Betting On Stanley Cup Online

When it comes to determining the ultimate champion in the major North American sports leagues, none can compare to the drama, intrigue and passion of the tournament to determine which NHL team will garner the honor of lifting Lord Stanley’s mug. Contested since 1893, it’s the oldest trophy of any North American team sport. A competition once dominated by dynasties, since the advent of the 2005 salary cap, the playing field has been leveled and no club has proven capable of winning back-to-back Stanley Cups.

NHL Stanley Cup Sports Betting Odds

Have a look below to find out the up-to-date betting lines of the Stanley Cup finals. Make sure you peruse the various betting types available to you. 


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Away Score Home Money Line
Monday 04 December
FT San Jose Sharks 1 - 4 Washington Capitals -105 -116 Odds
PEN New York Islanders 5 - 4 Florida Panthers -120 +100 Odds
FT Boston Bruins 3 - 5 Nashville Predators +100 -116 Odds
FT Philadelphia Flyers 5 - 2 Calgary Flames +131 -152 Odds
Tuesday 05 December
FT New Jersey Devils 4 - 1 Jackets +175 -213 Odds
FT New York Rangers 4 - 3 Pittsburgh Penguins +155 -175 Odds
FT St. Louis Blues 4 - 3 Montreal Canadiens -111 -111 Odds
FT Winnipeg Jets 1 - 5 Detroit Red Wings -147 +125 Odds
FT New York Islanders 2 - 6 Tampa Bay Lightning +170 -200 Odds
FT Nashville Predators 5 - 2 Dallas Stars +150 -172 Odds
FT Buffalo Sabres 4 - 2 Colorado Avalanche +115 -135 Odds
FT Carolina Hurricanes 0 - 3 Vancouver Canucks -125 +105 Odds
FT Minnesota Wild 2 - 5 Los Angeles Kings +120 -141 Odds
Wednesday 06 December
PEN Calgary Flames 1 - 2 Toronto Maple Leafs +140 -161 Odds
FT Chicago Blackhawks 2 - 6 Washington Capitals +115 -135 Odds
FT Philadelphia Flyers 4 - 2 Edmonton Oilers +105 -125 Odds
FT Ottawa Senators 0 - 3 Anaheim Ducks -120 +110 Odds
Thursday 07 December
FT Arizona Coyotes 1 - 6 Boston Bruins +190 -233 Odds
AOT New York Islanders 3 - 4 Pittsburgh Penguins +140 -161 Odds
AOT Calgary Flames 3 - 2 Montreal Canadiens +155 -175 Odds
FT Colorado Avalanche 2 - 5 Tampa Bay Lightning +200 -244 Odds
FT Winnipeg Jets 4 - 6 Florida Panthers -116 -105 Odds
FT Dallas Stars 0 - 3 St. Louis Blues +135 -152 Odds
4' Philadelphia Flyers 3 - 1 Vancouver Canucks +105 -125 Odds
174' Ottawa Senators 2 - 2 Los Angeles Kings +165 -185 Odds
5' Carolina Hurricanes 4 - 2 San Jose Sharks +110 -132 Odds
Friday 08 December
Jackets 19:00 New Jersey Devils Odds
New York Rangers 19:00 Washington Capitals Odds
Buffalo Sabres 20:30 Chicago Blackhawks +165 -179 Odds
Minnesota Wild 22:00 Anaheim Ducks -112 +102 Odds
Saturday 09 December
St. Louis Blues 13:00 Detroit Red Wings
New York Islanders 19:00 Boston Bruins
Edmonton Oilers 19:00 Montreal Canadiens
Toronto Maple Leafs 19:00 Pittsburgh Penguins
New Jersey Devils 19:00 New York Rangers
Colorado Avalanche 19:00 Florida Panthers
Winnipeg Jets 19:00 Tampa Bay Lightning
Arizona Coyotes 19:00 Jackets
Ottawa Senators 22:00 San Jose Sharks
Vancouver Canucks 22:00 Calgary Flames
Carolina Hurricanes 22:30 Los Angeles Kings
Sunday 10 December
Edmonton Oilers 19:00 Toronto Maple Leafs
Buffalo Sabres 19:00 St. Louis Blues
Arizona Coyotes 19:00 Chicago Blackhawks
Minnesota Wild 21:00 San Jose Sharks

Where to Bet On The Stanley Cup

Puck betting fans should always have several top quality sports wagering websites to cover their Stanley Cup handicapping needs. The highly rated sportsbooks, listed on our Top 5 Table, will always fit the bill. 

Stanley Cup Prop Bets

How does one take something that’s super fantastic, just on its own merits, and then make it even better? Well, when it comes to NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, you simply add the thrill of online proposition betting into the mix. While most recreational bettors are aware of the buzz created by prop wagering during the NFL Super Bowl, some may be unaware of the profitable prop action offered during NHL postseason play.

NHL prop betting options come in a variety of forms during all four rounds of the battle for the Stanley Cup. From wagering on who will win the Cup, to which player will win the Conn Smythe trophy as the MVP of the playoffs, the number of offerings runs into the hundreds, items including wagering on the exact outcome of a series, between two teams. Per game prop betting offers such possibilities as most goals, most points, and even total shots on goal, all available through head-to-head player props.

You can bet on how many points players will record during the length of a playoff series, or something as simple as which team will win the opening faceoff. 

Future Bets on NHL Stanley Cup

Bettors can take advantage of NHL futures wagering by positioning themselves to a point where they may be able to make some guaranteed winning wagers during the Stanley Cup playoffs. That process begins during NHL training camps or early on in the regular season. Remember, as the season wears thin – so to does the value of the handicapping lines. 

By placing future bets during the preseason, puck bettors can guarantee the best possible prices. This especially true of underdogs that may exceed expectations once the season opens. Depending on when you read this, the price on Ottawa to win the Cup in 2017 may still have strong value.

After performing proper research, that includes looking at key player additions and losses, plus how the teams looked as the previous season wound up, bettors should be able to whittle their choices down to a list of the top three or four teams.

If any of your preseason prop selections make it to the playoffs, chances are good that you’ll be able to make additional future bets that can put you in a “can’t lose” situation. If one of your teams makes it to the Cup Final, placing a small wager on their opponents means that you can kick back and enjoy the games – knowing that you’ll soon be cashing a winning wager. Good luck with your puck prognosticating!

Stanley Cup 2017 Futures

Betting on the Pittsburgh Penguins can be a rewarding venture. The club captured the 2016 championship and returned to the Stanley Cup Final in 2017 ready to take on the Nashville Predators. The Pens are seeking a second straight championship — something that hasn’t been done since 1997 and 1998 when the Detroit Red Wings captured a pair of back-to-back crowns.

Pittsburgh’s top two players — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — carried the Penguins to the final, leading the NHL in playoff scoring entering the championship round against the Predators.

Several sportsbooks offered intriguing series prop bets, including picking the Conn Smythe winner for playoff MVP. Both Crosby (+250) and Malkin (+350) were the frontrunners for the Pens.

If you’re basing your bet on the head-to-head history over the last 10 games, the Penguins should win hands down. The Penguins have posted an 8-2-0 record against the Predators over that stretch.

Picking the exact outcome of the Stanley Cup Final can also pay off. Putting your money on the Penguins to win in seven games will pay +300, while the same outcome for the Preds is +600.

Expect the final to go the distance, but the defending champion Penguins, who are -155 favorites to win the series, will be a tough team to beat. The Predators — +135 underdogs to win the franchise’s first-ever Cup — shocked the Blackhawks, Blues and Ducks. The club undoubtedly had the hardest path to the Stanley Cup Final. Unfortunately, their toughest challenge means they’ll have to take down the defending champions — not an easy task at all.