Sunday NHL Opening Odds

nhl opening odds washington capitals pittsburgh penguins nhl betting information alexander ovechkin

(The Spread) - There are just three NHL games on the schedule Sunday, but one is a showdown on national television between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the host Washington Capitals. Continue reading for opening lines and totals on all the NHL games for February 6, 2011.

View Current NHL Odds

Injuries have plagued the Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-4) all season long. On Friday night, it only got worse. High-scoring forward Evgeni Malkin tore his ACL and his MCL in the Penguins' 3-2 victory over Buffalo, putting him out for the foreseeable future.

Pittsburgh will not get any time to lick its latest wounds as it has a 12:30PM EST start Sunday at Washington (28-15-10) that will be aired on NBC. Oddsmakers and online sports book have made the Capitals -150 favorites in the matchup, while the over-under is listed at 5.5.

According to the latest trends, Washington is 14-37 on over-unders this season while the Penguins are 19-32 on over-unders. The Capitals are led by Alexander Ovechkin, who has 20 goals and 35 assists. Teammate Nicklas Backstrom has 14 goals and 36 assists. For Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby leads the way with 66 points but has missed the last month with a concussion. Kris Letang is next on the team with seven goals and 34 assists.

Pittsburgh has won all three of its games since the All-Star break and five in a row overall, while Washington is 1-1 since the break.

Two other games are on the schedule Sunday, one of which pits the host Montreal Canadiens against the New Jersey Devils at 3:00PM EST. Montreal is -150 favorite and the over-under is 5. St. Louis travels to Tampa Bay for a 3:30PM EST contest. The Lightning are -160 favorite and the over-under is 5.5.

For opening money line odds and totals on every game in the NHL for February 6, see below.

NHL Opening Lines, Odds & Over/Under Totals

1 Pittsburgh Penguins +130 (5.5)

2 Washington Capitals -150

3 New Jersey Devils +130 (5)

4 Montreal Canadiens -150

5 St. Louis Blues +140 (5.5)

6 Tampa Bay Lightning -160

Bet On NHL Odds

Want More From Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NHL Discussions

Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Flyers vs. Penguins NHL Prediction The over has been a profitable play when the Flyers and Penguins square off and the two Eastern Conference foes will do just that on Saturday afternoon when they meet...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Kings Friday Prediction The Blues have won three in a row but the last time they lost was against a Kings team that they’ll take on tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET. Will St. Louis come through for...
Thumbnail Blue Jackets vs. Stars NHL Prediction Two teams that have struggled to generate offense will meet in Dallas on Thursday night when the Stars host the Blue Jackets at 8:30 p.m. ET. With the total...
Thumbnail Capitals vs. Bruins NHL Prediction The Capitals are underdogs in Boston on Wednesday night but have been profitable against the Bruins. Will Washington cash when the two teams drop the puck at 7:00 p.m....
Thumbnail Flyers vs. Penguins NHL Prediction One of the better matchups in the NHL will take place in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night where the Penguins will host the Flyers at 7:00 p.m. ET. With the total...

NHL Headlines