Are the Minnesota Wild, Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets going to top the Over/Under total more often than not when the playoffs begin? Are the Vegas Golden Knights going to do the same despite being one of the very best defensive teams in the NHL this season?
With the 2020-21 NHL regular season almost complete and the start of the Stanley Cup playoffs quickly approaching, now is a perfect time to take a look at the top five teams to making an Over wager on this coming postseason. Let’s get right to it so you can bet against their NHL Team Total odds.
NHL Betting – The Top Over Teams To Wager On
Minnesota Wild (32-21-3 O/U)
Minnesota (35-14-5) has played Over the total in 61.8% of its games this season. The Wild rank ninth in scoring (3.3 GPG) and 11th in goals allowed (2.7 GPG). Minnesota is in third place in the West Division standings and has played Over the total in two straight games and eight of its last nine. Minnesota has gone 16-12 O/U at home and 17-9 O/U on the road.
Washington Capitals (30-21-3 O/U)
Washington (35-15-5) has played Over the total in 58.3% of its games this season. The Caps rank fourth in scoring (3.4 GPG) and 19th in goals allowed (2.9 GPG). Washington is in second place in the East Division standings. The Capitals have slowed down when it comes to playing Over the total by going 4-5-1 Over its last 10 games. Washington is 15-12 O/U at home and 16-9-3 O/U on the road.
Winnipeg Jets (26-23-4 O/U)
Winnipeg (28-22-3) has played Over the total in 52.8% of its games. The Jets average 3.0 goals per game (12th) and allow 2.8 goals per contest defensively (12th). Winnipeg has gone 5-5 O/U over its last 10 games. The Jets are 13-11-1 O/U at home and 13-12-3 O/U on the road.
Vegas Golden Knights (28-25-1 O/U)
Vegas (39-13-2) has played Over the total in 52.8% of its games while going 16-11 O/U at home and 12-14-1 O/U on the road. The Golden Knights average 3.4 goals per game (4th) and limit the opposition to just 2.2 goals per game (3rd). Vegas is 5-5 O/U over its last 10 games.
Florida Panthers (27-24-4 O/U)
Florida (36-14-5) has played Over the total in 52.7% of its games while going 12-12-3 O/U at home and 14-12-1 O/U on the road. The Panthers average 3.3 goals per game (6th) and allow 2.7 goals per contest defensively (12th). Florida has topped its O/U total four times in the last five games while going 7-1-2 O/U over its last 10 games.
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