Saturday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs continue on Saturday with a full slate of five games. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each contest.
The featured game of the day takes place in the West, as No. 2 St. Louis hosts No. 7 San Jose at at 7:30PM ET (View Matchup) with a 3-1 lead in the series. According to oddsmakers, the Blues are favored to win this contest, as they have a money line of -180, while the Sharks have odds of +165 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. St. Louis is 31-6-6 at home this season while the Sharks are 18-18-7 on the road. The Blues have won the last three in the series and seven of their last eight against the Sharks.
In the East, No. 1 New York hosts No. 8 Ottawa at 7PM ET (View Matchup) with the series tied at 2-2. According to oddsmakers, the Rangers are the favorite in Game 5, as they have been given a money line of -170 to win. Ottawa has odds of +156 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Ottawa is 22-15-6 on the road while New York is 28-12-3 at home. Ottawa has won four of its last six against New York.
For odds and goal totals for each of Saturday’s games, see below.
2012 NHL Playoff Odds for Saturday, April 21
31 Washington Capitals +165 (5)
32 Boston Bruins -180
33 New Jersey Devils -108 (5)
34 Florida Panthers +100
35 Ottawa Senators +156 (5)
36 New York Rangers -170
37 San Jose Sharks +165 (5)
38 St. Louis Blues -180
39 Chicago Blackhawks +117 (5)
40 Phoenix Coyotes -127