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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 -133 Favorites
The Rangers have been tagged with the loss in each of their last two games against the Devils, including a 5-2 defeat as +105 road underdogs on the NHL odds in the first meeting of the season between the teams back on October 17. That game was an OVER result on the totals, and the OVER/UNDER is 7-1-2 in the last 10 games between them since March 2017.
Flyers at Canadiens | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Canadiens -135 Favorites
The Flyers hold the edge at 6-2 in their last eight games against the Canadiens dating back to February 2017, beating them 3-2 as small -120 home favorites on the NHL betting lines on November 7 of this season. The OVER/UNDER is 3-6-1 in their last 10 meetings. The Canadiens are riding a six-game losing skid heading into this matchup on Saturday afternoon.
Capitals at Red Wings | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Capitals -220 Favorites
The Capitals have picked up the win in each of their last four games against the Red Wings and in eight of the last 10 games between the two teams dating back to December 2015. That includes a 3-2 Washington victory as -165 road favorites when the teams last met last January. Totals bettors have watched the UNDER pay out in three of their last four meetings.
Hurricanes at Lightning | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Lightning -145 Favorites
The Hurricanes have lost seven of their last 10 games against the Lightning dating back to December 2016, but they did manage to edge Tampa Bay 4-3 as +100 home underdogs on the NHL odds in the first meeting of the season between the teams on October 6. That was an OVER result on the totals, and the OVER has gone 5-3 over their last eight matchups.
Blue Jackets at Islanders | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Islanders -150 Favorites
The Blue Jackets have lost five of their last seven games against the Islanders dating back to February 2018, with New York topping Columbus 3-2 at -105 on the road on the NHL moneyline when the teams met for the first time this season on October 19. That was an UNDER result on the betting totals, and the UNDER has paid off in their last six meetings.
Sabres at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Maple Leafs -240 Favorites
The Sabres and Maple Leafs will be playing the second half of a home-and-home series on Saturday, with Buffalo coming out on top by a 6-4 score as +130 home underdogs in the first half of the set on Friday afternoon. Jack Eichel led the way with a pair of goals for the Sabres in Friday’s game, and John Tavares scored two goals in the losing cause for the Maple Leafs.
Penguins at Blues | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Blues -130 Favorites
The Penguins and Blues have split their last 10 meetings at five victories apiece dating back to February 2015, with St. Louis winning 5-1 as +115 road underdogs on the NHL odds in the most recent matchup between the two teams last March. The was a PUSH against the posted total of six goals, with the UNDER only paying off three times over their last 10 meetings.
Canucks at Oilers | OddsShark Matchup Report
Opening NHL Odds: Oilers -136 Favorites
The Canucks have lost three games in a row against the Oilers heading into this matchup on Saturday, falling 3-2 as +110 road underdogs on the NHL moneyline when the teams met for the first time this season back on October 2. That was the third straight UNDER result between the two teams, with the OVER/UNDER having gone 2-6-2 in their last 10 meetings.