Tuesday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs begin the second round of play on Tuesday with a pair of games. Here is a look at the odds for each of the two contests.
The featured game of the day is a Game 1 in the Western Conference with the Los Angeles Kings hosting the San Jose Sharks at 10PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Kings are favored to win this game, as they have odds of -155 to win, while the Sharks have a money line of +143 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 5 goals. Los Angeles is 31-17-6 overall and 22-4-1 at home while San Jose is 29-16-7 overall and 10-14-2 on the road. These two met four times during the season, with each team winning two games and the home team winning all four meetings. The two have scored five goals or more in their last seven meetings.
The other featured game on the day is a Game 1 in the Eastern Conference with the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Ottawa Senators at 7:30PM ET. According to oddsmakers, the Penguins are the favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -193 to win, while the Senators have a money line of +177 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 5.5 goals. Pittsburgh is 40-14 on the season and 20-7 at home while Ottawa is 29-18-6 overall and 12-12-3 on the road. These two teams met three times during the season, with Pittsburgh winning all three meetings. These two have hit the over in six of their last eight meetings.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL playoff games on Tuesday, see below.
2013 NHL Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Tuesday, May 14
1 Ottawa Senators +177 (5.5)
2 Pittsburgh Penguins -193
3 San Jose Sharks +143 (5)
4 Los Angeles Kings -155