|Saturday's NHL Betting Odds: Bruins look to stay Hot, Ducks Struggling|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 08 February 2014 09:31|
Saturday's NHL Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - Today marks the final day of NHL games before the Olympic break. Here's a look at the odds, as well as which teams are hot, and which ones of struggled.
The first-place Boston Bruins will look to stay hot when they host the Phoenix Coyotes today at 3:00PM ET. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bruins are -160 money line favorites over the Coyotes, who are +147 on the money line. Boston is coming off an overtime loss to St. Louis but the Bruins have won six of their last eight games, while Ottawa has won four of its last six. The Sens are jus 17-36 in their last 53 games versus the Bruins and 2-7 I their last nine trips to Boston. The home team is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams.
Speaking of St. Louis, the Blues will wrap up their pre-Olympic schedule today when they host the Winnipeg Jets at 2:00PM ET. The Blues are massive -200 moneyline favorites over the Jets, who are +183 underdogs. The Blues have won four of their last five games with Winnipeg while the under is 18-9-3 in the Jets' road games this year.
One team that was sizzling a few weeks ago but has hit a rough patch is the Anaheim Ducks, who visit the Nashville Predators tonight at 8:00PM ET. The Ducks have lost three straight games and have been outscored by an 8-2 count. At least the Preds are also struggling, losing four of their last six games. Anaheim is currently a -135 moneyline favorite over Nashville, which is +125 on the ML.
Other teams that are struggling right now are the Canucks, Lightning and Devils. Vancouver has lost its last six games while being outscored 23-10. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, has lost four of its last five games and New Jersey has lost four of its last six games, with its four losses all ending in overtime. All three teams are in action today and you can check out their matchups and odds by clicking the link below.