Sunday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs continue on Sunday with a duo of Game 2s in the conference semifinals. Here is a breakdown of both games.
The featured game on Sunday has the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the New York Rangers at 7:35PM ET with the Rangers up 1-0 in the series. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Penguins are favored to even up the series, as they have odds of -165 to win Game 2. New York has been given a money line of +145 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. The Rangers took Game 1, 3-2 in overtime. The Rangers have won two straight meetings at Pittsburgh and the two have scored five goals or more in five straight meetings.
The other game today has the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Minnesota Wild at 3:05PM ET with Chicago up 1-0 in the series. Oddsmakers have the Blackhawks as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -205 to win, while the Wild have a money line of +175 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Chicago won Game 1 5-2 and the home team has won four straight meetings between the two teams.