Monday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs for Monday feature a total of four games. Here is a breakdown of the top games taking place today.
The featured game today is in the East with the Columbus Blue Jackets hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7PM ET in Game 3 with the series tied 1-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pittsburgh is the favorite on the road, as the Penguins have odds of -125 to win, while the Blue Jackets have odds of +105 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. The Blue Jackets snapped a seven-game losing streak to Pittsburgh with a 4-3 OT win on Saturday. The road team has won three of the last four in this series.
Another big game today has the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the St. Louis Blues at 8:30PM ET in Game 3 with St. Louis up 2-0 in the series. Chicago is the favorite at home, as the Blackhawks have odds of -170 to win, while the Blues have a money line of +150 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. The Blues have won the first two games 4-3 in OT in quite miraculous fashion. The home team has now won five straight meetings between these two and they have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
The third game of note has the Dallas Stars hosting the Anaheim Ducks at 9:30PM ET in Game 3 with the Ducks up 2-0 in the series. Oddsmakers have the Stars favored at home, as they have odds of -120 to win, while the Ducks have a money line of +100 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Anaheim has won the first two games of the series by one goal. The home team has won four of the last five between these two teams.