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Wednesday 22nd May

St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks
10.00am

Blues to Win & Over 5.5 Goals @ $3.40

This is it, win or go home for San Jose… actually they’ll go home regardless of the result since any hypothetical Game 7 would be in California anyway. As good as they have been throughout this postseason it looks like their engine might just be out of steam here, especially after being crushed by St Louis in Game 5. I’m expecting a bit more of a fight from San Jose here but with huge injury questions over Pavelski, Hertl and Karlsson I can’t back them with any confidence here, so I’ll take the Blues.

Saturday 18th May

St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks
10.00am

Blues to Win & Over 5.5 Goals @ $3.30

The Sharks may lead this series 2-1, but things have been evenly matched so far. San Jose and St. Louis both took 32 shots on goal during Game 3 and considering all three previous affairs have seen six goals or more, you have to play on the Over on Saturday. The way this series is panning out it feels as though St. Louis will even things up at home. The Blues have lost back-to-back games at home only three times this season, while Sharks goalie Martin Jones is 0-2 in Game 4’s during this year’s playoffs.

Friday 17th May

Carolina Hurricanes vs Boston Bruins
10.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Boston goes for the sweep on Friday following their 2-1 victory in Game 3. There’s nothing to say the Bruins can’t wrap this series up, and if Tuukka Rask comes through with another outstanding performance, Boston will be tough to beat. As we learned on Wednesday, goals are hard to come by in Carolina, evident in the fact they’ve allowed only five in their six games during the postseason. Considering Rask holds the second-lowest rebounds per save percentage in the league, back this one to be another low-scoring stalemate.

Thursday 16th May

St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks
10.00am

Sharks To Win/Over 5.5 Goals @ $3.50

It was no surprise to see these two sides combine for six goals in Game 2. The Blues walked away with a crucial 4-2 victory on away ice, but you’d be wise to stick with the Overs in Game 3. The Sharks have scored two goals or less only four times during this year’s playoffs, while the Blues currently lead the way in postseason goals. These two put up nine goals in Game 1, but for some added value, take the Sharks to snatch the lead in this series. San Jose has won their last two road trips to St. Louis dating back to 2016.

Wednesday 15th May

Carolina Hurricanes vs Boston Bruins
10.00am

Over 5.5 Goals @ $2.00

The series shifts to Carolina for Game 3 on Wednesday as the Hurricanes hope to keep their perfect 5-0 home record intact. There’s some value on offer here head-to-head but considering just how dominant the Bruins have been so far, it’s wise to stick with the Total. Games 1 and 2 saw well over six goals on the board, while the last time Boston travelled to PNC Arena they walked away with a 5-3 win. The Canes have scored a combined 15 goals in their last three home games, and with Petr Mrazek struggling in the net, don’t be surprised if the Bruins match their tally.

Tuesday 14th May

San Jose Sharks v St Louis Blues
10.00am

Over 5.5 @ $2.00

Game Two in the west sees the Sharks trying to back up their impressive showing from Mother’s Day. To do that they’ll need to make sure they can put the Blues goalie Binnington under plenty of pressure and play on his lack of experience at this time of year. If I had to back a winner I’d be leaning towards the Sharks again, but instead I’ll go for the overs market since 6 goals is very much in play here. A couple of early goals could spark a scoring frenzy here and at even money, over 5.5 looks like pretty good value.

Monday 13th May

Boston Bruins v Carolina Hurricans
5.00am

Bruins to Cover -1.5 @ $3.10

It’s weird, a 5-2 win for Boston in Game One certainly didn’t feel like a 5-2 win. The Hurricanes outskated them throughout the first two periods then collapsed after a couple of penalty decisions went against them. If I had to back one outcome for this one, I can’t see Boston being so flat and having had two days of rest between these games, I think they’ll come out and pick up a huge win.

Sunday 12th May

San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues
10.00am

Sharks To Win @ $1.80

Sticking with the Sharks to win Game 1, something they’ve accomplished twice already during the playoffs. San Jose won 5-2 over the Golden Knights in the first round, backing that up with another impressive 5-2 win over the Avalanche in the Semi-Finals. Netminder Martin Jones holds a 5-4 career record against the Blues with just 2.00 average goals allowed. You can’t knock Blues rookie netminder Jordan Binnington either, but considering he’s never faced this lethal Sharks attack before, back San Jose to come through on home ice.

Friday 10th May

Boston Bruins vs Carolin Hurricanes
10.00am

60 Minutes Betting: Bruins to Win @ $2.05

Both sides are 1-1 in Game 1’s so far this postseason, but it’s worth backing the Bruins on Friday. Carolina haven’t won in Boston since 2016, and while they’ve had an extra week to prepare for this game, Petr Mrazek’s record against the Bruins suggests the Canes could be in for a long 60 minutes. Mrazek is 4-2 lifetime against Boston, but keep in mind he’s allowed an average of 3.09 goals on average against the Bruins. Tuukka Rask, meanwhile, holds a much more impressive 9-4 record against the Hurricanes – good news following Tuesday’s 3-0 shutout against the Jackets.

Thursday 9th May

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

Sharks to Win @ $1.70

As we saw during yesterday’s thrilling double-overtime victory, home-ice advantage counts for a lot during a Game 7. The Sharks now look to replicate what the Blues accomplished, but as recent history suggests, San Jose aren’t too familiar with fairytale endings. The Sharks have lost in the second round in back-to-back seasons, while they also lost Game 7’s in two consecutive years (2013, 2014) to the Kings. Still, the Sharks are the more experienced playoff side, which should give them the advantage on Thursday. The Avs last made the second round way back in 2008, and since they’ve won just two of their last 20 games away in San Jose, the Sharks look safe to punch their ticket to the Western Conference Finals.

Wednesday 8th May

St Louis Blues v Dallas Stars
10.00am

St Louis to Win @ $1.73

It’s the two best words in all of hockey, if not sports: Game 7. The Stars and Blues have battled for the last two weeks and it all comes down to this game in Missouri. The Blues were strong at home during the season wining 24 games while Dallas won 19 on the road. Dallas has picked up two wins from three games in St Louis so far this series but questions linger over the health of Ben Bishop after taking a puck to the collarbone in Game 6. With this game it’s worth just sticking with a simple, straightforward play, back the Blues to advance, don’t worry about overcomplicating this.

Tuesday 7th May

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Boston Bruins
9.00am

Columbus to Win @ $1.83

Sometimes these tips can be a little bit complex to work out but in this case, it’s pretty straightforward. This series is going the distance and the Blue Jackets will book a return trip to Boston here. All bar one of the games has been decided by a single goal and quite honestly, this game probably will be as well. The Jackets are not going to roll over for the big bad Bruins, whose first line might have woken up a bit in Game 5 but they’ll have to keep grinding as the Blue Jackets get the win at home.

Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks
12.00pm

Under 6.5 Total Goals @ $1.73

Everything in this series has been a grind and Game 6 should be no different in Colorado. These sides split Games 3 & 4 here with a 4-2 San Jose win before the Avs took the next game 3-0. You can’t rule out the Sharks winning it here but goals will be at a premium so I’ll back a low scoring clash.

Monday 6th May

Dallas Stars vs St Louis Blues
5.00am

Dallas to Win @ $1.83

Thanks to the Hurricanes sweeping the Isles, there’s only one game on Monday and it’s an early start. You have to like Dallas closing things out at home here, especially with the momentum they gained with that huge win in St Louis in Game 5. The Blues did win Game 3 in Dallas but it’s hard to see them being able to stand up to the occasion here.

Sunday 5th May

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets
9.15am

Jackets Under 2.5 Goals @ $1.91

The series shifts back to Boston for Game 5 all tied up at two wins apiece. This has been a fascinating battle on the scoresheet with both sides combining for 86 shots on goal on Friday, but the Bruins certainly looked the sharper team on the powerplay. Boston coach Bruce Cassidy knows how important this swing game is, but he’ll also be looking to improve on his teams disappointing Game 5 performance against the Leafs in the first round. The Bruins lost 2-1 to Toronto at home, largely due to their slow start in the first period. Fortunately, this time around the history might be on Boston’s side. In games avenging a previous loss to the same opponent, the Jackets have seen 16 of their 22 games go Under the Total. Considering how low-scoring this series has been so far, this one could be another overtime nail-biter.

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche
12.00pm

Sharks Over 3.5 Goals @ $2.30

It’s another Game 5 grudge match as the Sharks/Avs series shifts back to San Jose on Sunday. Colorado blanked the Sharks 3-0 at home to level up the series on Friday, largely due to the efforts of netminder Philipp Grubauer. The question now becomes, can the 27-year-old veteran string together another big performance on the road? Grubauer has allowed an average of 2.7 goals on the road this year, but keep in mind San Jose did outshoot the Avs in Game 4. Grubauer allowed a combined eight goals in the opening two games of this series on the road, making the Sharks good money to put up another large number on the scoreboard.

Saturday 4th May

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders
9.00am

Hurricanes To Win @ $1.70

It’s do or die time for the Islanders on Saturday. The last team to overcome a 3-0 series deficit was the Kings in 2014, and they went on to win the Stanley Cup. Unfortunately, it might be an insurmountable task for New York away in Carolina. The Hurricanes are a perfect 5-0 at home during the playoffs and have so far surrendered just five goals. New York is capable of winning Game 4, but the fact they’ve won the first period only once during this series is concerning. With a raucous home crowd at PNC Arena, this looks like a sweep.

St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars
11.30am

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals

The series shifts back to Dallas on Saturday all tied up at two apiece. Game 4 was another high-scoring 4-2 affair, and with very little separating these two sides, the Total looks to be the safest play yet again. In their four games so far, the Stars and Blues have combined for more than six goals only once. The Blues have also scored three goals or more in three of their last four road games, and considering these two sides both combined for three goals in the first period during Game 4, this one could be a bit of a thriller.

Friday 3rd May

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Boston Bruins
9.30am

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals

The Bruins find themselves down 2-1 following Wednesday’s loss in Columbus. The Under has proven profitable so far with all three games falling Under 5.5, but with their backs against the wall, you can expect Boston to take an aggressive approach to Game 4. The Bruins put up six goals on the Leafs in their Game 4 win in the first round, while the Blue Jackets went one better tallying seven against the Lightning to clinch the sweep. Both sides have taken a cautious approach so far, but we should see a few more goals on the board this time around.

Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks
12.00pm

Avalanche To Win @ $1.83

The Sharks felt the full wrath of the Pepsi Center on Wednesday only to escape with a comfortable 4-2 win. Now leading the series 2-1, San Jose can take stock in the fact they are two games away from heading back to the Western Conference Finals, but it’s worth noting the Avalanche have lost back-to-back home games only four times all year. The problem for Colorado in Game 3 was an over-commitment to the forecheck. The Avalanche outhit the Sharks by a wide margin, which offered plenty of opportunities in transition. You can expect coach Jared Bednar to make some adjustments ahead of Friday’s game, so don’t be surprised if we see a more composed Colorado outfit evening up the series.

Thursday 2nd May

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders
9.00am

Under 4.5 Goals

Turns out the Barclays Center isn’t quite the same fortress as the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders find themselves in a 2-0 hole with the series shifting back to Carolina on Thursday, and as the odds suggest, New York face an uphill battle. Goalie Robin Lehner is now 0-4 against Carolina with a 2.21 goals against average on the road. Even so, the Unders looks the safest bet here. These two failed to tally four goals or more in their opening two games, while the Islanders allowed the fewest goals on the road during the regular season. Carolina allowed just three goals across all three home games in their series against the Capitals, so expect a 2-1 type scoreline.

Dallas Stars vs St. Louis Blues
11.30am

Under 4.5 Goals

The Stars face a crucial Game 4 on Thursday down 2-1 to the Blues. St. Louis held on for a narrow 4-3 victory on Tuesday, but this series is way too close to call on the stat sheet. The Stars have lost back-to-back games at home only four times this season and despite the Game 3 loss, look the more capable side on the powerplay. The Blues, on the other hand, have won two-straight games twice already during the postseason over Winnipeg. Perhaps the only trend worth noting here is Dallas’ 51-28 record on the Unders this year. Trends have proven meaningless at times during this year’s playoffs, but with the Stars scoring the ninth-fewest goals at home during the regular season, the Under is still worth backing.

Wednesday 1st May

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Boston Bruins
9.00am

Bruins To Win @ $2.00

With the series tied 1-1, the Bruins head to Columbus at a handy price to gain the upper-hand on Wednesday. Overtime was required in Games 1 and 2, but as we saw against the Leafs, Boston has made a habit of silencing the home crowd early on the road. The Bruins were physical back in Boston, but you can bet head coach Bruce Cassidy will be searching for more consistency on the power play. His side has scored only once in eight chances with the man advantage, but with two days off following Sunday’s thriller, you can expect the Bruins to open this game firing. Boston outshot Columbus 37-22 in Game 1, so make sure you take the value that’s on offer.

Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks
12.00pm

Avalanche To Win @ $1.83

The Avs head home to the Pepsi Center as the favourite on Wednesday to greet what will no doubt be a raucous crowd. Colorado nearly let a three-goal lead slip in Game 2 but managed to hold on to even up the series one game apiece. There’s been very little separating these two so far, but perhaps the one factor worth banking on is San Jose’s record on the road. The Sharks lost back-to-back games to Vegas in the first round and allowed the fourth-most goals on the road during the regular season. With the last two games proving unpredictable, keep it simple and back the Avalanche straight-up.

Tuesday 30th April

Dallas Stars vs St. Louis Blues
10.00am

Stars Under 2.5 Goals

The Stars evened up the series on Sunday with a 4-2 victory, and now head back home as the short-priced favourite. Dallas have been scoring with ease during the playoffs, but they’ve been a great Unders play at home all year. The Stars have seen 51 of their 78 games go Under the Total, while they were also the ninth-lowest scoring side at home during the regular season. St. Louis have held their opponent to Under 5.5 goals five times during the playoffs this year, so back the Stars to have a low-scorer.

Friday 26th April

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets
9.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Game 1 should tell us plenty about how this series might pan out. The Jackets enjoyed a lengthy eight-day break after sweeping the Lightning in the first round, while the Bruins back up after dominating the Leafs in Game 7 on Wednesday. These two sides met twice during the regular season with Boston winning on both occasions. Even so, there’s something to be said about the Columbus forward line after tallying 19 total goals against Tampa Bay. Four of the last five meetings between the Bruins and Jackets have seen six goals or more, but I like this one to go Under. If Game 1 against Toronto was any indication, the Bruins will take an aggressive approach hoping to intimidate the Jackets. Better yet, close to 54% of Boston and Columbus’ games have gone Under the Total this season.

St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars
11.30am

Under 5.5 Goals

The way these two sides match up should be fascinating. Dallas are arguably the best defensive side in the playoffs, while the Blues managed to score 16 goals in their six-game series against the Jets. The Stars have won four of their last five games against St. Louis including last month’s blowout 4-1 victory. If there is one thing to bank on though, it’s the Stars defence. Dallas allowed the eighth-fewest goals on the road during the regular season, while goalie Ben Bishop has allowed an average of 2.12 goals against during his 13 games against the Blues.

Thursday 25th April

Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes
9.30am

Capitals to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

Can Carolina win a Game 7? The Canes have lost all three games in Washington but came through with three convincing victories at home to send this series to a sudden death decider. The Caps have allowed only seven goals over their last five home games and will be hoping to replicate their Game 5 success on the powerplay scoring three goals on four penalties. The Capitals are an experienced team and one that holds a 51-37 record against the spread. Canes goalie Petr Mrazek has performed exceptionally well at home so far but the fact he’s won only two of his nine career playoff starts on the road make the Caps a safe bet to Cover.

Wednesday 24th April

Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
9.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Another year, another Game 7 between these two bitter rivals. This series took a very physical turn in Game 2, but since then both sides have been wary of being too aggressive on the forecheck. Neither side has won back-to-back games, which makes it difficult to back the Bruins, while the Leafs also hope to forget their 2013 and 2018 Game 7 losses to this same Boston side. You’d be wise to steer clear of the head-to-head market and instead focus on the Total. In the three games in Boston so far, the Total has gone Under five goals. With both sides taking a conservative approach and trying to limit the penalties, expect a nail-biting, low-scoring game.

San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights
12.00pm

Sharks to Win @ $1.91

Peek at the market and decide for yourself – even the bookies are having a tough time separating these two. The Sharks won in double overtime on a breakaway short-handed Tomas Hertl goal, but the one thing I keep coming back to is Martin Jones’ record in the playoffs. The veteran netminder is 25-21 lifetime in postseason play and is also fresh from an outstanding Game 6 performance saving 58 of the 59 shots he faced. Can the Golden Knights respond from a heartbreaking loss? In front of a raucous San Jose crowd, it’s a big ask.

Friday 19th April

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals
9.00am

Hurricanes To Win @ $1.80

Alex Ovechkin might have knocked out Andrei Svechnikov, but the Canes landed a blow of their own by winning Game 3. Carolina shut out Washington 5-0 in the victory, but most importantly dominated the shots on goal. Netminder Petr Mrazek stopped all 18 shots he faced, while his impressive 12-5 record in home games this year makes Carolina a worthwhile bet to even up the series.

Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues
10.30am

Blues To Win @ $2.05

An overtime dagger by the Jets on Wednesday tied the series up 2-2, and as the odds suggest, the bookies appear to be having a tough time separating these two ahead of Game 5. Winnipeg holds the home-ice advantage, which has so far counted for very little losing Games 1 and 2 at Bell Place. Two of the four games have gone well over five goals, while two have gone well under. Either way you look at it this game is a coin flip but take the Blues- they’ve lost back-to-back games only three times since the New Year began.

Thursday 18th April

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins
9.00am

Bruins To Win @ $2.00

The Leafs dominated on defence in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead, but the Bruins nearly pulled off the unthinkable in the third period with under five minutes to go. After a physical Game 2, the Bruins were the ones on the receiving end of the hits on Tuesday, but you can expect head coach Bruce Cassidy to come up with an outside the box game plan to level up the series. The Bruins will take stock in the fact they outshot the Leafs in Game 3, and if they can limit the time spent on the powerplay – a crucial factor that has cost both sides goals in this series – Boston is a great price to pick up the win.

Dallas Stars vs Nashville Predators
10.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

The Unders has proved profitable in this series so far with all three games resulting in Under 5.5 goals. It makes sense considering both the Preds and Stars ranked third and fourth respectively in fewest goals allowed during the regular season – but did you also know 28 of Dallas’ 38 games went Under the Total in the second half of the season? With Ben Bishop averaging less than two goals against at home this year, stick with what’s working.

Colorado Avalanche vs Calgary Flames
12.00pm

Avs to Win @ $1.95

All of a sudden the Avs have the Flames on the ropes with a 2-1 series lead, and although it’s tempting to back the Flames to bounce-back, losing three straight games wouldn’t be all that uncommon for Calgary. The Flames have lost three straight games four times this season, while the lack of success in the playoffs boils down to poor execution on the powerplay. The Flames scored once during their six powerplay chances in Game 3, shocking for a team that ranked 10th in goals scored with the man advantage during the regular season. Look for the Avs’ penalty kill to get the job done again.

Stanley Cup Playoff Multi

Wednesday 17th April

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Tampa Bay Lightning
9.00am

Lightning To Win @ $1.73

This could be the biggest trap game of the season as the Jackets go for the sweep. If Tampa Bay lose Game 4 it’s easily one of the biggest choke jobs in sports history, but it’s safe to say goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy might have something to say about that. Despite three forgettable games, keep in mind the 24-year-old netminder finished 16-4 on the road during the regular season. The Lightning haven’t lost two straight games away from home since March 2018, and it’s hard to see the league’s top rank points scoring offence being swept. It’s a real coin flip, but if there’s any side capable of turning around a three-game deficit, it’s Tampa Bay.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders
9.30am

Islanders To Win @ $2.38

Nobody saw this one coming. The Pens find themselves in a 3-0 hole with the series on the line, and although these sides have shot the puck 103 times apiece across the opening three games, the Islanders have held the upper hand in just about every way imaginable. New York’s aggressive forecheck has done the talking, while their stingy defence has forced a handful of errors on the Penguins. Sidney Crosby’s turnover in Game 3 led to a goal, and although it’s tough to doubt a side that’s won the Cup three times over the last 10-years, the belief seems to be missing from Pittsburgh’s lineup. Back the Islanders with confidence to move on to the second round.

St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets
11.30am

Blues to Cover (-1.5 Goals)

St. Louis failed to show up for Game 3 falling 6-3 to the Jets. The sweep is now off, but fortunately, the Blues have home ice advantage on their side on Wednesday, a factor that’s paid large dividends for goalie Jordan Binnington. The rookie netminder is 14-2 at home on the year allowing an average of two goals against. These two sides are well matched defensively, but you could argue the Blues hold the edge on offence. For what it’s worth, the Blues are 14-5 against the line in games against teams with a winning record in the second half of the season. Look for St. Louis to extend their series lead.

Stanley Cup Playoff Multi

Tuesday 16th April

Toronto Maple Leafs v Boston Bruins
9.05am

Toronto to Win @ $1.87

This series has plenty of feeling two it and after a fiery Bruins win in Game Two, it heads north to Toronto. During the regular season the sides split the two games in Toronto but with a raucous home crowd behind them, the Maple Leafs should have an edge here. They will have to overcome the suspension of Nazem Kadri after he opted to take his stick to the face of Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk instead of the puck. Kadri’s role as an instigator has its benefits however the way to beat the Bruins isn’t to rile them up, it’s to outskate them and with a skill player likely to replace him in the lineup, it might help the Leafs here.

Carolina Hurricanes v Washington Capitals
9.10am

Carolina to Win @ $2.30

Every so often, you have to back the team in a good spot and the Hurricanes in their first home playoff game in a decade is a fantastic spot. Down 2-0 the crowd will want to avoid having the Capitals sweep them on their ice and winning one of the next two will at least send the series back to Washington. After coming so close to picking up a road win in game two, the Hurricanes know they can compete with the defending champions and will take advantage of a good spot here.

Dallas Stars v Nashville Predators
11.30am

Dallas to Win @ $1.87

Dallas gave themselves a great chance to pull off an upset after winning Game 1 and taking Game 2 to Overtime. Now they return home where they lost just 14 games in regulation all season. The Predators need a win to swing home ice back in their favour and they were a good side on the road winning 22 of their 41 games during the season. It would not be surprising to see this game go to overtime considering how even the first two games were, but you have to give the edge to the home Stars.

Colorado Avalanche v Calgary Flames
12.00pm

Colorado to Win @ $2.05

Speaking of home ice advantage, the Avalanche, despite being the eighth seed in the Western Conference, are holding their own against the Flames. An overtime win in Game 2 sends them to the Rockies level and full of confidence. Just like the Hurricanes, you have to like the value on offer for the Avalanche as a home underdog.

Monday 15th April

Columbus Blue Jackets v Tampa Bay Lightning
9.00am

Columbus to Win @ $2.20

Columbus is bringing a 2-0 series lead back to Ohio, just like everyone expected. You would expect the President’s Trophy winners to have some sort of response but it might be a little bit too little, too late. With the unfancied Blue Jackets outscoring the Lightning 9-4 in their own building, it will be very interesting to see what they will do on home ice now and at that price, you have to like them as a value play.

St Louis Blues v Winnipeg Jets
9.30am

St Louis to Win @ $1.70

After dropping two games at home, Winnipeg is now facing the prospect of being swept as the series moves to St Louis. Both games so far have been tight contests but as we have learned about the Blues this season, when they get rolling, they are very hard to stop. Perhaps the only source of hope for the Jets here is the fact they won both regular season meetings in St Louis but their recent form line is concerning, losing five of their last seven regular season games. Back the Blues to win it at home here.

Vegas Golden Knights v San Jose Sharks
12.30pm

Vegas to Win -1.5 Goals @ $3.00

The only game of the day featuring a series tied 1-1, Vegas snatched home ice from San Jose with a feisty win in Game 2. When these teams met in the 2018 playoffs, Vegas won two of the three games in their building including a 3-0 victory to clinch the series. To have a chance of finishing this off in six games (or fewer) they need to replicate that effort in this game. When Vegas beats San Jose it tends to be by a few goals, their last five wins have all been by two or more goals.

Sunday 14th April

Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes
5.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Washington looked home and hosed on Friday against the Capitals jumping out to an early 3-0 lead. Carolina fought back with two goals to make things interesting in the third period, but Washington’s shot blocking in front of net got the job done in the end. Despite the loss, the Hurricanes dominated the shots on goal in what was a surprisingly high-scoring game. Since Game 1 was the first-ever playoff meeting between these two sides, don’t be surprised if we see more of a defensive effort from both parties on Sunday. Petr Mrazek allowed only 2.73 average goals on the road during this year, while the Canes have also seen 16 of their 20 games go Under the Total in road games avenging a previous loss.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
8.00am

Stars to Win @ $2.30

For all the talk surrounding Nashville’s stellar defence at home this year, suddenly the Preds look vulnerable after allowing the Stars to win Game 1 with three unanswered goals. Perhaps we’ve been fooled by Nashville because, upon closer inspection, the Preds have lost back-to-back games at home five times this season. Dallas isn’t the scariest team offensively, especially on the road, where they scored the fewest goals all year. The Stars goaltending is legit though, which is full credit to Ben Bishop who has allowed just over two average goals away from all year. With the Stars having won five back-to-back road games during the regular season, these odds are worth taking on.

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche
12.30pm

Flames to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

As expected, a team that finished 17-16-8 on the road during the regular season was no match for the Flames in Game 1. The Avalanche certainly had their chances, but with goalie Philipp Grubauer facing 32 shots, Colorado ultimately struggled with Calgary’s explosive forwards. The Avs defence doesn’t do Grubauer any favours with sloppy turnovers in the neutral zone, part of the reason why he averaged close to three goals allowed on the road this year. You should already know by now, but the Flames are 51-32 against the spread, so take these odds before the series shifts to Colorado.

Stanley Cup Playoff Multi

Saturday 13th April

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets
9.00am

Blue Jackets to Cover the Line (+1.5 Goals)

A blown three-goal lead during Thursday’s 4-3 loss will haunt the Lightning if they go on and lose this series. The Jackets, meanwhile, take tremendous confidence into Game 2 knowing they not only stole a win from Tampa Bay but also kept pace in the shots and hits column. Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky settled in nicely after allowing three first period goals in Game 1, but even so, it’s hard to back Columbus straight-up considering the Lightning lost back-to-back games at home only once during the regular season. Instead, take the Jackets to Cover at this price – they finished 48-35 against the spread during the regular season.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins
9.30am

Under 5.5 Goals

The Islanders look a steal at this price after a thrilling overtime win in Game 1, but the Under remains the safer play. The Penguins were unlucky on Thursday after outshooting the Islanders 44-33, while the normally solid Matt Murray struggled with the Nassau Coliseum crowd. Despite the loss, Pittsburgh has allowed only 12 goals over their last 10 road games, while the Islanders have allowed eight goals at home over the last month. For what it’s worth, New York have also seen 25 of their 34 games go Under the Total against teams with a winning record.

Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues
11.30am

Blues To Win @ $2.00

The Blues emerged on top after an evenly matched Game 1, and at these odds, St. Louis are certainly worth a look. Craig Berube’s side won back-to-back games on the road six times during the regular season, and with rookie goalie Jordan Binnington in sparkling form, there’s no reason the Blues can’t make it 2-0. Winnipeg’s defence looked shaky at times on Thursday, but they made life tough for themselves by committing three penalties. St. Louis failed to cash in on those chances, but with the 10th best power-play percentage during the regular season, mistakes from the Jets could be costly.

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Friday 12th April

Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs
9.00am

Bruins to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

Fascinating series between two bitter rivals. The Leafs hold the edge on offence this year, while Boston’s defence should be enough to stifle Toronto’s first line. The Leafs haven’t won in Boston since 2017, but the goaltending for both sides remains a huge question mark. Frederik Andersen allowed eight goals in two starts against the Bruins during the regular season, while Tuukka Rask saved 30 of the 32 shots he faced in two starts against the Leafs. Boston are 49-33 against the spread this year, and while Andersen holds a strong 18-6 win/loss record on the road, his recent funk of allowing 17 goals in his last five games makes the Bruins a strong play at the line.

Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes
9.30am

Capitals to Win & Under 5.5 Goals @ $3.50

Happy to play on some value in what should be a low-scoring opening game. The Capitals have allowed only five goals in their last six home games, while the Hurricanes have allowed the fifth-fewest goals on the road over the last month. Petr Mrazek starts in net for Carolina, but as we saw last year in Pittsburgh, the 27-year-old often struggles in road playoff games. Mrazek allowed two goals in his first and only playoff start since 2016, while it’s also worth noting the Total has gone Under 5.5 goals in four of the last five meetings between these two teams.

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche
12.00pm

Flames to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

As the market suggests, it’s tough to see the Avalanche toppling the Flames in Calgary. Avs goalie Philip Grubauer won’t hold particularly fond memories of the playoffs – in four starts last year, he allowed 13 goals to finish 1-3. The Saddledome is one of the toughest road environments during the postseason, which doesn’t bode well for Grubauer after allowing an average of 2.72 goals on the road this year. The Flames have not only been the highest scoring side at home over the last month, they’ve also allowed just 10 goals in their last eight home games. With a 50-32 record against the spread, stick with Calgary to Cover.

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Thursday 11th April

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets
9.00am

Lightning to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky finished the regular season with a strong 37-24 win/loss record, but none of that matters when you consider his struggles in the postseason last year. Bobrovsky allowed 22 goals in six starts against the Capitals on the way to an early round exit. Unfortunately for the Jackets, things aren’t about to get any easier against not only the best goal-scoring side, but also the league’s top penalty kill and powerplay side. Tampa Bay finished the regular season 62-20 against the spread, and with only seven regulation losses at home, you’d be foolish to back against the Lightning.

New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins
9.30am

Under 5.5 Goals

Islander fans will greet the Penguins with a chorus of boos at Nasau Coliseum on Thursday, which could spell trouble for Pittsburgh against a side that allowed the fourth-fewest goals at home all year. The atmosphere in Long Island can rattle even the most composed teams, but don’t expect that to faze the likes of Sidney Crosby, Matt Murray and Evgeni Malkin, all of which have dealt with harsh playoff crowds before. The Penguins allowed the seventh-fewest goals on the road this season, largely due to Matt Murray, who finished 16-4 away from home. The Islanders were the best side in the league when it came to backing the Unders this year, so stick with this one being low-scoring.

Winnipeg Jets vs St. Louis Blues
10.00am

Jets To Win @ $1.83

Huge test for Blues rookie netminder Jordan Binnington, who will make his first playoff start in Winnipeg on Thursday. The 25-year-old was outstanding this year, particularly on the road, where he finished 10-3 allowing just 1.72 average goals against. Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck was also no scrub at home – the fourth-year man finished 19-12 allowing 2.88 average goals. With all that in mind, this game, and the series, should come down to who has the better offence. That edge goes to the Jets, who ranked 11th in goals scored at home last year. This Winnipeg side know how to grind out gritty wins in the playoffs, and after losing their last three games at home, look for the Jets’ fans to play a big part in willing them over the line.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
11.30am

Under 4.5 Goals

Two of the league’s top defensive sides meet in the first round for what should be a very close and hard-fought series. Dallas and Nashville ranked inside the bottom five in goals allowed during the regular season, so it’s not surprising to learn the Stars and Preds also ranked Top 10 in Unders percentage this year. While the Nashville crowd remains one of the loudest in the league, there’s no getting around the fact the Preds have managed only 10 goals in their last five home games. Dallas were also the lowest scoring side on the road this year, so stick with the Unders.

San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights
12.30pm

Over 5.5 Goals

All signs point towards a high-scoring affair between these two Western Conference heavyweights. The Sharks finished Top 10 in goals scored and goals allowed at home during the regular season, and the same can also be said for the Golden Knights on the road. These two sides have also combined for six goals or more in three of their last five meetings, and with the Sharks fresh from a 5-2 home win over the Avalanche on Sunday, it’s not surprising to learn they’ve been the third best side to back on the Overs this year.

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Sunday 7th April

Detroit Red Wings vs Buffalo Sabres
10.00am

Red Wings to Win @ $1.80

Sticking with the Red Wings to end the season on a winning note. Detroit have won four straight at home including a 5-4 win over the Sabres in Buffalo last month. The Red Wings success at home has largely come down to the goal tending of Tim Howard. Detroit have allowed only nine goals in six home games, while the Sabres currently rank second in the league in goals allowed on the road.

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders
10.00am

Islanders Under 2.5 Goals

The Islanders head to Washington to close out the season hoping to build some momentum heading towards the playoffs. Unfortunately, New York’s attack has hit a snag of late, managing only three goals in their last two games. Washington will fancy their chances at home, where they’ve also held their last six opponents to a combined four goals. The Caps have won three straight at home and also held the Islanders to under two goals in each of their three meetings this season.

Arizona Coyotes vs Winnipeg Jets
1.00pm

Coyotes to Win @ $1.91

The Jets have won four of their last five against the Coyotes, but their overtime loss to the Avalanche on Friday raises a few questions ahead of the playoffs. There’s nothing left to play for in Arizona, but the Coyotes will still be looking to end the season on a high note after barely missing out on a Wild Card spot. The good news is, the Coyotes have allowed only six goals in their eight home games over the last month, and most recently recorded a 4-1 home win over the Jets back in February. With a winning 20-16-4 record at home on the year, take Arizona on at these odds.

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Saturday 6th April

New York Rangers vs Columbus Blue Jackets
10.00am

Rangers Under 2.5 Goals

The Rangers take on the Jackets in the final game of the season at Madison Square Garden. New York lost 4-1 to the Senators on Thursday, their third loss in their last five home games. Columbus has been laying down some hurt on opposing teams on the road over the last fortnight allowing a combined two goals against the Canucks, Predators and Sabres. Not surprisingly, Columbus has allowed the seventh-fewest goals on the road over the last month, while the Rangers have been the second-lowest scoring team at home during the same span.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Dallas Stars
11.30am

Three Way Handicap: Stars (+1 Goal)

Chicago’s recent form at home suggests this one could come down to the wire. The Blackhawks have gone to overtime in five of their last seven games at home, making the Stars a safe bet at the line. Dallas have allowed just five goals in their last six away games, while the last two meetings between these sides have been decided by no more than a goal. Dallas also held on for a 4-3 victory over the Blackhawks in Chicago back in February.

Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings
1.00pm

Over 5.5 Goals

The Kings are looking for a clean 4-0 sweep in the battle of LA. Anaheim has been the third-highest scoring side at home over the last month with 21 goals in eight games played. Los Angeles also know how to score on the road having put up three against the Flames last month as well as another trio against the Coyotes on Wednesday. Considering these two also combined for seven goals when they met last fortnight, it’s best to stick with the Overs.

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Friday 5th April

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Detroit Red Wings
10.00am

Red Wings to Cover the Line (+1.5 Goals)

Detroit spoiled the Penguins party on Wednesday adding to their lengthy six game winning streak. Playoffs aren’t on the cards for the Red Wings, but that isn’t to say they can’t edge Pittsburgh for the second game in a row. Penguins goalie Matt Murray is now 1-4 lifetime against the Wings following Wednesday’s loss, allowing an average of 3.45 goals against. Detroit have won four of their last five road games, and having also scored 16 goals during that period, take these generous odds on offer.

Minnesota Wild vs Boston Bruins
11.00am

Bruins to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Bruins look to make it 2/2 against the Wild on Friday. Boston picked apart the Wild for a comfortable 4-0 victory back in January, while their last win in Minnesota came around the same time last year. The Wild only have themselves to blame for falling out of the Wild Card race. They’ve managed only eight goals in their last seven home games and have somehow managed to win only two of their last eight at the Energy Center. Boston, on the other hand, lead the league in goals scored over the last month, but for some added value, it’s also worth noting the Bruins are 48-32-0 against the spread – the third-best record in the league.

St. Louis Blues vs Philadelphia Flyers
11.00am

60 Minutes Betting: Blues to Win @ $1.70

The Blues fell to Chicago in a shootout on Thursday, but they’ll fancy themselves at home on Friday with Jordan Binnington in net. The rookie sensation stopped all 25 shots he faced against the Flyers in December, while his 12-2 record at home on the season is also encouraging. St. Louis have been fantastic in net over the last month allowing just eight goals in 10 home games. The Flyers however, rank seventh in goals allowed on the road this year. With the Blues at such a short price, back them to win in regulation: these two sides haven’t required overtime since 2015.

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Thursday 4th April

New York Rangers vs Ottawa Senators
10.30am

Rangers To Win & Under 6.5 Goals

Been a while since the Senators have tasted success at the Garden. Ottawa hasn’t won in New York against the Rangers since 2016, and with just two wins in their last eight road games, make sure you stick with the Rangers on Thursday. New York has scored 10 goals in their last five home games, which is bad news for an Ottawa side that ranks fourth in goals allowed over the last month. These two have combined for six goals or less in four of their last five, so with all that in mind, back the Rangers to win their second-last game of the season at home.

Chicago Blackhawks vs St. Louis Blues
11.00am

Over 5.5 Goals

These two sides typically know how to put up some crooked numbers on the scoreboard. Thursday’s game will mark the fifth meeting between St. Louis and Chicago, with three of the last four resulting in over seven goals. With Chicago ranking Top 10 in goals scored and goals against this year, it’s not surprising to learn they also rank first when it comes to backing the Overs this season. St. Louis will likely start Jake Allen in net as they prepare for Friday’s game against the Flyers, but after allowing 13 goals in their last eight away games, don’t be surprised if this one turns quite literally into a shootout.

Anaheim Ducks vs Calgary Flames
1.30pm

Ducks Over 2.5 Goals

Anaheim returns home for the final two games of their season to face a Flames side riding a three-game winning streak. Calgary has won two-straight over the Ducks including last week’s 6-1 victory, but it’s worth noting they haven’t won in Anaheim since 2017. Even so, the safer bet here might be on the Total. Anaheim has been the fifth-highest scoring side at home over the last month and has successfully scored two goals or more in eight of their last 10 home games. On the heels of a 5-1 win over Edmonton on Sunday, Anaheim should give their fans something to cheer about.

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Wednesday 3rd April

Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning
10.30am

Lightning to Win @ $1.80

There’s some good value on offer between these two Eastern Conference foes. Realistically, we could be looking at a potential playoff preview, but with Andrei Vasilevsky in net, it’s easy to find confidence in the Lightning on Wednesday. The 24-year-old is 7-1 lifetime against Montreal allowing just 2.16 goals against. Montreal have been stingy in net allowing just nine goals in their last seven home games, however the Lightning have been equally impressive allowing the 10th fewest goals over the last month. Having won five-straight over Montreal dating back to last season, take the Lightning to spoil the Habs’ fading playoff hopes.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Carolina Hurricanes
10.30am

Leafs to Win & Over 6.5 Goals

Backing the Leafs to make it two-straight on Wednesday against the Hurricanes. Toronto can rest easy now knowing they’ve clinched a playoff spot, but they’ll want to build momentum following Tuesday’s 2-1 win over the Islanders. The Leafs are 6-5 in the second game of a back-to-back, while the Hurricanes have won only two of their last five on the road. Carolina have also allowed 15 goals in their last seven away games, which puts the Total in play. Not only were the Leafs the third-highest scoring side at home last month, both sides have combined for seven goals or more in four of their last five meetings.

Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks
1.00pm

Sharks to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.80

One of the NHL’s most sneaky betting plays in action on Wednesday. The Canucks have lost six straight games to the Sharks, two of which have come in blowout fashion this season. Vancouver have allowed 27 goals in their last 10 home games, while the Sharks have allowed the fourth-fewest goals on the road over the last month. San Jose are also 44-35-0 against the spread this season, and most importantly, roll into this one on two day’s rest.

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Tuesday 2nd April

Florida Panthers v Washington Capitals
10.00am

60 Minutes Line: Washington to Win @ $2.15

This game means a lot more to Washington than it does to Florida as the Capitals try to get by a side that they have really struggled with lately. The defending Stanley Cup champions could win the Metropolitan Division by taking both points in this game and with an Islanders loss to Toronto. Florida has won each of the last three meetings between these sides but did need overtime on two of those occasions. Washington has won its last four games and should be able to get over the hump against Florida with a win here.

St Louis Blues v Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

St Louis to Win & Under 5.5 Goals @ $3.20

St Louis is going to the playoffs but they won’t be happy with their current position, sitting in third place behind Winnipeg and Nashville in the Central Division. The Blues, could move level with their rivals with a win over the Avs, who are fighting for a wild card. All three meetings this season have gone the way of the Blues and they will be scoreboard watching to see how Winnipeg is going in Chicago as well. With this game being in St Louis they should be able to dictate the tempo of this game and turn into a low-scoring grinder and put a dent in the Avs playoff hopes.

Vegas Golden Knights v Edmonton Oilers
1.00pm

Edmonton to Win @ $3.10

We’ve had a lot of fun and a lot of success backing Vegas over the last two seasons but this is one of those times where we’ll happily take them on. The Golden Knights are locked into the third spot in the Pacific Division and will face the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the playoffs, their last 3 games won’t change that one bit. Because of that, Edmonton looks to be at fantastic value to spring an upset on a side that will likely be going into preservation mode ahead of the playoffs. If this game meant something then definitely take Vegas but in this case they will be counting down to their first playoff game in San Jose.

Monday 1st April

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes
8.00am

Carolina to Win @ $2.25

Both sides are going to be very eager to win this one, a Pittsburgh win would just about secure a playoff spot while Carolina would go level with the Penguins on points. Carolina has the edge in the series this season winning two of the three meetings including a 3-2 clash two weeks ago. All in all the numbers for this game look very, very even and it could come down to a late goal. At this time of year you have to like the more desperate team and even though they’re on the road, I like the Hurricanes to pull off an upset and set up a really entertaining final week.

Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
10.30am

Bruins to Win and Over 5.5 Goals

Boston will be in a rare position of being happy to be playing in a back to back right now, they were atrocious against the Florida Panthers on Sunday (AEDT) and have a chance to bounce back here. They take on a Detroit team that they have won seven of the last ten against, but it hasn’t been smooth sailing with half of those ten games going to overtime. Boston is the better side and should win this and for a bit of added value, I’ll take them to win and have over 5.5 goals in this game as well.

San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames
11.00am

Calgary to Win & Over 5.5 Goals

San Jose is looking to keep the Pacific Division alive at least for another day, Calgary can wrap up home ice in the Western Conference Playoffs. The Sharks have had the edge in this high-scoring matchup this season winning two of the three games and scoring 13 goals in those games while the Flames have tallied 11, although eight did come in their win in December. The problem for San Jose is, they haven’t been in great form lately losing seven in a row before their win over Vegas and the Flames can give themselves a relaxing week with a win here.

Sunday 31st March

Winnipeg Jets vs Montreal Canadiens
10.00am

Over 5.5 Goals

It’s been a mixed bag of results so far this month for the Jets and Habs. Montreal has been one of the worst goaltending sides away from home, while the Jets haven’t fared much better on home ice allowing 15 goals in seven games. The Total looks to be the play here when you consider four of the last five meetings between Winnipeg and Montreal have combined for seven goals or more. Despite problems between the pipes, scoring has come easily to these two sides: the Jets rank fifth in goals scored over the last month while the Canadiens rank ninth.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals
10.00am

Over 6.5 Goals

This has been one of the best betting plays and also one of the most exciting series of the entire year. Tampa Bay and Washington got together three weeks ago combining for nine goals in a narrow 5-4 Lightning win. Not surprisingly, Tampa Bay has won three straight against the Lightning, but before you go backing Tampa straight-up, consider three of the last five games between these two have seen well over 6.5 goals. Tampa has been the second-highest scoring side all year, followed closely by Washington in third. It also doesn’t come as a shock to learn both sides rank inside the Top 10 in Overs percentage this year.

Vancouver Canucks vs Dallas Stars
1.00pm

Stars To Win @ $1.70

The Canucks played out a 3-2 shootout win when they met the Stars in Dallas a fortnight ago, but this time around Vancouver will hold the home-ice advantage against a Dallas side that’s allowed only four goals in six away games this month. The Canucks are well out of a Wild Card spot, largely due to their spotty form at home of late. Travis Green’s side has won just two of their last five games at home, while the Stars have won three straight on the road. Vancouver’s woes in net are the main problem right now – they’ve allowed a whopping 25 goals in only nine games at home through March.

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Saturday 30th March

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Nashville Predators
10.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Nashville may have won three of their last five road games, but before you go backing an upset, it’s worth noting the Preds haven’t won in Pittsburgh since 2015. Instead, play on the Under on Saturday. Nashville have scored only nine goals in seven road games this month, compared to a Penguins side that have managed to score only eight goals in their six home games. These two combined for only three goals when they met last week, while the Preds have also seen close to 56% of their games result in the Under.

Detroit Red Wings vs New Jersey Devils
10.30am

Two Way Handicap: Devils (+1 Goal) @ $2.10

It’s difficult to find much faith in either of these teams straight-up, but luckily neither side likes to play particularly strong defence. The Devils have allowed 16 goals in seven away games this month, and on the other side, the Red Wings have managed to score the sixth-fewest goals at home on the entire year. Three of the last five games between Detroit and New Jersey have been decided by a single goal, while the line also looks handy here considering Detroit are 3-9 in the second game of a back-to-back.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Minnesota Wild
1.00pm

Golden Knights to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Golden Knights have been near perfect this month. Not only have they lost just four of their 12 games, they’ve lost only one of their last five home games. Against the spread Vegas are 43-35-0 on the year, but in case you aren’t convinced, keep in mind the Knights are also 19-4 when it comes to avenging a home loss to an opponent. Vegas lost 4-2 at home to the Wild back in January, but since then have been the ninth-highest scoring side in the league.

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Friday 29th March

Carolina Hurricanes vs Washington Capitals
10.00am

Between 4.5 - 6.5 Goals

Goals, goals and more goals – that’s what you should back on Friday. The Hurricanes rank sixth in goals allowed at home this month, while the Capitals rank eighth in goals allowed on the road during the same span. On attack, Washington are the third-highest scoring side this month, and yep you guessed it, the Hurricanes rank fifth. These two combined for five goals when they met two days ago, great news when it comes to backing the Total this time around.

Ottawa Senators vs Florida Panthers
12.00pm

Under 5.5 Goals

Play the Unders between these two Eastern Conference bottom dwellers. The Total has gone Under in 12 of Ottawa’s 15 games since the All-Star break against teams with a losing record, while the Sens have also allowed just four goals in four home games this month. Florida have been scoring at will, but it’s worth keeping in mind veteran goalie Craig Anderson is 16-9 lifetime against the Panthers allowing an average of 2.5 goals against. The Sens have held two of their four opponents scoreless at home this month, so this should be a low-scorer.

Edmonton Oilers vs Dallas Stars
12.00pm

Oilers To Win @ $1.95

You can back the Oilers with confidence on Friday knowing the Stars are 3-6 in the second game of a back-to-back. Edmonton have been a frustrating play all season, but did you know the Oilers have scored the fifth-most goals at home this month? Ken Hitchcock’s side have also allowed only 12 goals in seven home games – great news as the Stars continue to search for their first win in Edmonton since 2016.

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Thursday 28th March

Philadelphia Flyers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
10.00am

Over 6.5 Goals

You’d be wise to stick with the Total between these two Eastern Conference foes. The Leafs and the Flyers have managed to win only four of their last 10-games, and as recent history suggests, whenever these two get together the puck finds the back of the net early and often. The Leafs last played the Flyers only a fortnight ago in a nail-biting 7-6 win at home. Both sides combined for seven goals in the second period alone, while Philly have notably been the fifth-worst side in net at home this season. With the Leafs having scored 33 goals in their last 12-games, the Over should be a safe bet.

Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers
10.30am

Bruins to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

New York took care of the Leafs in Toronto last week, while they also hung tight with the Capitals and the Stars. Boston have won six of their last 10, but the Bruins’ form at home of late has been less than convincing. Bruce Cassidy’s side have won each of their last five home games by no more than a goal, but when you look at the stats, Boston should have no trouble with New York on Thursday. The Rangers have scored the sixth-fewest goals on the road this month, while starting goalie Alexandar Georgiev is allowing 3.69 goals against away from home on the year. Boston are 46-30 against the spread, making this the perfect statement game.

Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars
12.30pm

Under 5.5 Goals

Good luck splitting these two. The Flames are 5-1 in their last six home games, while the Stars are 5-0 in their last five road games. Better stick with the Total in this one, and if you’ve been paying attention, you’ll know Dallas are mighty good at squeezing the life out of opposing teams away from home. The Stars have allowed only two goals in four road games this month, great news as Ben Bishop starts between the pipes. The Stars’ veteran netminder stopped all 21 shots he faced against the Flames during December’s 2-0 win. It also helps knowing the Total has gone Under in eight of Dallas’ last 10 and four in the Calgary’s last five games.

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Wednesday 27th March

Columbus Blue Jackets vs New York Islanders
10.00am

Jackets Under 2.5 Goals

A win for the Islanders on Wednesday would see them leapfrog the Capitals for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division. New York has won two straight, but the safer bet looks to be the Under on the Jackets. Columbus has scored the 10th fewest goals at home this month, managing only nine in five games. The Islanders, on the other hand, have allowed the seventh-fewest goals: eight in five games. New York has held three of their last five opponents to two goals or less, while the Jackets have scored over two goals in only two of their last five. The Under is also 7-9 in the Isles’ last seven games as the road underdog and 6-0 in the Jackets’ last six games as the favourite.

Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres
10.30am

Two Way Handicap: Senators (+1 Goal)

Road games and the Sabres don’t mix. Buffalo has lost 11 straight away from home, extending their overall record since the All-Star break to 7-19. The Sabres lost 3-1 to the Devils in New Jersey on Tuesday, leaving veteran goalie Carter Hutton to start in net on Wednesday. The 33-year-old is 3-3 lifetime against the Senators allowing an average of 2.5 goals against, bad news against a Senators side that’s won its last two home games. Worse yet, and perhaps most important of all, the Sabres are 0-9 on the road against teams with a losing record since the All-Star break.

Arizona Coyotes vs Chicago Blackhawks
1.00pm

Blackhawks Over 3.5 Goals

Chicago has won three of their last five road games, largely due to the fact they’ve been deadly in front of the net. In their six games on away ice this month, the Blackhawks have managed 16 goals, taking their record to 24-8 against the Overs in the second half of the season. Arizona allowed seven goals in a 7-1 loss to Chicago earlier this month, a game goalie Darcy Kuemper likely remembers all too well. The 28-year-old netminder is 1-2 lifetime against the Hawks allowing close to three goals on average against.

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Tuesday 26th March

New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins
10.00am

Penguins to Win -1.5 Goals @ $2.25

The Penguins have had no trouble with the Rangers lately, winning seven of the last ten and averaging just under five goals per game in that stretch. It’s been a while since the Penguins were involved in a game that was not decided by a single goal but when they do click they have shwn the ability to really go on with the job. With the potential for an empty netter at the end, back Pittsburgh to cover the handicap at that value.

Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins
10.30am

Over 6.5 Goals @ $1.91

The two best teams in the NHL get set to face off in what should be an excellent game and a likely preview of the second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. Last time they met it was the Bruins taking advantage of a fatigued Tampa team but with an undermanned defensive core, they find themselves on the back foot here. They have been quite sound defensively as of late, giving up five goals total in their last four games while scoring 19 themselves. It would buck the trend of recent Bruins-Lightning matchups for this to be a high scoring clash but as both sides look to tune up for the playoffs, the forwards will get their chances.

St Louis Blues v Vegas Golden Knights
11.00am

St Louis to Win @ $1.80

Two sides inching closer to securing postseason hockey face off in this game, Vegas has been the in form team of late picking up 17 of 20 points from its last ten games. St Louis has been in pretty good form themselves though, with 14 points over that same span. The Blues have never come away from a game against Vegas empty handed, winning three and taking the other two games to overtime so with these sides at a very even price, back the home side to pick up the win.

Monday 25th March

New York Islanders v Arizona Coyotes
6.00am

Islanders to Win & Under 5.5 Goals

The Islanders have been in a bit of a freefall lately, falling out of top spot in the metro division but they have a chance for a get right game here with both sides coming in as part of a back to back. The Islanders will be travelling back from Philadelphia while the Coyotes are taking the short trip from New Jersey. Historically this has been a low scoring game with both sides averaging under three goals per game over the last ten meetings. At home the Isles are the better side so back them in a low scoring clash.

Chicago Blackhawks v Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

Chicago to Win @ $1.87

No need to force a play here to try and get these odds out over even money, the Blackhawks should be able to take care of business at home. Both sides have won five each in the last ten meetings although the Avs did take out bragging rights just over a month ago, winning 5-3 in Chicago. Both sides are trying to chase down the Wild for the final Wild Card spot in the East but you have to like the Blackhawks at home here as desperation takes over.

Vancouver Canucks v Columbus Blue Jackets
1.00pm

Over 6.5 Goals @ $2.00

If I had to back a side in this game I’d take Columbus, but their recent form is a massive red flag for me. Three straight losses and even though this is only Vancouver, I just don’t have enough confidence right now. What I do like is the over 6.5 play since two of the last three between these sides have had 7 or more goals. The goals have been flowing in Canucks games lately with 5 or more in the last eight games so back a high scoring clash here.

Sunday 24th March

Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders
4.00am

Islanders To Win @ $2.05

Backing an Islanders bounce-back after being shutout by both the Bruins and Montreal this week. New York in desperate need of a win if they wish to top the Capitals in the Metropolitan division, and fortunately, a road trip to Philly might just be the place to get things back on track. The Flyers have allowed the seventh-most goals on home ice this month, largely due to Carter Hart’s up and down performances in net. Speaking of goalies, Islanders netminder Thomas Greiss is 6-4 lifetime against the Flyers. New York have also allowed just seven goals in four games on the road through March.

Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins
10.00am

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals @ $2.88

Happy to stick with the Total and watch this potential Eastern Conference playoff preview play out. The Panthers have won three of their last five games at home, while the Bruins have also been particularly strong on the road this past week defeating both the Islanders and the Devils in convincing fashion. Having scored 15 goals in five games, the Panthers have been the fourth-highest scoring side at home this month, and not to be outdone, the Bruins have been the sixth-highest scoring side on the road with 14 goals in five games. In four of their last five meetings the Total has fallen between 4.5-6.5 goals, leaving plenty of value on offer.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Rangers
10.00am

Leafs to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

Life on the road hasn’t been fun for the Rangers. New York have lost seven-straight away from home, three of which have come by at least two goals. The Leafs have been a tough play this month, but there’s no doubt Toronto had this game circled after losing to the Rangers 4-1 in New York last month. The Rangers haven’t won at Scotiabank Arena since 2017, and despite all their recent troubles, the Leafs have still been the sixth-highest scoring side on home ice this month. Toronto outshot the Rangers 56-29 during their loss in February. Expect the Leafs to seek some revenge.

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Saturday 23rd March

Washington Capitals vs Minnesota Wild
10.00am

1st Period Betting: Capitals To Win @ $2.40

Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the Lightning marked the Capitals’ first loss at home this month. You’d be mad to back against Washington considering they’ve only lost three of their last 10 games at home, but given the short price, you’ll need to look elsewhere on Saturday. The Wild are notorious slow starters, having won only three first periods in their 10 games this month. The Capitals, on the other hand, have been the fourth-best scoring side in the opening frame, scoring 80 goals in 74 games played. Caps goalie Braden Holtby will be eager to put Thursday’s overtime loss behind him, and she should feel confident with an 8-2 lifetime record against Minnesota.

Anaheim Ducks vs San Jose Sharks
1.00pm

Ducks Over 2.5 Goals

Backing the Ducks straight-up on Saturday looks risky, but that isn’t to say Anaheim can’t test the Sharks. Anaheim have been the second-highest scoring side at home this month, scoring 18 goals in just eight games. The Sharks are 7-5 in the second game of a back-to-back, however backup goalie Aaron Dell has faced the Ducks only once in his three-year career. San Jose’s netminder is 6-5 on the road this season having allowed an average of 3.64 goals against.

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Friday 22nd March

St. Louis Blues vs Detroit Red Wings
11.00am

Blues to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

Road games and the Red Wings don’t mix. Detroit have won just two of their last 10-games away from home, bad news as they travel to St. Louis to face a Blues team fresh from a 7-2 home win over the Oilers. The Blues have allowed the sixth-fewest goals on home ice this month – the Red Wings, on the other hand, have allowed 14 in five games.

Calgary Flames vs Ottawa Senators
12.00pm

Flames Total Goals: Over 4.5

The Flames have scored 23 goals in just six games at home this month, which not surprisingly, leads the league by a wide margin. Calgary have also won two-straight over Ottawa, and again, it’s no shock to learn the Senators have allowed the most goals on away ice this month – a whopping 19 goals in six games played. With backup goalie Craig Anderson making his first start in Calgary this year, expect things to get a little ugly.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Winnipeg Jets
1.00pm

Jets To Win @ $2.45

All-in on the Jets as they look to clean sweep the Golden Knights this year. Winnipeg already own two wins over Vegas this season, the most recent of which came in February during a brilliant two-goal performance from Patrik Laine. The Jets were equally as impressive on Thursday shutting out the Ducks in Anaheim to win 3-0. Winnipeg have gone 5-2 this season during the second game of a back-to-back, while they also rank third in goals scored on the road this month. With four wins over their last six road games, these look nice odds for an upset.

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Thursday 21st March

Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs
10.00am

Leafs Over 3.5 Goals @ $1.95

The Leafs lost their second-straight game on Wednesday to the Predators, so why should you back them again on Thursday? Toronto have won four-straight over the Sabres, which is also the minimum number of goals they’ve managed to score against Buffalo in all four wins. Last time these sides met, Toronto piled on three goals on Sabres goalie Carter Hutton before he was pulled midway through the second period. The Sabres have allowed the seventh-most goals at home this season, and despite their recent troubles, keep in mind the Leafs also rank fourth in goals scored on the road.

Washington Capitals vs Tampa Bay Lightning
10.30am

60 Minutes Betting: Lightning To Win @ $2.10

The Capitals rested goalie Braden Holtby specifically for this game, and despite winning 4-1 on Wednesday against the Devils, it’s difficult to back Washington at this price. In the second game of a double-header, the Caps have won just five of their 12-games this season, and even worse, the Lightning haven’t lost on the road in nearly a month. Holtby faced Washington only four days ago, allowing four goals on the road in a 6-3 loss. Even with a lengthy rest, it’s hard to see the veteran netminder stifling this unstoppable Lightning side.

Anheim Ducks vs Winnipeg Jets
1.00pm

Jets To Win & Over 5.5 Goals @ $3.10

Should be a bit of value on offer in this one. The Jets and the Ducks have put up five or more goals in four of their last five meetings, while the Ducks have scored 18 goals at home this month – the second-most in the league. Likewise, the Jets have been the fifth-highest scoring side on the road during the same time span, and it helps knowing they’ve won three of their last five games on the road. Anaheim goalie John Gibson gave up six-goals when he faced the Jets earlier this month, so look for a Winnipeg win and a big Total.

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Wednesday 20th March

New York Islanders v Boston Bruins
10.00am

Bruins To Win @ $1.87

Winning in New York hasn’t been a problem for the Bruins in recent years. Boston have won six-straight over the Islanders dating back to 2017, but perhaps the most important form to consider is Tuukka Rask’s. The veteran net-minder is 24-10-5 lifetime against New York allowing just 2.08 average goals against. Meanwhile, Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss is enjoying a career-best season, but there’s something to be said about New York’s home form of late. The Islanders rank fourth in goals allowed so far this month.

Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets
12.00pm

Flames Over 3.5 Goals @ $2.05

The Flames have been unstoppable in front of net for most of the season, but did you know they rank first in goals scored at home this month? Having now clinched a playoff spot, Calgary look to be a safe Overs bet on Wednesday against a Columbus side that have lost three of their last four road games. Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky allowed a whopping eight-goals when these sides met back in December, while most importantly, the Flames are 12-1 when it comes to backing the Overs against a team with a winning record at home.

Nashville Predators vs Toronto Maple Leafs
12.00pm

Leafs To Win & Under 6.5 Goals @ $4.20

No one would blame you for feeling a little nervous about the Leafs right now. Toronto have lost three of their last five games, including a devastating 6-2 loss to the Senators on Sunday. So why should you trust them here? Toronto have allowed only eight goals on the road this month, while they’ve also won their last two trips to Nashville. Likewise, the Predators have allowed the eighth-fewest goals at home during the same time frame, but it’s worth noting Pekka Rinne has struggled throughout his career against Toronto, holding a 4-4-2 record. Nashville have managed just five goals in two home games this month, setting up what could be a perfect bounce-back game for Mike Babcock’s side.

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Tuesday 19th March

Tampa Bay Lightning v Arizona Coyotes
10.30am

Lightning to Cover (-1.5) @ $2.10

While this might be guilty of over simplification, the Lightning are a much better team and will see this game as two points closer to the President’s Trophy and home ice advantage in the playoffs. You can count on Tampa to be ready for this game after losing in Arizona 7-1 in the early part of this season. Since then Tampa has been nothing short of exceptional, winning 30 of 38 at home while Arizona has gone 12-13-3 against Eastern Conference teams. Tampa has won by two or more in four of its seven games in the month of March and here they should be able to make it eight.

Los Angeles Kings v Winnipeg Jets
1.30pm

Under 5.5 Total Goals

If you want one good reason why the Kings find themselves sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference, their NHL worst 168 goals scored tally is a big reason why. Four of their last six games have had five or fewer goals and their history against the Jets suggests the under is a good play for this game. The over has only hit three times in the last ten between these two and four of the last five, including the last three in a row have all been tight, low scoring contests so back another one to come through for you here.

San Jose Sharks v Vegas Golden Knights
1.30pm

Sharks to Win & Over 5.5 Goals

This is going to be a fantastic clash between two of the most in form teams in the NHL. Vegas has won seven of its past eight to give them a bit of breathing space ahead of the chasing Wild Card pack. San Jose could secure a playoff berth with a win in this game and get some bragging rights over the side they will likely face in the opening round of the playoffs. With Vegas on the second half of a back to back and with Marc-Andre Fleury still under an injury cloud this game has the makings of a shootout with the Sharks having a slight edge as the home team.

Monday 18th March

Minnesota Wild v New York Islanders
8.00am

Islanders to Win @ $2.05

Minnesota is right in the mix for a Western Conference Wild Card but needs to ensure it gets better at home. A day after taking on the Rangers at home, the other New York team comes to town on the back of a game in Detroit. One reason the Isles have been so good on the road is their very strong defence and that has a habit of travelling at this time of the year.These sides faced off just over a month ago and the Islanders won a rock fight 2-1. I’ll back in a similar result here and take the strong defensive side to hold serve.

Anaheim Ducks v Florida Panthers
12.00pm

Ducks to Win @ $1.95

Florida’s west coast swing continues with a trip to the Honda Center a day after taking on the Kings in LA. Anaheim will be well rested having had a day of rest and has been much more competitive at home than on the road. The Ducks had the Panthers number when the teams met in November and have put together a respectable 5-5 record in their last 10. When an underdog is at home taking on a team on the second half of a back to back, it’s worth taking them on a pure value play.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Edmonton Oilers
1.00pm

Vegas to Cover -1.5

With a 7-2-1 record in their last 10, Vegas has created some separation in the race for the final playoff spot in the Pacific Division. Edmonton is probably out of the picture with 11 games remaining and faces a tough test here after their game in Arizona on Sunday (AEST). The Oilers aren’t going away though, putting together a 6-3-1 record in its last 10. That being said, Vegas at home is 21-10-4 in one of the best venues in the NHL.

Sunday 17th March

Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers
7.00am

Panthers Over 3.5 Goals @ $2.40

Los Angeles won’t have fond memories heading into this game against the Panthers. They were blown out 6-1 by Florida last month, and as the odds suggest, the chances of the Kings winning are reasonably low. The Panthers, who currently sit on the fringe of a Wild Card spot in the East, have scored the 10th most goals on the road over the last month. Los Angeles rank second in goals allowed at home during the same time span, while Florida have also scored three or more in four of their last five games.

Boston Bruins vs Columbus Blue Jackets
10.00am

Over 6.5 Goals

For the second time this month the Jackets and Bruins do battle in what continues to shape up as a potential playoff preview. If you’ll recall, these two combined for 11-goals when they met on Wednesday, a game that saw Boston fight back from a four-goal deficit to nearly even things up in the third. All of the last five meetings between these two have seen seven-goals or more, but in case you need further convincing that this one is going Overs, keep in mind the Jackets have scored a combined total of 41 goals during the second game of a back-to-back this season.

Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks
10.00am

Blackhawks To Win @ $2.35

The Blackhawks took to Toronto on Thursday and walked away with a 5-4 win, so why can’t they do the same in Montreal on Sunday? There’s no denying what the Blackhawks are all about: they rank third in goals scored on the road this month, while they’ve also been extremely poor in net allowing 33-goals against. Speaking of which, Canadiens netminder Carey Price has looked a little off recently. Despite setting new record, the veteran goalie has allowed 11 goals in his last three games. Price also owns a 4-5 career record against Chicago, making the Blackhawks nice odds for another upset.

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Saturday 16th March

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Philadelphia Flyers
10.00am

Over 6.5 Goals

No one would blame you for having zero faith in the Leafs right now. Their effort against the Blackhawks on Thursday was nothing short of uninspiring, but their performance in the third period should fill you with at least a little confidence. Toronto came back from five goals down to lose 5-4, scoring three of those goals in the final frame. Both sides rank Top 10 in goals scored and goals allowed this month, but most importantly, both also rank inside the top half of the league when it comes to backing the Overs this season.

Dallas Stars vs Vegas Golden Knights
11.00am

Stars To Win @ $2.10

There’s plenty of reasons to back the Golden Knights on Saturday. The Stars made short work of the Wild on Friday, but their 3-7 record in the second game of a back-to-back remains a concern. Having allowed the fewest goals so far this month, Dallas have been electric in net recently, but on attack, they rank only 10th in goals scored. Vegas have also been killer between the pipes ranking fourth this month, and they should enjoy facing Anton Khudobin in his first ever start against the Knights.

Calgary Flames vs New York Rangers
12.00pm

Rangers Under 2.5 Goals

A trip to Calgary is the last thing the Rangers need right now. New York have won only two of their last 10-games, and despite ranking inside the Top 10 in scoring, the fact they’ve managed 1.82 goals on the road this season says it all. Calgary, meanwhile, are looking for their third-straight win, and it should help knowing the Rangers have failed to score more than two goals in six of their seven games this month.

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Friday 15th March

New York Islanders v Montreal Canadiens
10.00am

Islanders Total Goals: Over 3.5 @ $2.63

Carey Price made history on Wednesday surpassing Jacques Plante with career win number 315, but if you take one look at the stats, you’ll know Montreal have had a hard time stopping goals of late. The Canadiens have allowed 28 goals on away ice over the last month – the second-most in the league. The Islanders, meanwhile, have been the sixth-highest scoring side at home this season. Better yet, the Islanders are 14-3 when it comes to backing the Overs on two days rest. Averaging close to 2.5 goals at home this season, these look like great odds.

Detroit Redwings v Tampa Bay Lightning
10.30am

Lightning to Cover the Line (-1.5 Goals)

You should be used to this by now. Saluting close to 76% of the time, the Lightning have been the best side to back against the spread all season. Even better, Tampa Bay are 14-2 agaisnt the spread when playing on the road against a team with a losing record. Detroit have lost three-straight games, one of which was to this same Lightning team on Sunday. The Lightning piled on six goals against the Leafs on Tuesday and have since enjoyed two days off. This looks easy money.

Minnesota Wild v Dallas Stars
11.00am

Stars To Win @ $2.00

The Stars look way over the odds at this price considering they’ve won three of their last five against the Wild. Occupying the first Wild Card seed in the West, Dallas have also won seven of their last 10-games, but most importantly have allowed the sixth-fewest goals on the road all season. Since four of the last five between these two sides have seen under five goals, don’t expect this to be high-scoring. For what it’s worth, Minnesota are also 4-10 against the spread at home since the All-Star break.

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Thursday 14th March

Toronto Maple Leafs v Chicago Blackhawks
10.00am

Between 6.5-8.5 Goals @ $3.00

Last time these two sides got together they combined for 13-goals in a 7-6 Toronto win. Things hit a snag for the Leafs on Tuesday in a 6-2 loss to Tampa Bay, but as for Chicago, the Hawks have won six of their last 10, aided by the fact they’ve scored the ninth-most goals on away ice this month. Just for fun, Chicago have gone Over the Total in 19 of their 24 games this year when they’ve scored four or more goals in their previous game. The Leafs are also the second-highest scoring side on home ice this year, so this one should be a bit of a thriller.

Edmonton Oilers v New Jersey Devils
12.30am

Devils Total Goals: Over 2.5

You’d be mad to back the Devils straight-up, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find some value in this struggling New Jersey side. Oilers goalie Cam Talbot is 1-1 against the Devils this year, having allowed seven combined goals across both starts. Edmonton have also allowed the third-most goals on home ice this year, while the Devils’ record against the Overs is 10-2 when playing a team with a losing record on the road.

Vancouver Canucks v New York Rangers
1.00pm

Rangers To Win @ $2.05

Lots to think about in this game. The Canucks have lost five-straight on the road, allowing their opponent to outscore them 17-8. Vancouver have also scored the fourth-fewest goals over the last month, while the Rangers on the other hand, surprisingly rank inside the Top 10. New York are heading towards a serious rebuild, but there’s been some minor steps forward this season. At home, the Rangers  have allowed the 10th fewest goals all year, bad news for a Canucks side desperately falling behind in the West.

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Wednesday 13th March

Columbus Blue Jackets v Boston Bruins
10.00am

Bruins To Win @ $1.95

Things are suddenly getting a little desperate in the East. After spending lavishly at the deadline, the Jackets are now one loss away from conceding the second Wild Card seed to Montreal. With Boston coming to town, it’s hardly an ideal situation against a Bruins team that have won eight of their last 10. Columbus have lost back-to-back games eight times this season, but more importantly, things look even more precarious when you consider backup goalie Joonas Korpisalo looks likely to start in net. The Jackets lost 1-0 to the Islanders on Tuesday with Bobrovsky between the pipes, while Korpisalo gets set to face the Bruins for the first-time in his four-year career.

St. Louis Blues v Arizona Coyotes
11.00am

Under 5.5 Goals

Unders looks to be the play between these two potential playoff foes. Rookie netminder Jordan Binnington stopped all 21 shots he faced during the Blues’ 4-0 shutout win over the Coyotes last month, adding to his tidy 1.80 GAA so far this year. Both St. Louis and Arizona rank as two of the Top 5 teams when it comes to backing the Unders this season, while both also rank inside the bottom half of the league in goals for and goals against so far this month.

Calgary Flames v New Jersey Devils
12.00pm

Flames to Cover the Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Flames got some of their mojo back during Monday’s 6-3 home win over the Golden Knights. It’s been an up and down stretch for Calgary, but they should enjoy Tuesday’s home game against one of the league’s lowest scoring teams this month. Calgary are 42-27 against the spread this season, covering close to 61% of the time – the fourth highest total in the league. New Jersey, meanwhile, have lost six-straight games, one of which was a 2-1 loss to the Flames late last month. Calgary’s top goal-scorers are well known, but you know things are going well when defenceman Travis Hamonic leads the way in goals scored this month. This one should be nothing short of a blowout.

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Tuesday 12th March

Toronto Maple Leafs v Tampa Bay Lightning
10.00am

Tampa Bay to Win @ $1.95

Tampa Bay has not lost a lot of games in regulation this season, which is one reason why they have secured a playoff spot already. Of course their work is not done yet as they continue to chase the President’s Trophy and they still need another 11 points to secure that milestone. One of the few teams to beat them this season is the Toronto Maple Leafs who took out the last meeting 4-2 back in mid January. I’m backing the Lightning here because they are the better team and are at a price very rarely seen this season.

New York Islanders v Columbus Blue Jackets
10.00am

Islanders to Win & Over 5.5 Goals @ $3.80

Desperation is a funny thing, Columbus needs this game to ensure they can hold onto the second Wild Card in the Eastern Conference. The Islanders are falling away badly with six losses from their last ten and that stingy defence is suddenly leaking goals at an alarming rate. In their past fove games they have conceded 3, 4, 4, 2 and 5 so this game has the makings of a shootout. History is in their favour however having won both games against Columbus this season and playing at home will give them a nice boost here.

Colorado Avalanche v Carolina Hurricanes
12.00pm

Over 7.5 Total Goals @ $3.20

Another game that has the makings of a shootout is the clash in Colorado as these two Wild Card contenders try not to lose any ground. Carolina is making a fantastic late season charge winning seven of its last ten and giving the crowd plenty to cheer for with seven or more goals in seven of their last ten as well. The Avalanche are scoring a lot lately as well with three or more goals in seven of their last ten as well. In a game like this the result could go either way but one thing seems likely, there will be goals and lots of them.

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Monday 11th March

Washington Capitals v Winnipeg Jets
10.00am

Washington to Win @ $1.75

The defending Stanley Cup champions are suddenly looking ominous six straight wins and enter this game offering good value for punters. The Central Division leading Jets will be a tough proposition but with this game in Washington, it’s hard to ignore the Caps and their 20-9-5 record in the capitol city. If you want to take this over even money they back Washingtington to win in 60 minutes but for this tip I’ll just stick with the outright result as two of the last three have gone to overtime.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins
10.30am

Bruins to Win @ $2.00

This one is a straight up value pick as the Bruins are in the midst of a historic points streak. The side now has the second best record in the league and has won its last six games and has not lost in regulation in its last 19. Since the All Star Break they have been nothing short of phenomenal and are worth jumping on any time they are underdogs until that streak ends.

Calgary Flames v Vegas Golden Knights
12.30pm

Vegas to Win @ $2.15

Vegas is backing up after a massing home win on Sunday (AEDT) and has a chance to try and close the gap on their likely first round playoff opponent in Calgary. Vegas has had the edge over their division rivals in their almost two seasons of history and will put a five game winning streak on the line here. This will be Vegas’s first set of back to back games since early February but even on short rest, they are in much better form than the Flames, who have lost their last four.

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Sunday 10th March

Edmonton Oilers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
11.00am

Leafs to Cover the Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Leafs have lost back-to-back games six-times this season, but it’s hard to see them struggling against the Oilers on Sunday. Toronto have the second-most goals on the road this year, while Edmonton’s goal-tending woes are evident in the fact they’ve allowed 26 goals over the last month alone. You don’t have to rewind very far to find the last meeting between these two – the Leafs walked away with a casual 6-2 win in Toronto last month, to extend their winning streak over Edmonton to five games.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins
11.00am

Penguins To Win @ $2.15

The Pens and the Jackets do battle for the third time in the last fortnight, and when you consider Pittsburgh have now won eight-straight over Columbus dating back to 2017, it’s hard to wonder why they are priced as the underdog. The Penguins have won three of their last five road games, but more importantly, rank fifth in goals scored on away ice. The Jackets have allowed 16 goals over their last five games, a worrying statistic ahead of the playoffs. They’ve also lost their last two home games to the Oilers and the Jets, while goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has allowed an average of 4.06 goals against the Penguins this season.

Vancouver Canucks vs Vegas Golden Knights
2.00pm

Over 5.5 Goals

Since their inception in 2017, the Canucks are yet to beat the Golden Knights at home. The two have put forward some classic battles over the last three years, but the series remains one-sided with Vegas having won six of the seven meetings. Still, the Overs looks the play on Sunday when you consider Vancouver’s horrible net-minding at home this year. The Canucks have allowed the ninth-most goals on home ice, while the Knights have allowed the 12th most on the road. These two have combined for five goals or more during three of their last five games, so we could be in for a close one.

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Saturday 9th March

Florida Panthers vs Minnesota Wild
11.00am

Wild To Win @ $1.95

It’s no wonder the bookies are having a tough time separating these two. The Panthers and Wild head to Florida for the second game of a back-to-back, with both sides coming off tough road trips to Boston and Tampa Bay. The Wild have won four of their last five games against Florida by at least three-goals, but perhaps more importantly, they’ve been one of the best sides on the road over the last month in the net. Minnesota have allowed the eighth-fewest goals, and on the flip side, scored the sixth-most. Don’t sleep on Minnesota putting up another large total on Saturday.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets
11.30am

Under 6.5 Goals

Lots to think about with this one, but when you dumb it down, the Unders looks to be the smartest play. Carolina have allowed the eighth-fewest goals at home this season, while the Jets are allowing a tidy average of just 2.18 goals on the road. The Total has gone Under 6.5 in all of the last four meetings between the Canes and Jets, while Carolina goalie Petr Mrazek has allowed a career average of just 2.30 goals against Winnipeg.

Anaheim Ducks vs Montreal Canadiens
2.00pm

Ducks To Win @ $1.91

There’s more than just a Wild Card spot on the line for Montreal on Saturday. The Habs haven’t won in Anaheim since 2014, and given the Ducks’ 13-12-8 record at home, Montreal might have a real fight on its hands. Anaheim have been the lowest-scoring side at home all year, but they’ve also been one of the stingiest in net. The Ducks have allowed the seventh-fewest goals at home and are now looking to makeup for Thursday’s 5-4 loss to the Blues. Considering Montreal have scored the second-fewest goals on away ice this season, take the Ducks straight-up and hope for a bounce-back.

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Friday 8th March

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Columbus Blue Jackets
11.00am

Match Winner/Total Goals: Penguins & Over 6.5 @ $3.20

Big game with even bigger odds. The Jackets haven’t won in Pittsburgh since 2015, while they’ve also been the fourth-highest scoring side on the road this season. Columbus, meanwhile, have allowed the 10th most goals over the last month, and roll into this one having won just two of their last five games. You don’t have to rewind very far to find the last meeting between these two – the Penguins walked away with a comfortable 5-2 win on the road last month. These two have combined for seven or more goals in four of their last five encounters, leaving the Pens, and the Overs, looking safe.

Buffalo Sabres vs Chicago Blackhawks
12.30pm

Over 6.5 Total Goals

At home this season the Blackhawks have allowed the second-most goals, while on the road, the Sabres have allowed the 11th most. To get a little technical for a second, Chicago are also 23-6 when it comes to backing the Overs against a team with a losing record. These two sides have combined for seven or more goals in three of their last 10-games. Chicago also won in thrilling 7-3 fashion on the road in Buffalo to rank first in goals scored last month.

Arizona Coyotes vs Calgary Flames
1.00pm

Under 5.5 Goals @ $2.20

Arizona are two wins away from making a serious Wild Card push in the West, and as their recent home record suggests, no one would blame you for backing them straight-up on Friday. The safer play might be the Unders, though. Arizona have been the sixth-best team in the league when it comes to backing the Unders this season, and it helps knowing they’ve scored the third-fewest goals at home this season. On the flip side, Calgary have been equally stingy on the road. The Flames rank fourth in goals allowed on away ice this season, and given their two-game losing streak, it’s tough to see the Western Conference leaders putting going to crazy against an Arizona side that’s won 7 of its last 10.

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Thursday 7th March

Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals
11.30am

Over 6.5 Goals @ $1.95

Fascinating game for both sides on Thursday. A win for the Capitals could see them leapfrog the Islanders for first spot in the Metropolitan, while a Flyers win at home would put them one spot closer to securing a Wild Card berth. The bad news for Philly is goalie Carter Hart won’t start due to an ankle injury. That leaves the Overs looking safe, especially considering both sides rank inside the Top 10 in goals scored over the last four weeks. These two have combined for eight goals or more in each of their last three meetings, while the Capitals have also scored the most goals in the league on the road this season.

Vancouver Canucks vs Toronto Maple Leafs
1.00pm

Canucks Total Goals: Under 2.5 @ $2.00

Did you catch a load of the Leafs on Monday? It took Toronto all of 20-minutes to pull apart the Flames, leaving Calgary with an impressive 6-2 win. It comes as no surprise to learn the Leafs rank second in goals per 60-minutes, which should leave the Canucks feeling a little nervous. Vancouver have lost two-straight games now and are in serious danger of missing out on a Wild Card spot. Worse yet, the Canucks have scored just 19-goals over the last month, only five more than the Ducks. That spells bad news against the in-form Frederik Andersen, who currently holds an 8-2 record against Vancouver allowing an average of just 1.46 goals per-game.

Anaheim Ducks vs St Louis Blues
2.00pm

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals @ $2.63

Two-straight losses has St. Louis looking a little shaky as they continue to flirt with the third spot in the Central Division and a Wild Card. St. Louis have lost three-straight games on the road, but it’s not like the Ducks have been any better at home. Anaheim back up on short rest following Wednesday’s win over the Coyotes, but there’s no getting past the fact Anaheim rank dead last in goals scored over the last month. Again, the Blues aren’t much better – they’ve scored the 11th fewest over their last 14-games. Just as important, both sides also ranked bottom five in goals allowed. The average combined Total between these two across their last five games is 5.2 goals, leaving the 4.5-6.5 range looking safe.

Thursday’s NHL Multi: Leafs To Win, Ducks/Blues: Between 4.5-6.5 Goals, Golden Knights To Win @ $6.54

Wednesday 6th March

New Jersey Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets
11.00am

Jackets Total Goals: Over 3.5

Happy to have a little play on the Jackets here. Full credit to General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen – Columbus are now one of the most lethal attacking sides in the league after adding Matt Duchene. Columbus ranks ninth in goals scored on away ice this year, while the Devils rank 12th in goals allowed. Just for fun, over the last two seasons the Jackets are 9-0 when it comes to backing the Overs during games played in March. On a more simple note, the Devils have also allowed 14 goals across their last five games at home.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets
11.30am

Lightning Total Goals: Over 3.5

In three of the last five meetings between these two the Total has gone over seven, while the pair played out a thrilling 5-4 game back in December. The Jets walked away the winners at home, but things have been a real grind since then. Winnipeg are missing two key defenders in Joe Morrow and Dustin Byfuglien, so it’s no surprise to learn they rank inside the top half of the league in goals allowed over the last month. The Lightning have allowed the seventh-fewest during that span, and to make matters worse for the Jets, are fresh from a 5-1 home drubbing over Ottawa on two days rest.

Nashville Predators vs Minnesota Wild
12.00pm

Predators to Cover The Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

Could be a case of double-trouble for the Wild on Wednesday. They lost to the Predators 3-2 in a shootout on Monday, but don’t let the scoreline fool you – things shouldn’t have been that close. Nashville dominated in shots-on-goal and face-offs won, but more importantly, Pekka Rinne returns to the net with a handy 17-12 record against Minnesota. The Wild haven’t won in Nashville since 2016, while the Preds have also won three-straight over Minnesota. Nashville hold a 38-30 record against the spread, and are also averaging close to two-goals a game at home.

Wednesday’s NHL Multi: Bruins/Hurricanes: Under 5.5 Goals, New York Islanders To Win, Lightning Total Goals: Over 3.5 @ $5.00

Tuesday 5th March

Edmonton Oilers vs Buffalo Sabres
11.00am

Edmonton Oilers To Win @ $2.05

There really is not a lot between the Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres and it is the Oilers that do represent a little bit of value at their current odds. The Oilers have won four of their past six games and they take on a Buffalo side that has generally underperformed betting expectations in 2019.

Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs
1.00pm

Calgary Flames To Win @ $1.75

It is somewhat of a surprise that the Calgary Flames will not go into this clash with the Toronto Maple Leafs as dominant favourites. The Flames have won seven of their past eight matches in impressive fashion and they have been one of the most profitable betting sides in the NHL this season.

Monday 4th March

Winnipeg Jets vs Columbus Blue Jackets
11.00am

Over 6.5 Goals

Safe to expect a bit of a thriller between these two. The Jets and the Jackets combined for seven-goals when they met back in January, while they’ve also put up seven-goals or more in four of their last five meetings. The Jackets have looked lethal since the addition of Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel, but Artemi Panarin continues to steal the show with four-points and a goal in his last three games. Columbus are averaging 2.5 goals on home ice this year. The Jets have also put up eight goals across their last three on the road.

San Jose Sharks vs Chicago Blackhawks
2.00pm

Over 6.5 Goals

No prizes for guessing how this one might turn out. The Blackhawks have scored the fourth-most goals on the road this season, while the Sharks have been the ninth-best scoring side at home. These two have combined for seven goals or more in their last three meetings, but just in case you needed further convincing, it’s also comforting to know both sides rank first and second when it comes to backing the Overs this year, with Chicago coming through close to 68% of the time.

Sunday 3rd March

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres
11.00am

Leafs to Cover The Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

All-in on the Leafs to bounce-back from Friday’s 6-1 drubbing at the hands of the Islanders. Toronto looked soft against New York’s forecheck, but they do hold a firm 39-25-0 record against the puck line this season, the third-best in the league. I tipped the Leafs to cover when they met the Sabres no less than a week ago, a game they won comfortably 5-3 at home. Toronto have now won four of their last five over the Sabres, two of which have come by two-goals or more. Buffalo ranked third in goals allowed and fourth in goals scored last month, so you have to like the value that’s on offer here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators
11.00am

Lightning to Cover The 1st Period Puck Line (-0.5 Goals)

Forgive me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Lightning have been a Top 3 scoring side all season long. The Senators, meanwhile, currently rank first in goals allowed, but when you dig a little deeper, you’ll also discover Tampa have a knack for scoring in the first period. The Lightning rank first in goals scored during the opening frame, and yep, you guessed it, Ottawa ranks fifth in goals allowed. In case those numbers don’t convince you, Tampa Bay hold the third-best record in the league when it comes to covering the first period puck line. The Lightning are 47-18, coming through exactly 72.3% of the time.

Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils
11.00am

Bruins to Cover The Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

Happy to allow the numbers to do the talking here. Boston have not only been the fourth-best side when it comes to covering the spread, they also allowed the third-fewest goals last month. Most of that is a credit to Tuukka Rask, who boasts an impressive 1.59 GAA vs. the Devils in 13 career starts. New Jersey, meanwhile, return to the ice following last night’s game against the Flyers. Backup goalie Keith Kinkaid will likely start between the pipes – he’s faced the Bruins only once in his six-year stint with the team. New Jersey have lost back-to-back games twice already this season, and as they prepare for a Bruins side that’s allowed an average of 1.5 goals on home ice, this shapes up as a long night.

Saturday 2nd March

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals
11.00am

Islanders To Win @ $1.95

“Relentless” would be the word that best describes the Islanders right now. They ravaged the Leafs 6-1 in front of a sold out Nassau Coliseum on Friday, which shapes up to be a tough act to follow for the visiting Capitals. New York have won back-to-back games of a double-header four times this season, and you don’t have to rewind very far to find their last victory over Washington. The Isles held the Caps scoreless last month in a 2-0 win, bad news for a Washington side that rank ninth in goals allowed this year. The Islanders, meanwhile, have allowed the fewest goals at home all season, and with a very aggressive forecheck, Washington might be in for a long night.

Carolina Hurricanes vs St. Louis Blues
11.30am

Under 5.5 Goals @ $1.80

On one hand it’s tempting to back the Blues straight-up, after all, they have won four-straight games over the Hurricanes. On the other hand, both of these sides allowed just 15 goals apiece during the entire month of February, tied for the fewest in the league. At home this season Carolina are averaging 3.06 goals, while the Blues have averaged just 1.6 on the road. There’s no denying St. Louis’ attack has looked lethal over the last fortnight, however they haven’t fared too well against goalie Petr Mrazek. The Czechoslovakian is 4-2 lifetime against the Blues with an impressive 1.44 GAA.

New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers
11.00am

Over 6.5 Goals @ $1.91

Overs looks safe in this one when you consider both sides rank inside the Top 10 in goals allowed this season. Throughout the month of February the Flyers and Devils ranked in the bottom half of the league in goals scored, but their average combined Total across their last 10-games is 5.5. Away from home the Flyers have allowed the eighth-most goals, a stat that doesn’t exactly bode well against a Top 10 home scoring side like New Jersey. Philly fell 5-4 in overtime against the Blue Jackets on Friday, but better yet, they’ve allowed an average of 4.8 goals against during in the second game of a back-to-back this season.

Friday 1st March

New York Islanders vs Toronto Maple Leafs
11.00am

Islanders To Win @ $1.91

Must-watch game as John Tavares returns to the Nassau Coliseum to face his former team. As far as betting goes, make sure you stick with the Islanders at home. Not only have they won six of their last 10, New York have also allowed the fewest goals at home all season. As for the Leafs, they’ve won back-to-back games of a double-header only once all year, while their unpredictable goal frenzies won’t come easy against the league’s most elite defensive unit. Goalie Garret Sparks also looks likely to start between the pipes for Toronto – he’s allowed an average of nearly four goals against the Isles in two career starts.

Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning
11.00am

Under 5.5 Goals @ $2.10

Tampa Bay have won back-to-back games three times this season, but it’s tough to back them in this one knowing they haven’t won in Boston since 2017. Both of these sides finished inside the Top 5 in fewest goals allowed last month, while the Bruins have been one of the best teams in the league when it comes to limiting goals on home ice. Digging a little deeper, goalie Tuukka Rask has allowed an average of 2.51 goals against the Lightning. Louis Domingue, who could start in place of Andre Vasilevskiy, has also been equally impressive in five career games against the Bruins. In case you need further convincing, the Total has resulted in five goals or less during four of the last five meetings between these two.

Los Angeles Kings vs Dallas Stars
2.30pm

Under 4.5 Goals @ $3.00

The stats certainly do the talking in this Western Conference battle. The Stars have scored the fewest-goals on the road this season, while the Kings have scored the fewest-goals at home. Despite Dallas’ addition of Mats Zuccarello, they also scored the eighth-fewest goals in the month of February, while the Kings allowed the third-most in 13 games. The Total has gone Under 4.5 goals in three of the last five meetings between these two, and considering the Kings have managed no more than two goals in their last two home games, this feels like a 2-1 type game waiting to happen.

Thursday 28th February

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmomton Oilers
11.00am

Leafs to Cover The Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Leafs should be a lock on Thursday. Goalie Frederik Andersen, fresh from a standout performance against the Sabres, is a perfect 9-0 against Edmonton throughout his six-year career. The biggest problem for Toronto recently has been falling behind early, but the good news is the Oilers rank 15th in first period goals scored this year. On the flip side, Edmonton have also allowed the sixth-most goals in the opening frame, hardly good news considering they haven’t won in Toronto since 2010.

New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning
11.30am

Lightning to Cover The Puck Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Lightning should have no trouble disposing of the Rangers at the Garden. Tampa Bay have won four-straight over New York, three of which have come by two goals or more. The Lightning have also won their last three road games by a similar margin, while not surprisingly, they’ve allowed the third-fewest goals this month. The Rangers will rely heavily on Chris Kreider now that Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes have departed for greener pastures. Hardly an ideal situation against a Lightning side that ranks first in goals scored and power-play percentage.

Colorado Avalanche vs Vancouver Canucks
1.30pm

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals @ $2.88

Stick with the goals market between these two Wild Card hopefuls. Home ice means nothing for the Avalanche considering they lost 4-3 in overtime to the Panthers on Tuesday, while the Canucks have won just three of their last 10. These two sides played out a six-goal game when they met at the start of the month in Vancouver, but it’s also worth noting the Canucks haven’t won in Colorado since 2017. The Avs have been the fifth-highest scoring side this month, and with playoff implications on the line, expect a postseason type atmosphere and performance.

Wednesday 27th February

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins
11.00am

First Period Total Goals: Over 2 @ $2.10

Could be a potential playoff preview if the Penguins sneak back into the Wild Card. They’ll rest easy knowing they are the third-best scoring side in the first period year, but just five spots down sit the Blue Jackets, who have scored 62 goals in the opening frame this season. On the flip side the Jackets have allowed the fifth-most goals in the first period, but all things considered, we should see the puck find the back of the net nice and early with the likes of Sidney Crosby, Artemi Panarin and the newly signed Matt Duchene on the ice.

Boston Bruins vs San Jose Sharks
11.00am

Bruins To Win @ $1.91

The Bruins return home following a harsh road trip that saw them win four from five. The 37-18-8 Sharks await, a side Boston knows all too well following last week’s 6-5 overtime win in San Jose. There’s still no David Pastrnak, but Boston have to feel confident knowing the Sharks have allowed the third-most goals in the league this month. Tuukka Rask has been brilliant against San Jose averaging 3.09 goals against, but most importantly, the Sharks haven’t won in Boston since 2015.

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars
2.00pm

Stars To Win @ $2.60

It’s all about riding the hot hand, and well, the Stars look kinda lukewarm. By trading for Mats Zuccarello before the deadline, the Stars successfully added another talented scorer from the left wing, which paid huge dividends during Monday’s 4-3 win over Chicago. Zuccarello scored during his Dallas debut, but as far as Wednesday’s trip to Vegas goes, there’s reason to feel confident in a Stars upset. Dallas have allowed the seventh-fewest goals on the road this month, a credit to goalie Ben Bishop, who currently boasts a 2.60 goals-against-average this season. Vegas are 3-6-1 over their last 10-games, making the Knights a little over the odds at this price.

Tuesday 26th February

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres
11.00am

Toronto To Win -1.5 Goals @ $2.20

Toronto gets a chance to close the gap on Boston in the race for second spot in the Atlantic division when they host a Buffalo side slowly sliding out of the Wild Card race. The Leafs have been really strong at home with 18 wins from 33 at the Scotiabank Arena. The Leafs won the other meeting between these teams back in December with a 4-3 overtime win in Buffalo but this probably won’t be as close. The Leafs should be able to shut down one of the East’s worst attacks and come away with a win and cover.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Los Angeles Kings
11.30am

Tampa Bay To Win -1.5 Goals @ $1.85

For all intents and purposes, this is a massive mismatch with the best team in the league against the side with the second worst points total. Recent history between these sides has not been kind to the Kings either with the Lightning taking out the last five meetings, dating back to January 2017, by a pretty convincing margin. Three of those five wins have been by three or more goals and a win and cover looks like a good bet in what is a busy slate of games.

Vancouver Canucks vs Anaheim Ducks
2.00pm

Vancouver Canucks To Win @ $1.75

It’s a battle for bragging rights and not much else as the Canucks and Ducks face off separated by a mere three points. The Ducks have been poor on the road this season (& only slightly better at home with just 12 wins from 33 games while Vancouver has been marginally better at home. The home side has won the last four meetings between these sides and at that price you can back that run to continue here.

Monday 25th February

Minnesota Wild v St Louis Blues
11.00am

Blues To Win @ $2.10

The Blues unbelievable winning run came to a halt but they bounced right back with a win over the Bruins. St Louis has struggled in the past with Minnesota but when they have been in such good form lately, it’s hard to pass up this value as underdogs.

Ottawa Senators v Calgary Flames
11.00am

Flames To Win -1.5 Goals @ $2.05

The Flames have a chance to add to their four game winning run against an Ottawa side sitting stone dead last in the Eastern Conference. These teams have split their last five meetings but with the clear disparity between the sides a big win for Ottawa is the play for this game.

Arizona Coyotes v Winnipeg Jets
1.00pm

Over 6.5 Goals

How much confidence do you have in a desperate Arizona team fighting for a Wild Card berth? They have to take on a high scoring Winnipeg side whose last five games have seen the over hit four times. You have to like the over here, especially with Arizona coming off a nine-goal game against Vegas, the result just comes down to how much you expect the Coyotes to score. So take a safer option and back the over.

Sunday 24th February

Columbus Blue Jackets v San Jose Sharks
9.00am

Blue Jackets To Win @ $1.87

The Jackets look a little under the odds at this price. They held the Senators scoreless on Saturday in a 3-0 shutout, and also snagged star center Matt Duchene in free agency. The bad news is Duchene can’t play in this one due to visa issues, but the Jackets should come good at home. The Sharks have allowed the second-most goals on away ice this season, while they’ve also lost two-straight to Columbus by two goals or more. The Jackets, meanwhile, have scored the eighth-most goals at home this season. Joonas Korpisalo could start in net over Sergei Bobrovsky, good news for Columbus as Korpisalo has never faced the Sharks before.

Philadelphia Flyers v Pittsburgh Penguins
12.00pm

Penguins To Win @ $1.80

It’s not very often you see these kind of odds for the Penguins. Pittsburgh defeated the Flyers 4-1 when they met a fortnight ago, and are now fresh off a 4-0 shutout loss to the Sharks on Thursday. The Pens have won three-straight games in Philadelphia, but they should feel confident knowing Flyers goalie Carter Hart is in a bit of a slump. The youngster was pulled from net during Friday’s 5-1 loss to Montreal, bad news against a Pens side that ranks Top 10 in goals scored on the road. In the outdoor conditions of Lincoln Financial Field, the Penguins should take full advantage.

Saturday 23rd February

Ottawa Senators v Columbus Blue Jackets
11.00am

Under 6.5 Total Goals

Two teams looking to snap a two-game losing streak? Sounds like the perfect game to stick with the Total Goals market. The Sens have some goal-tending issues to address right now as Anders Nilsson has allowed 21 total goals already this month. Meanwhile in Columbus, Sergei Bobrovsky hasn’t fared much better after allowing two first period goals in a 3-2 loss to Montreal on Wednesday. What might save the Unders is the absence of Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel. The Sens chose to sit the trio against the Devils earlier in the week, a smart move as the trade deadline approaches. If Ottawa chooses to play it safe again, the Unders looks safe, especially considering these two have managed a combined 11 goals all week.

Calgary Flames v Anaheim Ducks
1.00pm

Ducks to Cover The Puck Line (+1.5 Goals)

No need to make this one too complicated. The Ducks have not only scored the fewest goals this month, they’ve also scored the fewest goals on the road this season. Now at 37-16-7, it’s no surprise to learn the Flames are the fifth best scoring side at home, so why should take on the Ducks? Riding hot goalies is important when it comes to successful NHL betting, and there’s no one hotter than Ryan Miller right now. Anaheim’s netminder has allowed just two goals in two games so far this month, and already owns a win over the Flames this season. Miller became the all-time leader in wins by an American goalie against the Wild earlier in the week, and has allowed an average of 2.64 goals against this season. Look for that form to continue on Saturday against the Calgary.

 

Friday 22nd February

Nashville Predators v Los Angeles Kings
12.00pm

Nashville to Win -1.5 Goals

LA sits stone dead last in the Western Confrence while the Predators are battling for top spot in the Central Division so it’s fair to say this one is a bit of a mismatch. The Kings are a long way removed from their Stanley Cup dominance and the Predators have taken advantage of their slide, winning each of the last four games between these two including a 5-3 victory back in November. While the Kings have been playing better of late this one probably won’t be all that close.

Dallas Stars v St Louis Blues
12.30pm

60 Minutes Betting: Blues to Win @ $2.20

A Central Division matchup sees the Stars host the Blues and look to close the gap on their rivals. The problem is the Blues are far and away the hottest team in the NHL with a ridiculous 11 game winning streak. Not just points streak with an overtime loss or two in there, winning streak. The Stars on the other hand have lost three in a row, which is not the form you want to carry into this matchup.

Vancouver Canucks v Arizona Coyotes
2.00pm

Vancouver to Win -1.5 Goals

Vancouver has a massive five day break going into this game and will be refreshed and ready to face the Coyotes. Both sides are on the outside looking in of the Wild Card picture with 59 points from 60 games, so this is about as close as you can get to a “must win” with another month and a half still to play. That rest came at the perfect time for the Canucks with a poor record heading into that break, they have a good chance to rebound and get revenge for a 4-3 Arizona win last month.

Thursday 21st February

Colorado Avalanche v Winnipeg Jets
12.30pm

60 Minutes Betting: Jets To Win @ $2.25

If Colorado wants to make the playoffs, they will need to start performing better on home ice, starting with this game against the Central Division leading Jets. When these sides met last week it was the Avs picking up a massive win in Winnipeg but prior to that the last four had all gone the way of the Jets. That win was a rare moment of recent joy for the Avs though with just two wins from their last ten and all things considered, the Jets look like the play here.

Calgary Flames v New York Islanders
1.30pm

Under 5.5 Goals @ $2.10

Two division leaders face off in what is definitely the game of the day. There is one big reason the Islanders are doing so well this season and that is down to defence. They have allowed a meagre 138 goals in 58 games this season, only Dallas has a goals against tally within 15. That makes for a lot of low scoring, tight games and good value backing the under. Historically this has been a tight matchup with both sides averaging under three goals per game in the last ten head to head matchups.

Vegas Golden Knights v Boston Bruins
2.00pm

Bruins To Win @ $2.00

The final play of the day highlights one of the hottest teams in hockey, the Boston Bruins, putting a six game winning streak on the line in the penultimate game of a West Coast road trip. In all fairness, their win over the Sharks involved quite a bit of good fortune but sometimes you have make your own luck. Boston has been a good play as an underdog as of late and it’s worth taking the value on offer here, although probably best to stick to the head to head line with a high potential for overtime.

Tuesday 19th February

Columbus Blue Jackets v Tampa Bay Lightning
11.30am

60 Minutes Betting: Lightning To Win @ $2.10

Here’s a list of reasons to back the Lightning on Tuesday: Tampa Bay have won five-straight over the Jackets, including a 4-0 shutout a month ago. Sergei Bobrovsky’s ho-hum 5-5-1 record against Tampa Bay doesn’t fill you with confidence, and neither does his 3.44 average goals allowed. To make matters worse, the Jackets have also allowed the sixth-most goals this month, while their 4-4 record at home leaves a lot to be desired.

Chicago Blackhawks v Ottawa Senators
12.30pm

3 Way Handicap: Blackhawks (-1 Goal) @ $2.63

Sometimes the stats do the talking, and that’s exactly why you should back the Blackhawks. Aside from having won four-straight over Ottawa, Chicago have scored the ninth-most goals so far this month. Ottawa, meanwhile, lead the league in goals allowed through February, and are fresh off a fortunate 4-3 overtime victory over the Jets on Sunday. Goalie Anders Nilsson looked a little overwhelmed at times, something we’ve seen before against Chicago. The veteran net-minder is winless in two career starts vs. the Blackhawks with eight goals against.

Colorado Avalanche v Vegas Golden Knights
1.00pm

Under 5.5 Goals

The Avs were shutout by the Blues on Saturday and the Knights are 15-15-1 on the road – so you’d be mad to look at the head-to-head market. The good news is neither of these teams have been particularly impressive when it comes to scoring goals – both rank outside the Top 10 so far this month. The Total has also gone under five in three of their four meetings to date, while Colorado have somehow scored the ninth-fewest 5-0n-5 goals this season, even with two of the league’s Top 20 goalscorers in the lineup.

Monday 18th February

New Jersey Devils v Buffalo Sabres
10.00am

Devils To Win @ $1.95

The Devils are having a rough season, sitting second last in the Eastern Conference but they have been somewhat competitive as of late, winning four of their last ten and picking up an overtime loss in that span as well. That is the exact same record as their opponents here, the Sabres have gone 4-5-1 in their last ten as well. Buffalo won 5-1 the last time these teams met but recent form has these teams looking a lot more level than that scoreline. In fact, this has been a good matchup for the Devils winning seven of the last ten meetings and I’m going to back them to get the job done at home where they have a 14-9-5 record, especially with the value on offer as a (slight) underdog here.

Florida Panthers v Montreal Canadiens
11.00am

Canadiens To Win @ $2.10

There are 12 points between these teams in the battle for an Eastern Conference Wild Card and even though the Panthers have two games in hand, this is one of those “must win” games. Recent history does not favour the Panthers though, with the Canadiens winning six of the last ten between these sides. Even with Montreal on a two game losing streak the value on offer for them to win here is worth backing in.

Anaheim Ducks v Washington Capitals
1.00pm

Capitals to Cover -1.5 @ $2.45

The Ducks are feeling far from mighty with just two wins from their last ten games and the defending Stanley Cup Champions coming to town. The Ducks did beat the Caps back in December in Washington but the Caps West Coast swing is going well after a 5-1 win in San Jose in their last outing. Washington’s run up the Eastern Conference standings has been driven by a good away record of 15-10-2 and 14-13 against the spread away from home as well.

Sunday 17th February

Chicago Blackhawks v Columbus Blue Jackets
12.30pm

Jackets To Win @ $1.80

Should be a bit of a reality check for the Hawks on Sunday. Despite having not won in Chicago since 2015, the Blue Jackets hold the third best road record in the league at 17-9-1. Columbus have won their last three road games, all of which saw the Jackets put up three-goals or more. The Hawks are 5-4 at home in 2019, but more importantly have allowed the second-most goals over the last month and a half. Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky is 6-4-1 life time against Chicago having allowed just 2.52 goals per-game. These odds look tremendous value.

San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks
1.00pm

Sharks to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

This shouldn’t be too much trouble for the Sharks considering they’ve won five-straight over Vancouver. In four of those meetings Peter DeBoer’s side have won by at least two-goals, while you have to rewind all the way back to 2016 to find the last time the Canucks tasted success in San Jose. Vancouver are an interesting side right now as they sit on the fringe of a Wild Card spot, but it’s hard to get too excited following Friday’s 4-3 win over the Kings. The Canucks have allowed the sixth-most goals this year, in large part due to the Sharks’ 7-2 win just five days ago.

Vegas Golden Knights v Nashville Predators
2.00pm

Under 5.5 Total Goals

Safe to expect a low-scoring affair between these two Western Conference foes. The chances of Vegas and Nashville meeting in the playoffs is quite high, but did you know four of their five meetings have resulted in five goals or less? Nashville walked away with a 2-1 win back in January, while the Golden Knights have failed to put up more than three goals in their last three games. The Total has also gone under 5.5 in four of Nashville’s last five, and with goalies Marc-Andre Fleury and Pekka Rinne ranking Top 10 in shutouts, this should be close.

Saturday 16th February

Carolina Hurricanes v Edmonton Oilers
11.30am

Hurricanes Total Goals: Over 3.5 @ $1.91

Carolina shouldn’t have any trouble finding the back of the net in this one. Edmonton have allowed 13-goals in their last five road games, and return to face Carolina having lost 7-4 in Edmonton last month. The Canes aren’t among the top scoring sides in the competition, but they know how to pile on the goals at home. Carolina took care of Nashville 6-3 a fortnight ago at PNC Arena and also tore apart the Canucks 5-2 in Vancouver on Thursday. Edmonton have allowed the 10th most goals over the last week, so look for Sebastian Aho to cash in.

Minnesota Wild v New Jersey Devils
12.30am

Devils First Period Goals: Over 0.5 @ $1.80

You’d be wise to steer well clear of the Devils on Saturday, but that isn’t to say they won’t score some goals. Three more losses and New Jersey could find themselves with the worst record in the league, but they did look up to the fight against Chicago on Friday – at least during the first period. The Devils piled on two against the Blackhawks in the first term, living up to their name as the 10th best scoring side in the opening period. To add further intrigue, the Wild have also allowed the eighth most goals in the first period.

Friday 15th February

Nashville Predators v Montreal Canadiens
12.00pm

Between 4.5-6.5 Goals @ $2.70

Happy to stick with the Goals market in what should be a fun little East vs. West battle. The Preds have surprisingly lost two-straight at home this week by no more than a goal, but the last time they faced the Habs they walked away 4-1 winners to start the New Year. The last three meetings between these two have seen exactly five goals scored, not to mention both sides also rank Top 10 in goals scored during the month of February.

Chicago Blackhawks v New Jersey Devils
12.30pm

First Period Goals: Over 2 @ $2.10

Sometimes you just can’t argue with the stats. Chicago and New Jersey both rank Top 10 in first period goals scored this season, but in a fun little twist, both also rank first and second in first period goals allowed. The Blackhawks have scored 23-goals across their last five home games and rank among the Top 10 best scoring sides in the month of February. The Devils, meanwhile, come into Friday’s game knowing they defeated the Hawks 8-5 no less than a month ago.

San Jose Sharks v Washington Capitals
2.30pm

Sharks to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

Certainly not prepared to argue with San Jose’s six-game winning streak. The Sharks have scored 20-goals in their last four games, most recently pounding the Canucks 7-2 in Vancouver on Tuesday. San Jose’s 18-4-4 home record ranks third in the NHL, while the Capitals have fared quite differently on the road. Washington were shutout 3-0 against the Jackets on Wednesday, extending their road losing streak to four. These two haven’t met since last March, so expect plenty of scoring between two of the league’s Top 10 scoring sides. Just don’t be surprised if most of it comes from the Sharks’ sticks.

Thursday 14th February

Pittsburgh Penguins v Edmonton Oilers
12.00pm

3 Way Handicap: Penguins (-1 Goal) @ $2.40

Fairly easy decision considering the Oilers haven’t won in Pittsburgh since 2015. Edmonton somehow find themselves just five games out of a Wild Card spot, but after Sunday’s 5-2 blowout loss to the Sharks, this team feels like its a decade away from achieving anything significant. The good news is Mikko Koskinnen returns to the net for the first time in 10-days. He’s only faced the Penguins once in his nine-year career, bad news against a Penguins side that’s scored 10-goals in their last three games. It is worth noting the last seven meetings between these two have been decided by a single goal, though. Despite his unfamiliarity with Pittsburgh, Koskinnen has allowed an an average of 2.89 goals against this season, meaning this one could turn out close.

Anaheim Ducks v Vancouver Canucks
2.30pm

Ducks To Win @ $1.87

Anaheim fired coach Randy Carlyle following Sunday’s 6-2 loss to the Flyers, and in a surprise turn of events, GM Bob Murray has chosen to take over sideline duties for the time being. It’s hardly an ideal situation amid a seven-game losing streak, especially with the Wild Card hopeful Canucks in town. Fortunately, Vancouver were embarrassed during Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to the Sharks, and have so far allowed the seventh-most goals against in the month of February. Worse yet, the Canucks have lost five of their last seven games on the road.

Wednesday 13th February

Boston Bruins v Chicago Blackhawks
11.00am

Blackhawks Total Goals: Over 2.5

Happy to have some money on Chicago cracking the scoreboard. The Hawks rank tenth in goals scored since the start of 2019, a drastic turnaround considering this team looked dead in the water two months ago. At 23-24-9, it’ll take a lot for the Blackhawks to make the playoffs, but keep in mind they are just five games out of a Wild Card spot. Although winning in Boston is always tough, three of the last five meetings between these two have seen at least five goals scored. The Hawks should make this interesting.

Ottawa Senators v Carolina Hurricanes
11.30am

Senators To Win @ $2.25

Sooner or later the Senators will move into full blown sell mode, but for the time being, Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel continue to put on a show. The trio were fantastic during Sunday’s 5-2 win each netting a goal against the Jets, although goalie Anders Nilsson deserves some of the credit. The veteran net-minder has now stopped 89 of the 91 shots he’s faced in the Sens’ last two games, and since he’s between the pipes on Wednesday, you have to like these odds against a fringe Wild Card team like Carolina.

Winnipeg Jets v New York Rangers
12.00pm

Jets to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.35

A 20-6-3 home record isn’t the only reason you should back the Jets on Wednesday. The Rangers allowed a whopping 56 shots on goal during their 4-1 victory over the Leafs on Monday, but to be honest, New York were lucky the puck bounced off the crossbar a bunch of times. Two days later, it might be New York’s turn on the opposite side of lady luck. Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck stopped 36 shots during Winnipeg’s 3-1 win over the Sabres, and since the Jets hold the second best record in the league against the spread, it’s likely we see a similar result on the scoreboard.

Tuesday 12th February

Philadelphia Flyers v Pittsburgh Penguins
11.00am

Penguins To Win @ $1.83

Liking the Penguins to bounce-back from Sunday’s 5-4 loss to the Lightning with Matt Murray back in net. Pittsburgh need to win this one if they wish to remain in the Wild Card picture, and with two straight road wins in Philly to their name, you have to like these odds. The Flyers, who are also on the fringe of a Wild Card berth, are no easy beats, but it’s hard to feel confident in Philly with Anthony Stolarz in net. The second-year netminder has allowed an average if 3.26 goals this season to go along with his sub-par 3-3-3 record.

Washington Capitals v Los Angeles Kings
11.00am

3-Way Handicap: Capitals (-1 Goal) @ $2.50

You’d be crazy to back against the Capitals at home, but there’s nothing to say the Kings can’t turn this into a lively affair. Los Angeles have won six of their last 10 and are fresh off a 5-4 overtime loss to the Bruins on Sunday. Also to LA’s name is three straight wins over Washington dating back to 2017. With Phoenix Copley in the net for Washington over Braden Holtby, this should be a close one.

Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks
2.00pm

Sharks to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Canucks have seemingly hit the mother lode with Elias Pettersson. The rookie sensation was phenomenal during Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Western Conference leading Flames, and now just two games out from a Wild Card spot, suddenly Vancouver looks dangerous. The Canucks are 13-10-3 at home on the year, but they’ll have to be at their best if they wish to snap San Jose’s five-game winning streak. Martin Jones is between the pipes – good news for the Sharks considering he holds a 7-1-1 career record against Vancouver.

Monday 11th February

Boston Bruins v Colorado Avalanche
7.00am

60 Minute Betting: Bruins to Win @ $1.75

This is a tough spot for the both teams, Boston is coming off an overtime win over the LA Kings 24 hours before the puck drops in this one while the Avs went down to the Islanders in overtime as well in New York. This is the final game of a frustrating road trip for the Avs, losing to Washington and the Isles in overtime in the last three days and even a point here would be a big win for them. They do have the comfort of winning seven of the past ten against the Bruins but you have to take the home side here.

Florida Panthers v Tampa Bay Lighting
10.00am

Lightning to Win -1.5 Goals

It’s an all-Florida clash between the Panthers and the Lightning and Tampa Bay will look to take one step closer to the President’s Trophy with a win here. Four of the last ten games between these two have gone to overtime but it is hard to see that happening here with such a wide gap in class between these teams. Tampa has won all three meetings this season with Florida by an aggregate score of 14-8. There should be plenty of scoring chances in this one but you have to take the better team at the line here.

New York Rangers v Toronto Maple Leafs
11.00am

Toronto to Win @ $1.62

A tense rivalry between two storied franchises adds another chapter as the Leafs try to chase down Tampa Bay and the Rangers just look for a good run of results. After being shut out by the Hurricanes two days ago the Rangers will look to improve on their 14-9-6 home record but the Leafs are one of the strongest road teams in the East taking 36 points away from home this season and even at a short price such as this are a good value play.

Sunday 10th February

Montreal Canadiens v Toronto Maple Leafs
11.00am

Leafs To Win @ $1.83

It’s a fascinating edition of this long standing rivalry. Both the Leafs and Habs have won three-straight, but it’s been all one-way traffic in Toronto’s favour when these two have met in recent years. The Leafs have won five-straight over Montreal dating back to 2017, and despite a few nervous moments during their 5-4 win over Ottawa on Thursday, Toronto should be up to this challenge on the road. The Canadiens have the second-worst power-play percentage in the league ahead of Nashville, which doesn’t bode well against one of the Top 3 sides in the league.

Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins
11.00am

Between 6.5-8.6 Goals @ $3.20

Aside from the fact that we could be looking at another potential playoff preview, we should expect plenty of goals in this one. Both sides rank Top 10 respectively in scoring, and have also treated fans to a few classics in recent memory. The Lightning have three of their last five games against Pittsburgh, but it was the Pens who won January’s meeting 4-2. Six of their last 10 games have finished with a total between six and eight goals, and with Tampa Bay at home, we should be in for another barn-burner.

Vancouver Canucks v Calgary Flames
2.00pm

Canucks To Win @ $2.40

Lots to like about the Canucks right now. Vancouver find themselves just two games shy of a Wild Card spot in the West, and even after falling agonizingly short to the Blackhawks on Friday, you can’t look past their 12-10-3 home record. Aside from where they are in the standings though, rookie Elias Pettersson has been a revelation for Vancouver. The 20-year-old became the fastest rookie to reach 25 goals since Alex Ovechkin on Friday, leaving the Flames with a big problem on their hands away from home.

Saturday 9th February

New York Rangers v Carolina Hurricanes
12.00pm

Over 6.5 Goals @ $2.05

The Rangers are 6-9 so far in 2019 but still find themselves in the Wild Card conversation. Carolina went home 6-5 overtime winners against Buffalo on Thursday to remain two games out of a Wild Card spot, but while they enter this one as the favourite, you can’t forget their losing streak at the Garden. The Canes haven’t won in New York since 2010, and given their 6-2 loss against the Rangers last month, it’s hard to back them straight up. Fortunately, the one recurring theme seems to be goals. Three of their last five meetings have seen at least eight goals.

Friday 8th February

Washington Capitals v Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

60 Minutes Betting: Capitals To Win @ $1.85

The Caps remain a steady play at home with a 15-9-4 record to go along with Wednesday’s 3-2 win over the Canucks. Washington desperately need to turn their luck around, and with a game in hand against the Avs, this might be the perfect opportunity. Colorado are fighting for life in the West having now slipped well out of the Wild Card race. The Avs have allowed the eighth-most goals, while Philipp Grabauer’s 3.47 GAA (goals-against-average) ranks the third-highest in the league. Against Alex Ovechkin, the NHL’s leading goal-scorer, this doesn’t bode well for Colorado.

Buffalo Sabres v Carolina Hurricanes
11.00am

Hurricanes To Win @ $1.91

Huge game between two sides vying for a Wild Card spot in the East. The Sabres pulled off a come from behind win to defeat the Wild in a shootout on Wednesday, while Carolina blanked the Penguins 4-0 on the road. Don’t look now, but the Canes have won seven-straight over Buffalo dating back to 2016. They walked away 4-3 winners at home last month, and with Curtis McElhinney stopping 23-shots between the pipes on Wednesday, you have to like Carolina against what continues to be a fairly incosistent Buffalo first-line.

Calgary Flames v San Jose Sharks
11.30am

Between 6.5-8.5 Goals @ $3.10

Goals came pretty freely when the Flames and Sharks met last month. It came as no surprise that two of the Top 3 scoring sides lit up the scoreboard for 13 total goals, and while we shouldn’t expect that kind of tally on Friday, it certainly could come close. The Flames have scored four-goals in back-to-back games, while the Sharks have scored 13 of their own across their last three combined.

Thursday 7th February

Toronto Maple Leafs v Ottawa Senators
11.30am

Leafs to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Leafs got busy on Tuesday defeating the Ducks 6-1, and 12-hours later, re-signed Auston Matthews to a lengthy five-year deal. It clears up any remaining distractions as Toronto looks to maintain their position in the East, and they’ll once again relish home-ice advantage on Thursday. Speaking of deals, the Sens look to be in sell-mode, which could be the reason behind their four-game losing streak. With the Leafs’ first line looking re-energized and new signing Jake Muzzin adding some stability on the right-hand side of the defence, look past Toronto at the short-price and go for the line.

New York Rangers v Boston Bruins
12.00pm

Under 5.5 Goals @ $1.95

Happy to stick with the Goals market in this one despite the Bruins’ hard-fought 3-1 victory over the Islanders on Wednesday. Boston are now 2-2 since the All-Star break, but they share something in common with the Rangers: both sides rank inside the bottom 10 in goals scored per-game. When these sides met a fortnight ago the Rangers walked away with a 2-3 win on the road, but it’s worth noting four of their last five meetings against the Bruins have resulted in six total goals or fewer.

Wednesday 6th February

Buffalo Sabres v Minnesota Wild
11.00am

Wild To Win @ $1.87

It’s crazy to think the Sabres once led the Eastern Conference standings. Buffalo have won just three of their last 10, or more importantly, eight games since the start of December. It’s been a quiet couple of months for Jack Eichel, while the Wild find themselves with plenty on the line. Minnesota already hold the first seed in the Western Conference Wild Card picture, and their 13-13 away record makes them a great chance here.

Montreal Canadiens v Anaheim Ducks
11.30am

Canadiens to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

Anaheim have sunk to new lows since returning from the All-Star break, losing by six-goals to the Jets on Sunday and five-goals to the Leafs on Tuesday. The difficult road trip continues on short-rest as the Ducks travel to face a Habs team riding a 7-2-1 record over their last 10-games. The Ducks haven’t won in Montreal since 2014, making another ugly blowout the likely outcome.

Colorado Avalanche v Columbus Blue Jackets
1.00pm

Avalanche To Win @ $1.80

There’s a lot of talk going on in Columbus right now. Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky remain a hot-topic on the trade market, and you have to wonder how much of a distraction that’s causing as Columbus kick off a three-game road trip. The Jackets have won two straight over Colorado, but they were shut out by the Avalanche on the road last May. This looks like the perfect chance for the Avs to snap their three-game losing streak.

Monday 4th February

Montreal Canadiens v Edmonton Oilers
6.00am

Canadiens to Win -1.5 Goals

Montreal has a great chance to put some distance between themselves and the Boston Bruins in this one. With the Bruins facing their bogey side (even) earlier in the morning, Montreal can create some breathing space. To do that though, they have to shake off a few recent struggles against Edmonton, losing eight of the last ten and giving up 34 goals in that time. The Oilers scored a huge 6-2 win back in November but the points will be heading back to the French region of Canada here.

Calgary Flames v Carolina Hurricanes
6.00am

Flames to Win @ $1.83

The Pacific Division leading Flames take on a Carolina side that is seeking an Eastern Conference Wild Card. The Flames have lost at home just nine times this season, five of those were in overtime. These sides faced off in Calgary just two weeks ago and the Flames won that one 3-0 and should be able to take care of business in this one.

Sunday 3rd February

Los Angeles Kings vs New York Islanders
11.00am

Islanders @ $1.57

36 saves by Andrei Vasilevskiy was not enough to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning continuing on their merry way against the Islanders last game however there was plenty of merit in a gutsy display. The Islanders are up against a struggling Kings side and they can bounce back with a win in this match up.

Florida Panthers vs Las Vegas Golden Knights
11.00am

Golden Knights @ $1.87

The Knights suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the Hurricanes last game. Shea Theodore scored twice for the Knights and he can again be a handful for the Panthers in this contest.  They have lost three in a row and five of their past seven and will be desperate for a much needed win in this one.

Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
11.00am

Nashville -1.5 @ $2.70

Nashville have not been short of scoring options and they put 4 past the Panthers last game. This included four unanswered goals with two of them coming from Viktor Arvidsson who now has seven goals in his past six games and 13 in 16 games since returning in December from a thumb injury. I don’t envision they will have much of a problem getting past their rivals in this one.

Saturday 2nd February

Washington Capitals vs Calgary Flames
11.00am

Under 5.5 Goals @ $2.35

The Capitals return from the All-Star break having last lost to the Leafs 6-3. They’ve won just two of their last five home games against the Flames, and while we wait to see how the defending champs respond, it’s worth noting three of their last five-games against Calgary have resulted in under five-goals. A well-rested Calgary should win this one, but it feels like a 3-2 kind of game.

New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning
11.00am

3 Way Handicap: Islanders (+1 Goal) @ $2.25

It’s all about the Islanders right now. New York return to Brooklyn with fresh legs, and they should fancy their chances after winning seven of their last 10 before the All-Star break. The Lightning lead the league in goals scored, but Tampa Bay haven’t looked themselves lately. The Lightning were blown out 4-2 against Pittsburgh on Thursday, and they now meet one of the stingiest defences in the league. The Isles haven’t lost by more than a goal in over a month, so this looks as safe as it comes.

Detroit Red Wings vs Toronto Maple Leafs
11.30am

Between 6.5-8.5 Total Goals

The Leafs got busy during the break making a trade for Jake Muzzin. It makes a world of sense for Toronto, and we should see their new and improved defenceman take the ice on Saturday. The Leafs are the heavy favourite against a Wings side that are 10-12-4 at home, but their form prior to the All-Star break was a little worrying. The good news is their last four meetings have resulted in seven-goals or more, making the Goals Market a pretty clever play.

Friday 1st February

New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers
11.00am

Over 6.5 Goals @ $2.10

Suddenly New York are sitting at .500 on the verge of the Wild Card conversation.It’s hard to trust a Devils side that have won just four of their last 10, but to their credit, New Jersey have been strong at home with a 13-6-4 record. New York went down without much of a fight on Wednesday losing 1-0 to the Flyers, while the Devils defeated the Penguins 6-3. One of these teams looks destined for a playoff push, but for now, it’s worth noting the Total has gone Over 6.5 goals in four of their last five meetings.

Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers
11.00am

3 Way Handicap: Bruins (-1 Goal) @ $2.20

The Bruins allowed a 3-2 lead on the Jets turn into a 4-3 shootout loss on Wednesday. Boston are still reeling with goalie Tukka Rask on the sidelines, and they’ll face what looks to be a dangerous Flyers side on Friday. Philly are 2-0 since the All-Star break defeating the Jets and holding the Rangers scoreless a day later. The Flyers haven’t won in Boston since 2015 so you can’t back them at this price, however. It’s probably best to mention three of their last five-games have been decided by no more than a goal, so go ahead and back the Bruins at the line.

Winnipeg Jets vs Columbus Blue Jackets
12.00pm

60 Minutes Betting: Jets To Win @ $2.00

Hard to pick a winner between these two polar opposites. The Jets are one of the best defensive teams in the NHL allowing the fifth-fewest goals, while the Jackets rank 10th in goals scored. You’d be mad to back against Winnipeg at home, but the Jackets have won their last two games at Bell MTS Place. Other than form, there’s really not much to go on here, and that certainly sides with the Jets. Columbus have won just five of their last 10, while Connor Hellebuyck, the league’s fourth-most winning goalie, continues to pull off miracle saves. Take the Jets to win in regulation.

Thursday 31st January

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning
12.00pm

Total Goals: Between 6.5-8.5 @ $3.10

We could be looking at a potential Eastern Conference Finals preview here. The Pens will be hoping to make up for their 6-3 loss to the Devils on Tuesday, while the Lightning resume their season following a lengthy 11-day break. The last time these sides met back in November the Lightning walked away with a 4-3 win, but can they repeat that same success on the road this time? Tampa haven’t won in Pittsburgh since 2016, but Sidney Crosby said it best himself – the work ethic just wasn’t there from the Pens on Tuesday. With all that in mind, both of these sides rank Top 10 in goals scored, so play it safe and stick with the Total.

Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres
12.30pm

Under 5.5 Goals

A 5-4 win over the Jackets on Wednesday has the Sabres feeling pretty good about a potential Wild Card spot. Buffalo head to Dallas on Thursday to take on the Stars, a team they’ve only beaten twice in their last seven-games. Dallas occupy a Wild Card spot in the West, but their form at home recently hasn’t been convincing. The Stars are 3-3 in their last six-games at American Airlines Center, so it might be worth backing the Unders on Thursday. Both of these sides rank in the bottom 10 in goals scored this season.

Wednesday 30th January

Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets
11.00am

3 Way Handicap: Jets (+1 Goal) @ $2.20

It was a miserable night for the Jets on Tuesday as they opened the second half of their season with a 3-1 loss to the Flyers. The Bruins will be hoping to kick things off on a more positive note as they return to the ice, and with a 17-7-1 record at home, it’s hard to see this one going any other way. Winnipeg haven’t won in Boston since 2015, and have also lost four of their last five games against the Bruins. Keep in mind though, the Jets are the third-best team in the league against the spread, saluting close to 65% of the time. Winnipeg have lost back-to-back games only twice all season, so don’t be surprised if this one comes down to the wire.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Buffalo Sabres
11.00am

Over 6.5 Goals @ $2.15

The week off did the battered and bruised Blue Jackets some good. Markus Hannikainen is set to return to the lineup for Wednesday’s home game – good news as the Jackets look to snap their two-game losing skid. Buffalo are a tough team to face, armed with a handful of skillful shooters including the league’s second leading goalscorer, Jeff Skinner. Columbus’ Cam Atkinson also ranks inside the Top 10 in goals scored, and considering these two sides put up nine goals between them back in October, the Overs looks a great bet.

New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers
11.30am

Rangers To Win @ $1.80

Don’t look now, but Philly have won five-straight over the Rangers. It doesn’t mean much considering both of these sides are playing for nothing more than bragging rights, but after a hard fought win over the Jets on Tuesday, there could be value in the Rangers and their fresh legs. New York strolled into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak, and with home-ice advantage on Wednesday, these odds are worth a look.

Tuesday 29th January

Philadelphia Flyers vs Winnipeg Jets
11.00am

Flyers To Win @ $2.20

Both Philly and Winnipeg return to the ice after a handy 10-day break, and while the Jets are enjoying much more success atop the Central Division, there’s some money to be made on the Flyers today. Philadelphia haven’t lost to Winnipeg at home since 2012, and have also stood their ground at home with a 10-10-3 record to boot. The last time these sides met the Jets walked away with a comfy 7-1 victory, but after a bit of a break, this is the perfect time to bank on some rust as Winnipeg hit the road.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs New Jersey Devils
11.00am

3-Way Handicap: Penguins (-1 Goal) @ $2.15

Not only have the Devils won their last two games against Pittsburgh, they’ve also won four of their last five meetings between the two. Even so, it’s tough to trust New Jersey on the road today, especially following a 3-2 loss to the lowly Ducks before the All-Star break. Pittsburgh will also be looking to bounce-back from their blowout loss to the Golden Knights, but with a 13-8-2 record at home, they should feel confident. With Matt Murray in the net, the Pens are the rightful favourites in this one and the line shouldn’t be enough.

Thursday 24th January

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Washington Capitals
11.30am

Leafs to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals)

The Caps went toe-to-toe with the Sharks last night but somehow wound up losing 7-6 in overtime after blowing a two-goal lead. It was an exhausting night for Washington, and it doesn’t get any easier with a trip to Toronto up next. There’s plenty of trouble in Leaf land right now, but how long will Toronto’s scoring problems last? The Leafs are in serious danger of falling further down the standings, but they still have the fourth-best record in the league against the spread. With so much talent on attack, this is the perfect statement game for Mike Babcock’s team ahead of the All-Star break.

Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
2.00pm

Ducks To Win @ $2.00

This should be a pretty scrappy affair between two Western Conference cellar dwellers. The Ducks have won just two of their last 10-games, but they still hold a winning record at home. Anaheim have also won four of their last five against the Blues, making them a pretty handy price as the underdog.

Vancouver Canucks vs Carolina Hurricanes
2.30pm

Canucks To Win @ $1.87

It’s a back-to-back for the Canes following yesterday’s overtime loss to the Flames. It’s tough to go head-to-head with one of the most physical sides in the competition and back it up the very next night, which makes Carolina pretty suspect heading into this game against Vancouver. The Canucks all of a sudden have a winning record, and a win today could go a long way to ensuring a Wild Card spot. Vancouver have won their last five home games against Carolina, so make sure you jump on.

Wednesday 23rd January

Ottawa Senators vs Arizona Coyotes
11.30am

Coyotes To Win @ $1.95

There’s some good young players on this Arizona roster, as the Leafs found out first hand on Monday. The Coyotes silenced the Toronto crowd winning 4-2 thanks to a brilliant game from Mario Kempe. Expectations were low for Arizona entering the season but they now find themselves with a 22-22-4 record as they look to flirt with a Wild Card spot. Heading to Ottawa to take on a Sens team that have won just four of their last 10 leaves the Coyotes with a huge upset chance.

Chicago Blackhawks vs New York Islanders
12.30pm

3-Way Handicap: Islanders (-1 Goal) @ $2.90

Trips to Chicago haven’t exactly been fun for the Islanders. New York have won just one of their last five-games at the United Center, however their recent form suggests they’ll have no trouble polishing off the worst team in the NHL. The Isles are the fourth-best team against the spread this year while Chicago are the worst. New York have also allowed the fewest goals in the league to somehow find themselves jumping from a Wild Card spot to the top of the Metropolitan Division in as little as five days.

Calgary Flames vs Carolina Hurricanes
1.00pm

Under 6.5 Goals

You’d be insane to bet against the Flames after their 5-2 demolition over the Oilers on Sunday. Calgary hold the second-best record in the league behind Tampa Bay, also ranking second in points and goals scored. Still, the Hurricanes are right in the thick of the playoff race themselves, and it’s worth noting their last two visits to the Saddledome have resulted in wins. It’s tempting to side with a Canes upset here, but since Calgary and Carolina both rank inside the bottom half of the league in goals allowed, the Unders is the safest bet.

Tuesday 22nd January

Vegas Golden Knights vs Minnesota Wild
10.00am

Under 5.5 Total Goals

Vegas sit just one-game back from the second spot in the Pacific Division, and you have to like their chances at home today against the Wild. Despite the odds, Minnesota are no easy pushover however. The Wild have won six of their last 10, and have also won three of their last four against Vegas. Both of these sides come into this one off huge wins over the Penguins and and Blue Jackets, but most importantly, each rank bottom 10 in goals scored this season. The Under looks to be the safest play between these two Western Conference foes.

Florida Panthers vs San Jose Sharks
11.00am

Over 6.5 Total Goals

A loss today for the Sharks could make things mighty interesting in the Pacific. San Jose have hit a two-game skid following Saturday’s 6-3 loss to the Lightning, and they’ll be desperate to get one back on the road against the Panthers. Florida don’t look like a playoff team, but they showed tremendous heart defeating the Leafs and the Predators over the last three days. The Panthers have scored at least three-goals in six straight games and look extremely dangerous at home. The Panthers and Sharks also rank Top 4 in Overs betting this year, coming through close to 62% of the time.

Monday 21st January

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Arizona Coyotes
11.00am

Leafs To Cover the Line (-1.5) @ $2.00

The Leafs have been struggling as of late, going 4-6 in their last 10 games including a miserable 1-5 record at home. Arizona is sitting just below 50% on its record and way down the Western Conference standings. In the four games the Leafs have won in their last 10, all of those have been by two or more goals and they should be able to make if five here against a struggling opponent.

Edmonton Oilers vs Carolina Hurricanes
1.30pm

Oilers To Win @ $2.10

With one win (and a few results falling their way), the Oilers could catapult themselves right up to the Western Conference Wild Card spot. Carolina on the other hand is slowly climbing up the East with a 7-3 record in its last 10 but has dropped its last two games, including a 4-1 decision at home to Ottawa two days ago. You have to like the value of Edmonton as a home underdog here.

Sunday 20th January

Dallas Stars vs Winnipeg Jets
11.00am

Jets To Win @ $1.83

If you want to know why the Jets have the third highest points total in the league right now, look at their away record. 13 wins from 21 games is an excellent record to have as they travel down to Dallas to face a Stars side that is a currently performing a bit below expectations. These sides are on very, very different runs of form at the moment though, the Stars have lost their last four and the Jets have won their last four. Makes this a fairly straightforward pick really.

Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers
11.30am

3 Way Handicap: Bruins To Win -1 Goal @ $2.05

The Bruins have lost just seven times in 24 games at the TD Garden all season, once in overtime. The Rangers have won just seven of 23 games away from Madison Square Garden. Fresh off a 5-2 win over the Blues a couple of days ago, the Bruins go into this game as clear favourites so head to head there is not enough value to take on head to head, but you can find a play with the handicap market. Of the Bruins six wins in January, four of them have been by two or more goals. With such a gulf in class a multi-goal win looks to be on the cards for the Bruins.

Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
2.00pm

Oilers to Win @ $2.05

On top of the Western Conference, the Flames come into this game as road favourites and quite literally in red hot form. Seven wins and two overtime losses have helped catapult them to their current position. The Flames have not had a great run against the Oilers however, with the Edmonton side winning seven of the last ten meetings. Their last meeting in December saw the Oilers pick up a 1-0 win at home and another win here could very well be on the cards.

Saturday 19th January

Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
11.00am

Panthers To Win @ $2.30

The Leafs held on for a gutsy 4-2 win over the Lightning in Tampa yesterday, but they spent the better part of the third period defending their own zone relentlessly inside the final five minutes. It had to be a tiring effort for the Toronto defence against the league’s best goal-scoring team, and with a short turnaround against a Panthers side that hasn’t played since Wednesday, we could be in for an upset. The Leafs haven’t beaten the Panthers on their home ice since 2016, and with Florida looking to snap their three-game losing streak, this should be the perfect opportunity.

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders
11.30am

Islanders To Win @ $2.45

The Islanders have been a great play coming through with seven wins in their last eight games, but can they really hold off the Capitals away from home? New York are 14-8-1 on the road this season, while the Capitals are 4-4-2 in their last 10-games. Washington’s penalty kill is the eighth worst in the league right now, and they could be in real trouble should goalie Braden Holtby miss this game.

Calgary Flames vs Detroit Red Wings
1.00pm

3 Way Handicap: Flames (-1 Goal) @ $2.15

You don’t have to be a genius to work this game out. The Flames are the second-best scoring side in the league, but did you know Calgary are also the third-best side to bet on against the spread? The Flames have come through close to 63% of the time this season at the line, while the Red Wings rank second-last. Calgary lost an overtime heartbreaker to the Sabres on Wednesday, but their 15-9-0 record on the road should have you feeling confident in the Flames.

Friday 18th January

New York Rangers vs Chicago Blackhawks
11.00am

Over 6.5 Total Goals

Neither of these sides look likely to make the playoffs with less than 20 wins to their name. The Rangers took care of the Hurricanes 6-2 on Tuesday, while the Hawks fell to the Devils in a three-goal blowout. Aside from their records, the one common trend is their miserable defence. Both the Rangers and the Hawks rank Top 5 in goals allowed, making the Overs a pretty tidy bet.

New York Islanders vs New Jersey Devils
11.00am

Islanders To Win @ $1.95

The Islanders have now won two straight over the Devils, and with the best defence in the league, this price looks like massive overs. New York have also managed to worm their way out of the Wild Card picture and into the third spot in the Metropolitan Division, while the Devils continue to flounder having won just five of their last 10. The Islanders have allowed the fewest goals in the league this year and have also become quite the physical team in recent weeks. Take this price for them at home and run with it.

Nashville Predators vs Winnipeg Jets
12.00pm

3 Way Handicap: Jets (+1 Goal) @ $2.15

This should be a fascinating match up between two of the West’s Top 5 teams. Nashville are 16-7-0 at home on the year, while Winnipeg have an equally impressive 12-8-0 record on away ice. The Jets have now won three straight, but as far as this game goes, try not to let the long odds fool you. In their last three trips to Nashville, Winnipeg have won two in blowout fashion. Their defence has stepped up tremendously in recent weeks, and with the second-best record against the spread, take the upset.

Thursday 17th January

Ottawa Senators vs Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

Between 6.5-8.5 Goals @ $3.10

The Avalanche fought back from a two-goal deficit against the Leafs on Tuesday to walk away with a much-needed 6-3 win. As for Ottawa, the Sens have won only two of their last 10-games, although to their credit, they have won their last two home games against Colorado dating back to 2016. The Avalanche showed tremendous hustle in Toronto, but it’s still not enough to trust them just yet. Instead, the Over has prevailed in eight of Ottawa’s last nine games against Colorado, with their last three meetings tallying seven-goals or more.

Calgary Flames vs Buffalo Sabres
1.30pm

Flames to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.38

No one can touch the Flames and their five-game winning streak right now. Calgary obliterated the Coyotes 7-1 on Monday, and with two-straight wins over the Sabres to their name, you can’t look past Bill Peters’ side. To their credit, Buffalo have put up some gutsy performances in recent weeks, but their 9-11-3 record on the road is less than encouraging. The Flames, meanwhile, are the third best team when it comes to covering the spread, and with Johnny Gaudreau on an eight-game point streak, Calgary should take control of this one.

Arizona Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks
2.00pm

60 Minutes Betting: Sharks @ $2.05

The Sharks come in sky-high following a 5-2 blowout over the Penguins thanks to four unanswered goals between the end of the first and the start of the third period. Arizona have very little to play for at 20-22-3, and with just five wins in their last 10-games, even at home it’s tough to back the Coyotes. In their 88 meetings, only eight have gone to overtime, and since the Sharks have won six of their last 10-games against Arizona in regulation, San Jose should do the same on the road.

Wednesday 16th January

New York Islanders vs St. Louis Blues
11.00am

60 Minutes Betting: Islanders @ $1.95

A win for the Islanders today could really put the pressure on the first seed Montreal Canadiens in the Eastern Wild Card picture. New York demolished the Stanley Cup favourite Lightning on Monday, and now turn their attention to the hapless Blues who happen to find themselves in the midst of a three-game win streak. The Isles have won two straight against St. Louis, and after piling on three unanswered goals in a five-minute span against the Lightning, you have to like them, and their top rank defence, here at home.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning
12.30pm

Over 6.5 Total Goals @ $2.00

The Stars come into this one following a 3-1 loss to the Blues on Sunday. Likewise, the Lightning suffered a shock loss to the Islanders in Brooklyn on Monday in a 5-1 blowout. Tampa Bay have lost just three of their last 20-games, but there’s no denying they’ll face a huge test tonight against a Stars side that have allowed the fourth-fewest goals against. Dallas have also been the best team in the league when it comes to backing the Unders, but keep in mind, Tampa Bay lead the league in goals scored. These two have combined to score seven-goals or more in nine of their last 10 meetings, so back the Over.

San Jose Sharks vs Pittsburgh Penguins
2.00pm

Penguins To Win @ $2.25

After extending their winning streak to six on Monday thanks to a 4-1 win over Ottawa, there’s no hotter team in the NHL right now than the Sharks. The Penguins lost 5-2 to the Kings in a miserable night for Casey DeSmith between the pipes, but Pittsburgh have still won eight of their last 10-games. More importantly, the Pens have won two of their last three against the Sharks, and haven’t lost in San Jose since 2016. With Matt Murray likely to start in goal, you can’t pass these odds up.

Tuesday 15th January

Washington Capitals vs St Louis Blues
10.00am

Handicap Betting: Capitals To Cover the Line (-1.5)

Currently sitting on top of the Metropolitan Division, the Caps will go into the first half of a back to back eager to continue their good run, which saw them pick up points in each of their last five games. In that time they have won three and lost two in overtime, however their last loss came at the hands of Tuesday’s opponents, the Blues. When these sides met a week and a half ago in St Louis, the Blues sprung an upset, winning 5-2, although it is hard to see that result being replicated here. Washington has gone 21-9-4 as a favourites this season and should win and cover the spread.

Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens
10.30am

60 Minutes Betting: Bruins To Win @ $1.87

There are few things better in the sporting world than an ice hockey rivalry and the Bruins-Canadiens is one of, if not the best out there. Boston is an impressive 16-6 on home ice although Montreal has been quite strong away from the Bell Centre, posting a 12-8-3 mark. Both teams are in great form in their last ten games but head to head recent history has gone the way of the Bruins, winning two of the three meetings this season and eight of the last ten. It has been a great start to 2019 for Boston and we are going to back them to win in regulation.

Edmonton Oilers vs Buffalo Sabres
12.00pm

Oilers To Win @ $1.80

This may very well be the toughest game to call of the day, both teams are sitting outside the Wild Card spots in their respective conferences ahead of the All Star break but a run of results before that could set up a strong run home. Both sides desperately need a change in fortune with just three wins each in their last ten games. Buffalo is a much weaker team away from home and that could be the defining factor here with just nine wins from 22 away games.

Sunday 13th January

New York Islanders vs New York Rangers
4.00am

60 Minutes Betting: Islanders To Win @ $1.80

The Rangers and Islanders do battle for the second time in the last three days. The Isles held on for a 4-3 victory at the Garden on Friday, earning New York their fourth win from their last five games against the Rangers. The odds suggest the Islanders will be tough to beat as the series shifts to the Barclays Centre, and it’s hard to disagree. Barry Trotz’s side has allowed the fewest goals against this season and are a perfect 6-0-0 when they hold their opponent to 20 shots or less.

Buffalo Sabres vs Tampa Bay Lightning
10.00am

Sabres To Win @ $2.88

After starting the season with so much promise, the 23-14-6 Sabres have slipped into the second seed in the Eastern Conference Wild Card race behind the Islanders. In case you missed it, Buffalo destroyed New Jersey 5-1 thanks to a five-goal second period on Thursday, before slipping up against the Hurricanes 4-3 yesterday. When you consider the Sabres defeated the Lightning 2-1 at home earlier in November though, these aren’t half bad odds for another upset and a Buffalo bounce-back.

Edmonton Oilers vs Arizona Coyotes
1.00pm

3 Way Handicap: Oilers (-1 Goal) @ $1.88

Connor McDavid was phenomenal for the Oilers on Friday notching two goals and an assist in Edmonton’s 4-3 shootout win over the Panthers. The Coyotes, on the other hand, are 5-4-1 in their last 10-games, but since both sides are fighting for a Wild Card spot in the West, it looks difficult to back a winner. Fortunately, there is one thing to go by – Edmonton’s 4-1 record in their last five home games against Arizona. The Oilers have won two of those by two-goals or more, so this one could easily become one-sided.

Saturday 12th January

Winnipeg Jets vs Detroit Red Wings
11.00am

Under 6.5 Total Goals @ $1.91

There’s no rest for the wicked, or should we say Winnipeg, this week. The Jets prepare to play their third game in the last four days, fresh from a 3-2 loss to the Wild yesterday. Detroit are also on the back of a 3-2 loss to Montreal, looking to earn their first road win in Winnipeg since 2016. It’s tough to get a read on this game given the Jets’ high workload this week though, and it just feels a little 50/50 since Detroit hold home-ice advantage. The Total market is probably the best play.

Calgary Flames vs Florida Panthers
12.00pm

Flames to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.35

There’s no messing with the Flames right now and their three-game winning streak. Calgary polished off the Avalanche 5-3 on Thursday, but the Flames’ winning streak isn’t the only thing worth mentioning – winger Johnny Gaudreau has recorded five straight multi-point games. The Flames have won four of their last five over Florida and are not surprisingly the short-price favourites in this one. Calgary have also been the fourth best team against the spread this year, making the Flames a great chance to win by more than a goal.

Anaheim Ducks vs Pittsburgh Penguins
1.00pm

60 Minutes Betting: Penguins To Win @ $2.10

The Penguins have won nine of their last 10-games, and in case you hadn’t noticed, netminder Cassey DeSmith is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the league’s most reliable goalies. DeSmith ranks fifth in save percentage, while Ducks goalie John Gibson allowed a crucial overtime goal against the Senators on Thursday that should have stopped. Anaheim are on a major nine-game skid, and they don’t appear to be showing signs of a turnaround anytime soon.

Friday 11th January

Boston Bruins vs Washington Capitals
10.00am

Capitals To Win @ $2.20

Boston look unstoppable right now riding a five-game winning streak, one that sees them enter this match against the defending champs as the favourite. Washington will be relying on the health of Nicklas Backstrom who’s missed time with an illness, but the Caps have to feel confident knowing they’ve won a whopping 13 straight games over the Bruins. Boston are always tough to beat at home, however the Capitals have lost only six times on the road this year. Take these odds and run with it.

New York Rangers vs New York Islanders
10.00am

Between 4.5-6.5 Total Goals @ $2.88

This is a fascinating edition of the Subway Series with both sides looking to snap losing streaks. The Rangers blanked the Islanders 5-0 at the Garden earlier in October, but they haven’t faced the new and improved Isles defence, one that has allowed the fewest goals in the league. The Rangers have lost four straight games and have currently scored the fifth-fewest goals all year. These meetings always tend to be high-scoring though, with 32 goals being scored across the last five.

Minnesota Wild vs Winnipeg Jets
11.00am

Under 5.5 Goals @ $2.10

The Jets surprisingly enter this game as the underdog after defeating the Avalanche 7-4 on Wednesday. The Wild, meanwhile, are slowly slipping out of the Western Conference Wild Card picture having won just five of their last 10-games. Since Minnesota are at home though, it is tough to back the Jets straight up given the Wild’s 10-7-3 record at home. Both of these sides rank bottom 10 in goals against however, meaning we could be in for a bit of a stalemate with Devan Dubnyk and Connor Hellebuych between the pipes.

Thursday 10th January

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators
11.00am

Over 6.5 Total Goals

The Blackhawks were embarrassed by Johnny Gaudreau on Tuesday losing 4-3 at home to the Flames. Chicago have now allowed the second-most goals in the league behind the Senators, hardly encouraging ahead of Thursday’s game against Nashville. The Predators are just one game behind the Jets in the West, fresh from a 4-0 blanking over the Leafs in Toronto. Goalie Pekka Rinne enjoyed a comfortable night between the pipes as the defence held Toronto to just 18-shots. Chicago have quietly been the fifth best team when it comes to backing the Overs this season coming through close to 60% of the time. With Nashville’s attack red hot and the Hawks at home, this should be a goals-fest.

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche
12.30pm

60 Minutes Betting: Flames To Win @ $1.85

The Avs were ran off their feet by the Jets yesterday in a blowout 7-4 loss. Colorado did a fantastic job fighting back on the scoreboard down 3-1 in the second period, but  poor defence on the transition proved the Avs’ ultimate undoing. The tough times keep coming as Jared Bednar’s side now travel to Calgary, a building the Avalanche haven’t won in since 2016. On short rest a night after goalie Philipp Grubauer allowed six goals on 20-shots, you can’t back Colorado in this one.

Anaheim Ducks vs Ottawa Senators
1.00pm

Ducks to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.40

Tricky game to pick between one side that ranks first in Totals Over (Ottawa) and another that ranks first in Totals Under (Anaheim). Now at 15-23-5, the Senators are the worst team in the league, while the Ducks continue to make a push for a Wild Card spot in the West. To make life even tougher, both sides have also lost two-straight games, but if there is one thing to hang your hat on it’s Ottawa’s goalie. Anders Nilsson will start in just his second game of the season in net, having allowed an average of 3.91 goals against. Those stats make the Ducks a handy bet to cover the line.

Wednesday 9th January

Detroit Red Wings vs Montreal Canadiens
10.30am

Canadiens To Win @ $1.80

Star goalie Carey Price was phenomenal in Montreal’s 1-0 loss to the Wild yesterday, and really, he deserved a shutout. This is a chance for the Habs to get one back, and it shouldn’t be hard against a Detroit side riding a seriously bad 2-6-2 record in their last 10-games. The Red Wings have currently allowed the fourth-most goals in the league, and have been particularly poor at home all year. Montreal received some good news after defenceman Shea Weber was struck by a puck to the face on Tuesday, so make sure you take these generous odds on offer.

St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars
11.00am

Total Goals: Between 4.5-6.5 @ $2.75

The Blues were a great play yesterday as rookie goalie Jordan Binnington posted a shutout in his NHL debut against the Flyers. Speaking of goalies, Dallas netminder Ben Bishop has allowed three or more goals in each of his last outings, placing the Stars’ spot as the Western Conference Wild Card leaders in some serious jeopardy. Both the Stars and the Blues rank bottom five in goals scored this year, which makes the Total Goals market a must today. If Binnington starts in net for St. Louis and Bishop gets the nod for the Stars, this could turn into a lively affair.

Winnipeg Jets vs Colorado Avalanche
11.00am

Jets To Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.63

It’s a big battle between second and third in the Central Division as the 26-13-2 Jets host the 20-14-8 Avalanche. Both sides come in on a one-game winning streak, but it’s hard to feel confident in the Avs considering they’ve lost their last six away trips to Winnipeg dating back to 2016. To narrow it down even more, the Jets have outscored Colorado 14-3 in their last three meetings, all of which have been played in Winnipeg. With Colorado winning only three of their last 10-games, you can’t back against the Jets at home.

Tuesday 8th January

Philadelphia Flyers vs St. Louis Blues
10.00am

3-Way Handicap: Blues at the Line (+1 Goal) @ $1.95

The 16-19-4 Blues are on a one way path to a top draft pick, but they’ll be keen to make up for Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the Islanders today on the road. The 15-20-6 Flyers are in a similar position, only Philly enter as the favourites today at home. The Flyers have been the fourth-worst play in line betting this season, but more importantly, St. Louis will be relying on rookie goalie Jordan Binnington as he makes his NHL debut in net. Having allowed just 32-goals with the San Antonio Rampage, the Blues’ AHL affiliate, he could put up quite the show.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Nashville Predators
10.00am

Total Goals: Under 6.5 @ $1.80

You’re looking at a potential Stanley Cup preview here between the East’s second-place Toronto Maple Leafs and the West’s fourth-place Nashville Predators. Both sides roll into this one looking to extend their winning streak to two, but given just how talented both of these sides are on the attacking side of the puck, it’s the Total Goals market you’ll want to pay attention to. The Leafs and the Preds both rank bottom four in the NHL in goals allowed, but given how goal-happy the Leafs often are at home, the 6.5 margin should be safe.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Calgary Flames
11.30am

Flames to Cover The Line (-1.5 Goals) @ $2.63

The Blackhawks knocked off the Penguins 5-3 on Monday to snap Pittsburgh’s nine-game winning streak. It was a big win for Chicago, but can they back it up today against the Western Conference leading Flames? Calgary have been on a tear as of late holding a 5-3-2 record in their last 10-games. They’ve also been the fourth best team in the league when it comes to covering the spread, having defeated the Jets, Sharks and Redwings by at least two-goals over the last fortnight.