2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview

The franchises that have qualified for the 2024 NHL Playoff have been narrowed down to the final eight as the divisional round series are underway. Series prices have been posted at online sports betting sites that deliver insight into which teams will reach their respective conference finals.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers Series Prices

  • Puck Spread: Carolina +1.5, New York -1.5
  • Moneyline: Carolina¬†+220, New York -270
  • Over/Under: 5.5
  • Rangers lead 2-0

Carolina has been in and out of the top spot at Stanley Cup bettng sites for most of the season. Now, the Hurricanes find themselves in a two-game hole against the New York Rangers. Current NHL odds suggest that Rangers will move on to the Eastern Conference Finals and face the winner of the Bruins and Panthers.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars Series Prices

  • Puck Spread: Colorado -1.5, Dallas +1.5
  • Moneyline: Colorado -195, Dallas +165
  • Over/Under: 5.5
  • Colorado leads the series 1-0

Both the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche have been the team favored to win it all at various points this year. Colorado took game one and is a nearly two-to-one favorite to win the entire series. The Avalanche are tied with the Rangers at the moment for holding the best odds to win the Stanley Cup in 2024.

Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers Series Prices

  • Puck Spread: Boston +1.5, Florida -1.5
  • Moneyline: Boston +160, Florida -185
  • Over/Under: 6.5
  • The series is tied 1-1

Both Boston and Florida have captured a game in this divisional series and the Panthers hold the edge in the prices at the top online gambling sites. Current playoff odds are paying out at 1.6-to-1 on the dollar for a Bruins series win over Florida.

Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks Series Prices

  • Puck Spread: Edmonton -1.5, Vancouver +1.5
  • Moneyline: Edmonton -140, Vancouver +120
  • Over/Under: 6.5
  • Canucks lead 1-0

Vancouver took Game 1 of the series in a 5-4 nailbiter over the Oilers. The odds to win for both franchises are nearly even, suggesting that either team could take this series and advance to the Western Conference Finals.

2024 Stanley Cup Futures

  • Colorado Avalanche +425
  • New York Rangers +425
  • Florida Panthers +450
  • Edmonton Oilers +500
  • Dallas Stars +750
  • Boston Bruins +950
  • Carolina Hurricanes +1000
  • Vancouver Canucks +1300

The current NHL futures odds reveal a logjam between the top four teams, as number one is only separated from number four by 75 points in the moneyline.

No matter who hoists the Stanley Cup in June, if you bet on the correct team, you’re in line for payouts of at least 4.25X when compared to the number of dollars wagered.