Out of those four major North American professional sports, hockey is widely considered the very inconsistent with a mile. That means sharp puck bettors may find no shortage of worth on the ice while getting a leg up on oddsmakers in the process.
Together with the 2018-19 NHL season set to begin on October 3, another year of new new betting opportunities comes together with it. The league is appearing as wide open as it has been in quite some time, and the time is now to put your futures wagers before the campaign gets underway.
For all of your handicapping needs, I have broken down the best bets for many 31 NHL teams, which you may find below. On the lookout for more information? Head over to our NHL page.
Odds courtesy of BetOnline.
ALEX OVECHKIN TO WIN THE ROCKET RICHARD TROPHY (+550)
After years of playoff futility, the Capitals eventually got over the hump and delivered the first Stanley Cup in franchise history, and captain Alex Ovechkin is a major reason behind it. The Russian sniper has led the league in goals in five of the past six seasons and is not showing any signs of slowing down at 33, so another Rocket Richard Trophy could be on the horizon for him after he captured 49 a year ago.