The next NHL season will kick off in a few months, and now is a great time to place your bet on the 2018 Stanley Cup winner.
There’s no denying the fact that Canada has the most passionate ice hockey fans in the world. Many Canadians teams are regular mainstays at the top of the NHL rankings, and Canadian players are spread across the entire league.
We’re only a few months removed from last season, but those who like to bet on sports in Canada have a fantastic opportunity to place bets on who wins the championship in 2018.
Why place bets on this so early? Well, those who bet on the 2018 Stanley Cup winner now will have access to odds that are purely speculative. That means any number of underdog teams with some terrific odds to make money betting on the NHL with BetVictor could prove the oddsmakers wrong and earn you some serious cash.
2018 Stanley Cup winner betting odds
As we just mentioned, those looking to bet on the 2018 Stanley Cup winner have access to some great odds. The favorites are obviously teams that performed well last season, but some NHL betting experts feel a few underdogs have a real shot at winning the biggest championship in hockey.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the top favorite to win the 2018 Stanley Cup right now. They hold odds of 8/1 to win. The Washington Capitals aren’t far behind, as they managed to make it into the second round of the playoffs last year. The Capitals odds to win the Stanley Cup are set at 10/1.
In terms of underdogs, your best NHL betting option may very well be the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks didn’t perform great last year, but changes to their roster may help their chances in 2017. As of now, their odds to make Canadian gambling news with the upset win are set at 20/1.
Do you want to bet on the 2018 Stanley Cup winner? Head to BetVictor to find a full list of Stanley Cup betting odds, and tell us who you think will win in the comment section below!