|2014 NHL Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, March 4|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Tuesday, 04 March 2014 06:30|
Tuesday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL schedule for Tuesday features 10 games. Here is a breakdown of tonight’s action on the rink.
The featured game tonight has the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Colorado Avalanche at 8PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are favored at home, as they have odds of -170 to win, while the Avalanche has odds of +150 to prevail. The over/under has been set at 5.5 goals. Colorado has won two straight and three of its last four entering tonight. Chicago has dropped six of its last 10 and two of its last three. Colorado has won six of its last nine against Chicago and the Avs have won two of the three meetings this season.
One of the other marquee games tonight has the St. Louis Blues hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning at 8PM ET. Oddsmakers have made St. Louis the favorite, as they have odds of -180, while the Lightning has a money line of +160. Tampa Bay is just 2-4 in its last six games while St. Louis has lost two of its last three. The Lightning have won five of their last eight against the Blues entering tonight.
Another featured game tonight has the Phoenix Coyotes hosting the Vancouver Canucks at 9PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Coyotes favored at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Canucks have a money line of +110. Vancouver comes in to this game in a tailspin, as they have lost nine of their last 10. Phoenix isn’t must better, losing four straight. The home team has won all four meetings this season and Vancouver has won four of the last six in the series.