NHL Recap from Thursday, January 10, 2019: 7 Expected Wins, and 5 Upsets

SUMMARY: 2 Major Upsets, 3 Slight Upsets, 3 Easy Expected Wins

Thursday, January 10, 2019 was good for chalk bettors who played favorites. The -132 favored Blues were given a 54% chance of winning when you adjust the money line to remove the juice. But their 4 to 1 victory allowed them to also cover the run line. SportsLine's computer was correct on this game when it made the Blues a good betting value with a 55% chance of winning. The Toronto Maple Leafs also scored an easy 4 to 2 win over the New Jersey Devils. They were -160 on the moneyline. There were multiple underdogs that won games. The Ottawa Senators were +190 on the moneyline and ended up beating the Los Angeles Kings by 3 goals.

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GAMEVEGAS EXPECTATIONPROJECTIONACTUAL
Capitals vs BruinsBOS 3.2, WAS 2.8BOS 3.5, WAS 3.4WAS 4, BOS 2 Major Upset
Predators vs Blue JacketsNSH 3.0, CLB 3.0NSH 3.3, CLB 3.2CLB 4, NSH 3 Slight Upset
Maple Leafs vs DevilsTOR 3.5, NJ 3.0TOR 3.6, NJ 3.2TOR 4, NJ 2 Easy Expected win
Islanders vs RangersNYI 3.1, NYR 2.9NYI 3.2, NYR 2.7NYI 4, NYR 3 Expected Win
Stars vs FlyersPHI 3.0, DAL 3.0DAL 2.6, PHI 2.6PHI 2, DAL 1 Expected Win
Hurricanes vs LightningTB 3.6, CAR 2.9TB 4.2, CAR 2.5TB 3, CAR 1 Easy Expected win
Jets vs WildMIN 3.1, WPG 2.9WPG 3.1, MIN 3.1MIN 3, WPG 2 Expected Win
Canadiens vs BluesSTL 2.8, MON 2.7STL 3.0, MON 2.7STL 4, MON 1 Easy Expected win
Panthers vs OilersEDM 3.1, FLA 2.9FLA 3.3, EDM 3.2EDM 4, FLA 3 Expected Win
Coyotes vs CanucksVAN 2.8, ARI 2.7VAN 3.2, ARI 2.4ARI 4, VAN 3 Slight Upset
Sharks vs Golden KnightsLV 3.1, SJ 2.9LV 3.4, SJ 3.2SJ 3, LV 2 Slight Upset
Senators vs KingsLA 3.4, OTT 2.6LA 2.9, OTT 2.7OTT 4, LA 1 Major Upset