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‘Notorious’ Finals NHL Odds for Player Props

Written by on June 3, 2015

If you love player props odds that allow you to bet on the ‘game within the game’ then you’re in for a treat thanks to this ‘Notorious’ Finals NHL odds for player props betting breakdown.We’re going to get started with some Tampa Bay Lightning player props odds before moving on to some fun-filled head-to-head player matchups odds. With that said, let’s go.

Steven Stamkos 4th Round Points

 NHL-Odds-Steven-Stamkos-2015Must Play in Game 1 of the Series For ActionOver 5 -130Under 5 -120Analysis: Stamkos is ninth in playoff scoring with seven goals and 10 assists in 20 postseason game. I think the Over five points looks like a lock here.The Pick: Over 

Tyler Johnson 4th Round Points

NHL-odds-Tyler-Johnson-2015Over/Under 5 -120Analysis: Seriously? Tyler Johnson’s O/U point total for the finals is just five points? I mean, unless Johnson is forced to play blindfolded and with one arm tied behind his back, he’s an unadulterated lock to go Over this too low total.The Pick: Over 

Nikita Kucherov 4th Round Points

 NHL-odds-Nikita-Kucherov-2015 Over/Under 4½ -120Analysis: With nine goals and 10 assists in 20 postseason games, Nikita Kucherov is  fourth in scoring while averaging just short of one point per game. I like Kucherov to easily top his player props O/U total.The Pick: Over 

Who will score more Points in the Series?

NHL-odds-Patrick-Kane-2015Patrick Kane (CHI)-130Steven Stamkos -110Analysis: Kane is third in postseason scoring with 20 points in 17 games while Stamkos has scored 17 points in 20 playoff games. Kane will win this head-to-head matchup by a few points.The Pick: Patrick KaneWho will score more Points in the Series?Jonathan Toews -135Tyler Johnson -105Analysis: Toews is eighth in playoff scoring with nine goals and nine assists in 17 games while Tyler Johnson leads all players in postseason goal scoring (12) and points (21). This matchup is going to be very close, but in the end, I’m going with Johnson to win – en route to bagging the Conn Smythe Trophy!The Pick: Tyler Johnson

Who will score more Points in the Series?

 NHL-Odds-Patrick-Kane-Chicago-Blackhawks-2015 Patrick Kane -130Jonathan Toews -110Analysis: Kane, Chicago’s all-star right-winger is third in postseason scoring with 10 goals and 20 total points in 17 games while all-star center Jonathan Toews is eighth in playoff scoring with nine goals and nine assists. I’m going with Patrick Kane to win this head-to-head matchup by the slimmest of margins.The Pick: Patrick Kane 

Who will score more Points in the Series?

 NHL-odds-Jonathan-Toews-2015 Steven Stamkos -155Tyler Johnson +215Analysis: Johnson leads all players in postseason goal scoring (12) and points (21)and will slightly more ice time than Steven Stamkos is ninth in playoff scoring with seven goals and 10 assists in 20 postseason game. Johnson wins this one.The Pick: Tyler Johnson 

Who will have a better Save Percentage in the Series?

 NHL-Odds-Ben-Bishop-2015Both Must Play in Game 1 of the Series For Action.Ben Bishop (TB) -155Corey Crawford (CHI) +115Analysis: Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop is seventh in save percentage (.920) in 20 postseason game while Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford has a .923 save percentage (13th) in 13 playoff games. Crawford actually takes a backset in save percentage to backup Scott Darling (.950) in four games. I’m going with the underrated Ben Bishop to win this head-to-head matchup.The Pick: Ben Bishop 

Who will have a better Goal against Average in the Series?

 NHL-Odds-Corey-CrawfordBoth Must Play in Game 1 of the Series For Action.Ben Bishop (TB) -110Corey Crawford (CHI) -130Analysis: Ben Bishop is ranked seventh in goals-against-average this postseason (2.15) while Chicago’s Corey Crawford is 13th with a 2.41 goals-against average. Again, I like Ben Bishop to win this head-to-head goalie matchup.The Pick: Ben BishopSources: NHL.com: http://blackhawks.nhl.com/club/player.htm?id=8470645 FoxSports.com: http://www.foxsports.com/nhl/patrick-kane-player