- Nashville Predators Favored at -145
- Canucks and Wild both at -110 odds
- Oilers favored at -140
Before the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs officially began, the top four teams determined seeding in the round of 16, while the next eight seeds in each conference will compete in a best-of-five series to determine who advances to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, we take a look at NHL Western Conference odds for who will win Game 4 of the Best-of-5 Games Series.
After qualifying is complete, the top 12 teams in each conference qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The best-of-5 series winners will advance to the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the four teams from the round-robin—Read on for NHL Western Conference odds.
What about the Stanley Cup Playoffs? The Stanley Cup Playoffs will officially commence on August 11.
Friday, August 7: NHL Western Conference Odds
Nashville Predators -145 vs. Arizona Coyotes +120, Game 4
The Predators will play the Coyotes at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Currently, the Predators have 35 wins and the Coyotes have 33, with the Predators the favored to win with NHL Western Conference odds at -145. However, their last game on August 5 saw the Coyotes beating the Predators 4-1.
The Coyotes’ Conor Garland and Taylor Hall both scored in the third period, and right now are seeded 11th with the Predators are seeded sixth. The Coyotes’ can cinch a spot in the next round if they eliminate the Predators in this game.
Odds via Bovada.
Vancouver Canucks -110 vs. Minnesota Wild -110, Game 4
The Canucks will play the Minnesota Wild at 10:45 p.m. ET — Visit Bovada for more NHL odds.
While both teams are equally favored to take the game, the moneyline favors the Wild at -325, with the Canucks at +265. The Wild are seeded 10th, while the Canucks are seeded 7th.
With Micheal Ferland out of the game and determined unfit to play for the rest of the Stanley Cup Qualifying with the Canucks, including Friday’s match against the Wild. The props also don’t favor either team to score the 1st goal, with both odds sitting at -115. Last season, the Wild picked up momentum after a rocky start of season, while the Canucks will play with starting goalie Jacob Markstrom, with a solid record and .923 save percentage. The Canucks have 36 wins so far, while the Wild have 35.
Edmonton Oilers -140, Chicago Blackhawks +120
The Edmonton Oilers will play the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 4 at 6:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with odds via Bovada. The Oilers are seeded 5th, while the Blackhawks are seeded 12th.
The Oilers are favored to take this game, even after a stunning win by the Blackhawks and a star performance by Jonathon Toews, who made history with his 11th playoff game-winning goal, joining a list of players for the most playoff game-winning goals.
If that’s not enough, Kirby Dach became the first Blackhawk to score a point within his first three playoff games since Eddie Olczyk in 1985.
While the Edmonton Oilers had a hair-raising, hugely anticipated 50/50 draw, the game itself saw a decent effort from the Oilers, tying with the Blackhawks in the third period, but had some penalty issues in the first period, with Oiler Ethan Bear deflecting the puck to his own teams’ goal, a shot Towes ultimately got in.
NHL Western Conference Odds
Who will come out on top? Check out futures for odds of who will win the Western Conference.
Odds Via BetOnline as of August 6, 2020 at 11 a.m. ET.
|Vegas Golden Knights||+325|
|St Louis Blues||+450|