Will the Predators rebound to force a Game 7?

The Predators got blanked 6-0 in Game 6 at Pittsburgh, and now find themselves down 3-2 in the series heading back home. They even pulled starting goalie Pekka Rinne after the first period for Juuse Saros, but that didn’t help at all. The Preds had played well for most of the first two games in…

Sharps and Squares Taking the Predators in Game 2

The Nashville Predators (53-46, +0.08 units) will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss on Monday night when they face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins (63-39, +5.77 units) in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals this evening. Despite the public’s tendency to back the favorite, the majority of bettors believe Nashville will overcome…

2017 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins vs. Predators

The Penguins look to defend their Stanley Cup title while the Predators have reached the final for the very first time. 5Dimes opened the series odds at Pittsburgh -155/Nashville +135. During the year Pittsburgh reached +900 while Nashville reached +3000: Exact Series Outcome Odds (via SIA): PIT in 4: +1100 PIT in 5: +660 PIT in…

2017 NHL Playoffs: Conference Finals Series Odds

Not many people would have picked the final four of the 2017 NHL season, but we’re left with Penguins vs. Senators in the East, and Predators vs. Ducks in the West. Below shows the series odds for each matchup from 5Dimes and BetOnline: The Penguins couldn’t finish off the Senators on the road and will…

Sharps Taking the Capitals in Decisive Game 7

Last Wednesday the Pittsburgh Penguins (57-36, +4.20 units) put the Washington Capitals (62-32, +8.14 units) on the brink of elimination with a 3-2 victory. This win gave Pittsburgh a commanding 3-1 series lead, and many writers started bemoaning yet another postseason letdown from Washington. Fast forward one week and the NHL’s best regular season team is…

2017 NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinal Series Odds

The opening round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs unfortunately didn’t provide any Game 7’s, but we did get to see 18 overtimes, a record for one round. In the Eastern Conference Semifinals, Washington takes on Pittsburgh while Ottawa plays the Rangers. Over in the West, St. Louis meets Nashville and Anaheim faces Edmonton. Here are…