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NHL Betting Tips For Saturday, November 4

Jon and DerekBack in action today after sitting out Friday’s 2-game board. On Thursday, we came 0.9 seconds from a 4-2 night for our picks as the Sabres scored in the final second of the first period to spoil the First Period Under 1.5 in Arizona, forcing us to settle for 3-3.

There are 13 games in the National Hockey League today, including an early start in Ottawa. We don’t have any opinion on that contest, but we’ve got 5 bets in tonight’s action, plus the usual stats, trends, info, analysis and opinions on the rest of the slate that you can read below.

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.

Capitals Logo VS Pick Bruins Logo
Game: Capitals @ Bruins Pick
Time: 7:00PM ET
Pick: Bruins First Period Moneyline -110 (also like Under 5.5 -120)

Reasons to bet Washington: The Capitals have won 9 straight meetings with the Bruins, and 19 of the last 26. Boston has lost its last 7 games when coming off a victory.

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins are 4-1-2 at home, where they’ve allowed 1 regulation time goal in each of their last 3 games. Washington has just 2 regulation time wins in its last 8 games, and was outshot 38-19 in a 4-3 win over the Islanders Thursday in Washington.

Other things to know:

  • Washington is 4-3-1 on the road
  • The Over is 9-4 in Washington’s games this year
  • Washington has allowed 2+ goals in 10 straight games
  • Washington has scored 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 8 games
  • Washington has not scored a power play goal in 5 straight games and 7 of its last 8
  • Boston has scored 8 goals in its last 4 games
  • The Under is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings and 21-6 in the last 27 meetings in Boston

Probable goalies: Holtby, Rask (confirmed)

Rangers Logo VS Pick Panthers Logo
Game: Rangers @ Panthers Pick
Time: 7:00PM ET
Pick: Over 6 -107

Reasons to bet New York: The Rangers have won 5 of their last 6 trips to Florida and 9 of the last 12 meetings overall. Florida has given up 15 goals in its last 2 games.

Reasons to bet Florida: The Panthers are averaging nearly 4.5 goals per game this season at home. New York has given up 4+ goals in 5 of its last 8 games.

Other things to know:

  • Florida won 2 of 3 meetings last year, both on the road and in shootouts
  • The Over is 10-2 in Florida’s games this year
  • New York is 1-3 on the road
  • New York had scored 4+ goals in 4 of 5 games and 5 of 7 before Thursday’s 2-1 win in Tampa
  • Florida has scored 3+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games and 7 of 10
  • Florida has allowed 4+ goals in 6 of its last 9 games
  • New York is 4-2-2 in its last 8 games
  • Florida is 2-6-1 in its last 9 games
  • The Over is 9-4-1 in the last 14 meetings

Probable goalies: Lundqvist, Reimer

Avalanche Logo VS Pick Flyers Logo
Game: Avalanche @ Flyers Pick
Time: 7:00PM ET
Pick: Avalanche Team Total Under 2.5 -105 (also like Under 6 -118)

Reasons to bet Colorado: The Avalanche has won its past 2 games by a combined score of 11-6. Philadelphia has scored 1 non empty-net goal in its last 2 games and is playing for the 4th time in 6 days and 5th in 8.

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers have won 5 of their last 6 home games versus the Avalanche. Colorado was outshot 102-55 in its last 2 games, including 60-27 in Thursday’s 5-3 win over Carolina.

Other things to know:

  • Colorado is 2-4 on the road
  • Colorado has scored 5+ goals in 3 of its last 4 games
  • Colorado has scored 2 goals in its last 3 road games
  • Colorado has allowed 3+ goals in 7 straight games and 8 of 9
  • Philadelphia has scored 7 goals in its last 4 home games
  • The home team has won 11 of the last 14 meetings
  • Gostisbehere and Patrick are questionable for Philadelphia
  • The Over is 5-0 in Colorado’s last 5 games
  • Philadelphia has won 14 of its last 19 games when playing for the 4th time in 6 days

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

Sabres Logo VS Pick Stars Logo
Game: Sabres @ Stars Pick
Time: 8:00PM ET
Pick: Over 6 +104 (also like Stars -0.5 in regulation -113)

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres are averaging more than 3 goals per game on the road, scoring 3+ in 4 of their last 5 games away from home. Dallas is playing its first home game after a 5-game road trip and has allowed 5+ goals in 3 of its last 5.

Reasons to bet Dallas: The Stars have won their last 5 home games against Buffalo and 6 of the last 8 meetings overall. Buffalo has allowed 4+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games.

Other things to know:

  • Dallas is 4-1 at home
  • The Over is 8-4 in Buffalo’s games this year
  • Buffalo has allowed 3+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games and 8 of 10
  • Dallas has not allowed a first period goal at home this year (5 games)
  • Dallas has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 7 games
  • The home team is 21-8-1 in the last 30 meetings
  • Dallas has won 26 of its last 35 games following a loss by 3+ goals

Probable goalies: Lehner, Lehtonen (confirmed)

Penguins Logo VS Pick Canucks Logo
Game: Penguins @ Canucks Pick
Time: 10:00PM ET
Pick: Canucks Team Total Under 2.5 +112

Reasons to bet Pittsburgh: The Penguins outscored Vancouver 7-0 in 2 meetings last season and have won 8 of the last 10 meetings. Vancouver has scored 1 goal in its last 2 games and been held to 1 goal in 3 of its last 4.

Reasons to bet Vancouver: The Canucks have allowed just 8 regulation-time goals in their last 6 games. Pittsburgh has scored 1 goal in 3 of its last 4 games and 2 or less in 6 of its last 7.

Other things to know:

  • The Under is 5-1 in Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is playing its final game of a 5-game road trip (1-2-1 so far)
  • Pittsburgh has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is playing its 4th game in 6 days
  • Vancouver is playing on 2 days rest

Probable goalies: Murray, Markstrom

Golden Knights Logo VS Pick Senators Logo
Game: Golden Knights @ Senators
Time: 2:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Vegas: The Golden Knights have given up 2 goals or less in 4 of their last 6 games and 8 of 12 on the season. Ottawa has just 3 wins in its first 9 home games (3-2-4).

Reasons to bet Ottawa: The Senators have earned points in 6 of their last 7 games (3-1-3), including a 3-1 win over Detroit Thursday in Ottawa. Vegas is playing its 4th game in 6 days and has lost 3 straight after an 8-1 start to the year.

Other things to know:

  • Vegas had scored 3+ goals in 9 straight before Thursday’s 2-1 loss in Boston
  • Ottawa had allowed 3+ goals in 7 straight before Thursday’s 3-1 win over Detroit
  • Ottawa has scored 3+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games and 8 of 10
  • Ottawa has recorded 30 shots or less in 5 straight games

Probable goalies: Lagace, Anderson (confirmed)

Canadiens Logo VS Pick Jets Logo
Game: Canadiens @ Jets
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Montreal: The Canadiens’ offense has finally woken up, scoring 21 goals over its last 5 games. Montreal has won 12 of its last 17 games versus the Jets.

Reasons to bet Winnipeg: The Jets have earned points in 6 straight games (4-0-2) and 9 of their last 10 (7-1-2). Montreal has allowed 4+ goals in 7 of its last 9 games.

Other things to know:

  • The teams split their 2 meetings last year, each winning on the road
  • Montreal is 2-6 on the road
  • Winnipeg has won 10 of its last 12 home games
  • The Over is 9-3 in Montreal’s games this year, and 8-1 in Montreal’s last 9
  • The Over is 8-4 in Winnipeg’s games this year
  • Montreal has outshot its opponent in 6 straight games and 8 of 10
  • Winnipeg has scored 16 goals in its last 3 home games
  • Winnipeg has scored 5+ goals in 2 of its last 3 games after scoring 1 goal in consecutive games
  • Winnipeg has allowed 6 regulation time goals in its last 5 games, and 2 or less goals in 8 of its last 10
  • Montreal has won 13 of its last 17 games following a loss of 3+ goals

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

Blue Jackets Logo VS Pick Lightning Logo
Game: Blue Jackets @ Lightning Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Under 1.5 +107

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets have won 4 of their last 5 games on the road and scored 5+ goals in 3 of their last 4 road contests. Tampa has scored 1 goal in each of its last 2 home games.

Reasons to bet Tampa: The Lightning has earned points in 11 of its last 12 games (9-1-2) and is 6-1-1 at home. Columbus has given up 3+ goals in 3 straight games.

Other things to know:

  • Tampa beat Columbus 2-0 Oct. 19 in Columbus (Columbus outshot Tampa 43-21)
  • Columbus won all 3 meetings last year
  • Columbus has scored 10 goals in its last 2 games
  • Tampa has scored 1 goal in each of its last 2 home games
  • Tampa has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 7 games and 7 of 10
  • The Under is 19-6-1 in the last 26 meetings, and 9-3-1 in the last 13 meetings in Tampa
  • Atkinson is questionable for Columbus

Probable goalies: Bobrovsky, Vasilevskiy (confirmed)

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

Reasons to bet Toronto: The Leafs are 4-3 on the road and have scored at least 2 goals in every game they’ve played this season. St. Louis’ power play has scored in just 1 of its last 9 games.

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues are 5-1 at home and have held opponents to 2 goals or less in 6 straight games and 8 of 9. Toronto has lost 4 of 5 and is playing its 4th road game in 6 days.

Other things to know:

  • St. Louis won both meetings last year, limiting Toronto to 1 goal in each game
  • The Over is 9-4 in Toronto’s games this year
  • Toronto is also playing its 5th game in 8 days and 6th in 10
  • Toronto has scored 3 goals or less in 7 straight games and 9 of 10
  • Toronto has allowed 4+ goals in 3 of its last 5 games and 4 of 7
  • The Under is 4-1-2 in the last 7 meetings in St. Louis
  • The Under is 12-4 in Toronto’s last 16 games when playing for the 4th time in 6 days

Probable goalies: Andersen (confirmed), Allen (confirmed)

Blackhawks Logo VS Pick Wild Logo
Game: Blackhawks @ Wild Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Chicago: The Blackhawks snapped a 3-game losing streak Wednesday with a 3-0 win over Philadelphia in Chicago. Minnesota’s power play is 1 for 20 in its last 5 games.

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild beat Montreal 6-3 Thursday and looks to conclude a 6-game homestand with another victory. Chicago has just 2 regulation time wins in its last 9 games.

Other things to know:

  • Minnesota beat Chicago 5-2 Oct. 12 in Chicago
  • Chicago won 3 of the last 4 meetings last year
  • The Over is 7-1-3 in the last 11 meetings
  • Minnesota has scored 4+ goals in 6 of its last 10 games
  • The Over is 5-0-1 in the last 6 meetings in Minnesota

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

Hurricanes Logo VS Pick Coyotes Logo
Game: Hurricanes @ Coyotes Lean
Time: 9:00PM ET
Lean: Over 6 -103

Reasons to bet Carolina: The Hurricanes have outshot their last 2 opponents by a total of 97-52. Arizona is 1-12-1 overall, 0-5-1 at home and has given up 5+ goals in 4 of its last 6 games.

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes have scored 3+ goals in 4 straight games and 5 of 6. Carolina has lost 5 of its last 6 games.

Other things to know:

  • The Over is 11-2 in Arizona’s games this year
  • Carolina has won 6 of the last 7 meetings, and 6 straight in Arizona
  • The road team has won 10 of the last 12 meetings
  • Carolina has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games
  • Hjalmarsson is out for Arizona
  • Arizona is playing its 4th game in 6 days

Probable goalies: Darling, Raanta

Ducks Logo VS Pick Sharks Logo
Game: Ducks @ Sharks Lean
Time: 10:30PM ET
Lean: First Period Over 1.5 +102

Reasons to bet Anaheim: The Ducks have won 3 of the last 4 meetings and 6 of 8. The +160 moneyline on Anaheim looks pretty generous when you consider that 8 straight meetings have been decided by 1 goal.

Reasons to bet San Jose: San Jose has won 3 straight games, 4 of 5 and 6 of 8. Anaheim has lost 9 of its last 12 visits to San Jose and the injury-depleted Ducks are playing for the second straight night and third in 4.

Other things to know:

  • Anaheim is 3-2 on the road
  • San Jose is 4-3 at home
  • Anaheim has won 5 straight when playing for the 3rd time in 4 days
  • Anaheim has allowed 3+ goals in 3 straight games and 4 of 5
  • San Jose has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 straight games and 7 of 8
  • The Over is 10-4-3 in Anaheim’s last 17 road games
  • Getzlaf, Eaves and Fowler remain out for Anaheim
  • Vlasic and Martin are questionable for San Jose
  • The Under is 39-18-9 in the last 66 meetings
  • The home team has won 18 of the last 25 meetings

Probable goalies: Miller, Jones

Predators Logo VS Pick Kings Logo
Game: Predators @ Kings
Time: 10:30PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Nashville: The Predators have earned points in 5 straight visits to LA (2-0-3). Nashville’s offence broke out for 5 goals last night in Anaheim after scoring just 10 goals in its previous 6 games combined.

Reasons to bet LA: The Kings are 5-0-1 at home and have won 8 of 10 overall. Nashville is playing its 3rd game in 4 nights and has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6.

Other things to know:

  • 4 of the last 5 meetings in LA went to overtime
  • LA has won 5 of the last 6 meetings
  • Nashville is 3-4-1 on the road
  • The Over is 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings in LA
  • LA has scored 3+ goals in 4 straight home games
  • Nashville has lost 4 straight when playing for the 3rd time in 4 days

Probable goalies: Saros, Quick

 

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