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NHL Betting Tips For Monday, February 6

Jon and DerekWe sat out the 3 games on Super Bowl Sunday after enjoying a 7-4 day on Saturday.

What a crazy football game that was last night! Full credit to the Patriots for scoring two touchdowns and two 2-point conversions in the final 6 minutes of the fourth quarter just to force overtime. But Atlanta has to be kicking itself for not putting the game away when it had the chance, especially when they were in field goal range with 4 minutes to go in the fourth quarter and could have gone up 2 scores before bumbling their way out of field goal range with a sack and a holding penalty.

There are 3 NHL games scheduled for tonight, all of them early starts. Our favourite bet of the day comes in Leafs/Islanders, plus we’ve got stats, trends and opinions on the other 2 games as well.

See you tomorrow to break down the 11-game Tuesday board. Good luck!

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.

Sabres Logo VS Pick Devils Logo
Game: Sabres @ Devils Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Sabres First Period Moneyline +107

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres are coming off a 4-0 win over Ottawa on Saturday and are 4-2-1 in their last 7 games. New Jersey has lost 7 straight games at home (0-5-2).

Reasons to bet New Jersey: The Devils are 6-3-1 in their last 10, including a 5-1 win Saturday in Columbus. Buffalo has lost 7 of the last 8 meetings.

Other things to know:

  • New Jersey beat Buffalo 4-2 Nov. 12 in New Jersey and 2-1 in OT Nov. 11 in Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 9-12-6 on the road
  • Buffalo has allowed 1 regulation time goal in its last 2 games
  • New Jersey has scored 12 goals in its last 3 games
  • New Jersey has allowed 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games and 6 of 8
  • The Over is 7-0-1 in Buffalo’s last 8 road games
  • The Under is 4-0 in New Jersey’s last 4 games when playing its 3rd game in 4 nights

Probable goalies: Lehner, Schneider (confirmed)

Blues Logo VS Pick Flyers Logo
Game: Blues @ Flyers Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: 1st Period Under 1.5 -113

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues have won 3 of their last 5 road games, including victories in San Jose, Anaheim and Pittsburgh. Philadelphia has scored 2 regulation time goals or less in 7 of its last 8 games, and in 8 straight if you exclude empty netters.

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers have allowed just 9 regulation time goals in their last 6 games. St. Louis has lost 5 of its last 6 trips to Philadelphia.

Other things to know:

  • St. Louis beat Philadelphia 6-3 Dec. 28 in St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 8-13-1 on the road
  • Philadelphia is 16-7-4 at home
  • Philadelphia has won 11 of its last 15 home games
  • St. Louis has allowed 4+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • St. Louis has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 8 games
  • Philadelphia has scored 1 goal or less in 4 of its last 8 games

Probable goalies: Allen, Neuvirth (confirmed)

 

Good luck!

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