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NHL Betting Tips For Monday, November 5

Jon and DerekIt’s a five-game card tonight in the National Hockey League, with four of them getting underway at 7 p.m. eastern and the other at 9 p.m.

We’re back in action tonight after posting possibly the sharpest card in our site’s three-year history on Saturday night. Bets went 3-0 for 3.2 units (highlighted by the Flyers First Period Moneyline +138), while leans went a perfect 5-0 as well. It was frustrating to pass up on a few potential winners, but it was also a really good sign that we’re starting to read the board pretty well now that the season is a month old.

For tonight, we’ve got plays on three of the five games, including continuing to fade the Capitals’ defensive play. We’ve cashed in on Washington’s struggles in its own end a few times already this year (including Dallas +0.5 Saturday night and an Over play Thursday in Montreal), and we’re going to look to continue to ride that horse until the Caps figure out a way to keep the puck out of their own net again.

Good luck if you’re tailing along, and we’ll be back again tomorrow!

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.

Canadiens Logo VS Pick Islanders Logo
Game: Canadiens @ Islanders Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Canadiens First Period Moneyline +101

Reasons to bet Montreal: The Canadiens have earned points in 4 of 5 road games this year (2-1-2). New York has lost 7 of its last 8 home games versus Montreal.

Reasons to bet New York: The Islanders are on a 5-game winning streak and have allowed 9 regulation time goals in their last 6. Montreal has been held to 1 goal in 2 of its last 3 games.

Other things to know:

  • The Under is 7-5 in Montreal’s games this year
  • The Under is 8-5 in New York’s games this year
  • Montreal has allowed 4+ goals in 3 straight games and 5 of its last 7
  • Montreal has scored 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games
  • New York has been outshot in 8 straight games

Probable goalies: Niemi (confirmed), Greiss (confirmed)

Flyers Logo VS Pick Coyotes Logo
Game: Flyers @ Coyotes Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Over 5.5 -108

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers are 2-0-1 on their current road trip and have scored 3+ goals in 4 of their last 5 on the road.

Reasons to bet Arizona: The Coyotes are on a 5-game winning streak, outscoring their opponents 24-7 during the run. Philadelphia has allowed 9 power play goals in its last 7 games.

Other things to know:

  • This is the first game of a home and home series
  • The Over is 10-4 in Philadelphia’s games this year
  • The Under is 4-8 in Arizona’s games this year
  • Arizona has scored 3+ goals in 4 straight meetings and 7 of the last 9
  • Philadelphia has scored 3+ goals in 4 straight meetings and 6 of the last 7
  • Arizona has scored 4+ goals in 5 straight games and 6 of 7
  • Arizona has allowed 7 goals in its last 5 games

Probable goalies: Pickard, Kuemper (confirmed)


Good luck!

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