NHL Playoffs MVP Betting Odds

Sidney Crosby hasn’t even been cleared to play yet, but oddsmakers have made him their favorite in Stanley Cup playoffs MVP odds.

Crosby hasn’t played since taking a puck in the jaw and the Penguins have not said when he will play. But he’s 10-1 as the top betting choice, according to Bovada.


Pens atop Eastern Conference odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins are the clear favorites on the odds to win the NHL's Eastern Conference this season as they head into a first-round matchup against the New York Islanders this week.

At 5Dimes the Penguins sit as the +155 favorites on the odds to win the East after they finished with a conference-high 72 points on the season. Pittsburgh will be looking to get star forward Sidney Crosby (broken jaw) back for this week's games.


Hawks lead Western Conference odds

The Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to parlay their Presidents' Trophy into a Stanley Cup this spring as they sit as the favorites to win the NHL's Western Conference at the sportsbooks heading into the postseason.

The Blackhawks are pegged as the +135 favorites at 5Dimes to be the West's representative in the Stanley Cup final this year after they ended up 11 points ahead of the Anaheim Ducks for top spot in the conference standings during the regular season.


Senators close out season in Boston

The Ottawa Senators will be looking to snap a five-game losing streak against the Boston Bruins on Sunday night as those teams close out the regular season schedule in NHL betting action.

The Senators are 0-4 against the Bruins so far this season, and 1-9 overall in the last 10 matchups between the playoff-bound clubs since late 2011. Totals bettors have seen the OVER/UNDER go 0-4-2 in the last six Bruins vs. Senators betting matchups.

The Bruins sit at 28-13-6 on the season; in comparison, the Senators are currently 24-17-6. Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 15-28-4 OU, and Ottawa is 10-30-7 OU.


Sharks, Kings battle for positioning

Better positioning in the first round of the playoffs will be on the line on Saturday night as the Los Angeles Kings play host to the San Jose Sharks in marquee NHL betting action.

The Sharks have managed to win four of their last five games against the Kings heading into Saturday's matchup, including a 3-2 home win as a -107 favorite when they last met on April 16. The OVER/UNDER is 4-0-2 in their last six matchups for bettors.

The Kings currently sports a record of 26-16-5. The Sharks are 25-15-7. Betting totals have seen the Kings post a 19-18-10 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sharks have gone 15-23-9 against the number.


Anaheim Phoenix Betting Preview

Phoenix CoyotesAnaheim Ducks
April 27, 10:00 PM | Honda Center

Phoenix Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks Odds

20-18-9TEAM RECORD30-11-6

Phoenix pays a visit to Anaheim on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Ducks bats in hockey action at Honda Center.

Anaheim will face the 20-18-9 Coyotes. In totals betting, the Ducks are 17-27-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Coyotes are 19-22-6 favoring the OVER.


Vancouver favored by 105 against Edmonton on Saturday

Vancouver CanucksEdmonton Oilers
April 27, 10:00 PM | Rexall Place

Vancouver Canucks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds

26-14-7TEAM RECORD18-22-7

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Vancouver duelling Edmonton on Saturday at Rexall Place.

The Oilers bring a 18-22-7 record to the battle against the 26-14-7 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 14-25-8 so far and the Canucks go 17-25-5.


St. Louis Blues vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Matchup Report

Chicago BlackhawksSt. Louis Blues
April 27, 8:00 PM | Scottrade Center

Chicago Blackhawks vs St. Louis Blues Odds

36-6-5TEAM RECORD28-17-2

The St. Louis Blues look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Blackhawks arrive at Scottrade Center on Saturday.

The Blues sit at 28-17-2 on the season; in comparison, the Blackhawks are currently 36-6-5. Looking to wager on the totals? St. Louis is 20-21-6 OU, and Chicago is 18-25-4 OU.


Wild visit Colorado Avalanche in NHL clash

Minnesota WildColorado Avalanche
April 27, 7:30 PM | Pepsi Center

Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Odds

25-19-3TEAM RECORD16-24-7

The Colorado Avalanche will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Minnesota Wild invade Pepsi Center on Saturday.

The Avalanche sport records of 16-24-7 heading into this matchup, while the Wild sit at 25-19-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 18-23-6 for the Avalanche and 20-21-6 for the Wild.


Hurricanes face Pittsburgh Penguins: NHL odds preview and stats

Carolina HurricanesPittsburgh Penguins
April 27, 7:30 PM | Consol Energy Centre

Carolina Hurricanes vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

19-24-4TEAM RECORD35-12-0

The Pittsburgh Penguins battle the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday in NHL betting action at Consol Energy Centre.

The Penguins sport records of 35-12 heading into this matchup, while the Hurricanes sit at 19-24-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 22-24-1 for the Penguins and 23-22-2 for the Hurricanes.



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