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NHL Betting Tips For Tuesday, February 13

Jon and DerekIt’s a busy 12-game Tuesday in the National Hockey League today, highlighted by a great matchup between the Capitals and Jets in Washington as well as an important clash between the Metro Division rival Blue Jackets and Islanders in Brooklyn.

After a hot start to February, we’ve hit a bit of tough sledding lately, going 0-2 Sunday and 2-5 since Thursday. As inevitable as cold runs are during a long season, they’re definitely not enjoyable when they happen, and you never really see them coming until you’re in one.

Personally, we try to dial back to just the plays we feel the strongest about until things start headed back in the right direction. So even though there are 5-6 games on tonight’s board that we have strong opinions on, we’re limiting ourselves to 3 bets tonight.

Good luck tonight with your bets, and we’ll be back again Thursday.

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.

Blue Jackets Logo VS Pick Islanders Logo
Game: Blue Jackets @ Islanders Pick
Time: 7:00PM ET
Pick: Blue Jackets Moneyline -120 (posted earlier on Facebook and Twitter)

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets offense finally broke out for 6 goals Saturday against New Jersey, giving them 13 goals in their last 4 games after scoring just 18 regulation time markers in their previous 12. New York has allowed 3+ goals in 9 of its last 10 games and is playing its 3rd game in 4 days.

Reasons to bet New York: The Islanders are 15-9-4 at home and have won 4 of their last 5 home games versus Columbus. The Blue Jackets have given up 3+ goals in 6 of their last 8.

Other things to know:

  • New York beat Columbus 4-3 Feb. 3 in New York (Columbus outshot New York 49-38)
  • Columbus beat New York 6-4 Dec. 14 in Columbus and 5-0 Oct. 6 in Columbus
  • Columbus has outshot its last 4 opponents by a total of 175-115.
  • New York has scored 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 9 games
  • The home team has won 7 of the last 8 meetings
  • The Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in New York
  • The Over is 18-7-1 in New York’s last 26 home games
  • The Under is 11-5 in Columbus’ last 16 games

Probable goalies: Bobrovsky, Halak (confirmed)

Capitals Logo VS Pick Jets Logo
Game: Capitals @ Jets Pick
Time: 8:00PM ET
Pick: Capitals Team Total Over 2.5 -109

Reasons to bet Washington: The Capitals have scored 27 goals in their last 7 games. Winnipeg has dropped 2 straight home games and 3 of 5.

Reasons to bet Winnipeg: The Jets are 20-5-2 at home on the season. Washington has been held under 30 shots in 8 of its last 10 games.

Other things to know:

  • Washington is 12-9-4 on the road
  • Washington has won 10 of the last 12 meetings
  • Washington has allowed 2+ goals in 10 straight games and 3+ in 4 of 6
  • Winnipeg has allowed 3+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • The Over is 6-1 in Washington’s last 7 games
  • Washington is playing its 1st game of a 4-game road trip
  • Winnipeg is playing its 7th game of a 10-game homestand

Probable goalies: Holtby (confirmed), Hellebuyck (confirmed)

Coyotes Logo VS Pick Sharks Logo
Game: Coyotes @ Sharks Pick
Time: 10:30PM ET
Pick: First Period Over 1.5 -108

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes are 2-0-1 in their last 3 games and have scored 16 goals in their last 4. San Jose has allowed 20 goals in its last 4 home games.

Reasons to bet San Jose: The Sharks are 3-0 against Arizona this year and are 15-8-3 at home. The Coyotes are 7-16-6 on the road and are playing for the second straight night.

Other things to know:

  • San Jose beat Arizona 3-2 in a shootout Jan. 16 in Arizona, 6-5 in OT Jan. 13 in San Jose and 3-1 Nov. 22 in Arizona
  • Both teams are playing their 3rd game in 4 days and 4th in 6
  • San Jose has scored 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games and 7 of 10
  • Arizona has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games
  • The Under is 19-6-5 in the last 30 meetings in San Jose

Probable goalies: Raanta, Jones

Kings Logo VS Pick Hurricanes Logo
Game: Kings @ Hurricanes Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Under 5.5 -133

Reasons to bet Los Angeles: The Kings are 16-11-2 on the road and have won 3 of 4 overall. Carolina has scored 2 goals or less in 7 of its last 10 games.

Reasons to bet Carolina: The Hurricanes are 5-2-1 in their last 8 games and have not allowed a power play goal in 7 straight.

Other things to know:

  • LA beat Carolina 3-2 in OT Dec. 9 in LA
  • Carolina is 14-9-5 at home
  • LA has scored 3+ goals in 4 straight games and 5 of 6
  • LA outshot Tampa 47-28 in a 4-3 loss Saturday in Tampa
  • The Under is 7-1-2 in the last 10 meetings
  • The Under is 7-0 in Carolina’s last 7 games and 7-0 in Carolina’s last 7 home games

Probable goalies: Quick, Ward

Flames Logo VS Pick Bruins Logo
Game: Flames @ Bruins Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Under 1.5 -102

Reasons to bet Calgary: The Flames have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 16-6-5 on the road.

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins are 18-7-4 at home and have earned points in 26 of their last 29 games (22-3-4). Calgary is playing its 5th road game in 8 days.

Other things to know:

  • Boston is 6-1-3 in the last 10 meetings
  • Calgary has scored 3+ goals in 6 straight games
  • Boston has scored 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Calgary has won 20 of its last 28 games when playing for the fourth time in 6 days
  • The Under is 9-1 in Boston’s last 10 games when playing for the third time in 4 days

Probable goalies: Rittich (confirmed), Rask

Lightning Logo VS Pick Sabres Logo
Game: Lightning @ Sabres Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Sabres Team Total Over 2.5 +102

Reasons to bet Tampa: The Lightning has won 9 of its last 10 meetings with the Sabres, including 6 straight victories in Buffalo. The Sabres are 7-16-4 at home.

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres have scored 15 goals in their last 4 games and are 5-4-1 in their last 10. Tampa has allowed 24 goals in its last 7 games and played last night in Toronto.

Other things to know:

  • Tampa beat Buffalo 2-0 Nov. 28 in Buffalo
  • Both teams are playing their 4th game in 6 days
  • Tampa has scored 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games and 7 of 9
  • Buffalo has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games
  • The Over is 8-1 in Tampa’s last 9 games
  • The Over is 9-1 in Tampa’s last 10 games when playing on 0 days rest
  • The Under is 13-4-4 in the last 21 meetings

Probable goalies: Domingue (confirmed), Johnson (confirmed)

Devils Logo VS Pick Flyers Logo
Game: Devils @ Flyers Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Over 5.5 -114

Reasons to bet New Jersey: The Devils have won 7 of their last 10 trips to Philadelphia. The Flyers were outshot 39-18 in their 4-1 win Sunday in Vegas.

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers have won 4 straight overall and 6 of their last 8 at home. New Jersey has lost 4 straight overall and 10 of its last 12 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • New Jersey beat Philadelphia 4-3 Feb. 1 in New Jersey
  • Philadelphia beat New Jersey 3-1 Jan. 20 in Philadelphia and 5-3 Jan. 13 in New Jersey
  • The home team has won 5 of the last 6 meetings
  • New Jersey has allowed 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Philadelphia has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia has allowed 3+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Both teams are playing their 4th game in 6 days
  • The Under is 18-7-4 in the last 29 meetings in Philadelphia

Probable goalies: Kinkaid (confirmed), Neuvirth (confirmed)

Senators Logo VS Pick Penguins Logo
Game: Senators @ Penguins Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Over 6 -103

Reasons to bet Ottawa: The Senators have won 4 of their last 6 games. Pittsburgh has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games.

Reasons to bet Pittsburgh: The Penguins have scored 23 goals in their last 4 games at home, where they are 20-7-1 on the season. Ottawa has lost 16 of its last 21 trips to Pittsburgh.

Other things to know:

  • Pittsburgh beat Ottawa 3-1 Nov. 16 in Ottawa
  • Ottawa has allowed 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1-1 in its last 8 games
  • Pittsburgh has scored 4+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games
  • The Under is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings

Probable goalies: Condon (confirmed), Murray (confirmed)

Ducks Logo VS Pick Red Wings Logo
Game: Ducks @ Red Wings Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Ducks Team Total Over 2.5 -135

Reasons to bet Anaheim: The Ducks have won 6 of the last 8 meetings and are 5-2-2 in their last 9 overall. Detroit has lost 6 of 7 at home.

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings have scored 11 goals in their last 2 games and 19 in their last 5. Anaheim has just 12 wins in 29 road games (12-10-7).

Other things to know:

  • Detroit is 11-11-7 at home
  • Anaheim is playing its first game of a 4-game road trip
  • Anaheim has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 9 games
  • Anaheim has allowed 2+ goals in 9 of its last 10 games
  • Detroit has allowed 17 goals in its last 4 games
  • Detroit has scored 7 regulation time goals in its last 5 home games
  • Anaheim has lost 22 of its last 31 trips to Detroit

Probable goalies: Gibson (confirmed), Howard (confirmed)

Rangers Logo VS Pick Wild Logo
Game: Rangers @ Wild Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Wild Team Total Over 3.5 +122 (our strongest lean of the day)

Reasons to bet New York: The Rangers have won both of their games following management’s open letter to fans hinting at trade deadline moves. Minnesota has been outshot 121-67 in its last 3 games.

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild is 19-4-5 at home. New York has lost 7 of 9 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • New York has allowed 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games, and 4+ in 6 of 9
  • Minnesota has scored 3+ goals in 8 of its last 9 games
  • Minnesota has allowed 2 regulation time goals or less in 7 of its last 10 games
  • The Over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings

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

Blues Logo VS Pick Predators Logo
Game: Blues @ Predators Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Under 1.5 -116

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues have limited opponents to 2 goals or less in 7 of their last 9 games, excluding empty netters. Nashville is playing its 1st home game in 10 days.

Reasons to bet Nashville: The Predators have earned points in 14 of their last 15 games. St. Louis has lost its last 6 visits to Nashville and is playing its 4th game in 6 days.

Other things to know:

  • Nashville beat St. Louis 2-1 Dec. 27 in St. Louis and 2-0 Nov. 24 in St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 15-9-3 on the road
  • St. Louis has scored 2 goals or less in 7 of 10 games, excluding empty netters
  • Nashville has allowed 2 regulation time goals or less in 6 of its last 8 games
  • The Under is 20-8 in St. Louis’ last 28 games
  • The Under is 37-9-6 in the last 52 meetings in Nashville

Probable goalies: Hutton (confirmed), Rinne

Blackhawks Logo VS Pick Golden Knights Logo
Game: Blackhawks @ Golden Knights Lean
Time: 10:00PM ET
Lean: Under 6 +100

Reasons to bet Chicago: The Blackhawks have outshot their opposition 157-94 in their last 4 games. Vegas has given up 3+ goals in 5 straight.

Reasons to bet Vegas: The Golden Knights are 19-4-2 at home and outshot Philadelphia 39-18 in a 4-1 loss Sunday to the Flyers. Chicago has lost 6 straight and scored just 12 goals in its last 7 games.

Other things to know:

  • Vegas beat Chicago 4-2 Oct. 24 in Vegas and 5-4 Jan. 5 in Chicago
  • Chicago has scored 2 goals or less in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Chicago has scored 2 even strength goals in its last 4 games
  • Chicago is playing for the second straight night, 3rd in 4 and 4th in 6
  • Chicago has lost 7 of its last 9 games when playing on 0 days rest
  • The Under is 5-1 in Vegas’ last 6 home games

Probable goalies: Glass, Fleury (confirmed)

 

Good luck!

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