‘Who will win Stanley Cup 2017’ is without a doubt, one of the most important questions of this year’s NHL season. But let’s see which teams are favourites to win Stanley Cup 2017.
of course the season is not even close to be over, and obviously it is too early to predict, yet online sportsbooks in the US have already started asking questions in connection with the end of the season, such as ‘Who will win Stanley Cup 2017?’ Of course not even GaingZion has a sure answer for this, but we can definitely learn something from what the odds say. Let’s take a look at the chances!
Can Pittsburgh Penguins defend their title?
Pittsburgh Penguins were crowned as the best team of the NHL last season and online sportsbooks like BetVictor regard them as favourites this season as well. With their 10.00 (9/1) odds to win Stanley Cup 2017, they are the main candidates for the contest. Of course they are also the most likely teams to win the Metropolitian Division with their 3.15 (43/20) odds at Marathonbet.
Chicago Blackhawks hope to win Stanley Cup again
Chicago Blackhawks are the number one challengers for last year’s Stanley Cup winner, Pittsburgh Penguins. The Chicago-based team won the trophy in 2013 as well as 2015 and now they are ready to continue their series of winning it every other year. The best odds for Chicago Blackhawks to win Stanley Cup can be found at 32Red, where their success is rated at 12.50 (23/2).
Bet on the underdogs: bet on Columbus Blue Jackets win Stanley Cup
Columbus Blue Jackets would generally not be regarded as favourites to win Stanley Cup 2017 by online sportsbooks, but their performances have been outstanding so far this season. They have played some amazing matches in the Metropolitan Division, they seem to be even better than the title-holders so far. While it might be too naive to expect their form to last till the end of the season, it might as well by the reason why the Columbus Blue Jackets will win Stanley Cup. The odds for Columbus to win Metropolitan Division are 2.50 (6/4) at Coral Sportsbook, while their chances for the even bigger glory are 15.00 (14/1) at Betfair.
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