Thursday NHL Playoffs Betting Trends
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - There are two NHL playoff games tonight and with that, here's a look at some of the key betting trends for both Conference Semifinals matchups.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Rangers are -160 money line favorites over the Capitals, who are +144 money line underdogs for Game 1 tonight in New York. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5 goals for this 7:35PM ET contest.
The Capitals are just 1-4 in their last five games versus the Rangers and are 3-8 in their last 11 games in New York. The under is also 15-5-8 in the last 28 meetings between these two teams overall.
In the late game at 10:35PM ET, the Ducks are -189 money line favorites over the visiting Flames, who are +170 money line underdogs. The total currently sits at 5.5 goals for tonight's Game 1 matchup.
The Flames are 9-21 in their last 30 games versus the Ducks and 2-28-3 in their last 33 trips to Anaheim. The home team is also an impressive 41-11-1 in the last 53 meetings between these two teams.