NHL West Series Prices
(TheSpread) – The 2012 Western Conference Playoffs are in the semifinals. Here is a look at the series prices for the two remaining matchups.
The first series in the West has the St. Louis Blues taking on the Los Angeles Kings. The Blues are the No. 2 seed while the Kings are the No. 8 seed. Oddsmakers have the Blues as the favorite to win the series, giving them odds of -155, while the Kings have a money line of +135 to win the series. The Blues beat No. 7 San Jose in five games to advance while the King upset top-seeded Vancouver in five games to reach the second round. The Kings actually won three of the four meetings in the regular season, with three of the four games being decided by one goal.
The other series has No. 3 Phoenix taking on No. 4 Nashville. Oddsmakers have the Predators as the favorite in the series, giving them a money line of -155, while the Coyotes have odds of +135 to win. The Coyotes had 97 points this season but won their division while Nashville had 104 points but lost the division to the Blues, thus Phoenix has the home-ice advantage. Phoenix beat Chicago in six games to reach the second round, while the Predators beat Detroit in five games. The two teams split the season series 2-2.
For a look at the series odds in the 2012 Western Conference Playoffs, see below.
2012 NHL Western Conference Series Prices
871 Los Angeles Kings +135
872 St. Louis Blues -155
873 Nashville Predators -155
874 Phoenix Coyotes +135