Wednesday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs get started on Wednesday night. Here is a look at the odds for the three games that will get the postseason started.
The featured game on the night has the Nashville Predators hosting the Detroit Red Wings at 8PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Predators are the favorite to win Game 1, as they have a money line of -130, while the Wings have odds of +120. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Nashville is the No. 4 seed in the West with a record of 48-26-8 overall and 26-10-5 at home. Detroit is the No. 5 seed with a 48-28-6 record and a 17-21-3 mark on the road. Nashville has won the last two in the series, but the two teams split 6 games during the regular season.
Another featured game with some bad blood has the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Penguins are the favorite in this game, with a money line of -169, while the Flyers have odds of +156 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Pittsburgh is the No. 4 seed in the East with a record of 51-25-6 on the season and 29-10-2 at home while the Flyers are the No. 5 seed with a record of 47-26-9 overall and 25-13-3 on the road. The Flyers were 4-2 against Pittsburgh during the regular season.
For odds and goal totals for each of Wednesday’s games, see below.
2012 NHL Playoff Odds for Wednesday, April 11
51 Philadelphia Flyers +156 (5.5)
52 Pittsburgh Penguins -169
53 Detroit Red Wings +120 (5)
54 Nashville Predators -130
55 Los Angeles Kings +157 (5)
56 Vancouver Canucks -171