Handicapper Dana Lane is betting against the Golden Knights, who might be without leading scorer Max Pacioretty. Dallas is a +115 underdog to the Knights, who are -125.
Experts said whether Las Vegas eventually gets an NBA or Major League Baseball franchise will be determined by a number of factors.
Will fans feel safe enough to brave the masses and attend a sporting event fresh off a global pandemic?
The consensus opinion of 10 Las Vegas oddsmakers is that the NBA will be the first major U.S. sports league to play a game, with the consensus over-under date July 1.
If the NBA and NHL return and go directly to the playoffs, the Westgate’s Jeff Sherman posted on Twitter what the sportsbook would have for first-round series prices.
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis.