Saturday's NHL Playoff Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs have a pair of games taking place on Saturday. Here is a look at the odds and over/under totals for each contest.
The featured game of the day is a Game 3 in the Western Conference with the San Jose Sharks hosting the Los Angeles Kings at 9PM ET (View Matchup) with Los Angeles leading the series, 2-0. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sharks are favored to win Game 3, as they have odds of -130 to win, while the Kings have a money line of +110 to win. The over/under total for this game has been set at 4.5 goals. San Jose is 29-18-7 overall and 19-2-5 at home while the Kings are 33-17-6 overall and 9-13-5 on the road. The home team has won nine of the last 10 meetings between the two teams and the Kings have now won three straight over the Sharks after starting this series, 2-0.
The other game taking place on Saturday is Game 2 in the Western Conference with the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Detroit Red Wings at 1PM ET (View Matchup) with Chicago leading the series, 1-0. According to oddsmakers, the Blackhawks are the clear favorite to win this game, as they have odds of -215 to win, while the Red Wings have a money line of +180 to win. The over/under total for this contest has been set at 5 goals. Chicago is 41-7-6 overall and 22-3-3 at home while Detroit is 28-19-9 overall and 13-11-5 on the road. Chicago has won eight straight over Detroit including Game 1. The two have now scored five goals or less in nine of their last 10 meetings.
For odds and over/under totals for the NHL playoff games on Saturday, see below.
2013 NHL Playoff Odds & Over/Under Totals for Saturday, May 18
13 Detroit Red Wings +180 (5)
14 Chicago Blackhawks -215
15 Los Angeles Kings +110 (4.5)
16 San Jose Sharks -130