by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
Blue Jackets at Islanders | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Islanders -127 Favorites
The Blue Jackets have come out on the wrong end of the score in three of their last four games against the Islanders, including a 3-0 loss at home as -140 betting favorites when the teams last took the ice together on February 14. Totals bettors have been wise to take the UNDER in their recent matchups, with the UNDER going 3-0 over their past three meetings.
Senators at Flyers | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Flyers -265 Favorites
After putting an end to a seven-game losing streak last week the depleted Senators have started a new skid, losing three straight games heading into Monday night’s contest. Ottawa and Philadelphia split their two meetings earlier in the season, with Philadelphia winning 7-4 as -140 road chalk and Ottawa winning 4-3 as a +190 road underdog in two OVER results.
Lightning at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Pick’em -110
The Lightning have won 13 of their last 15 games heading into the week, with the UNDER paying out for totals bettors four times in their last five outings. The UNDER is also 6-3 in the last nine games between Tampa Bay and Toronto, with the teams having split a pair of meetings so far this season. The Maple Leafs have wins in three of their last four games.
Sharks at Wild | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Sharks -125 Favorites
San Jose has won four straight games while Minnesota has been tagged with a loss in three of its past four contests as the teams get set to meet on Monday night. That has the Sharks battling the Flames for first place in the Pacific Division while the Wild are in a precarious position in the West’s wild card race. San Jose is 2-0 against Minnesota so far this season.
Coyotes at Blackhawks | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Blackhawks -130 Favorites
The Coyotes have played their way into the West’s wild card race with eight wins in their past nine games, and they already have a win over the Blackhawks under their belt this season – a 4-1 victory as +140 road underdogs back in October. After losing four of five games the Blackhawks have bounced back with wins over Buffalo and Dallas in their last two outings.
Hurricanes at Avalanche | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Avalanche -120 Favorites
Colorado topped Carolina 3-1 as +130 road underdogs in the first meeting of the season between the teams back on October 20, with the UNDER paying out for the fourth time in their past five matchups. The Hurricanes, looking to solidify their playoff position in the East, have six wins in their past eight games, with the OVER going 6-0 in their past eight outings.
Rangers at Oilers | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Oilers -155 Favorites
The Oilers saw a four-game winning streak come to an end on Saturday with a 3-2 loss at home to Toronto as +150 underdogs, while the Rangers put an end to a six-game losing streak on Saturday with a 4-2 win over New Jersey as -175 home favorites. The UNDER is 3-1 in the last four games for Edmonton, and 3-0-2 in the last five games for the Rangers.