Red-hot Lightning favored in Stanley Cup odds

In this edition of BetAmerica’s Stanley Cup odds update, we’ll delve into the recent run of exceptional play by the Tampa Bay Lightning, then get to the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have also taken a noticeable drop in odds lately. Is either club worth a futures wager at this point in time?

NHL free picks: Flames vs. Maple Leafs, Lightning vs. Wild

The red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning will look for another win against the struggling Minnesota Wild on national television Thursday night. Also on the docket is an intriguing matchup between the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs, which offers a solid wager in the totals market.

The time has come to act on Tampa Bay’s Stanley Cup odds

The Lightning had a sluggish start this season—at least by its standards—but has since turned it around and now looks every bit like the team everyone expected to see from the beginning.

The biggest turkeys in sports in 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, let’s reflect on the biggest turkeys of the year, including an unlucky kicker, polarizing NFL figures, a historical fail in the postseason and one master tennis troll.

Red-hot Boston Bruins now favored to win the Stanley Cup

Oddsmakers have shifted some Stanley Cup future wager odds over the last week, and as a result the Boston Bruins are now +700 favorites to bring home Lord Stanley’s hardware for the first time since 2011. They were +850 as recently as November 1. Are they worth a wager at this point in time?

Lightning favored to win Eastern Conference, but Leafs are close

The NHL Eastern Conference is chockfull of talented teams that have a chance to make some noise and contend for the Stanley Cup. Join us as we examine the latest odds and predict who will be holding the Prince of Wales Trophy at the end of the 2019-20 season.

Lightning favored to win 2020 Stanley Cup despite playoff collapse

The 2019-20 National Hockey League season is set to begin in just a couple weeks, and teams have rebuilt and reloaded to make a run at Lord Stanley’s Cup. We examine one of the favorites along with two other contenders that you should look to challenge for the Cup this season.

What ‘Game of Thrones’ Can Teach You About Sports Betting

If you’re a fan of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” you know anything can happen... ...especially when you least expect it. Since its premiere in 2011, George R.R. Martin’s fantasy drama has left audiences in shock and awe, sparking feverish debate—and even online wagering—on how the eighth and final season will end. Sometimes the outcome is a little too predictable (like in the seventh season), and sometimes it leaves you high and dry. It’s its own form of March [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Round 1 NHL Action

It didn’t take long for the NHL playoff picture to change drastically. Heading into the postseason, Tampa Bay was a 2-1 favorite to win the Stanley Cup after locking up the Presidents’ Trophy in mid-March. Now facing a sweep at the hands of the wild-card Blue Jackets, the Lightning desperately need a win on the road in Columbus. Tampa Bay’s chances of coming all the way back to advance to the next round are incredibly low. Only four times in [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tuesday Night NHL Preview

The Columbus Blue Jackets are on the cusp of a surprise sweep, as the wild-card team takes on preseason Stanley Cup favorite Tampa Bay in Game 4 on Tuesday night. The Blue Jackets edged Tampa Bay 4-3 in the first game of the series before decimating the Lightning 5-1 in Game 2. Now, in their second home game of the series, the Blue Jackets hope to notch one final victory to secure their first playoff series win in franchise history. [...]