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NHL Betting Tips For Saturday, January 18

Jon and DerekThere are 8 games in the NHL tonight and we’ll be involved in 3 of them (we are passing on the afternoon games).

Picks, Opinions and breakdowns for the night games are below.

Good luck on whatever you play!

Odds below are at the time we made the pick.

Blackhawks Logo VS Pick Leafs Logo
Game: Blackhawks @ Leafs Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Blackhawks +1 (Regulation) -112 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Chicago: The Blackhawks have won 3 straight overall and 6 of 7 on the road. Toronto has lost 4 of 5 overall and 4 of 6 at home.

Reasons to bet Toronto: The Leafs have scored 4+ goals in 12 of their last 15 games. Chicago is playing its 3rd game in 4 days.

Other things to know:

  • Chicago beat Toronto 5-4 Nov. 10 in Chicago
  • Chicago has won 7 of the last 10 meetings
  • Chicago is 11-9-3 on the road
  • Toronto is 12-5-7 at home
  • Chicago has allowed 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6 games

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Panthers Logo VS Pick Red Wings Logo
Game: Panthers @ Red Wings Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Red Wings Team Total Under 2.5 -113 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Florida: The Panthers have scored 17 goals in their last 3 games. Detroit is playing for the second straight night and has lost 10 of its last 12 home games versus Florida.

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings have earned points in 4 of their last 5 home games (3-1-1). Florida has allowed 3+ goals in 8 of its last 10 games.

Other things to know:

  • Florida beat Detroit 5-4 Dec. 28 in Florida and 4-0 Nov. 2 in Florida
  • The Over is 28-17 in Florida’s games this year
  • Florida has won 5 of its last 7 games and 7 of 10
  • Florida has scored 3 goals or less in 7 of its last 8 road games, excluding empty netters
  • Detroit has scored 2 regulation time goals or less in 8 of its last 9 games

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Devils Logo VS Pick Blue Jackets Logo
Game: Devils @ Blue Jackets Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Under 5.5 -117 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet New Jersey: The Devils have scored 3+ goals in 5 of their last 6 games. Columbus was outshot 34-18 in Thursday’s 3-2 win over Carolina, the 6th time in 7 games the Jackets had 27 shots or less.

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets have earned points in 17 of 19 (13-2-4). New Jersey has lost 5 of 7.

Other things to know:

  • Columbus beat New Jersey 5-1 Dec. 21 in New Jersey
  • New Jersey has scored 1 goal or less in 7 straight meetings
  • New Jersey has allowed 12 goals in its last 2 games
  • Columbus has won 8 straight meetings
  • Columbus has allowed 2 goals in its last 3 games
  • The Under is 10-2 in Columbus’ last 12 games

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Stars Logo VS Pick Wild Logo
Game: Stars @ Wild Lean
Time: 9:00PM ET
Lean: Wild Team Total Under 2.5 -115 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet Dallas: The Stars have won 7 of 9 overall and are 5-0-1 in their last 6 against Minnesota. The Wild has 2 regulation time wins in its last 8 home games.

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild has allowed 29 shots or less in 6 of its last 8 games. Dallas has scored 8 regulation time goals in its last 5 games, excluding empty netters.

Other things to know:

  • Minnesota beat Dallas 3-2 in a shootout Dec. 1 in Minnesota
  • Dallas beat Minnesota 6-3 Oct. 29 in Dallas
  • Dallas has allowed 2 goals or less in 8 of its last 9 games
  • Dallas has won 36 of its last 52 games following a home loss by 3+ goals
  • Dallas has allowed 7 goals in its last 5 road games
  • Minnesota has scored 8 goals in its last 4 games
  • The Over is 8-3-3 in the last 14 meetings in Minnesota
  • The Under is 5-1-2 in the last 8 meetings

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Sharks Logo VS Pick Canucks Logo
Game: Sharks @ Canucks Lean
Time: 10:00PM ET
Lean: Canucks Team Total Under 3.5 -138 (Pinnacle)

Reasons to bet San Jose: The Sharks have won 16 of their last 21 visits to Vancouver. The Canucks have scored 2 non-empty net goals in their last 2 games and 2 or less in 5 of 7.

Reasons to bet Vancouver: The Canucks are 15-5-3 at home, where they’ve won 7 straight. San Jose has dropped 8 of 10 on the road and 15 of 21 overall.

Other things to know:

  • San Jose beat Vancouver 4-2 Dec. 14 in San Jose
  • Vancouver beat San Jose 5-2 Nov. 2 in San Jose
  • San Jose has scored 10 goals in its last 5 games
  • The Under is 7-2 in San Jose’s last 9 road games

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