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NHL Betting Tips For Friday, November 23

Jon and DerekThe National Hockey League season resumes today with 14 games on the schedule after an off-day yesterday for U.S. Thanksgiving.

We’re coming off a 3-1 night on Wednesday to get back up to +5 units on the season. Hoping to build on that momentum on a busy Friday as well as 11 more games to come tomorrow night.

One of our bets already started (we posted the Penguins/Bruins Under 5.5 on Twitter and Facebook), but we’ve got 2 more bets in afternoon action plus another pair of wagers on contests scheduled for tonight. You can see them below, followed by the usual breakdowns and opinions on every other game.

Good luck today and enjoy all the action!

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.

Penguins Logo VS Pick Bruins Logo
Game: Penguins @ Bruins Pick
Time: 1:00PM ET
Pick: Under 5.5 -115

Reasons to bet Pittsburgh: The Penguins normally bounce back well after bad losses, winning 6 of their last 8 following a loss of 3+ goals at home. Boston has scored 2 regulation time goals or less in 6 of its last 7 games and 8 of 10.

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins have beaten Pittsburgh in 12 of the last 16 meetings overall and 7 of the last 8 in Boston. The Penguins are just 5-7-2 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • Pittsburgh has allowed 2 power play goals in 5 of its last 6 games
  • Boston is playing its first home game following a 4-game road trip
  • Boston has allowed 4 goals in its last 3 games
  • Pittsburgh has scored 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 9 games, excluding empty netters
  • The Under is 5-1 in Boston’s last 6 games
  • The Under is 11-4-2 in the last 17 meetings in Boston
  • Malkin is still out for Pittsburgh

Probable goalies: Murray (confirmed), Khudobin

Avalanche Logo VS Pick Wild Logo
Game: Avalanche @ Wild Pick
Time: 4:00PM ET
Pick: Over 5.5 -116

Reasons to bet Colorado: The Avalanche has won 3 of its last 4 games and is 6-3-1 in its last 10. Minnesota has allowed 4+ goals in 3 of its last 4 games and 5 of 9.

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild is 9-2 in its last 11 home games against Colorado and 13-4 in the last 17 meetings. Colorado has allowed 3+ goals in 7 of its last 8 road games.

Other things to know:

  • Colorado is 4-7 on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-3-2 at home
  • The Over is 12-1 in Colorado’s last 13 games and 6-0 in its last 6 on the road
  • Colorado has scored 3+ goals in 9 of its last 10 games
  • Minnesota has scored 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games and 5 of 7
  • The Under is 9-4-2 in the last 15 meetings

Probable goalies: Bernier (confirmed), Dubnyk

Islanders Logo VS Pick Flyers Logo
Game: Islanders @ Flyers Pick
Time: 4:00PM ET
Pick: Islanders Team Total Over 2.5 -133

Reasons to bet New York: The Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-3 in overtime Wednesday in New York. Philadelphia has lost 6 straight overall and 6 of 7 at home.

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers have won 6 of the last 8 meetings and 20 of their last 26 home games versus New York. The Islanders have allowed 3+ goals in 8 of their last 10 games.

Other things to know:

  • New York is 5-7 on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-4-3 at home
  • The Over is 4-0-1 in New York’s last 5 games and 7-2-1 in its last 10
  • The road team is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings
  • New York has scored 4+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia has allowed 3+ goals in 5 straight games (4 times in regulation)

Probable goalies: Halak, Elliott

Predators Logo VS Pick Blues Logo
Game: Predators @ Blues Pick
Time: 8:00PM ET
Pick: Over 5.5 -105

Reasons to bet Nashville: The Predators have won 8 of their last 9 games, scoring 3+ goals in all of those outings. St. Louis has allowed 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5.

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues get their first chance to avenge a 6-game loss to Nashville in last year’s playoffs. St. Louis is 8-2 at home while the Predators are 5-5-1 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • Nashville has allowed 3+ goals in 7 of its last 10 games
  • Nashville’s power play is 6 for 11 in its last 3 games
  • St. Louis has scored 4+ goals in 4 straight games and 3+ goals in 7 of 8
  • The Over is 4-1 in St. Louis’ last 5 games
  • The Over is 5-1 in Nashville’s last 6 games
  • Nashville has lost 8 of its last 10 trips to St. Louis
  • The home team has won 16 of the last 21 meetings

Probable goalies: Rinne, Hutton (confirmed)

Flames Logo VS Pick Stars Logo
Game: Flames @ Stars Pick
Time: 9:00PM ET
Pick: Stars First Period Moneyline -118 (also like Under 6 -115)

Reasons to bet Calgary: The Flames are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games and 6-3-1 on the road. Dallas has given up 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games and is playing its 3rd game in 4 days.

Reasons to bet Dallas: The Stars are 8-1 in their last 9 home games. Calgary is playing its fifth consecutive road game.

Other things to know:

  • Calgary has allowed 1 regulation time goal in its last 2 games
  • Calgary has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Dallas has lost 4 of its last 6 games
  • Dallas has allowed 4 goals in its last 3 home games
  • The Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings
  • The road team has won 9 of the last 12 meetings

Probable goalies: Smith (confirmed), Bishop (confirmed)

Jets Logo VS Pick Ducks Logo
Game: Jets @ Ducks Lean
Time: 4:00PM ET
Lean: Ducks -108

Reasons to bet Winnipeg: The Jets have lost in regulation time just twice in their last 15 games. Anaheim was outshot 49-19 in a 4-2 loss at home to Vegas on Wednesday and is playing its 4th game in 6 days.

Reasons to bet Anaheim: The Ducks have dominated Winnipeg lately, going 13-1-2 in the last 16 meetings and 6-0-1 in the last 7 in Anaheim.

Other things to know:

  • Winnipeg is 6-3-2 on the road
  • Anaheim is 6-6-2 at home
  • Winnipeg has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6 games and 7 of 10
  • Anaheim had allowed 2 goals or less in 5 straight games before Wednesday’s loss to Vegas
  • Anaheim has won 10 of its last 11 games when playing for the 4th time in 6 days

Probable goalies: Hellebuyck (confirmed), Gibson

Lightning Logo VS Pick Capitals Logo
Game: Lightning @ Capitals
Time: 5:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Tampa: The Lightning is 7-1-1 on the road this season and is also 7-1-1 in its last 9 overall. Washington has given up 4+ goals in 3 of its last 5 games.

Reasons to bet Washington: The Capitals have won 5 of their last 6 home games, allowing 7 goals in those 5 victories. Tampa has lost 7 of the last 9 meetings, and 21 of 27 in Washington.

Other things to know:

  • Tampa beat Washington 4-3 in OT Oct. 9 in Tampa
  • Washington is 7-0-2 in the last 9 meetings
  • Tampa has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games (5 times in regulation)
  • Tampa has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6
  • The Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Washington
  • The Over is 20-7 in the last 27 meetings
  • The home team has won 19 of the last 26 meetings

Probable goalies: Vasilevskiy, Grubauer (confirmed)

Sharks Logo VS Pick Golden Knights Logo
Game: Sharks @ Golden Knights Lean
Time: 6:00PM ET
Lean: Sharks Team Total Under 2.5 +131

Reasons to bet San Jose: The Sharks are 5-2 on the road and have held 8 of their last 10 overall opponents to 2 regulation time goals or less.

Reasons to bet Vegas: The Golden Knights have outshot their last 3 opponents by a margin of 119-69. The Sharks have been limited to 2 goals or less in 6 of their last 8 games.

Other things to know:

  • Vegas is 8-1 at home this year and has won 7 straight at home
  • Vegas has won 3 straight and 4 of 5 overall
  • The Under is 15-4 in San Jose’s games this year
  • The Over is 12-6 in Vegas’ games this year
  • Vegas has scored 4+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games and 3+ in 7 of 10

Probable goalies: Jones, Lagace

Canucks Logo VS Pick Devils Logo
Game: Canucks @ Devils Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Canucks Team Total Over 2.5 -101 (also like First Period Over 1.5 +100)

Reasons to bet Vancouver: The Canucks won 5-2 Wednesday in Pittsburgh, their 7th victory in their last 8 road games. New Jersey has 2 regulation time wins in its last 10.

Reasons to bet New Jersey: The Devils have won 6 straight meetings between the teams. Vancouver has allowed at least 2 goals in 10 straight games and 3+ in 6 of 9.

Other things to know:

  • New Jersey is 5-3-2 at home
  • Vancouver has scored 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games
  • New Jersey has allowed 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games and 8 of 10
  • New Jersey has scored 2 goals or less in 3 of its last 4 games and 6 of 8

Probable goalies: Markstrom (confirmed), Schneider (confirmed)

Oilers Logo VS Pick Sabres Logo
Game: Oilers @ Sabres Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Over 5.5 +113

Reasons to bet Edmonton: The Oilers scored 6 goals Wednesday in Detroit, the fourth time in 5 games that they’ve scored at least 3 times. Buffalo has lost 7 straight and is 2-7-1 at home.

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres have scored 6 goals in their last 4 periods after scoring 1 goal in 5 of their previous 7 games. Edmonton has lost 8 of its last 9 games following a victory and has 2 regulation time wins in its last 10.

Other things to know:

  • Buffalo won both meetings last year
  • Edmonton has allowed 22 shots or less in 2 of its last 3 games
  • Edmonton has lost 5 of its last 7 games
  • Buffalo has allowed 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Edmonton has lost 7 of its last 8 games against teams with losing records

Probable goalies: Brossoit (confirmed), Lehner (confirmed)

Senators Logo VS Pick Blue Jackets Logo
Game: Senators @ Blue Jackets Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Senators Team Total Under 2.5 -126

Reasons to bet Ottawa: The Senators have won 5 of their last 6 visits to the Blue Jackets and are 4-2-1 on the road. Columbus has scored 9 regulation time goals in its last 7 games.

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets have won 5 straight games, allowing 4 goals during the streak. The Senators have lost 4 straight and been outscored 14-5 since playing 2 games in Sweden.

Other things to know:

  • The Under is 7-0 in Columbus’ last 7 games
  • The Over is 5-1 in Ottawa’s last 6 road games
  • Ottawa has allowed 3+ goals in 7 straight games and 9 of 10

Probable goalies: Anderson (confirmed), Bobrovsky

Red Wings Logo VS Pick Rangers Logo
Game: Red Wings @ Rangers
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings have scored 3+ goals in 6 of their last 8 games and are 6-6 on the road.

Reasons to bet New York: The Rangers whipped Carolina 6-1 Wednesday in Carolina, their eighth win in their last 10 games. Detroit has lost 6 of its last 7 games in New York.

Other things to know:

  • New York has won 6 straight at home
  • The Over is 12-4 in New York’s last 16 games
  • 5 of the last 9 meetings went to OT
  • The Under is 6-0-2 in the last 8 meetings
  • Detroit has allowed 4+ goals in 3 of its last 6 games
  • New York has scored 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • The Under is 6-1 in Detroit’s last 7 road games

Probable goalies: Howard, Lundqvist

Leafs Logo VS Pick Hurricanes Logo
Game: Leafs @ Hurricanes Lean
Time: 7:30PM ET
Lean: Under 6 -105

Reasons to bet Toronto: The Leafs have allowed 2 regulation time goals in their last 3 road games and 2 or less in 6 of their last 7. Carolina has won just 4 of its 10 home games this year (4-3-3).

Reasons to bet Carolina: The Hurricanes should be motivated to rebound from a 6-1 loss to the Rangers Wednesday night, snapping a 7-game streak in which Carolina had scored 3 goals or more. Toronto has scored 1 goal in 3 of its last 4 games.

Other things to know:

  • Carolina beat Toronto 6-3 Oct. 26 in Toronto
  • Toronto is 6-4-1 on the road
  • Toronto is 6-1-1 in its last 8 games
  • The road team has won 4 straight meetings and 6 of 7
  • Carolina has allowed 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 9 games
  • The Under is 17-5 in the last 22 meetings

Probable goalies: Andersen, Ward (confirmed)

Kings Logo VS Pick Coyotes Logo
Game: Kings @ Coyotes Lean
Time: 9:00PM ET
Lean: Coyotes Team Total Under 2.5 -110

Reasons to bet LA: The Kings are 6-3 on the road and won 5 of their last 6 visits to Arizona. The Coyotes have scored 1 regulation time goal in each of their last 3 at home, where they are 1-7-1 on the year.

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes have allowed just 6 goals in their last 3 games. LA has lost 6 of its last 7 games, scoring 2 goals or less in each of those defeats.

Other things to know:

  • The road team has won 6 straight meetings and 9 of 10
  • LA has allowed 2 goals or less in 3 of its last 4 games and 4 of 6
  • The Under is 9-1 in Arizona’s last 10 games
  • The Under is 5-0-1 in LA’s last 6 games

Probable goalies: Kuemper, Wedgewood (confirmed)

 

Good luck!

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