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NHL Betting Tips For Saturday, February 29

Jon and Derek

There are 8 games tonight in the NHL and we will be involved in 4 of them.

Site Supporters received our plays and leans earlier today, ranked in order of confidence.

Game breakdowns and opinions are below.

Odds below are at the time we made the pick.

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In the Stat Shootout (Main Games) we like MacKinnon, Tavares, and Aho to go over 3.5 total points scored.


Stars Logo VS Pick Blues Logo
Game: Stars @ Blues Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: Stars +0.5 (Regulation) -122 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Dallas: The Stars have scored 3+ goals in 9 straight games on the road, where they’re 18-11-4 on the year. St. Louis has given up 4 power play goals in its last 2 games (4 for 6) and Dallas has scored 9 power play goals in its last 10.

Reasons to bet St. Louis: The Blues have won 6 straight games, holding opponents under 20 shots in 4 of those outings. Dallas has scored 2 regulation time goals or less in each of the last 7 meetings.

Other things to know:

  • St. Louis beat Dallas 5-1 Feb. 21 in Dallas, 3-1 Nov. 29 in Dallas and 3-2 Oct. 5 in St. Louis
  • Dallas beat St. Louis 3-2 in OT Feb. 8 in St. Louis
  • St. Louis is 22-6-5 at home
  • St. Louis has scored 3 goals or less in 6 of its last 7 home games
  • The Under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings

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Canucks Logo VS Pick Leafs Logo
Game: Canucks @ Leafs Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Leafs -1 +111 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Vancouver: The Canucks look to bounce back from Thursday’s 5-2 loss in Ottawa. Toronto has 1 regulation time win in its last 9 home games.

Reasons to bet Toronto: The Leafs have won their last 6 home games against Vancouver and also beat the Canucks 4-1 Dec. 10 in Vancouver. The Canucks have allowed 3+ goals in 5 straight games and 8 of 10.

Other things to know:

  • Vancouver has allowed 4+ goals in 4 of its last 5 road games
  • The Over is 7-1 in Vancouver’s last 8 games
  • Toronto has scored 9 goals in its last 2 games and 4+ in 3 of its last 4
  • The home team has won 8 of the last 10 meetings
  • The Under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings

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Red Wings Logo VS Pick Senators Logo
Game: Red Wings @ Senators Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Red Wings Team Total Under 2.5 -111 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings should be motivated to bounce back from Thursday’s embarrassing 7-1 loss at home to Minnesota. Ottawa has lost 13 of 18 at home.

Reasons to bet Ottawa: The Senators beat Vancouver 5-2 Thursday and have now held 8 of their last 10 opponents to 3 goals or less, excluding empty netters. Detroit has scored 5 goals in its last 4 games and 2 or less in 9 of its last 10, excluding empty netters.

Other things to know:

  • Detroit beat Ottawa 3-2 in a shootout Jan. 10 in Ottawa
  • Ottawa beat Detroit 4-3 Nov. 19 in Detroit and 5-2 Oct. 23 in Ottawa
  • Detroit has allowed 4+ goals in 4 straight games and 7 of 8
  • The Under is 9-2-1 in the last 12 meetings and 7-1 in the last 8 in Ottawa
  • The Under is 7-2-2 in Detroit’s last 11 games

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Jets Logo VS Pick Oilers Logo
Game: Jets @ Oilers Lean
Time: 10:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Over 1.5 -122 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Winnipeg: The Jets are 6-0-1 in their last 7 games against the Oilers, including a 1-0 shootout win Oct. 20 in Winnipeg. The Oilers have been worse this season at home (15-10-5) than on the road (18-13-3).

Reasons to bet Edmonton: The Oilers are playing on 2 days’ rest while Winnipeg is playing its 5th game in 8 days. The Jets have lost 7 of 9 on the road.

Other things to know:

  • Winnipeg is 16-13-3 on the road
  • Winnipeg has allowed 4+ goals in 6 of its last 9 road games
  • Winnipeg is 4-2-1 in its last 7 games
  • The Under is 6-2-1 in Winnipeg’s last 9 games
  • The Over is 8-3-2 in Edmonton’s last 13 home games

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