NHL Draft Betting - Lottery Odds 2021

Teams In the 2021 Draft Lottery

The NHL Draft Lottery odds offer a very exciting market for Canadian players and hockey fans alike. Using an NHL Draft odds simulator, bettors are able to gain an understanding of how the actual Draft lottery odds for the NHL will play out.

We will be sure to keep this page up to date with the latest odds from the top-tier sportsbooks available to Canadian players. 

The 2021 NHL Entry Draft will be the 59th edition. The Draft will take place on July 23-24, 2021, with the event slated to take place at the NHL Network Studios, Secaucus, New Jersey

To bet on the NHL Draft be sure to keep checking back here with this page as the odds are subject to change. The NHL Draft odds were last updated on July 13, 2021: 

2021 NHL Draft Position Picks BetWay sportsinteraction powerplay

Matthew Beniers


Mason McTavish


William Eklund


Kent Johnson


Dylan Guenther

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2020 NHL Draft Odds & Picks

Bell Centre, in Montreal, QB, Canada, hosted the 2020 NHL Entry Draft on October 6 and 7, 2020. It was the 58th annual draft of top Junior stars and NHL draft lottery odds 2020 were slowly being posted at top online sportsbooks.

NHL 2020 Entry Draft odds looked like this.

Second Overall Pick 2020 NHL Draft Odds powerplay bodog Betway
Quinton Byfield 1.51 1.51 1.53
Tim Stutzle 2.10 2.15 2.10
Jamie Drysdale 9.00 9.00 9.00
Marco Rossi 12.00 12.00 12.00
Lucas Raymond 13.00 13.00 13.00

The 2020 NHL Draft was a great event, but as always we look forward to the 2021 event with great anticipation. Expect this to be one of the best in recent years, with some great talent awaiting recruitment. Let's see how things play out as we lead up to the big day!


NHL Draft Betting FAQs

  • As always, this kind of question largely depends on where the individual player is residing when making the bet. The legality of wagering on NHL Draft betting odds is much like betting on any other market. As long as the online provider is licensed, then the market is legal.

  • NHL Draft betting is a market that offers a great range of betting options to players, but it's difficult to claim one sportsbook which excels compared to others. Each provider offers its own unique package, which will suit certain bettors more than others. Shop around, find the right book for you.

  • The answer to this kind of question is the same for all sports betting markets. If you're wagering with knowledge of the market, then you're more likely to turn a profit.

  • This really depends. If you feel that the odds are favorable, within a field of players potentially making the pick position you're wagering on, then this is probably a decent bet. However, if the odds are lopsided and the favorite offers no value, then don't. 

  • Much like many other Draft betting markets, such as the NFL, NBA and MLB, this the start of the season and is of great interest to many sports fans