Spread Bets

The spread (or puck line) gives odds on whether a team will surpass a given margin of victory. For example, a team given a handicap of -1.5 has to win by 2 goals or more to beat the spread. You can bet on either side of the puck line depending on what you think the outcome will be.
 

Ottawa Senators
21-30-11
+1.5(-137), 2 pts
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7:00 pm ET
O/U: 5.5 pts
Columbus Blue Jackets
30-19-14
-1.5(+124), 3.5 pts
Spread
OTT +1.5 (-137)
CBJ -1.5 (+124)
Spread Prediction
Pick: OTT +1.5 (-137)
Value: +4.14
Probability: 60.2%
Betting Units: 0.47