Wednesday NHL Opening Odds
(The Spread) - There are several marquee matchups in the NHL on Wednesday night. Continue reading for opening odds, totals and trends on those matchups.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made the Lightning –119 money line favorites over the Capitals (+110). The over/under total for this game is currently 6 goals.
Alexander Ovechkin leads Washington with 29 assists, while Alexander Semin has a team-best 18 goals. Steven Stamkos leads the Lightning with 31 goals, while Martin St. Louis has 35 assists and Dwayne Roloson is averaging 2.40 goals against.
In the Western Conference, a team that holds the seventh spot, the Anaheim Ducks, will host a team trying to jump into the top eight spots in the St. Louis Blues. The Ducks are –122 money line favorites over the Blues, who are +113.
According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams, while the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Anaheim. The home team is 20-7-1 in the last 28 meetings, while the Blues are 2-11-1 in the last 14 meetings in Anaheim.
For a complete list of opening odds on Wednesday night’s NHL games, see below.
1 Pittsburgh Penguins +120 (5)
2 Montreal Canadiens –130 (5)
3 Washington Capitals +110 (6)
4 Tampa Bay Lightning –119 (6)
5 Colorado Avalanche +153 (5.5)
6 Chicago Blackhawks –166 (5.5)
7 St. Louis Blues +113 (5)
8 Anaheim Ducks –122 (5)
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