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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.
Bruins at Canadiens | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Bruins -119 Favorites
The Bruins bring a three-game winning streak into this divisional road matchup with the Canadiens. Boston is coming off a 5-4 overtime win against Minnesota as a -220 home favorite on Saturday but will be without Patrice Bergeron, who is out for Tuesday night due to a lower-body injury. Montreal has health concerns of its own, which have contributed to a season-high four-game losing streak. The Canadiens have been outscored 17-11 during the skid, with the OVER on a 4-1 run in their last five as well. They have won the past two meetings with the Bruins in this Atlantic Division rivalry, with the UNDER on a 7-1 series run.
Wild at Devils | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Devils -130 Favorites
The Wild close out a three-game road trip on Tuesday when they visit the Devils and hope to avoid getting swept during this stretch. Before the trip, Minnesota had started to turn things round, winning two straight and three of four, with the UNDER going 3-1. The Wild fell 3-2 to the Rangers in overtime as -125 road favorites on Monday, and they have lost six in a row and 11 of their last 13 when playing the second game of a back-to-back situation. New Jersey ended a two-game skid with a 5-1 rout of Detroit as a -160 favorite on Saturday in the opener of a two-game homestand. The UNDER has also cashed in two straight games for the Devils along with six of their last eight.
Stars at Blackhawks | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Stars -116 Favorites
The Stars will be playing on back-to-back nights when they visit the Blackhawks off a 4-2 home victory against the Golden Knights as -145 favorites on Monday. Dallas improved to 11-0-1 in its last 12, with the OVER cashing for the fifth time in six games. The Stars have enjoyed some success when playing the second game of a back-to-back recently, winning four of five and six of eight under that scenario. Meanwhile, Chicago has lost three in a row following a four-game winning streak, with the UNDER on a 4-0 run. The team fell 2-1 at Dallas in a shootout on Saturday as a +160 road underdog after winning three of the prior four meetings. Five of the last six for the Blackhawks have been decided by two goals or more.