Monday's NHL Opening Odds
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Chicago comes in with a 37-24-8 overall record and are 21-14-0 in its home games. The defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks are seventh in the Western Conference with 82 points. San Jose is 39-22-8 overall and 21-11-3 on the road, good for third in the conference with 86 points. Action begins at 8:00PM EST on Versus.
Oddsmakers and online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Chicago a -135 favorite in the contest, while the over-under has been set at 5.5. According to the latest trends, San Jose is 32-35-2 on over-unders this season and the Blackhawks are 33-35-0 with over-unders. The Sharks are averaging 2.8 goals per game and giving up 2.6 per. Chicago has scored 3.3 goals per contest and given up 2.8.
San Jose is on a nice run as of late as it has gone 7-1-2 in its last 10 games, but its last two have ended in disappointment with home shootout losses to Vancouver and the New York Rangers. Chicago is also 7-1-2 in its previous 10, but also has been shaky recently with a loss in regulation at Florida and defeats in overtime at Tampa Bay and Washington.
In other NHL action, the Toronto Maple Leafs will host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:00PM EST. Toronto is a -115 favorite and the over-under is 5.5. Vancouver is home to face Minnesota at 10:00PM EST. The Canucks are -210 favorites, while the over-under is listed at 5.5.
Sunday NHL Money Line Odds & Totals
1 Tampa Bay Lightning -105 (5.5)
2 Toronto Maple Leafs -115
3 San Jose Sharks +115 (5.5)
4 Chicago Blackhawks -135
5 Minnesota Wild +175 (5.5)
6 Vancouver Canucks -210