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NHL Betting Tips For Wednesday, March 15

Jon and DerekOur leans went 3-3 last night with 2 pushes.

We also discussed yesterday that Capitals -1.5 +220 could be a good play because of how desperate Washington would be and how many of their regulation time wins have come by 2+ goals. The Caps beat Minny 4-2, so hopefully a few of you jumped on that and cashed in.

Both of us are currently on vacation with our families for March Break, so the daily posts might be a bit thinner for the next week or so. We’re going to keep capping every game and posting our leans, but it’ll be hard to find time every day to post the stats, trends and other info we typically include in the game breakdowns.

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up because we know a lot of you come to the site more for the stats and trends than for our opinions on the games.

There are 4 games in the NHL tonight, highlighted by a clash between the streaking Bruins and the even hotter Flames in Calgary. That should be a great game.

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.

Penguins Logo VS Pick Flyers Logo
Game: Penguins @ Flyers Lean
Time: 7:30PM ET
Lean: Penguins First Period Moneyline -118

Reasons to bet Pittsburgh: The Penguins are 5-0-1 in their last 6 games, scoring 3 goals or more in all of them. Philadelphia has lost 6 of 9 and 11 of 16.

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers are 19-11-4 at home. Pittsburgh is playing the final game of a 5-game road trip that began out west.

Other things to know:

  • Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia 4-2 Feb. 25 in Pittsburgh and 5-4 Oct. 29 in Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh has scored 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 16-12-6 on the road
  • Pittsburgh has allowed 2+ goals in 8 of its last 9 games and 3+ in 5 of 8
  • Philadelphia has scored 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 9 games
  • The Under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia
  • The Under is 8-1-2 in Philadelphia’s last 11 home games
  • The Under is 6-2 in Pittsburgh’s last 8 road games
  • Hornqvist is questionable for Pittsburgh

Probable goalies: Murray (confirmed), Mason

Bruins Logo VS Pick Flames Logo
Game: Bruins @ Flames Lean
Time: 9:00PM ET
Lean: Flames Moneyline +106

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins have won 3 straight games, 4 of 5 and 7 of 9. Boston has scored 34 goals in its last 9 games.

Reasons to bet Calgary: The Flames have won 10 straight games, scoring 3+ goals in 9 of those 10 and allowing just 13 goals in their last 9 outings. Boston has lost 6 of its last 8 trips to Calgary.

Other things to know:

  • Calgary beat Boston 2-1 Nov. 25 in Boston
  • Boston is 18-12-6 on the road
  • Calgary is 20-14 at home
  • Boston has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 7 games
  • Boston has scored 6 goals in 2 of its last 3 games and 3 of 8
  • Calgary has allowed 2 goals or less in 8 of its last 9 games
  • The home team is 12-5-1 in the last 18 meetings
  • Calgary has won 15 of its last 18 overall

Probable goalies: Khudobin (confirmed), Johnson (confirmed)

Red Wings Logo VS Pick Avalanche Logo
Game: Red Wings @ Avalanche Lean
Time: 9:30PM ET
Lean: Red Wings Moneyline -123

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Wings are 13-15-6 on the road while Colorado is 10-22-2 at home. Colorado has scored 2 goals or less in 6 of its last 8 games.

Reasons to bet Colorado: The Avalanche has held opponents to 2 goals or less in 3 of its last 4 outings. Detroit has lost 5 of its last 6 games.

Other things to know:

  • The Under is 5-2-1 in Colorado’s last 8 games
  • Detroit has allowed 3+ goals in 5 of its last 6 games
  • The road team has won the last 7 meetings
  • Detroit has won 22 of its last 29 games in Colorado
  • The Under is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings

Probable goalies: Howard, Pickard (confirmed)

Blues Logo VS Pick Ducks Logo
Game: Blues @ Ducks Lean
Time: 10:00PM ET
Lean: Blues Moneyline +136

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues have won 5 straight games overall and 8 of their last 11 road games. Anaheim has lost 9 of its last 10 games when coming off a victory.

Reasons to bet Anaheim: The Ducks are 22-8-3 at home and have scored 4+ goals in 4 of their last 8 games. St. Louis is 6-20-1 in its last 27 games in Anaheim.

Other things to know:

  • St. Louis beat Anaheim 4-3 March 10 in St. Louis and 2-1 in OT Jan. 1 in Anaheim
  • St. Louis has allowed 1 goal or less in 3 of its last 5 games
  • St. Louis has scored 3+ goals in 4 of its last 5 games
  • Anaheim has allowed 2 regulation time goals or less in 5 of its last 9 games
  • Anaheim has allowed 2+ goals in 8 of its last 9 games
  • The Under is 4-0 in St. Louis’ last 4 road games
  • Anaheim has won 5 of its last 6 at home
  • The Over is 5-2-2 in Anaheim’s last 9 games

Probable goalies: Allen, Bernier

 

Good luck!

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