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Here’s a look at the NHL odds and betting trends for the games on today’s schedule.
All NHL betting lines below are as listed at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Wild at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Maple Leafs -240 Favorites
The Wild are coming off their first victory of the season, blanking the Senators 2-0 on Monday as -130 road favorites to open a three-game trip. They will be playing on back-to-back nights for the first time this year though and have lost four straight in that situation along with nine of 11. The Maple Leafs have split the past four meetings but have gone just 2-9 in the previous 11 dating back to 2013.
Lightning at Canadiens | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Lightning -135 Favorites
The Lightning continue a six-game road trip against the Canadiens, and they will try to rebound from a 4-2 loss to the Senators as heavy -260 favorites on Saturday with the UNDER cashing for the first time in five games. Montreal has dropped five of the past six meetings with Tampa Bay but won the last one 4-2 as a -130 home favorite on April 2.
Coyotes at Jets | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Jets -135 Favorites
The Jets will go for their seventh win in eight meetings with the Coyotes, and Winnipeg has not lost a home matchup in this series since they were the Atlanta Thrashers back in 2010. The OVER has cashed for totals bettors at sportsbooks in three of the past four meetings as well, with an average of 6.5 goals scored.
Flyers at Flames | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Flames -170 Favorites
The Flyers hope to bounce back from their first loss of the year in the second game of a three-game road trip versus the Flames. They lost the opener of the trip to the Canucks 3-2 as -105 underdogs on Saturday and have also dropped four of the past five meetings with the Flames. Calgary returns home from a three-game trip that saw the team lose the last two.
Predators at Golden Knights | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Golden Knights -145 Favorites
The Golden Knights will be looking to extend their winning streak to three games following a two-game skid. They defeated the Flames 6-2 on Saturday as -155 home favorites and then beat the Kings 5-2 on Sunday as -160 road chalk to complete a back-to-back sweep. The Predators have won three of the previous four meetings though, including a 2-1 victory at T-Mobile Arena as +120 road underdogs on January 23 with the UNDER cashing in four of five.
Red Wings at Canucks | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Canucks -155 Favorites
The Red Wings begin a three-game road trip against the Canucks but have won their first two away from home as big underdogs. Detroit knocked off Nashville as a +220 underdog in its season opener and then doubled up Montreal 4-2 as a +170 dog on Thursday. Vancouver has won two games in a row after starting the season at 0-2, outscoring its opposition by an 11-4 margin. The UNDER is 3-1 for the Canucks this year and 5-0-1 in the past six meetings.
Hurricanes at Kings | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Hurricanes -155 Favorites
The Hurricanes suffered their first loss to the Blue Jackets on Saturday as -220 home favorites, ending the best start in franchise history at 5-0. The Kings have split their first two home games as underdogs both times, beating the Predators (+145) on Saturday before falling to the Golden Knights (+140) on Sunday. The OVER is 5-0 in Los Angeles games this year.