Friday's NHL Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – The NHL Schedule for Friday features a total of five games. Here is a breakdown of the tops games taking place today.
The featured game of the day has the Buffalo Sabres hosting the Edmonton Oilers at 7PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Edmonton is the slight favorite on the road, as they are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Sabres have been given odds of +115 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. Edmonton is 4-8-1 overall and 0-4-1 on the road while Buffalo is 3-9-2 on the season and 1-4-2 at home. Buffalo has won seven of its last eight against Edmonton and the two have scored five goals or more in three of their last four meetings.
Another featured game today has the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Washington Capitals at 8:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have Chicago favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -200 to win, while the Capitals have been given odds of +170 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Washington is 4-5-3 overall and 2-3 on the road while Chicago is 7-5-1 overall and 4-2-1 at home. Washington has won four of its last six against Chicago and the two have hit the over in five of their last six meetings.
The third game of note has the Carolina Hurricanes hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7PM ET. Oddsmakers have Carolina favored at home, as they are getting odds of -145 to win, while the Blue Jackets have been given a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5.5 goals. Carolina is 3-6-2 overall and 2-1-1 at home while Columbus is 4-8 overall and 2-4 on the road. Carolina has won three of its last four against Columbus, including a 4-2 win earlier this week. These two have hit the under in four of their last five meetings.