Thursday NHL Opening Odds
(The Spread) -There is no shortage of NHL games on the schedule Thursday night as 11 games will make it a full day in the league.View Current NHL Opening Odds
There are plenty of quality NHL matchups to satiate the appetite Thursday and it starts in Vancouver, where the NHL-best Canucks host the Nashville Predators at 10:00PM EST. Oddsmakers and online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Vancouver a -182 favorite and the over-under is set at 5.5.
The Canucks are 40-15-9 overall and 23-6-5 in home games this season, while Nashville has posted a record of 32-23-9 overall and 17-6-2 on the road. According to the latest trends, Vancouver is 29-32-3 on over-unders this season while Nashville has a record of 19-36-9 on over-unders.
Vancouver solidified its spot as the team with the best record in the NHL with a 2-1 home victory Tuesday over Columbus. Even so, the Canucks are just 4-4 in their past eight games. Nashville has not been stellar lately either, having lost five of its last six including a 2-1 overtime defeat Tuesday at Edmonton.
In other action, the Washington Capitals host the St. Louis Blues at 7:00PM EST. Washington is a -210 favorite and the over-under is 5.5. Carolina entertains Buffalo at 7:00PM EST, where the Hurricanes are -130 favorites and the over-under is 5.5. Also at 7:00PM EST, the Philadelphia Flyers are -230 favorite at home versus the Toronto Maple Leafs and the over-under is 5.5.
NHL Money Line Odds & Over/Under Totals
51 St. Louis Blues +175 (5.5)
52 Washington Capitals -210
53 Tampa Bay Lightning +145 (5.5)
54 Boston Bruins -165
55 Buffalo Sabres +110 (5.5)
56 Carolina Hurricanes -130
57 Toronto Maple Leafs +190 (5.5)
58 Philadelphia Flyers -230
59 Ottawa Senators +155 (5.5)
60 Atlanta Thrashers -175
61 Minnesota Wild +145 (5)
62 New York Rangers -165
63 Montreal Canadiens -140 (5)
64 Florida Panthers +120
65 Columbus Blue Jackets -135 (5.5)
66 Edmonton Oilers +115
67 Nashville Predators +165 (5.5)
68 Vancouver Predators -185
69 Phoenix Coyotes +145 (5.5)
70 Los Angeles Kings -165