Thursday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs for Thursday feature just three games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each of the three games.
The featured game of the day is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference where the Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Islanders at 7PM ET (View Matchup), with the series tied 2-2. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Penguins are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -215 to win, while the Islanders have been given a money line of +180 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 6 goals. Pittsburgh is 38-14 overall and 19-7 at home while New York is 26-18-8 overall and 15-7-4 on the road. Pittsburgh has won six of its last eight against the Islanders and the two teams have hit the over in the last three games of this series.
The other featured game on the day is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the Montreal Canadiens hosting the Ottawa Senators at 7PM ET (View Matchup), with Ottawa leading the series 3-1. According to oddsmakers, the Canadiens are the favorite at home, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Senators have a money line of +110 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 5 goals. Montreal is 30-16-6 overall and 15-8-3 at home while Ottawa is 28-18-6 overall and 11-12-3 on the road. The home team has won three of the four games in this series and the two teams have scored at least five goals in four of their last five meetings.
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 9
33 Ottawa Senators +110 (5)
34 Montreal Canadiens -130
35 New York Islanders +180 (6)
36 Pittsburgh Penguins -215
37 Minnesota Wild +240 (5)
38 Chicago Blackhawks -275