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NHL Betting Tips For Friday, February 12

Jon and DerekWhat a wild night that was in the NHL yesterday! All 9 games went over the total, most of them by several goals. You don’t see nights like that very often anymore.

We went 1-1 last night, winning on Bruins/Jets Over 5 but losing on the Blackhawks -130 at home.

The Blackhawks finally woke up in the 3rd period, outshooting the Stars 22-2 at one point, but couldn’t overcome an awful first period when they fell behind 4-0. We expected a better response from Chicago after being shut out at home the previous game, that’s for sure.

The Bruins and Jets combined for 5 goals in the first period alone, guaranteeing us no worse than a push. Boston went on to win 6-2.

There are 7 games in the NHL tonight, and we’ve got bets on 2 of them. We also leaned towards the Kings/Rangers Over 5 and considered taking the Hurricanes as home underdogs to Pittsburgh, but decided to pass on both.

Odds below are at the time we made the pick. Be sure to check out our live odds page for updated odds on today’s games.

Blues Logo VS Pick Panthers Logo
Game: Blues @ Panthers
Time: 7:30PM ET
Pick: Panthers -113 (Pinnacle)

This line stuck out like a sore thumb. Florida’s 17-7-3 at home this year and 11-2 in its last 13 at home, yet the Panthers are close to a pick ’em price tonight against an underachieving Blues team.

It smells like a trap, but we’ve looked at this game up and down and can’t see why the Panthers aren’t bigger favourites. They’re well rested, having not played since a 7-4 rout of the Sabres Tuesday. The Blues aren’t exactly rolling, going 2-2-2 in their last 6. St. Louis has won 6 of the last 7 meetings in the series, but these are 2 very different teams now.

The bottom line is that Florida should be a bigger favourite here, and we can’t ignore the value.

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Good luck!

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