|2014 NHL Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Friday, April 11|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 11 April 2014 05:30|
Friday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL schedule for Friday features just seven games. Here is a breakdown of the action taking place on the ice.
The featured game of the day has the Tampa Bay Lightning hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7:30PM ET. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Tampa Bay is favored at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Blue Jackets has a money line of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Columbus has won three straight coming into tonight’s game while Tampa Bay has won two straight. The Blue Jackets have won both meetings this season.
Another game of note today has the San Jose Sharks hosting the Colorado Avalanche at 10PM ET. Oddsmakers have yet to set odds for this game due to injury questions. Colorado has won seven of its last eight games while San Jose has lost six of its last nine. The home team has won nine straight in this series, with the Avalanche winning three of the last four in this series.
The final game of note today has the Detroit Red Wings hosting the Carolina Hurricanes at 7:30PM ET. Oddsmakers see the Red Wings as the clear favorite to win, as they have odds of -205 to win, while the Hurricanes have a money line of +175 to prevail. The over/under for goals has been set at 5.5. The Hurricanes have lost three straight and five of their last seven. Detroit has won five of its last seven. The Red Wings have won six of their last seven against the Hurricanes, including both meetings this season.