Sidney Crosby: 2021 Player Props and Betting Odds
If you're an ice hockey fan, you're sure to have heard of Sidney Crosby. Born in 1987, he's a Canadian player who became the NHL's youngest ever captain, leading his team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, to no less than 3 Stanley Cup championships in 2009, 2016, and 2017. With this in mind, it's not too hard to see why he's a favorite for keen bettors who are eager to place a wager with their chosen sportsbook.
Who Is Sidney Crosby?
As the son of a Montreal Canadiens goaltender, it isn't too surprising that Crosby could skate by the time he reached the age of 3. When he was in his high school sophomore year, he scored an impressive 72 goals - a feat that caught the eye of Wayne Gretzky, an ice hockey legend.
Rimousku Oceanic drafted Crosby in 2003, and his career went from strength to strength. He was named the top junior player in Canada. Crosby became the youngest ever player to have scored a goal for his national team when he became part of the Canadian National Junior Hockey team.
Sidney was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins 2 years later, becoming the youngest player in the NHL to score a minimum of 100 points during one NHL season by the end of 2006. Despite a concussion injury in 2011 that almost ended his career prematurely, Crosby returned to the game in 2012.
Sidney Crosby's Hart Trophies
Crosby has been a Harty Trophy finalist no less than 7 times and has won this prestigious award twice in 2006-2007 and 2013-2014.
Sidney Crosby 2021 Odds and Stats
If you're interested in placing Sidney Crosby bets, you'll need to know current Sidney Crosby odds for this season. Every bookmaker out there has been making their prediction about various aspects of Crosby's game, from the next club that he might play for to his chances of scooping the MVP award this year. However, the most interesting question at the moment on every bettor's lips is, "what are the odds of Sidney Crosby scooping the Hart Trophy for the third time this year?" The answer to this question is that the odds are currently set at +1100. It puts him as the third favourite after Connor McDavid at odds of -1500 and Auston Matthews at odds of +950.
Meanwhile, if you're considering betting on Crosby's performance in his upcoming games, here are some key stats to bear in mind:
In 40% of games played by Crosby this year so far, he has scored over 0.5 goals.
His average goals prop bet is an over/under of 0.5 goals per game.
On average, Crosby has had 0.7 assists in each game.
Crosby has already collected over 0.5 assists in 26 of this season's 50 games so far.
With all of this information in mind, it's the perfect time to place a bet on this popular and successful ice hockey player, so don't delay - find your favourite sportsbook and place your wager now.