Monday NHL Opening Odds
(The Spread) – Another four Game 3's are on the schedule Monday night in the NHL Playoffs, the last of which being Detroit at Phoenix as the Red Wings attempt to take a commanding 3-0 series lead but enter as underdogs.View Current NHL Playoff Betting Odds
Detroit took a 2-0 series lead Saturday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena as it scored the game's first four goals with Pavel Datsyuk accounting for a point on all of them, while the Red Wings then thwarted off a Phoenix comeback attempt to win 4-3.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com, the Coyotes are a -125 favorite and the Red Wings are listed as a +105 underdog on the moneyline. The over/under total for this game opened at 5.5 goals. Play is slated to begin at 10:35PM EST.
Starting off the day at 7:05PM EST is the Philadelphia Flyers at the Buffalo Sabres. Philadelphia evened the series at 1-1 Saturday with a 5-4 win, while the series now shifts to Buffalo. The Sabres are -125 favorites in the game, while the over-under is set at 5.5.
According to the latest NHL trends, Philadelphia is 8-6-0 straight up against Buffalo over the last three seasons. Ten of 14 games in this series have gone over the total during the last three seasons.
Boston has its backs to the wall going to Montreal tonight at 7:45PM EST down 2-0 in the series. The Bruins are a -120 favorite and the over-under is 5. According to the latest NHL public betting information, 56% of bets have been placed on the Canadiens thus far.
Pittsburgh is at Tampa Bay for Game 3, also starting at 7:35PM EST. The series is currently tied at 1-1. Tampa Bay is a -135 favorite with an over-under of 5.
NHL Playoffs Opening Money Line Odds & Totals
39 Philadelphia Flyers +105 (5.5)
40 Buffalo Sabres -125
41 Boston Bruins -120 (5)
42 Montreal Canadiens +100
43 Pittsburgh Penguins +115 (5)
44 Tampa Bay Lightning -135
45 Detroit Red Wings +105 (5.5)
46 Phoenix Coyotes -125