What a time to be alive.
Tuesday afternoon, Bovada sent out their latest Stanley Cup picks and you’re not going to believe this. The Washington Capitals are the new odds-on favorites to win it all.
The Washington Post’s Isabelle Khurshudyan first tweeted out the news. The Caps have eight to five odds.
The Caps are the new Stanley Cup favorites, per Bovada pic.twitter.com/BdDWFrWU8n
— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) May 15, 2018
Washington currently leads the Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference Final two games to none and are two wins away from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final since 1998. They blew out the Lightning both games at home, outscoring the Bolts 10-4 on home ice.
Coming into the regular season, the Capitals had 12 to one odds of winning the Cup, which gave them the same chances as Tampa. Check out Vegas’s odds.
Odds to win the NHL Stanley Cup at the Beginning of the season:
— On Top of the Line (@OTLSPORTS) May 15, 2018
Micah McCurdy’s Edgar model currently gives Washington a 57 percent chance of going all the way.
🎆💀🦀 Day 34: Vegas split in Winnipeg brings their series back close to a coin-flip. pic.twitter.com/ytZI3ykhpj
— Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) May 15, 2018
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