Wednesday NHL Opening Odds

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(The Spread) – A pair of Game 7s will take place Wednesday night in the NHL, as the Bruins host the Habs and the Pens host the Lightning.

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Thanks to Brian Gionta’s go-ahead goal in the second period on Tuesday night, the Boston Bruins have forced a Game 7 and will now host the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have not released the opening odds for Game 7 tonight, but we will update this page once they do. But according to recent NHL trends, the road team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams.

In the other Game 7 matchup tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins are –130 on the money line against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are +120 on the ML. The opening over/under total for this game was set at 5 goals.

The Lightning forced a Game 7 with a 4-2 victory on Monday night. Ryan Malone, Steve Downie, Sean Bergenheim and Teddy Purcell all scored goals, while Downie also added two assists in the win.

The over is 3-0-2 in the lat five meetings between these two teams, and 3-1-1 in the lat five meetings in Pittsburgh. The underdog is 4-1 in the last five meetings, while the road team is 4-1 in the last five meetings as well.

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23 Tampa Bay Lightning +120 (5)

24 Pittsburgh Penguins –130 (5)

25 Montreal Canadiens

26 Boston Bruins

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