Saturday NHL Opening Odds

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The Spread) – A full NHL schedule sees 12 games on tap including an afternoon showdown as the Boston Bruins host the New York Rangers with both teams firmly in the Eastern Conference playoff picture. View Current NHL Hockey Odds

Boston is third in the conference with a 41-22-10 record, good for 92 points. The Bruins are 18-12-5 in home games. New York has a record of 40-30-5, which puts it seventh in the conference with 85 points. The Rangers have a 22-14-1 mark on the road.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com, the Boston Bruins have been made a -165 favorite and the over-under is currently sitting at 5.

David Krejci leads Boston with 12 goals and 47 assists, most recently registering three assists in a 7-0 victory Thursday at home over Montreal. Brandon Dubinsky has 22 goals and 29 assists for the Rangers, but had a four-game point streak snapped Thursday in a 2-1 home overtime loss to Ottawa.

According to NHL trends, the under is 5-0 in the last five meetings in Boston and is 20-8-2 in the last 30 meetings. The Rangers are 15-7 in the last 22 meetings, but just 2-5 in the last seven meetings in Boston.

Elsewhere in the NHL, the Montreal Canadiens host the Washington Capitals at 7:00PM EST. Oddsmakers have made Montreal -120 favorites, while the over-under is set at 5.5. Also at 7:00PM EST, the Carolina Hurricanes entertain the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Hurricanes are listed as -135 favorites, while the over-under is 5.5. San Jose travels to Phoenix for a 9:00PM EST start. The Sharks are -115 favorites and the over-under is at 5.5.

NHL Saturday Opening Odds & Totals

1 New York Rangers +145 (5)

2 Boston Bruins -165

3 Colorado Avalanche +220 (5.5)

4 Los Angeles Kings -260

5 Tampa Bay Lightning +115 (5.5)

6 Carolina Hurricanes -135

7 Toronto Maple Leafs +165 (5.5)

8 Detroit Red Wings -185

9 Philadelphia Flyers -150 (5.5)

10 New York Islanders +130

11 New Jersey Devils +105 (5)

12 Buffalo Sabres -125

13 Washington Capitals +100 (5.5)

14 Montreal Canadiens -120

15 St. Louis Blues +100 (5.5)

16 Minnesota Wild -120

17 Dallas Stars +130 (5)

18 Nashville Predators -150

19 Anaheim Ducks +165 (5.5)

20 Chicago Blackhawks -185

21 San Jose Sharks -115 (5.5)

22 Phoenix Coyotes -105

23 Calgary Flames -185 (5.5)

24 Edmonton Oilers +170

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