|2014 NHL Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, January 2|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 02 January 2014 06:30|
Thursday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Schedule for Thursday features a total of 10 games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for all 10 contests.
The featured game of the day has the St. Louis Blues hosting the Los Angeles Kings at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blues are favored at home, as they have odds of -138 to win, while the Kings have a money line of +127 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. St. Louis is 27-7-5 on the season and 15-3-2 at home while Los Angeles is 25-12-4 overall and 12-7-2 on the road. Los Angeles has won five straight over St. Louis and the two have scored 5 goals or less in six of their last seven meetings.
The other featured game of the day has the Colorado Avalanche hosting the Philadelphia Flyers at 9PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, Colorado is the favorite at home, as the Avalanche have odds of -135 to win, while the Flyers have a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Philadelphia is 20-16-4 overall and 9-9-4 on the road while Colorado is 24-11-4 overall and 13-5-2 at home. The home team has won six straight in this series and the two have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL games on Thursday, see below.
2014 NHL Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, January 2
1 Chicago Blackhawks -170 (6)
2 New York Islanders +156
3 Nashville Predators +178 (5)
4 Boston Bruins -194
5 Carolina Hurricanes +136 (5.5)
6 Washington Capitals -147
7 Winnipeg Jets +126 (5.5)
8 Ottawa Senators -137
9 Buffalo Sabres +161 (5)
10 Minnesota Wild -175
11 Los Angeles Kings +127 (5)
12 St. Louis Blues -138
13 Montreal Canadiens +112 (5)
14 Dallas Stars -121
15 Philadelphia Flyers +125 (5.5)
16 Colorado Avalanche -135
17 Columbus Blue Jackets +138 (5.5)
18 Phoenix Stars -150
19 Edmonton Oilers +228 (5.5)
20 San Jose Sharks -250