Bet on Maple Leafs to win Stanley Cup now that curse is broken

Apr 29, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime during game six of the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 29, 2023; Tampa, Florida, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime during game six of the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports /
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For the first time since 2004, the Toronto Maple Leafs have won a playoff series.

After losing in the first round in six straight seasons, the Maple Leafs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime in Game 6 to advance to the second round.

Not only that, but their rival, the Boston Bruins blew a 3-1 series lead to lose in the opening round after a record-setting regular season. Luck is turning around for the Leafs almost nearly two decades of heart break and half a century since their last Stanley Cup.

Now, the Maple Leafs are all of a sudden the betting favorites to win the Cup. You read that correctly. Betting. Favorites.

Let’s take a look at the latest odds.

Odds to win the Stanley Cup

The path is open for the Maple Leafs

The Bruins are eliminated and the Carolina Hurricanes are dealing with a handful of injuries to their best players. That leaves the path completely open for the Maple Leafs. The first round curse is broken and it might just be the sign that this is the Leafs’ year.

In the Western Conference, the defending champions also lost. The Avalanche were upset in seven games by the Seattle Kraken.

Now, it’s the Edmonton Oilers who are favorites to come out of the West.

There’s a real chance we get an all-Canadian Stanley Cup final between the Maple Leafs and Oilers. A Canadian team hasn’t won the Cup since the Montreal Canadiens in 1993.

It’s time to Be-leaf.

It’s the Maple Leafs year so it’s time to bet accordingly.

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.