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NHL Betting Tips For Tuesday, December 11

Jon and Derek

It’s a 10-game card on a busy Tuesday in the National Hockey League.

Trends, stats, and breakdowns are below for each game, including the three we like most.

Good luck with whatever you play.

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.

Canucks Logo VS Pick Blue Jackets Logo
Game: Canucks @ Blue Jackets
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Vancouver: The Canucks have won 2 straight, scoring 11 goals in victories over Nashville and St. Louis. Columbus is just 7-6-1 at home.

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets tend to rebound well from losses like Saturday’s 4-0 blanking at home versus Washington, winning 14 of their last 19 following a loss of 3+ goals. Vancouver has lost 12 of 15.

Other things to know:

  • Vancouver is 7-9-2 on the road
  • Vancouver has won 4 straight visits to Columbus and 19 of the last 26 meetings overall
  • The road team is 7-0-1 in the last 8 meetings
  • Vancouver has allowed 3 goals or less in 6 of its last 7 games
  • Columbus has allowed 3+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games and 7 of 9
  • The Under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Columbus
  • The Over is 5-1 in Vancouver’s last 6 road games

Probable goalies: Markstrom (confirmed), Bobrovsky

Leafs Logo VS Pick Hurricanes Logo
Game: Leafs @ Hurricanes
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Toronto: The Leafs are 11-4 on the road this season and 5-1-1 in their last 7 overall. Carolina has scored 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6 games.

Reasons to bet Carolina: The Hurricanes beat Toronto 5-2 a couple of weeks ago in Carolina. Toronto’s given up 20 goals in its last 5 games and hasn’t outshot an opponent in 6 straight.

Other things to know:

  • Toronto has won 4 of the last 6 meetings overall and 4 of the last 5 in Carolina
  • Carolina is 7-4-3 at home
  • Toronto has allowed 3+ goals in 7 of its last 9 games
  • Toronto has scored 31 goals in its last 7 games
  • Toronto has allowed 21 goals in its last 5 road games
  • The Over is 7-1-1 in Toronto’s last 9 games
  • Carolina scored 4 goals Friday against Anaheim after scoring 5 goals in its previous 5 games combined
  • Carolina has outshot its last 2 opponents 76-42
  • Carolina has allowed 1 power play goal in its last 9 games
  • The Over is 18-5-3 in Toronto’s last 26 road games
  • The Under is 6-1 in Carolina’s last 7 games and 5-1 in Carolina’s last 6 home games
  • The Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings

Probable goalies: Andersen, Mrazek

Kings Logo VS Pick Sabres Logo
Game: Kings @ Sabres Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Kings +0.5 (regulation time) -102

Reasons to bet Los Angeles: The Kings outshot Detroit 43-21 in their 3-1 loss to the Red Wings last night. Buffalo has lost 5 straight following its 10-game winning streak.

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres have had 2 days off since their last game and are playing just their second game in the past week. LA is playing for the second straight night, 3rd in 4 and 4th in 6.

Other things to know:

  • Buffalo beat LA 5-1 Oct. 20 in LA
  • The home team has won 23 of the last 28 meetings
  • LA has lost 12 of its last 14 games in Buffalo
  • LA has scored 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Buffalo has scored 2 regulation time goals or less in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Buffalo has 1 regulation time win in its last 10 games and 4 regulation time wins in its last 20
  • The Under is 6-2 in LA’s last 8 games
  • The Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings

Probable goalies: Petersen, Ullmark (confirmed)

Coyotes Logo VS Pick Bruins Logo
Game: Coyotes @ Bruins Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Coyotes +0.5 (regulation time) -105

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes are 7-5-1 on the road, including wins in Nashville and Minnesota over the past couple of weeks. Boston has scored 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 7 games and 8 of 10.

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins are 10-3 at home. Arizona has lost 8 straight visits to Boston and 13 consecutive meetings overall.

Other things to know:

  • Boston beat Arizona 2-1 Nov. 17 in Arizona
  • Arizona has allowed 9 goals in its last 2 games
  • Arizona has allowed 4 goals in its last 3 road games combined
  • Boston has allowed 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games and 5 of 7
  • Boston is playing its 3rd game in 4 days and 4th in 6
  • Boston has 3 regulation time wins in its last 13 games
  • The Under is 19-7-1 in Boston’s last 27 games

Probable goalies: Kuemper (confirmed), Rask (confirmed)

Red Wings Logo VS Pick Capitals Logo
Game: Red Wings @ Capitals Lean
Time: 7:30PM ET
Lean: Capitals Team Total Over 3.5 -124

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings are 4-2-1 in their last 7 games overall and a respectable 6-6-1 on the road.

Reasons to bet Washington: The Capitals have won 9 of their last 11 games. Detroit is playing for the second straight night, 3rd in 4, 4th in 6 and 7th in 11, while Washington has been off since Saturday.

Other things to know:

  • Washington beat Detroit 3-1 Nov. 23 in Washington
  • Washington is 7-0-2 in the last 9 meetings and 5-0-1 in its last 6 home games versus Detroit
  • Washington is 8-4-2 at home
  • Detroit was outshot 43-21 last night in a 3-1 win over LA
  • Detroit has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Washington has scored 4+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games and 8 of 10
  • Detroit has lost 8 of its last 11 games on 0 days rest
  • The Under is 8-3-1 in the last 12 meetings
  • The Over is 7-1 in Detroit’s last 8 games when playing its 4th game in 6 days

Probable goalies: Bernier, Holtby (confirmed)

Panthers Logo VS Pick Blues Logo
Game: Panthers @ Blues Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Panthers Moneyline +106

Reasons to bet Florida: The Panthers have earned points in 6 of their last 8 games (3-2-3) and are 3-0 in their last 3 games in St. Louis. The Blues have lost 5 of 6 at home, where they’re just 6-8-2 on the year.

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues should be motivated to bounce back from a 6-1 loss Sunday at home to Vancouver. Florida has given up 4+ goals in 3 of its last 4 games and 3+ in 8 of 10.

Other things to know:

  • Florida is 5-6-2 on the road
  • Florida has scored 4+ goals in 3 of its last 4 tames and 5 of 8
  • St. Louis has lost 5 of its last 7 games
  • St. Louis has scored 5 goals in its last 4 games
  • The road team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings
  • St. Louis has allowed 6+ goals in 3 of its last 7 games
  • The Over is 9-4 in Florida’s last 13 games
  • The Under is 11-5 in St. Louis’ last 16 games

Probable goalies: Luongo, Allen (confirmed)

Canadiens Logo VS Pick Wild Logo
Game: Canadiens @ Wild Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Over 6 -110 (also like Montreal but don’t trust Niemi)

Reasons to bet Montreal: The Canadiens are 7-4-3 on the road this season. Minnesota’s lost 5 of its last 6 games, getting outscored 24-13 during that span.

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild is 8-4 at home and has had 3 days off since suffering a 7-2 drubbing Friday in Edmonton. The Canadiens have lost 7 straight meetings overall and 5 straight visits to Minnesota.

Other things to know:

  • Montreal has won 3 straight games and 4 of 5
  • Montreal has held 8 straight opponents to 3 goals or less
  • Minnesota has won 14 of its last 20 games on 3+ days rest
  • Minnesota has won 17 of its last 23 games after a loss of 3+ goals
  • The home team has won 8 of the last 11 meetings

Probable goalies: Niemi (confirmed), Dubnyk (confirmed)

 

Good luck!

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