Daily NHL Odds and Betting Trends – 10/17/19

Updated: October 17, 2019 at 11:11 am by Facing Off

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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.

Rangers at Devils | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Devils -120 Favorites

The Devils are still searching for their first win of the season and will try to do so next against one of their biggest rivals in the Rangers. New Jersey is 5-4 in the past nine meetings with New York dating back to 2017, but the Rangers took three of four last season with the OVER going 3-0-1 and 6-0-1 in the previous seven for totals bettors at the sportsbooks.

Lightning at Bruins | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Bruins -120 Favorites

Two of the top teams in the Atlantic Division will square off in Boston with the Bruins trying to beat the Lightning for the second time in nine meetings. Tampa Bay is 3-1 in its last four trips to TD Garden and hopes to finish a three-game road trip at 2-1 after winning 3-1 at Montreal as a -135 favorite on Tuesday. Boston is 2-0 at home, outscoring opponents by a 7-2 margin.

Wild at Canadiens | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Canadiens -150 Favorites

The Wild wrap up a three-game road trip against the Canadiens and have just one win in six games overall this year. However, Minnesota owns a nine-game series winning streak versus Montreal, with six of the matchups decided by two goals or more. The last time the Canadiens beat the Wild was at home back in 2014 to cap a 4-1 series run in the previous five meetings.

Islanders at Jets | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Jets -125 Favorites

The Jets look to break a two-game home losing streak in the third game of a five-game homestand against the Islanders. Winnipeg closed as a -125 favorite both times in losses to Pittsburgh (7-2) and Arizona (4-2) in the first two games of the homestand. New York will be playing only its second road game but has won two in a row overall, each time at home.

Canucks at Blues | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Blues -185 Favorites

The Blues return home from a four-game road trip that saw them go 2-2, with both losses coming at the end. The defending Stanley Cup champions begin a four-game homestand by hosting the Canucks, who are riding a three-game winning streak, with each victory taking place on their home ice. Vancouver won two of the three meetings between them last season.

Red Wings at Flames | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Flames -235 Favorites

The Red Wings have lost two straight and three of four following a 2-0 start. They visit the Flames next in the second game of a three-game road trip through Canada after falling 5-1 to the Canucks as +125 underdogs on Tuesday. Calgary is 2-1 at home and earned a 3-1 victory against Philadelphia there Tuesday as a -145 favorite with the UNDER cashing for the third time in four games. The Flames have won five of six in the series with the OVER going 4-0-2.

Senators at Golden Knights | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Golden Knights -255 Favorites

Vegas leading scorer Mark Stone faces his former team Ottawa for the first time since he was dealt to Sin City at last year’s trade deadline. The Golden Knights are 3-1 versus the Senators all-time with the OVER cashing each time and the four games averaging 8.25 goals.

Predators at Coyotes | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Predators -130 Favorites

The Predators end a three-game road trip against Pacific Division teams with a visit to the Coyotes. Nashville topped Vegas 5-2 on Tuesday as a +115 underdog and saw the OVER improve to 6-0 in the team’s first six games. Meanwhile, Arizona has been on the opposite end of the spectrum with regards to totals, as the UNDER is 4-0-1 in five games.

Sabres at Kings | OddsShark Matchup Report

Opening NHL Odds: Kings -115 Favorites

The Kings have been outscored 7-2 in losing their last two home games, and the OVER is 5-1 in their six overall. They have also dropped the past two meetings with the Sabres, who have outscored them 9-4 after losing the previous three in the series. The OVER has cashed in the last four games between the teams, although three finished with exactly six goals.

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