NHL Playoffs: Round 2 Player Props

Do you have a good feeling about a participant heading into the next round of the NHL playoffs? You can profit on that intuition if you’re willing to bet a few bucks as a few books have tossed up some individual participant props.
I have picked through the lot and broken down my two favorite OVER/UNDER player point props from BetOnline:
Alex Ovechkin OVER/UNDER 5.5 PointsMost believe him to be the greatest finisher of his creation and for all the goals he has scored, Alex Ovechkin has never buried the one he has been shooting ever since he entered the NHL in 2005 and that is beating Sidney Crosby from the playoffs.
BetOnline has put Ovi’s O/U point total for the Caps‘ series with the Penguins at 5.5 and that I think that the Great 8 eclipses this total readily. The Russian sniper has never been more inspired to beat his Canadian rival and with the clock ticking, his period to beat Crosby and finally advance to the conference finals is exercising.
No. 8 had just three points (all goals) in six matches against the Leafs in Round 1 but he ran right into a hot goaltender in Freddy Andersen. Ovi scored on just 10.7 percent of his shots but I expect that number to move far off against Marc-Andre Fleury.
Ovi had five points in four matches against the Pens from the regular season and with Fleury and Matt Murray both earning save percentages under .900 in those four matches, Ovechkin might be served into an abysmal buffet within this best-of-seven. Leon Draisaitl OVER/UNDER 5.5 PointsLeon Draisaitl, the German wunderkind, is likely going to be the most important participant in the Oilers‘ Round two matchup with the Ducks — win or lose. Draisaitl, such as Ovechkin, had only three points in the first round but it wasn’t until he had been paired up with Connor McDavid that his game-breaking ability shone through.
With McDavid probably restricted by a matchup with Ryan Kesler, Draisaitl ought to have a ton of open ice to work with and I suspect that translates to some beer stein filled with points — choose the OVER.
Leon had six goals and eight points in just five games against the Ducks in the regular season and that he overcome Anaheim goaltending on 40 per cent of his photos. It’s easy to overlook just how great this European feeling is if he is living in the shadow of a superstar such as McDavid.

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