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NHL Betting Tips For Sunday, November 6

Jon and DerekWe dropped our Best Bet yesterday as the Bruins fell 5-2 to the Rangers despite outshooting New York 37-24.

However, in our first day of posting leans on all the games, those leans went 7-4-1. They’d have been 8-3-1 if the Blackhawks and Stars hadn’t gone scoreless in the final 33 minutes after combining for 5 goals in the first 27.

We received some feedback from a few readers about the new format we rolled out yesterday (breakdowns and leans on every game on the board), but we’d still love to hear more: what you liked, and especially what you didn’t.

It’s a work in progress and we envision the writeups and previews being even better in the future, but knowing what’s most important to you as a hockey bettor will help us determine the final product.

Also, please feel free to weigh in with your opinions below the posts in the discussion area: who are your leans for tonight’s games, and more importantly why.

We’re going with 1 Best Bet again tonight, followed by breakdowns and leans for the other 5 games in Sunday’s 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.

Avalanche Logo VS Pick Blues Logo
Game: Avalanche @ Blues Lean
Time: 5:00PM ET
Lean: Under 5 +110

The Avalanche and Blues both play for the second straight night and third time in 4 nights. Colorado beat Minnesota 1-0 at home yesterday, while the Blues rallied for a 2-1 OT win over the Blue Jackets. St. Louis has still scored just 7 goals in its last 6 games, and Colorado has scored just 5 goals in its last 5 contests.

  • The Blues are 4-1-0-1 at home
  • STL has gone Under in 5 of its last 6
  • COL has gone Under in 4 of its last 5
  • The Under is 14-4-4 in the last 22 meetings

Probable Goalies: Varlamov (confirmed), Allen (confirmed)

Devils Logo VS Pick Hurricanes Logo
Game: Devils @ Hurricanes Lean
Time: 6:00PM ET
Lean: Hurricanes -137

New Jersey lost 4-1 last night in Tampa Bay and has yet to earn a road victory this season (0-3-2). Carolina also played last night, winning 3-2 in a shootout in Nashville. This is just the Hurricanes’ third home game of the season.

Other things to know:

  • New Jersey is playing its 3rd game in 4 nights
  • New Jersey is 1-6 in its last 7 when playing for the 3rd time in 4 nights
  • New Jersey has gone Over the total just 2 times in its first 10 games
  • Carolina has allowed 2+ goals in all 10 of its games this year

Probable Goalies: Kinkaid (confirmed), Lack

Stars Logo VS Pick Blackhawks Logo
Game: Stars @ Blackhawks Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Stars +0.5 -120 (regulation time)

The Blackhawks carry a 5-game winning streak into the second game of this home-and-home series with the Stars. Chicago won last night’s game 3-2, when the teams combined for 5 goals in the first 27 minutes but then did not score again. Dallas has lost 4 of its last 5 games and 5 of its last 7.

Other things to know:

  • Chicago has allowed 3 goals in its last 4 games
  • Chicago has scored 3+ goals in 5 straight games
  • Dallas has gone Under in 6 of its last 7
  • Dallas is 0-8 in its last 8 games playing for the 3rd time in 4 nights
  • Dallas could be without Jason Spezza, who left last night’s game with injury
  • The Over is 17-5 in the last 22 meetings in Chicago

Probable goalies: Lehtonen, Darling

Jets Logo VS Pick Rangers Logo
Game: Jets @ Rangers Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Over 5.5 +100

The red-hot Rangers look for their 8th win in 9 games tonight. New York won 5-2 last night in Boston despite being outshot 37-24 and resting Hendrik Lundqvist. Winnipeg is coming off a 5-3 win over the Red Wings Friday night, when the Jets scored 4 goals in the third period. The Jets have won 6 of their last 9 versus the Rangers.

Other things to know:

  • New York is 7-1 this year at home
  • Winnipeg has allowed 13 goals in its last 4 games
  • New York has scored 21 goals in its last 4 games
  • Winnipeg’s power play has not scored in 5 games
  • The Rangers have gone Over in 3 of their last 4 games

Probable goalies: Hutchinson, Lundqvist (confirmed)

Bet this game at Pinnacle – The best NHL odds online!

Flames Logo VS Pick Ducks Logo
Game: Flames @ Ducks Lean
Time: 9:30PM ET
Lean: Under 5.5 -131

The Flames hope to win for just the second time in their last 30 visits to Anaheim. Calgary has lost 3 of its last 4, including a 5-0 loss in L.A. last night when the Flames were outshot 39-24. Anaheim was off last night after beating the Coyotes 5-1 Friday. Ryan Getzlaf is expected back in the lineup for the Ducks, but Ritchie and Kessler may be out.

Other things to know:

  • Calgary has scored 5 goals in its last 4 games
  • Calgary has allowed 15 goals in its last 4 games
  • Calgary is 1-5 in its last 6 on 0 days rest
  • The Under is 6-1-1 in Calgary’s last 8 on 0 days rest
  • Anaheim is playing its 4th game in 6 nights
  • Anaheim beat Calgary 8-3 March 30 last season in the most recent meeting

Probable goalies: Johnson, Gibson

 

Good luck!

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