After rolling past Denmark, Canada should have sufficient momentum Going into a pivotal Experience with Team USA in the IIHF World Hockey Championship in Slovakia on Wednesday.
The Canadians earned a 5-0 triumph over Denmark on Monday to move into second place in Group A, and can reinforce their chances of completing atop the group against the rival Americans, that are coming off a 3-1 win over Germany last time outside.
Canada vs. United States Betting Odds
Moneyline: Canada -125
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2:15 p.m. ET
Steel Arena, Kosice, Slovakia
World Hockey Championship Odds and Betting Diagnosis This should be one of the most aggressive games in group play — and the two teams should be plenty moved heading into this one. The Americans would be the underdogs (+100) despite both teams boasting similar tournament resumes through six matches, with Canada at +22 and the U.S. at +15. And Canada would love nothing more than to avenge a 4-1 loss the previous time these countries faced off at the third-place game at last year’s event in Denmark.
Oddsmakers are expecting this one to be a lower-scoring affair than those teams have become accustomed to in this tournament — and that makes sense, provided that clubs transformed the beneath last time out. But while the number is set at 5.5, bettors have made their feelings known — moving the over all of the way to -182 while the U5.5 is set at +150. Four of the last five meetings between the groups have generated at least six aims.
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