It finally seems real. I don’t know how many other hockey fans (and bettors) felt this way, but watching the Las Vegas Golden Knights take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals last night was the x-factor. “Holy crap they’re really gonna do this.” I thought to myself.  2018 Stanley Cup Odds – Updated May 17

At the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, Las Vegas is a -225 favorite to win the Western Conference and the +170 favorite to win the Stanley Cup.  

There’s no such thing as a meaningless empy-netter. Jonathan Marchessault’s goal with less than three seconds left secured a victory for over bettors (the total was 5.5) and -1.5 puckline bettors. The series resumes on Friday, May 18.  This with the Golden Knights opening as -125 favorites to take a 3-1 series lead.

May 17 Stanley Cup Odds and Playoff Props

2018 Stanley Cup Odds - Updated May 17

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Jay Richards

Freelance sports writer for a number of local, regional, and national outlets. Owner of a 2014-15 Ohio State National Championship ticket at 75-1. Thank you, Urban Meyer, for funding that vacation to the Bahamas. Proud Penn State graduate and member of the Oakland Raiders' Black Hole.

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