After rolling past Denmark, Canada should have sufficient momentum Going into a Critical encounter with Team USA in the IIHF World Hockey Championship in Slovakia on Wednesday.
The Canadians earned a 5-0 win over Denmark on Monday to move into second place in Group A, and can bolster their odds of finishing atop the group against the rival Americans, who 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 ought to be among the most competitive games in category play — and both teams should be plenty moved heading into this one. The Americans would be the underdogs (+100) despite both groups boasting similar tournament resumes through six games, with Canada in +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 match at last year’s event in Denmark.
Oddsmakers are expecting this one for a lower-scoring affair than these teams have become accustomed to in this tournament — and that makes sense, given that both clubs transformed the beneath last time outside. But while the number is put in 5.5, bettors have made their feelings known — moving the over all of the way to -182 while the U5.5 is put at +150. Four of the past five meetings between the groups have produced at least six goals.
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