Out of those four major North American professional sports, hockey is widely regarded as the most unpredictable by a mile. That means sharp puck bettors may get no lack of value on the ice when getting a leg up on oddsmakers from the process.
With the 2018-19 NHL season set to start on October 3, the next year of fresh new betting opportunities comes with it. The league is looking as wide open as it’s been in quite a while, and the timing is now to place your futures wagers before the campaign gets underway.
For all your handicapping needs, I’ve broken down the best bets for many 31 NHL teams, which you can find below. On the lookout for more info? Head over to our NHL page.
Odds courtesy of BetOnline.
ALEX OVECHKIN TO WIN THE ROCKET RICHARD TROPHY (+550)
Following years of playoff futility, the Capitals eventually got over the hump and delivered the very first Stanley Cup in franchise history, and ruler Alex Ovechkin is a major reason behind it. The Russian sniper has led the team in goals in five of the past six seasons and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down in 33, so another Rocket Richard Trophy could be on the horizon for him after he captured 49 a year ago.