The odds have shifted in the Washington Capitals‘ favor.
As of this writing, the Capitals are a +525 (21-to-4) favorite on BetOnline.ag, and the New York Islanders — likely Washington’s second-round opponent, now that they’re up 3-0 on the Pittsburgh Penguins — come in second at 7-to-1.
Tampa Bay has slipped to 12-to-1 after entering the Stanley Cup Playoffs as overwhelming favorites to hoist the Cup. With the Columbus Blue Jackets shocking the world and opening up a 3-0 series lead on the Lightning, it’s unclear which team will come out of that side of the playoff bracket for the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Calgary Flames (8-to-1) still have the shortest odds of Western Conference teams. The Penguins, on the brink of elimination, now have the second-longest odds to win the Cup at 40-to-1, which is sure to make many a Capitals fan smile.
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