New Jersey Sports Betting: Sizing Up Devils in NHL Futures Market

New Jersey Sports Betting: Sizing Up Devils in NHL Futures Market
By Lou Monaco

Those interested in New Jersey sports betting find the New Jersey Devils (15-25-5) wasting no time beginning the second half of their regular season following NHL All-Star Weekend when they visit the Ottawa Senators tonight. has the NHL betting sites in New Jersey for those interested. Backing the state’s team, however, is a grim prospect.

The Devils are in last place in the Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division with 35 points, three points behind the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders.

Devils coach Lindy Ruff has rejoined the team after missing two consecutive games before the All-Star break due to the death of his father.

Another bright spot for the Devils has been left wing Jesper Bratt, who leads the Devils with 41 points on 14 goals and 27 assists.

Unfortunately, the Devils’ lone 2022 All-Star, center Jack Hughes, who is second on the team with 12 goals and 27 points despite playing in only 28 games thus far this season, will miss a couple more as he is out on the COVID protocol list as of Sunday afternoon.

Odds, Standings Say It is Not Devils’ Year

When you look at the NHL future bets for the Devils, this pretty much goes along with the odds they have been given by three mobile sportsbooks in New Jersey.

The Devils have showed a consistency of inconsistency all season, dealing with injuries, blowout losses and a failure to close out and post wins when they are in games.

On Caesars Sportsbook, the Devils are +50000 to win the Metropolitan Division, +15000 to win the Eastern Conference and +30000 to capture the Stanley Cup.

BetMGM is also serving up +30000 Stanley Cup champion odds.

DraftKings has a deeper breakdown. New Jersey is listed as +3500 to make the playoffs, +50000 to win the Metropolitan Division, +13000 to win the Eastern Conference and +30000 to capture its fourth Stanley Cup, its first since the 2002-03 season.

Many times, after a long break, teams come back re-energized with a new focus. We shall see if this happens for a once proud franchise.

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Devils’ Deal with Betway

Back in late November, the Devils announced a new multi-year partnership with Betway.

Malta-based Betway earlier that month announced similar deals with the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders.

Betway New Jersey receives brand exposure and TV-visible signage throughout the home of the Devils, the Prudential Center.

“We’re very excited to be adding the New Jersey Devils to our existing North American sports sponsorship portfolio,” Betway CEO Anthony Werkman said in a November news release. “Our partnership with the Devils will give us great exposure via the extensive list of marketing rights, which will enable us to showcase our products to customers in New Jersey.”



Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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