Monday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs have just four series still going in the first round. Two of those series may end on Monday. Here is a look at the odds for each of the two games on the night.
The first game of the night is in the East with No. 8 Ottawa hosting No. 1 New York at 7PM ET (View Matchup). The Senators lead the series 3-2 and are looking to advance to the next round, but New York is favored to win the contest with odds of -114. The Senators have +105 to prevail. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5. New York is 25-12-6 on the road while Ottawa is 21-18-4 at home. Ottawa has won five of its last seven against New York.
The second game of the night is in the West with No. 6 Chicago hosting No. 3 Phoenix at 9PM ET (View Matchup). The Coyotes have a 3-2 edge on Chicago but the Blackhawks are the favorite to win this game, as they have been given odds of -144 to win. Phoenix has a money line of +133 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 5 goals. Phoenix is 22-14-7 on the road this season while Chicago was 27-8-8 at home. The Coyotes have won six of their last eight against the Blackhawks.
For odds and goal totals for each of Monday’s games, see below.
2012 NHL Playoff Odds for Monday, April 23
New York Rangers -114 (5)
Ottawa Senators +105
Phoenix Coyotes +133 (5)
Chicago Blackhawks -144