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.
 

St Louis Blues
49-22-11
+1.5(-118), 0 pts
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8:00 pm ET
O/U: 0 pts
Colorado Avalanche
56-19-7
-1.5(-104), 0 pts
Spread
STL +1.5 (-118)
COL -1.5 (-104)
Spread Prediction
Pick: none