2017 NHL Conn Smythe Trophy Odds

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have been full of overtimes, and it took double-overtime in Game 7 for the Penguins to advance past the Senators. In the Cup Final, Pittsburgh takes on Nashville and the table below compares the opening Conn Smythe odds throughout the playoffs. Heading into the Stanley Cup Final, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne…

2017 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins vs. Predators

The Penguins look to defend their Stanley Cup title while the Predators have reached the final for the very first time. 5Dimes opened the series odds at Pittsburgh -155/Nashville +135. During the year Pittsburgh reached +900 while Nashville reached +3000: Exact Series Outcome Odds (via SIA): PIT in 4: +1100 PIT in 5: +660 PIT in…

2017 NHL Playoffs: Conference Finals Series Odds

Not many people would have picked the final four of the 2017 NHL season, but we’re left with Penguins vs. Senators in the East, and Predators vs. Ducks in the West. Below shows the series odds for each matchup from 5Dimes and BetOnline: The Penguins couldn’t finish off the Senators on the road and will…

Sharps Taking the Capitals in Decisive Game 7

Last Wednesday the Pittsburgh Penguins (57-36, +4.20 units) put the Washington Capitals (62-32, +8.14 units) on the brink of elimination with a 3-2 victory. This win gave Pittsburgh a commanding 3-1 series lead, and many writers started bemoaning yet another postseason letdown from Washington. Fast forward one week and the NHL’s best regular season team is…

2017 NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinal Series Odds

The opening round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs unfortunately didn’t provide any Game 7’s, but we did get to see 18 overtimes, a record for one round. In the Eastern Conference Semifinals, Washington takes on Pittsburgh while Ottawa plays the Rangers. Over in the West, St. Louis meets Nashville and Anaheim faces Edmonton. Here are…

2017 NHL Playoffs First Round Series Odds

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are here and the table below shows 1st round series odds from BetOnline and 5Dimes. For comparison, you can also take a look at last year’s series odds to see how odds may change game-by-game. The Bruins got a big 2OT win on Friday night to keep their season alive….