Can Bruins, Celtics Both Bring Titles to Boston?

Can Bruins, Celtics Both Bring Titles to Boston?
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Despite the New England Patriots missing the NFL playoffs this past season, the region has plenty to root for over the next several months.

Utilizing odds from DraftKings Massachusetts Sportsbook on Feb. 14th, gathered the odds of a city having the 2023 NBA champions and NHL Stanley Cup champions in the same season.

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Which City Has Best Chance of Dual Titles?

RankCityCombined Odds
1Boston (Bruins and Celtics)+2257
2Denver (Avs and Nuggets)+6650
3Dallas (Stars and Mavericks)+27100
4Los Angeles (Kings and Clippers)+39500
5Toronto (Maple Leafs and Raptors)+199000

The conclusion? Boston ranked as the city most likely to achieve the milestone.

With the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics leading both their divisions and conferences, respectively, they no doubt are title contenders. A top seed is likely for both.

In all the years the Celtics have won the NBA title, it never has been in the same season as the Bruins.

Out of the five cities ranked, Beantown leads the list with a 4.2% (+2257) chance of winning both an NHL and NBA championship in the same year.

Second on the list, Denver with the Avalanche (NHL) and Nuggets (NBA) at 1.5% (+6650). Rounding out the top five: Dallas (Stars, Mavericks, +27100); Los Angeles (Kings, Clippers, +39500) and Toronto (Maple Leafs, Raptors, +199000).

Bruins Bravado

The Bruins (40-8-5, 85 points) currently lead the NHL’s Atlantic Division by 11 points over the Maple Leafs and top the Eastern Conference by seven points over the Carolina Hurricanes. Subsequently, they have favorable Bruins Stanley Cup odds

Boston is an amazing 22-2-3 at home, with an 18-6-2 road record.

Looking at WynnBET’s futures market, the Bruins top the list to win the Eastern Conference at +250, followed by the Hurricanes (+375), Maple Leafs (+550) and Tampa Bay Lightning (+650). The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils, both at +800, are tied for fifth.

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The Bruins are also WynnBET’s favorite to win the Stanley Cup at +400, with the Avalanche and Hurricanes tied at +650. Toronto (+1000) and the Dallas Stars (+1200) round out the top five.

FanDuel Massachusetts Sportsbook also has the Bruins (+500) favored to win the Cup, with the Avalanche and Hurricanes tied at +700. 

What Are Celtics’ Chances?

The Celtics NBA championship odds are in similar position as the Bruins, but both NBA races are a bit tighter.

Entering this weekend’s All-Star break, Boston (42-17) leads the Eastern Conference by one game over the Milwaukee Bucks, three games over the Philadelphia 76ers and five games over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

WynnBET’s futures market has Boston as a strong favorite to win the East at +120. The Bucks (+200), 76ers (+450), Cavaliers (+900) and Miami Heat (+2000) round out the top five contenders.

Boston is also the team to beat for the NBA title at +300, followed by the Phoenix Suns (+400), Bucks (+550), Nuggets (+750), Clippers and Sixers (both +1200).

One thing is for certain: Boston bettors will be in for a fun and wild ride!

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Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene. 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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