|2012 NHL Playoff Opening Odds & Totals for Sunday, April 22|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 22 April 2012 06:30|
Sunday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs have three games set to take place on Sunday and elimination is a possibility in all three games. Here is a look at the odds for each contest.
The featured game on Sunday is in the East with No. 5 Philadelphia hosting No. 4 Pittsburgh with a 3-2 edge in the series. The game will be Noon ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Penguins are the favorite to win this contest, as they have a money line of -120. Philadelphia has odds of +111 to win this game. The over/under total for goals has been set at 7. The Flyers are 23-14-6 at home this season while Pittsburgh is 23-16-4 on the road. Philadelphia had a 3-0 lead in the series, but Pittsburgh has now won the last two.
The other featured game comes in the West, with top-seeded Vancouver returning home down 3-1 in the series, to face No. 8 Los Angeles at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Canucks are the favorite to win this game, as they have a money line of -174 to win. The Kings have been given odds of +160 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. The Canucks are 27-2-4 at home this season while Los Angeles is 20-13-10 on the road. The Kings won the first three games in the series and the Canucks are looking to get to 3-2 with a win.
For odds and goal totals for each of Sunday’s games, see below.
2012 NHL Playoff Odds for Sunday, April 22
53 Pittsburgh Penguins -120 (7)
54 Philadelphia Flyers +111
51 Boston Bruins N/A
52 Washington Capitals N/A
57 Los Angeles Kings +160 (5)
58 Vancouver Canucks -174