Updated NHL Playoff Odds: A Capitals-Penguins Showdown
Thanks to an odd playoff format, Washington and Pittsburgh will face off in the second round of the NHL Playoffs, which begins tonight with both Western Conference series getting started.
Here's a look at what our algorithm thinks will go down in each series as well as each team's current odds to win the Stanley Cup. Spoiler alert: the winner of the Capitals-Penguins series will be heavy favorites to win the whole thing.
|Team||Odds to Win Series||Stanley Cup Odds|
|New York Rangers||61.71%||13.16%|
|St. Louis Blues||51.36%||9.48%|