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NHL Betting Tips For Wednesday, January 18

Jon and DerekWe went 6-3 overall yesterday to improve to 11-5 this week and 59-36 in January. We’re on a pretty good roll, other than the Best Bets that are spinning their wheels a bit right now.

Five games tonight in the NHL. The game we’re most excited to watch is the Penguins in Montreal, and that’s where our favourite bet of the night comes as well.

Good luck tonight!

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.

Coyotes Logo VS Pick Jets Logo
Game: Coyotes @ Jets Lean
Time: 7:30PM ET
Lean: Under 5.5 -120

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes are 2-2-1 in their last 5 games. Winnipeg has dropped 4 straight and 5 of 6.

Reasons to bet Winnipeg: The Jets should play with a real sense of urgency in their first home game after an 0-3 road trip. Arizona has lost 8 of its last 10 games and is 5-13-4 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • Arizona beat Winnipeg 4-3 Jan. 13 in Arizona
  • Winnipeg beat Arizona 3-2 Nov. 10 in Arizona
  • Winnipeg is 11-9-1 at home
  • Arizona has scored 2 goals or less in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Arizona has allowed 3+ goals in 9 of its last 10 games
  • Winnipeg has lost 3 of its last 4 games at home
  • Winnipeg has scored 2 goals or less in 3 of its last 5 games
  • Winnipeg has allowed 3+ goals in 4 straight games, 5 of 6 and 8 of 10
  • Arizona has lost 6 straight visits to Winnipeg
  • Both teams are playing their 4th game in 6 days

Probable goalies: Smith, Pavelec (confirmed)

Bruins Logo VS Pick Red Wings Logo
Game: Bruins @ Red Wings Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Bruins -135

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins are in a bounceback spot after a 4-0 loss at home to the Islanders on Monday afternoon. Detroit has lost 13 of its last 18 at home.

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings have defeated the Penguins and Canadiens in their last 2 games by a combined score of 7-3. Boston has allowed 3 goals or more in 6 of its last 8 games.

Other things to know:

  • Boston beat Detroit 1-0 Oct. 29 in Detroit
  • Boston is 13-8-5 on the road
  • Detroit is 9-10-3 at home
  • Boston has won 8 of the last 9 meetings and 12 of 14
  • Boston has scored 3+ goals in 5 of 7 games and 7 of 10
  • Detroit has allowed 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games
  • Boston has won 6 of its last 7 games when coming off a loss of 3 goals or more

Probable goalies: Rask, Coreau

Panthers Logo VS Pick Oilers Logo
Game: Panthers @ Oilers Lean
Time: 9:30PM ET
Lean: Panthers Team Total Under 2.5 -134 (our least favourite pick today)

Reasons to bet Florida: The Panthers have won 7 of their last 8 games when coming off a loss of 3+ goals, like last night’s 5-2 defeat in Calgary. Edmonton has scored 6 regulation time goals in its last 3 games.

Reasons to bet Edmonton: The Oilers have won 3 in a row, allowing 4 goals in those 3 games. Florida has allowed 5 goals in 2 of its last 3 outings.

Other things to know:

  • Florida is 9-9-5 on the road
  • Edmonton is 12-8-2 at home
  • The Under is 26-16 in Edmonton’s games this year
  • The Under is 17-4 in Edmonton’s home games this year
  • Florida has scored 2+ goals in 5 straight games
  • Florida is 3-11 in the last 14 meetings
  • Florida has won its last 4 games when playing its 4th game in 6 days
  • The Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Edmonton

Probable goalies: Reimer (confirmed), Talbot

Sharks Logo VS Pick Kings Logo
Game: Sharks @ Kings Lean
Time: 10:30PM ET
Lean: Kings Team Total Over 2.5 +103 (also like Over 5 +110)

Reasons to bet San Jose: The Sharks have won 6 of their last 7 visits to Los Angeles.

Reasons to bet Los Angeles: The Kings have won their last 2 meetings with San Jose and are playing their final home game before a 5-game eastern road trip. San Jose is just 11-10-1 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • LA beat San Jose 2-1 in OT Jan. 3 in San Jose and 3-2 Dec. 31 in LA
  • San Jose beat LA 4-1 Nov. 30 in LA and 2-1 Oct. 12 in San Jose
  • San Jose has lost 5 of its last 8 games
  • San Jose has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games
  • San Jose has scored 4+ goals in 4 of its last 6 games
  • LA has allowed 5 goals in its last 3 games
  • LA has scored 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games
  • The Over is 4-1-3 in the last 8 meetings in LA

Probable goalies: Jones, Budaj

 

Good luck!

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