2017-18 NHL betting guide

Will Connor McDavid help lead the Edmonton Oilers to the Stanley Cup this season? Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File

Congratulations hockey fans, you made it through the long summer offseason. As the season begins Wednesday, now is the time to place value bets for the upcoming season. Here is a look at some of the best bets for the 2017-18 NHL season.

Odds courtesy of Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, as of Oct. 2.

Stanley Cup

Pittsburgh Penguins (7-1): It is to no one's surprise that the Penguins enter the 2017-18 season as the Stanley Cup favorite, fresh off of back-to-back titles. They are probably