Wednesday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs continue on Wednesday night with two of the favorites to win it all facing elimination. Here is a look at the odds for the three contests on the night.
The featured game comes in the West, as the No. 1 seed, Vancouver, faces elimination against No. 8 Los Angeles, when the Kings host the Canucks at 10PM ET (View Matchup). The Kings are up 3-0 in the series and are the favorite to win Game 4. Oddsmakers have given them odds of -118 to win on Wednesday, while the Canucks have a money line of +109. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Vancouver is 24-13-5 on the road this season while Los Angeles is 23-14-5 at home. The Kings have now won five of their last six against the Canucks.
In the East, No. 5 Philadelphia hosting No. 4 Pittsburgh at 7:30PM ET (View Matchup). The Flyers have a 3-0 lead entering the game against the Pens, who were the pre-playoff favorites to win the Stanley Cup. According to oddsmakers, Philadelphia is the favorite to win Game 4, with a money line of -126, while the Flyers have odds of +116 to win. The over/under total for goals has been set at a lofty 6.5 goals. Pittsburgh is 22-16-4 on the road this season while Philadelphia is 23-13-6 at home. The Flyers have won five of their last six against Pittsburgh and the two teams have combined for 32 goals over the first three games in this series.
For odds and goal totals for each of Wednesday’s games, see below.
2012 NHL Playoff Odds for Wednesday, April 18
13 New York Rangers -115 (5)
14 Ottawa Senators +106
15 Pittsburgh Penguins +116 (6.5)
16 Philadelphia Flyers -126
17 Vancouver Canucks +109 (5)
18 Los Angeles Kings -118