Saturday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Conference Finals begin play on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds for both games taking place on Saturday.
The featured game of the day is a Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals with the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Los Angeles Kings at 5PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -150 to win, while the Kings have a money line of +130 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Chicago is 44-10-6 overall and 24-4-3 at home while Los Angeles is 35-19-7 overall and 9-15-6 on the road. These two teams met three times during the season, with Chicago winning two of the three meetings. The Blackhawks have won six of their last 10 against the Kings.
The other game on the day is Game 1 in the Eastern Conference Finals with the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Boston Bruins at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Penguins are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -175 to win, while the Bruins have a money line of +155 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Boston is 36-17-7 overall and 15-10-4 on the road while Pittsburgh is 44-14-1 overall and 23-7 at home. Pittsburgh won all three meetings with Boston this season and the Penguins have won six straight against the Bruins.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL playoff games on Saturday, see below.
2013 NHL Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, June 1
1 Boston Bruins +155 (5.5)
2 Pittsburgh Penguins -175
3 Los Angeles Kings +130 (5)
4 Chicago Blackhawks -150