Saturday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs have two elimination games taking place on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each of the two games.
The featured game of the day is a Game 5 in the Western Conference with the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Detroit Red Wings at 8PM ET (View Matchup) with Detroit leading the series 3-1. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are the clear favorite at home, as they have odds of -205 against the Red Wings, while Detroit has a money line of +175 to prevail. The over/under total for this game has been set at 5 goals. Chicago is 41-10-6 overall and 22-4-3 at home while Detroit is 31-19-9 overall and 14-11-5 on the road. Detroit has won three straight in this series and the Blackhawks have scored just two goals over the last three games. The two teams have scored five goals or less in nine of their last 10 meetings.
The other game taking place is a Game 5 in the Eastern Conference with the Boston Bruins hosting the New York Rangers at 5:30PM ET (View Matchup), with Boston leading the series 3-1. According to oddsmakers, Boston is the favorite to win this game, as the Bruins have odds of -155 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +135 on the road. The over/under total for this game has been set at 5 goals. Boston is 35-17-7 overall and 20-7-3 at home while New York is 31-21-7 overall and 11-14-5 on the road. The home team has won three of the four games in this series and the two have scored five goals or more in five of their last six meetings.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL playoff games on Saturday, see below.
2013 NHL Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, May 25
53 New York Rangers +135 (5)
54 Boston Bruins -155
55 Detroit Red Wings +175 (5)
56 Chicago Blackhawks -205