NHL odds 2020: Stanley Cup predictions, title picks, top teams to avoid from proven handicapper

The 2019-20 NHL season was more than 80 percent complete before the coronavirus pandemic ground play to a halt. Now, division leaders like the Blues, Golden Knights, Bruins and Capitals are hoping to re-start as soon as safely possible so they can resume their hopes of capturing the Stanley Cup. The Bruins would be the Presidents’ Trophy winners if the rest of the season were canceled, but they’re only second favorite in the latest 2020 Stanley Cup odds at +550.

The Golden Knights are the +500 favorites in the current 2020 NHL odds to win it all at William Hill, with the Lightning (+650), Avalanche (+850), Blues (+850) and Capitals (+850) all in the mix as well. And with the league hopeful it can get back to action for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, many teams in the mix have a chance if they can quickly get back into rhythm. Before making any 2020 Stanley Cup picks, be sure to check out the NHL predictions from SportsLine veteran handicapper Bill Marzano.

Marzano takes a data-driven approach to handicapping: Analyzing stats and trends, injuries and personnel. Marzano homes in on refs to get an edge and uses all the resources he’s compiled over the years.

Marzano excels in every major sport and dominates the NHL. Over the past four years, he’s returned a documented profit of $10,091 to $100 NHL players. Anyone who has followed his NHL picks is way up.

Now, Marzano has scoured the latest 2020 Stanley Cup odds and released his top NHL futures picks. You can head to SportsLine to see them. 

Top 2020 NHL predictions

Marzano is fading the Stars at +2000 in the latest Stanley Cup odds 2020. The Stars are currently in third in the Central Division, sitting 12 points behind the Blues for the division lead and four points clear of the Western Conference playoff bubble.

However, prior to the stoppage, the Stars were playing some of the worst hockey in the league, losing six games in a row to put themselves back on the playoff bubble. Dallas scored just four goals in its four games prior to the break. Tyler Seguin leads the team with 50 points, but nobody else has even broken into the 40s.

“I like defense and goaltending in the postseason, and the Stars are good at both. However, this team doesn’t score enough,” Mazaro told SportsLine. “The Stars have recorded just 180 goals on the season and allowed 177, which makes them very vulnerable to some of the more powerful teams in the West that can score.”

How to make 2020 Stanley Cup picks

Marzano is eyeing an under-the-radar team that has struggled mightily in the postseason over the past decade. This massive long shot has improved since making key changes, Marzano says, and anyone who backs this underdog could hit it big. He’s only sharing who it is here. 

Who is Marzano backing to win the Stanley Cup 2020? And which massive long shot can go all the way? Check out the 2020 Stanley Cup odds below, then visit SportsLine to see all of Bill Marzano’s 2020 Stanley Cup best bets, all from the expert who has generated more than $10,000 in profit for his NHL followers over the last four years, and find out. 

2020 Stanley Cup odds (via William Hill)

Vegas Golden Knights +500
Boston Bruins +550
Tampa Bay Lightning +650
Colorado Avalanche +850
St. Louis Blues +850
Washington Capitals +850
Philadelphia Flyers +1200
Pittsburgh Penguins +1200
Toronto Maple Leafs +1600
Edmonton Oilers +1800
Dallas Stars +2000
Nashville Predators +2200
Calgary Flames +3500
Vancouver Canucks +3500
Carolina Hurricanes +5000
Minnesota Wild +5000
New York Islanders +5000
Winnipeg Jets +5000
Arizona Coyotes +6000
Columbus Blue Jackets +6000
New York Rangers +6000
Florida Panthers +7000
Chicago Blackhawks +25000
Montreal Canadiens +200000
Anaheim Ducks +500000
Buffalo Sabres +500000

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