|2014 NHL Opening Odds & Over/Under Totals for Thursday, March 20|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 20 March 2014 05:30|
Thursday's NHL Odds
(TheSpread) – The NHL schedule for Thursday features nine games. Here is a breakdown of the action taking place on the ice tonight.
The featured game on the day has the San Jose Sharks hosting the Anaheim Ducks at 10:30PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sharks are favored at home, as they have odds of -140 to prevail, while the Ducks have a money line of +120 to win. The Sharks come in having won six of their last seven, while the Ducks have lost five of their last seven. Anaheim has won 8 of its last 14 against San Jose, but the Sharks have won 4 of their last 7 at home against Anaheim.
Another featured game today has the Detroit Red Wings hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7:30PM ET. Pittsburgh is favored on the road in this game, as the Penguins have odds of -130 to win. Detroit has been given odds of +110 to win. The Penguins have lost two of their last three while Detroit has lost five of its last eight. Pittsburgh comes in having won three of the last four meetings with the Red Wings.
Another featured game today has the Montreal Canadiens hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Canadiens as the favorite at home, as they have odds of -135 to win, while the Jackets have a money line of +115 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 5.5 goals. Columbus has split its last four games while Montreal has won three straight. Montreal has won both meetings this season with Columbus.