Tuesday NHL Opening Odds

2011 nhl playoff opening odds trends

(The Spread) – The only series going on Tuesday night in the NHL is one that has gotten more intriguing the past two games.

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Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Detroit Red Wings –139 on the money line against the San Jose Sharks, who are +128 on the ML for Game 5 on Tuesday night. The over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

Many expected this series to be over by now. The Sharks took a 3-0 series lead but Detroit has battled back the last two games. The Wings have won back-to-back contests by the same 4-3 score in Games 3 and 4. On Sunday, Detroit erased 2-0 and 3-1 deficits and eventually won on Tomas Holmstrom’s goal in the third period.

According to latest NHL trends, the over is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Detroit and 10-4 in the last 14 meetings overall. The Sharks are 6-2 in their last eight games against the Red Wings and 5-2 in their last seven trips to Detroit.

Latest NHL playoff public betting information reveals that of the 478 wagers on tonight’s game, 54% of the betting public favors the Sharks +128 even though the Red Wings have seized the momentum.

NHL Playoff Opening Odds & Totals for Tuesday, May 10, 2011

31 San Jose Sharks +128 (5.5)

32 Detroit Red Wings –139 (5.5)

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