Thursday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs have three games taking place on Thursday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for all three contests.
The featured game of the day is a Game 4 in the Western Conference with the Detroit Red Wings hosting the Chicago Blackhawks at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with Detroit leading the series 2-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are favored to win on the road, as they have odds of -145 to win, while the Red Wings have a money line of +125 for the game. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 5 goals. Chicago is 41-9-6 overall and 19-5-3 overall while Detroit is 30-19-9 overall and 16-8-4 at home. Detroit has won the last two games in this series, but the Blackhawks had won eight straight prior to that. These two teams have scored five goals or less in nine of their last 10 meetings.
The other featured game of the day is a Game 5 in the Western Conference with the Los Angeles Kings hosting the San Jose Sharks at 10:30PM ET (View Matchup) with the series tied 2-2. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Kings are favored to win Game 5, as they have odds of -155 to win. The Sharks have been given a money line of +135 to win, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 4.5 goals. Los Angeles is 33-18-7 overall and 24-4-1 at home while San Jose is 31-18-7 overall and 10-16-2 on the road. The home team has won all four games in this series and the last nine games between these two teams. The two have also scored five goals or less in five of their last six 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 23
29 Boston Bruins +100 (5)
30 New York Rangers -120
31 Chicago Blackhawks -145 (5)
32 Detroit Red Wings +125
33 San Jose Sharks +135 (4.5)
34 Los Angeles Kings -155