Thursday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs feature four games on Thursday night. Here is a look at the odds for each of the four games taking place.
The featured game of the night comes is a Game 2 in the Western Conference with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Los Angeles Kings at 9:30PM ET (View Matchup), leading the series 1-0 after an OT win in Game 1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, St. Louis is the slight favorite to win Game 2, as they have odds of -120, while the Kings have been given a money line of +100 for the game. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. St. Louis is 30-17-2 on the season and 16-8-1 at home while Los Angeles is 27-16-6 overall and 8-12-5 on the road. St. Louis snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Kings with the Game-1 OT victory.
The other featured game on the day is a Game 1 in the Eastern Conference with the third-seeded Washington Capitals hosting the sixth-seeded New York Rangers at 7:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Capitals are favored at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Rangers have been given a money line of +110 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. Washington is 27-18-3 on the season and 15-8-1 at home while New York is 26-18-4 overall and 10-12-2 on the road. New York won two of the three meetings this season with Washington and the two teams have scored five goals or less in their last 10 encounters.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL playoff games on Thursday, see below.
2013 NHL Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, May 2
63 Ottawa Senators +135 (5)
64 Montreal Canadiens -155
65 New York Rangers +110 (5)
66 Washington Capitals -130
67 Los Angeles Kings +100 (5)
68 St. Louis Blues -120
69 Detroit Red Wings +120 (5)
70 Anaheim Ducks -140