NHL Odds and Picks for All 10 Video games on April eighth
Tampa Bay Lightning ahead Brayden Level, proper, chases the puck in entrance of Columbus Blue Jackets ahead Oliver Bjorkstrand throughout the first interval of an NHL hockey recreation in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. (AP Photograph/Paul Vernon)
- There are 10 NHL video games on the schedule for Thursday, April eighth
- Robert Duff misplaced his Monday decide, leaving his NHL file at 22-15 (+5.27 models received)
- The Calgary Flames-Vancouver Canucks is postponed resulting from a COVID-19 outbreak within the ranks of the Canucks
Relating to the NHL odds on which staff goes to win the Stanley Cup, the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning are certainly one of main contenders to win all of it once more. Nevertheless, in the intervening time, one thing’s amiss within the camp of the Cup holders.
Coming into Thursday’s recreation on the Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay has misplaced two straight and surrendered 9 targets within the course of. The Lightning are 0-8 towards the unfold over their previous eight video games.
Tampa Bay even managed to lose a regular-season house recreation to the Detroit Purple Wings for the primary time since 2011. Because the Wings put together to play host to the Nashville Predators on Thursday, that victory over the Lightning is Detroit’s solely win over the previous 5 video games.
In whole, there are 10 NHL video games slated for Thursday. The Calgary Flames-Vancouver Canucks is postponed resulting from a COVID-19 outbreak throughout the ranks of the Canucks.
April eighth NHL Odds
|Crew||Moneyline||Unfold||Complete at FanDuel|
|Philadelphia Flyers||+152||+1.5 (-184)||O 5.5 (-114)|
|New York Islanders||-180||-1.5 (+152)||U 5.5 (-106)|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||-210||-1.5 (+138)||O 5.5 (+100)|
|Columbus Blue Jackets||+176||+1.5 (-166)||U 5.5 (-122)|
|Pittsburgh Penguins||+114||+1.5 (-255)||O 6.5 (-105)|
|New York Rangers||-134||-1.5 (+205)||U 6.5 (-128)|
|Boston Bruins||+112||-1.5 (-265)||O 5.5 (-118)|
|Washington Capitals||-132||+1.5 (+215)||U 5.5 (-104)|
|New Jersey Devils||-146||-1.5 (+198)||O 5.5 (-102)|
|Buffalo Sabres||+124||+1.5 (-245)||U 5.5 (-120)|
|Florida Panthers||+126||+1.5 (-230)||O 5.5 (-132)|
|Carolina Hurricanes||-148||-1.5 (+188)||U 5.5 (+108)|
|Edmonton Oilers||-198||-1.5 (+136)||O 6.5 (-106)|
|Ottawa Senators||+166||+1.5 (-164)||U 6.5 (-114)|
|Nashville Predators||-164||-1.5 (+180)||O 5.5 (+114)|
|Detroit Purple Wings||+138||+1.5 (-220)||U 5.5 (-140)|
|Winnipeg Jets||+118||+1.5 (+138)||O 5.5 (+100)|
|Montreal Canadiens||-136||-1.5 (-166)||U 5.5 (-122)|
|Dallas Stars||-115||-1.5 (+215)||O 5.5 (+105)|
|Chicago Blackhawks||-105||+1.5 (-245)||U 5.5 (-115)|
Odds as of April eighth.
Lightning Hanging Out
Tampa Bay has misplaced 5 of seven total. The Lightning have been overtaken by their cross-state rivals the Florida Panthers for prime spot within the Central Division.
They hadn’t misplaced three video games in a row all season lengthy. Now Tampa Bay is threatening to do it for the second time in a 15-day span.
The Lightning have given up a minimal of 4 targets in 4 of the seven video games throughout this present skid. In the meantime, they’ve gone eight video games with out scoring greater than 3 times in a recreation.
Jenner was struck Tuesday by a deflected Patrik Laine shot in a 4-2 win over #TBLightning.
— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) April 7, 2021
Returning house from a 1-5 street journey, the Blue Jackets ended a three-game dropping streak by upending the Lightning on Tuesday. Columbus is 2-2-3 over its previous seven house video games. The Blue Jackets haven’t received back-to-back house video games since Feb. 8-18.
It was a expensive victory, nevertheless. Ahead Boone Jenner broke a finger when struck by a shot. He underwent profitable surgical procedure on Wednesday and is anticipated to be out six weeks.
Decide: Columbus Blue Jackets (+176), 1 unit.
Purple Winging It
There’s an fascinating sample evolving in Purple Wings video games this season after they play the identical staff in consecutive contests. On eight of the final 10 events they’ve seen the identical staff twice in a row, Detroit has received at the very least one of many two video games. Apparently sufficient, six of these outcomes noticed the Wings win the second recreation of the set.
— NHL (@NHL) April 7, 2021
Detroit dropped a 3-2 shootout resolution at house to Nashville on Tuesday. As the identical two groups face one another once more, will the Wings assist themselves to a different serving of profitable seconds?
The Wings are 7-4 straight up the final 11 occasions dealing with the Predators in Detroit.
Decide: Detroit Purple Wings (+138).
An business veteran, Bob actually taught the course on the historical past of sports activities at Elder Faculty. He has labored as a Sports activities Columnist for Postmedia, appeared as a visitor on a number of radio stations, was the Vice President of the Society For Worldwide Hockey Analysis in Ontario, and written 25 books.