2019-20 Stanley Cup Odds: The Lightning Are Favorites Once Again

Jun 13, 2019 11:17 PM EDT
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  • The Tampa Bay Lightning are favorites to win the 2019-2020 Stanley Cup.
  • The St. Louis Blues, fresh off their first ever championship, are sixth at 14-1.
  • Check out the full odds below.

The St. Louis Blues may be Stanley Cup Champions, but they aren’t favored by oddsmakers to repeat. In fact, the Blues are not even among the top five favorites, sitting sixth at 14-1.

The Tampa Bay Lightning, who went wire-to-wire as Cup Favorites in the 2018-19 season, are once again atop the board at 6-1. The Bolts set an NHL record this season with 62 wins and 128 points, the most in the Salary Cap Era.

The Vegas Golden Knights are second favorites at 7-1 and the Boston Bruins, the team the Blues defeated in Game 7 to win their first ever Stanley Cup, are 10-1. The B’s are tied with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche for third-shortest odds. That means that three of the top five favorites in 2019-2020 play in the Atlantic Division, which will likely be a gauntlet again next season.

The Ottawa Senators are the biggest longshots and the only team offered at triple-digit odds in the early market.

Here are the full odds, courtesy of the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, Nevada.

2019-20 Stanley Cup Odds

Tampa Bay Lightning 6-1
Vegas Golden Knights 7-1
Boston Bruins 10-1
Toronto Maple Leafs 10-1
Colorado Avalanche 10-1
St. Louis Blues 14-1
San Jose Sharks 16-1
Winnipeg Jets 16-1
Washington Capitals 20-1
Pittsburgh Penguins 20-1
Calgary Flames 20-1
Nashville Predators 25-1
Florida Panthers 25-1
Philadelphia Flyers 25-1
Dallas Stars 30-1
New York Islanders 30-1
Carolina Hurricanes 30-1
Arizona Coyotes 30-1
Columbus Blue Jackets 30-1
Minnesota Wild 40-1
Chicago Blackhawks 40-1
Vancouver Canucks 40-1
Montreal Canadiens 50-1
Edmonton Oilers 50-1
Buffalo Sabres 60-1
New York Rangers 80-1
New Jersey Devils 80-1
Detroit Red Wings 80-1
Anaheim Ducks 80-1
Los Angeles Kings 80-1
Ottawa Senators 300-1

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