NHL Betting Odds Favor Capitals, Avalanche, And Flyers

  • The Washington Capitals are favored over the New York Islanders with -135 odds.
  • The Colorado Avalanche have -180 odds to beat the Arizona Coyotes.
  • The Philadelphia Flyers are favored over the Montreal Canadiens with -170 odds.

TORONTO – After exciting game one action yesterday, NHL bettors and fans can look forward to more game one action today.

There are some great games taking place including the Washington Capitals going up against the New York Islanders, the Colorado Avalanche taking on the Arizona Coyotes and the Philadelphia Flyers against the Montreal Canadiens.

Starting with the Capitals and Islanders, online sportsbooks are looking at the capitals as the favorites to win here.

Capitals vs. Islanders

  • Capitals (-135) vs. Islanders (+115)
  • Over 5.5 (+115, Under 5.5 (-135)

Although the Caps are seen as the favorites here, the Islanders could very well steal game one. These two teams have met four times this season where they each won two games.

Backing up the Capitals odds, however, is that they finished the season with the best record in the Metropolitan division going 41-28 while the Islanders went 35-33.

Fast forward to the restart of the NHL and the Caps have not started off hot as they have gone 1-2 in their first three games while the Islanders went 2-1. Those who are willing to take the risk can do so on the Islanders and enjoy the nice payout with it.

As for the total points in the game, despite being the underdog, bettors should highly consider the over here. In their previous four meetings, all but one game hit the over. Despite both teams having only hit the over a combined two times, bettors can take the risk here betting the over.

Colorado Avalanche Vs. Arizona Coyotes

Many bettors are expecting game one to be smooth sailing for the Avalanche here and rightfully so as they are favored in the NHL odds, but the Coyotes could possibly pull off an upset here.

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Avalanche vs. Coyotes

  • Avalanche (-180) vs. Coyotes (+160)
  • Over 5.5 (-105), Under 5.5 (-115)

It is clear as to why the Avalanche are favored here being that they had a strong season as they went 42-28 which is good for the second-best in the Western Conference. These two teams have faced off twice before in the regular season and each of them won once, but the Coyotes did pull off a 3-0 win and their loss was just a one-point overtime loss.

For those willing to take the risk here could be met with a big payout.

Looking at the total points, the under is the favorite and bettors should not question that. Both teams stayed under in their previous two meetings and have also only seen the over three combined times since the restart began.

Philadelphia Flyers Vs. Montreal Canadiens

The matchup between the Flyers and Canadiens should be smooth sailing got for the Flyers as they are sitting in fourth place in the Eastern Conference while the Canadiens are sitting down in the 12th spot.

Flyers vs. Canadiens

  • Flyers (-170) vs. Canadiens (+150)
  • Over 5.5 (+120), Under 5.5 (-140)

Backing up their odds is that when these two faced off three times during the regular season, the Flyers won two of the three meetings. Also, the Flyers are so far undefeated in the NHL reboot as well having gone 3-0.

As for the point total, in their three meetings, the over was hit just once before. Also, during the restart, the Flyers have not hit the over at all while the Canadiens have hit it just once. Bettors should take this into consideration when betting on the under here.