Stanley Cup Playoff Odds: Best Game Lines, Series Favorites, And Futures


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The 2023-24 NHL season is quickly approaching, and the top betting favorite to win the Stanley Cup is the Colorado Avalanche at odds.

Other Stanley Cup betting favorites include the Carolina Hurricanes at , Edmonton Oilers , and Toronto Maple Leafs . Below, you’ll find information on what to expect for the 2024 Stanley Cup finals from top US sportsbooks.

2024 Stanley Cup futures odds

Compare the latest Stanley Cup championship odds for NHL teams below. If you see a number you like, click it to place a bet at that sportsbook.

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Stanley Cup favorites

Sixteen of the NHL’s 32 teams make the Stanley Cup playoffs, but only one can take home the big prize. Here are the odds on which two teams will win the conferences and get a chance to vie for the Cup.

Eastern Conference

Western Conference

More Stanley Cup finals odds and betting lines

In addition to betting on individual games in the Stanley Cup finals, there are also multiple ways to bet on the series as a whole. Options include the correct series score, the total games in the series or the total goals in the series. Check back as the next Stanley Cup finals get closer to view the markets available.

Stanley Cup player props

Additionally, many sportsbooks offer player props for individual games in the Stanley Cup finals and for the entire series. This allows you to bet on the performance of players rather than on the teams themselves. Betting options include most goals and most points. Check back during the next Stanley Cup finals to view the wagering options.

How to bet on the Stanley Cup

There are many ways to wager on the Stanley Cup, from picking the winning team to picking the division the champion will come from. Take a look at the options above. If you see a bet you like, click the odds for that bet to head to the sportsbook to place your wager. 

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Stanley Cup FAQs

Can I bet on the Stanley Cup playoffs?

Yes. In every state in which betting is legal, you can bet on which team will win the Stanley Cup.

What are the most popular Stanley Cup bets?

The most popular bet is on which team will win the Cup. Other popular options include the Stanley Cup matchup, winning conference, and winning division.

What is the Stanley Cup?

The Stanley Cup is the trophy that the NHL postseason champion wins. 

Who won the Stanley Cup last year?

The Vegas Golden Knights won the Stanley Cup for the 2022-23 season, defeating the Florida Panthers four games to one.

Which team has won the most Stanley Cups?

The Montreal Canadiens have 24 Cup wins, the most of any team in the NHL.