Tuesday NHL Opening Odds
(The Spread) – Two Game 3s will take place on the ice on Tuesday night when the 2011 NHL Playoffs presses on.
The Tampa Bay Lightning of surprised NHL fans by winning not one, but two games in Washington against the Capitals. They beat the Caps in Game 1 4-2 as a +156 money line underdog and 3-2 in overtime in Game 2 as a +177 money line dog.
Online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Lightning –104 on the money line against the Capitals (who are also –104 on the ML) in Game 3 on Tuesday night. The over/under total for this game has opened at 5 goals.
According to latest NHL trends, the Capitals are 10-2 in their last 12 trips to Tampa Bay and 19-7 in the last 26 meetings. The underdog is 4-0 in the last four meetings and the road team is 4-0 in the last four meetings as well.
In the late game at 9:00PM ET, the visiting Vancouver Canucks are –123 on the money line against the Nashville Predators, who are +114. The over/under total for this game has also opened at 5 goals.
According to NHL public betting information, 66% of the 900-plus wagers have been placed on the Canucks –123. The under is 6-0 in the last six meetings and 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Nashville. The Canucks are 6-2 in their last eight trips to Nashville.
NHL Opening Odds & Totals for Tuesday, May 3, 2011
1 Washington Capitals –104 (5)
2 Tampa Bay Lightning –104 (5)
3 Vancouver Canucks –123 (5)
4 Nashville Predators +114 (5)Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!