas but who gets drafted where.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Would love an article comparing the last few years opening Vegas predictions to actual outcomes.

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