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|Date||Match Up||Rating||Score||Result||Profit||Lead Time||Analysis|
|03-11-20||Senators v. Kings OVER 5.5||Top||2-3||Loss||-130||27 h 23 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Sens/Kings OVER (10* TOTAL BEST OF BEST).
The Senators enter off a 5-2 loss in Anaheim last night and I think this defensively challenged club is once again going to have its hands full with his hungry home side. The Kings are actually 18-13-2 at hoem this year and they enter this one on a six-game win streak. That's bad news for a Sens' team which is ranked a terrible 30th in the league in goals allowed per game when on the road. Expect LA to push the pace from start to finish and then look for this total to fly over sooner, rather than later.
T.M. Prediction: 5-3 Kings.
|03-10-20||Bruins -110 v. Flyers||Top||2-0||Win||100||12 h 12 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Bruins (10* REVENGE BEST OF THE BEST).
The Bruins had won four in a row before a loss at home to the Lightning last time out. Boston still leads the East, but it's out for revenge here as it's lost two straight to Philly this year, both in the shootout. They say "all good things have to come to an end at some point," and after winning nine straight, I think the Flyers do indeed stumble here. It wouldn't be too difficult to write a convincing argument for either team, but the value on Boston is just too great here in my opinion, as I believe that it is a great overall situational play on the "better team."
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Boston.
|03-09-20||Coyotes v. Jets -120||Top||2-4||Win||100||25 h 11 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Winnipeg Jets (10* BEST OF THE BEST).
The Jets are 6-3-1 in their last ten and they're 19-13-3 at home this year. The Coyotes are 5-5 in their last ten and they're 16-16-4 on the road. After four straight wins though, I think the Coyotes finally take a step back here (note that they average just 2.36 GPG on the road.) The Jets have been tough at home this season, entering ranked ninth in the NHL in goals allowed per game in Winnipeg. The Jets are slo 4-0 in their last four as the favorite, while the 'Yotes are just 3-13 in their last 16 on the road. I'm banking on a blowout, great price here!
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Jets.
|03-08-20||Lightning v. Red Wings OVER 5.5||Top||4-5||Win||100||10 h 53 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Bolts/Wings OVER (10* TOTAL OF THE WEEK).
Tampa enters off a 5-3 win over Boston just last night and I look for it to keep the foot on the gas here as it tries to run down the Bruins with just over a month left in the regular season. Detroit broke a six-game slide with a 2-1 win over Chicago on Friday. Yes it's true that the Wings are one of the worst offensive teams in the league, but they'll be trying to take advantage of this tired Lightning team and build off their latest victory (note as well that Detroit has seen the total eclipse the posted number in 12 of its last 18 after a non-conference contest.) The stage is set for a wide open affair, I'm hammering the over!
T.M. Prediction: 5-3 Tampa Bay.
|03-06-20||Golden Knights v. Jets +120||Top||0-4||Win||120||25 h 22 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Winnipeg (10* GAME OF THE WEEK).
I like the home side to dig deep here and to get the job done once the final horn sounds. After going 9-1 in their last ten, I think the Knights do indeed finally stumble here in this difficult arena. The Jets are 5-4-1 in their last ten Las Vegas is ranked 17th in the league in goals scored per game while on the road, while ranked ninth in goals allowed. Winnipeg? It's ranked 25th in goals scored per game at home and 11th in goals allowed per game at home. Las Vegas though has been downright terrible in this spot for bettors all year, going 6-9 (-8.8 units) when playing with two days rest and 6-9 (-8.6 units) in trying to revenge a home loss vs. an opponent. I think this one sets up beautifully for the home side.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Jets.
|03-04-20||Coyotes v. Canucks -118||Top||4-2||Loss||-118||16 h 2 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Vancouver Canucks (10* GAME OF THE WEEK).
Arizona is 5-4-1 in its last ten, while Vancouver is 4-5-1 in its last ten. The Canucks though are the hungrier team in this fight in my professional opinion though, as they've lost three in a row. Arizona averages only 2.32 GPG on the road this year, while Vancouver is ranked second in the league in goals scored per game on home ice. Arizona ranks fifth in goals allowed per game on the road, but Vancouver ranks eighth in goals allowed per game at home. The Canucks are also still 12-3 in their last 15 at home while the Coyotes are interestingly just 1-4 in their last five vs. the Pacific. All things considered, I believe this is great value on the hungry home side.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Vancouver.
|03-03-20||Maple Leafs v. Sharks +1.5||Top||2-5||Win||100||16 h 26 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Sharks PUCK LINE (10* GAME OF WEEK).
I think the Leafs are poised for a letdown here. San Jose won't be rolling over despite it's poor overall season. The Sharks play with revenge here and they'll be extra hungry facing a Leafs team that I beleive is finally set up for a letdown tonight after winning three straight. San Jose is playing some of its best hockey of the season as well after two straight victories in which it's posted eight goals. In a contest which I envision being decided late or even in extra time, I'm laying the price for the extra 1.5 goals of insurance.
T.M. Prediction: 4-3 Toronto.
|03-02-20||Oilers v. Predators OVER 6||Top||8-3||Win||100||25 h 26 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Preds/Oilers OVER (10* TOTAL MONEY-MAKER).
This one has high-flying "shootout" written all over it in my opinion! Edmonton is dangerous on the road this year as evidenced by its 18-13-3 record. The Oilers are coming off a big victory and they're 5-3-2 in their last ten games. Nashville is 16-13-4 at home. Nashville is desperate to string some wins together here as its playoff hopes are on the bubble. Note as well that the Predators have seen the total soar over the number in eight of their last ten after playing three straight at home. Nashville hits the road for a difficult road trip after this, putting added importance onto this contest. As mentioned off the top, I fully expect this contest to be a very "wide open" affair.
T.M. Prediction: 5-3 Predators.
|03-01-20||Flyers v. Rangers -107||Top||5-3||Loss||-107||15 h 53 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Rangers (10* GAME OF THE WEEK).
This is the second game of a home and home set and the Flyers won the first one. Both teams have been hot of late and I think New York will return the favor here. Previous to the loss vs. the Flyers, the Rangers had won five straight. Philadelphia is poised for a letdown here after five straight wins and in this difficult road venue. Additionally take heed that Philly is just 10-12 (-2 units) in its last 22 after playing three straight at home, while New York is 11-6 (+7.7 units) already this season after a loss by two goals or more in its previous game. A great price here.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 New York.
|02-27-20||Capitals v. Jets +131||Top||0-3||Win||131||27 h 50 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Winnipeg Jets (10* TRADE-MARK).
I think this is a great spot to pull the trigger on the hungrier home side. Washington remains one of the top teams in the NHL and it comes in on a two-game win streak. It's difficult to poke too many holes in the Capitals, but I simply feel that they're in the wrong place at the wrong time in this one. Overall Washington sits 13th in the league in goals allowed per game while on the road. The Jets are also 8-3 (+5.6 units) in their last 11 after three or more consecutive losses. It's "gut check" time in Winnipeg. I'm grabbing the more motivated home in this one.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Jets.
|02-25-20||Blackhawks v. Blues UNDER 6||Top||5-6||Loss||-105||23 h 5 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Hawks/Blues UNDER (10* TOTAL BANKROLL BUILDER).
The last thing St. Louis wants to do is to turn this one into a "track meet." That'd just play into Chicago's hands, as a faster paced game would help in it pulling off an upset here. St. Louis has slowly turned things around by winning three straight and I have a hard time seeing the Hawks mustering much of an offensive attack tonight. Chicago is ranked 17th in the NHL in goals scored per game while on the road, while St. Louis ranks fifth in goals allowed per game while at home. As mentioned off the top, I think the conditions are definitely right for a lower-scoring goaltenders battle tonight.
T.M. Prediction: 3-1 Blues.
|02-24-20||Senators v. Blue Jackets -1.5||Top||3-4||Loss||-100||26 h 25 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Blue Jackets PUCK LINE (GAME OF MONTH 10*)
It's now or never for Columbus. The Blue Jackets need to turn things around immediately, or their playoff hopes are going to now be over quickly. Indeed, Columbus comes into this one having lost eight straight. The Senators are the perfect opponent to get untracked against though! Ottawa is a poor 3-8 (-4.4 units) this year already after playing three straight at home. The Blue Jackets?! Note that they're still 61-39 (+9 units) in their last 100 vs. clubs with losing records. I expect Columbus to finally show up tonight and to not only find a way to win this game, but to win convincingly.
T.M. Prediction: 5-2 Jackets.
|02-23-20||Blackhawks +1.5 v. Stars||Top||1-2||Win||100||21 h 39 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Blackhawks (10* PUCK-LINE PUNISHER).
In a game which I expect to be decided late or even in extra time or shootout, I'm going to lay the "pick em" price for the extra 1.5 goals of insurance. This is the third game of a four-game season series between the clubs. Last time out the Hawks won 3-0, ending a seven-game skid in the series. Interestingly Chicago is 8-4 (+4.5 units) in all "Sunday" games this year, while Dallas is just 1-5 (-5.8 units) in the same position.
T.M. Prediction: (3-2 Stars).
|02-22-20||Panthers v. Golden Knights -1.5||Top||3-5||Win||132||27 h 55 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Las Vegas (PUCK-LINE 10*).
Florida stinks on the road and I believe the Panthers will indeed struggle in this difficult venue, vs. this surging Knights team. THe Panthers are in poor form, just 3-6-1 in their last ten, while the Golden Knights are 7-2-1 in their last ten. Florida is 0-4 in its last four as an underdog as well. Look for Las Vegas to to up early and to win by a decisive margin after it's all said and done.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Vegas.
|02-12-20||Canadiens v. Bruins OVER 5.5||Top||1-4||Loss||-110||10 h 10 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: OVER 5.5 boston/montreal
These longtime rivals have faced each other 3 times this season. Those games saw a total of 22 goals scored, an average of more than 7 per game. We'll see more offense tonight! The Bruins have gone over the total 8 of 11 times when playing with 2 day's rest. Montreal usually sees totals of 6 when playing on the road. This one is 5.5 and the Over is 2-1 when they played a road game with a total of 5.5.
T.M. Prediction: 4-3 Bruins
|02-11-20||Hurricanes v. Stars -120||Top||1-4||Win||100||22 h 57 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Dallas Stars
Entering today's game, both teams are off wins. They both come in with nearly identical records as well. But, I believe that the home team will get the best of the battle tonight. Carolina is only 2-9 in their last 11 games played on the road against the Dallas Stars. For the Stars, they are a dominant 10-5 in their last 15 games against opponents from the Eastern Conference. They have also played excellent defense this season, as they are only allowing 2.56 goals per game. With the home crowd behind them, expect Dallas to get the job done here on Tuesday. Take the Stars.
T.M. Prediction: 4-1 Stars
|02-09-20||Avalanche v. Wild +125||Top||3-2||Loss||-100||7 h 44 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Minnesota Wild
Enterining today's matchup, Minnesota is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season. The Wild are also 5-2 in their last 7 games at home. For the Avalanche, 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against Minnesota. Colorado is also a sad 2-5 in their last 7 games against opponents in the Central Division. At home, expect an easy win for Minnesota. Take the Wild.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Wild
|02-08-20||Coyotes v. Bruins -1.5||Top||2-4||Win||132||14 h 49 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Boston Bruins -1.5
This one has all the ingredients of a multi-goal win for the B's. Vastly superior team. Playing better currently, on both sides of the puck. At home. A nice plus-money payout for the big win.
T.M. Prediction: 4-1 Bruins
|02-07-20||Sabres v. Rangers UNDER 6.5||Top||3-2||Win||100||9 h 40 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: NY Rangers/Buffalo Sabres UNDER
Coming into this game, the Sabres haven't really been playing too good. They have only scored 2 goals or less, in 5 of their last 6 games this season. The Rangers have been playing stellar defense as of late too. They have held their opponent to less than two goals in five of their last eight games. Expect a low scoring game on Friday.
T.M. Prediction: 2-1 Rangers
|02-05-20||Maple Leafs -134 v. Rangers||Top||3-5||Loss||-134||21 h 47 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs may be off a loss, but they are by far the better team in this matchup. Toronto is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road. They are also a dominant 8-3 in their last 11 games against opponents in the East Conference. On the other hand, the NY Rangers are a sad 2-4 in their last 6 games played in February. The Leafs may be on the road, but I expect them to dominate from start-to-finish in this one. Take Toronto.
T.M. Prediction: 4-1 Maple Leafs
|02-01-20||Blue Jackets -108 v. Sabres||Top||1-2||Loss||-108||15 h 43 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets may be on the road, and even though they have not scored too many goals this season, I expect them to shut the Sabres out here in this one. Coming in, CBJ is a perfect 6-0 in their last 7 games. They are also a dominant 5-1 in their last 6 games on the road. For Buffalo, they are a sad 1-7 SU in their last 8 games against opponents in the Metropolitan Division. The Sabres are also only 2-9 in their last 11 games against opponents in the East Conference. Take Columbus.
T.M. Prediction: 3-0 CLB
|01-31-20||Bruins v. Jets OVER 6||Top||2-1||Loss||-105||10 h 36 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Winnipeg Jets/Boston Bruins OVER
Long layoff will lead to defensive sloppinesss. Last 4 games between these teams had scores of 5-4, 4-3, 4-3 and 5-4. Over is 15-7 in Winnipeg non-conference games. Over is 9-6 in Boston non-conference games. This one sails over!
T.M. Prediction: 5-4 Jets
|01-31-20||Capitals -1.5 v. Senators||Top||5-3||Win||130||9 h 7 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Capitals -1.5
This is an obvious mismatch. The Capitals lead the entire NHL with 73 points. The Senators are near the bottom with 45. The Capitals score about a goal more per game and they allow less too. In 51 games, they have 185 goals, a +34 goal differential. Ottawa has 138 goals and a -31 goal differential. Last two games between these teams have had scores of 6-1 and 7-2, both in favor of Washington.
T.M. Prediction: 6-1 Capitals
|01-30-20||Predators -132 v. Devils||Top||6-5||Win||100||6 h 6 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Nashville Predators
As a road favorite, you know that Nashville is the better team. If the game was played in the state of Tennessee, the Predators would be huge favorites. Line was -255 in earlier game. Here's the deal though. Both these teams are actually better on the road than they are at home. Nashville is 11-14-4 at home but 12-12-3 on road. NJ is 7-16-7 at home but 11-15 on the road. So, throw home ice advantage out the window. What are we left with? The better team wins!
T.M. Prediction: 5-2 Preds
|01-29-20||Flames v. Oilers -118||Top||4-3||Loss||-118||12 h 59 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: EDMONTON
You gotta love the Battle Of Alberta. Tonight the home team Oilers will have a score to settle. The Flames have taken both this season's games, one on December 27 and another on January 11. You know Edmonton doesnt want to lose again to its most hated rival. The Flames lost last night and they are 2-4 after playing the day before. Edmonton 2-1 with 3 or more day's rest. This time, the battle goes to the Oilers!
T.M. PREDICTION 4-3 Oilers
|01-28-20||Senators +1.5 v. Sabres||Top||5-2||Win||100||7 h 37 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: OTTAWA +1.5 goals
Conventional wisdom tells us that the Sabres will have the advantage due to the fact that the Senators played last night. Conventional wisdom doesnt apply right after the All Star Break though. The Sabres long layoff leads to rust. The Senators second game in two nights isnt too bad after the long break, arguably even a good thing. Ottawa won 3-1 last meeting. Another upset wont surprise.
T.M. PREDICTION 4-3 OTTAWA
|01-27-20||Capitals -121 v. Canadiens||Top||4-2||Win||100||1 h 44 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Washington Capitals
No Ovechkin for the Capitals due to 1-game suspension for skipping All Star Game. But that doesn't mean Washington won't win. Capitals with best record in the NHL. Canadiens are 12th in the East. Capitals, 5-0 when playing with 3 or more day's rest, lost earlier home meeting but are 6-1 their last 7 visits here. They'll improve to 14-6 L20 revenge games after tonight.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Capitals
|01-18-20||Blackhawks +1.5 v. Maple Leafs||Top||6-2||Win||100||7 h 46 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Chicago Blackhawks (+1.5)
The Blackhawks may be the underdog. They may be on the road. And they may be back in the standings a bit. But, I believe that they will find a way to grab the win here on Saturday. Chicago is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road. They are also a sweet 7-3 in their last 10 games on the road against the Maple Leafs. For Toronto, they arfe only 5-15 in their last 20 games against the Blackhawks. They are also only 1-4 in their last 4 games this season. Give me +1.5 goals -130 anyday. Take the Blackhawks.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Blackhawks
|01-15-20||Blackhawks +1.5 v. Canadiens||Top||4-1||Win||100||7 h 11 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Chicago Blackhawks
I know that Montreal is at home. I know that they are the favorite. And I know that most people like the Canadiens here, but I'm calling for an upset here today. The Blackhawks are 5-1 in their last 6 games on the road. They are also a dominant 9-2 in their last 11 games against Montreal. Even better, they are a perfect 5-0 in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal. For Montreal, they may be off two straight wins, but they are still a sad 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Canadiens are also only 1-4 in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division of the Western Conference. Expect the Blackhawks to shock the home crowd here tonight. I think that they are going to win outright, but I'm glad to take the points here.
T.M. Prediction: 3-2 Blackhawks
|01-14-20||Predators v. Oilers +106||Top||2-4||Win||106||22 h 58 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Edmonton Oilers
Although Edmonton is the underdog in this one, I believe that they'll get the job done at home here today. Entering this game, Nashiville is only 5-6 after a game against a division opponent this season. They are also only 3-5 in their last 8 games. For the Oilers, they have looked sharp all season long. That Connor McDavid/Leon Draisaitl combo is money. Edmonton is 60% in January games this season. The Oilers are also 4-2 in their last 6 games. Expect an Edmonton victory on home ice tonight.
T.M. Prediction: 3-1 Oilers
|01-13-20||Bruins v. Flyers OVER 5.5||Top||5-6||Win||100||9 h 45 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Boston Bruins/Philadelphia Flyers OVER
In a huge game for both of these two teams, I believe that they'll score lots of goals on Monday Night. Entering this game, the Flyers have seen the total go OVER in 4 of their last 6 games. The total has also gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 14 games against opponents in the East Conference. The Flyers have seen the total go OVER in 7 of their last 8 games against opponents in the Atlantic Division as well. For the Bruins, they average a combined score of 5.94 goals per game. They have also score 3+ goals in their last 3 games. If the Flyers lose this game, that means they would have lost 6 of their last 7 games. Therefore, I believe that they'll play their guts out and score many goals on Monday. Take the OVER.
T.M. Prediction: 5-2 Bruins
|01-11-20||Stars v. Sharks +111||Top||1-2||Win||111||24 h 45 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: San Jose Sharks
Off six straight wins, I believe that the Dallas Stars are due for a loss here on Saturday Night. Coming into this game, San Jose is 35-20 in games played on a Saturday the past three years. They are also 43-31 off a win by two or more goals. For the Stars, they are only 5-6 after 3 or more consecutive unders. They are also 0-1 this season after shutting out their opponent in their previous game. At home, expect a Sharks win.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Sharks
|01-10-20||Senators v. Red Wings OVER 6||Top||2-3||Loss||-120||10 h 41 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Detroit Red Wings/Ottawa Senators OVER
Both of these two teams have been struggling out of the gates, and that's why they are both sitting at the very bottom of the standings. Detroit hasn't been scoring too much, but they sure have been giving up a lot of goals. The Red Wings are giving up a whopping 3.82 goals per game. Detroit has seen the total go OVER in 6 of their last 7 games at home this season. On the other hand, Ottawa has also given up massive amounts of goals (3.47 gpg.) They have seen the total go OVER in 10 of their last 11 games this season. The total has also gone OVER in each of Ottawa's last 5 games against opponents in the East Conference. Expect a lot of goals tonight as they go for many goals. Take the OVER.
T.M. Prediction: 5-4 Red Wings
|01-09-20||Devils v. Rangers -164||Top||3-6||Win||100||9 h 57 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: NY Rangers
Off a huge win, the NY Rangers are looking like a playoff team to could shock some people. Entering this game, New York is a dominant 7-1 in their last 8 games against opponents in the Metropolitan Division. They are also a ridiculous 6-1 in their last 7 games when playing at home against the Devils. For New Jersey, they have been struggling all season long and their record shows that. Off back-to-back losses New Jersey is only 6-12 SU in their last 18 games. The Devils are also 2-4 in their last 6 games against NY Rangers. With the Rangers looking confident and the Devils not on their best game, I expect to see a complete destruction on Thursday Night. Take New York.
T.M. Prediction: 4-1 Rangers
|01-06-20||Jets +137 v. Canadiens||Top||3-2||Win||137||20 h 10 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Winnepeg Jets
Although the Winnepeg Jets are the underdog in this game, I believe that they are by far the better side. The Jets have been struggling a little bit as of late, but, the Canadiens have been just as bad. In the past, Winnepeg is a dominant 60-34 when playing against a team with a losing record. They are also 48-34 after playing against a divisional opponent. On the other hand, Montreal is a terrible 0-5 SU in their last 5 games (1-6 L7.) Expect the Jets to dominate here on Monday, as the home crowd goes home crying.
T.M. Prediction: 6-2 Jets
|01-03-20||Capitals +109 v. Hurricanes||Top||4-3||Win||109||17 h 22 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Washington Capitals
The Wshington Capitals come into today's game with a dominant 27-9-5 record. They have scored 3.5+ goals per game and they have looked very confident in every single game. Washington is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games. Even better, the Capitals are a wicked 16-5-1 on the road this year. On the other hand, Carolina has also had a pretty good start. Although having a good record, the Hurricanes are only 3-8 vs. opponents in the same division as them. On Friday, with the Capitals off back-to-back losses, expect them to bounce back in a huge a way. Take Washington an look for them to dominate from the opening face-off.
T.M. Prediction: 3-0 Capitals
|01-02-20||Blackhawks v. Canucks -147||Top||5-7||Win||100||22 h 48 m||Show|
T.M. Selection: Vancouver Canucks
Off 5 straight victories, the Vancouver Canucks are starting to make a name for themselves. They are a perfect 3-0 off three or more days of rest this season. The Canucks have also scored a lot of points. They have an excellent 3.30 average of goals per game. On the other hand, the Blackhawks are only 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Vancouver. They are also 9-15 when playing against a team with a winning record this season. Expect an easy win for the Canucks on Thursday Night.
T.M. Prediction: 4-2 Canucks