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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.
Kings at Canadiens | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Canadiens -185 Favorites
The Kings are 3-1 over their last four games against the Canadiens dating back to October 2017, but Montreal won the most recent matchup between the teams 3-1 as a -140 betting favorite on the road back in March. The Canadiens are coming off a 3-2 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday at +100 on the moneyline, in their third UNDER result in their past five outings.
Hurricanes at Senators | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Hurricanes -200 Favorites
The UNDER has paid off in seven of the last 10 games between the Hurricanes and the Senators dating back to March 2016, with Carolina holding the strong edge at 7-3 over that span – including a run of six wins in their past seven meetings. The Senators are coming off a 3-2 home win over the Kings at +105 on the moneyline on Thursday in an UNDER contest.
Blackhawks at Penguins | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Penguins -210 Favorites
The Blackhawks have picked up the victory in each of their last 10 games against the Penguins dating back to January 2015, with the OVER having paid out on the totals in three of the last four games between the two teams. Pittsburgh snapped a two-game losing streak with a 4-3 win at the Islanders on Thursday night in their third OVER in their last four games.
Flyers at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Maple Leafs -180 Favorites
The Flyers have earned just one win over their last four games against the Maple Leafs dating back to November 2018, including a 4-3 defeat as +115 home underdogs in the first meeting of the season between the teams on November 2. The Maple Leafs ride a three-game winning streak into Saturday night, and a two-game run of UNDER results on the totals.
Golden Knights at Capitals | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Capitals -135 Favorites
The Golden Knights are just 4-5 all-time against the Capitals, including their loss in the Stanley Cup final back in 2018, with the OVER having paid out on the totals in six of those contests at sportsbooks. Washington is red-hot entering Saturday’s matchup with nine wins over their past 10 games, and the OVER has paid out in 10 of their 11 most recent outings.
Blue Jackets at Avalanche | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Avalanche -145 Favorites
The Blue Jackets have the edge at 7-3 in their last 10 games against the Avalanche dating back to January 2015, and they’ve also won four of the last five games between the two teams with the OVER on a three-game winning run. The Avalanche put an end to a five-game losing streak with a 9-4 win over Nashville as +115 home underdogs on the Thursday odds.
Blues at Flames | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Flames -130 Favorites
The OVER has paid off six times in the last 10 games between the Blues and the Flames dating back to March 2016, with St. Louis holding a small edge at 2-1 in the last three games between the Western Conference clubs. Calgary has picked up the win in four of its last five games, capped off by a 5-2 win over the Devils as -155 home betting favorites on Thursday.
Predators at Sharks | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Pick’em -105 Odds
The Predators topped the Sharks 5-2 as -170 home betting favorites in the first meeting of the season between the two teams on October 8, and Nashville holds the edge at 6-4 in their last 10 matchups dating back to October 2016. San Jose put an end to a five-game losing streak with back-to-back wins over Chicago and Minnesota as home betting favorites this past week.