Friday NHL Odds
(The Spread) - What are the key matchups in the NHL on Friday? Continue reading for NHL hockey opening lines, odds and totals for January 7, 2011.
One of the more intriguing matchups of the night happens in the state of Texas as the Dallas Stars (24-13-4) host the New York Rangers (23-15-3) at 8:30PM EST. According to current NHL odds and oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com, Dallas is listed as a -115 favorite and New York is +106. The over-under is set at 5.5.
The Stars are 12-6-3 at home to date, while the Rangers are 13-7-1 on the road. According to the latest trends, Dallas is 2-1 in its past three games against the Rangers.
Brad Richards (18 goals, 29 assists) leads the Stars into action and Loui Eriksson (16 goals, 28 assists) complements him, while goaltender Kari Lehtonen is giving up 2.64 goals per game. New York counters with Brandon Dubinsky (16 goals) offensively and Henrik Lundqvist (2.34 goals-against average) between the pipes.
In another key matchup Friday, the Detroit Red Red Wings (25-10-5) travel to Calgary (18-20-3) for a 9:00PM EST start. The Red Wings are currently listed as a -130 favorite, while the Flames are a +110 underdog. In Anaheim, the Ducks (21-18-4) host Columbus (20-17-3) at 10:00PM EST. Anaheim is a -135 favorite and Columbus is listed at +115.
For a complete list of NHL Odds for Friday, January 7, 2011, see below.
53 Toronto Maple Leafs +147 (5.5)
54 Atlanta Thrashers -175
55 New York Rangers +115 (5.5)
56 Dallas Stars -135
57 Ottawa Senators +165 (5.5)
58 Chicago Blackhawks -185
59 Detroit Red Wings -130 (5.5)
60 Calgary Flames +110
61 Columbus Blue Jackets +115 (5.5)
62 Anaheim Mighty Ducks -135