Vegas, the +450 favorite to win the Stanley Cup, is the heaviest first-round NHL playoff series favorite at -350 over the Chicago Blackhawks.
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.
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.
For the sheer amount of pain and suffering it caused in Las Vegas, the Knights’ bitter defeat to the Sharks is No. 1 on our list of the top seven betting bad beats of 2019.