Sunday's NHL Opening Odds
(The Spread) - There are six games on the NHL schedule Sunday and it includes a battle out west between two teams in the Calgary Flames and the host Anaheim Ducks that are in need of a win to get back into the playoff picture.View Current NHL Odds
Calgary begins play Sunday with a 37-27-9 overall record and are 15-15-5 in road games. Anaheim is 39-27-5 overall and has a 22-12-2 home mark. Play begins at 8:00PM EST.
Oddsmakers and online sports book Sportsbook.com have listed the Ducks as -130 favorites in the matchup, while the Flames are a +110 underdog. The over-under is set at 5.5. According to the latest trends, Anaheim is 7-3 against the spread versus Calgary over the last three seasons. Seven of the last 10 games in this series have gone under the total. Anaheim is 173-166 ATS when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season since 1996.
Calgary is 6-4-0 in its last 10 games and is coming off a 5-2 victory over Colorado Thursday. Anaheim is 7-2-1 in its previous 10 games and has won 2-1 games over St. Louis and Los Angeles in the last two.
In other NHL action, the New Jersey Devils are at the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 5:00PM EST start. New Jersey is a -140 favorite and the over-under is 5. Nashville is at Buffalo for a 5:00PM EST start. The Sabres are a -145 fave, while the over-under is 5. Chicago travels to Phoenix at 8:00PM EST, where the Blackhawks are a -120 favorite and the over-under is 5.5.
NHL Hockey Opening Lines & Totals for Sunday, March 20
3 New Jersey Devils -140 (5)
4 Columbus Blue Jackets +120
5 Nashville Predators +125 (5)
6 Buffalo Sabres -145
9 Chicago Blackhawks -120 (5.5)
10 Phoenix Coyotes +100
11 Calgary Flames +110 (5.5)
12 Anaheim Ducks -130