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NHL Betting Tips For Tuesday, October 30

Jon and DerekThere’s 11 games on a tasty-looking NHL board tonight, highlighted by a showdown between the Golden Knights and Predators in Nashville.

After a 2-0 Saturday that put us into the black for the first time this season, our 5-game win streak came to an end in painful fashion last night as the Flames scored an empty-netter with 6 seconds left to go Over their Team Total 2.5. That game was scoreless into the third period and we were ready to celebrate another winner until a desperation Leafs pass from their own end was intercepted at the Toronto blue line and deposited in the empty cage.

The good news is that bad beats generally tend to come when you were on the right side. Overall, we’re feeling pretty good about how we’re reading the league right now and are looking forward to getting a bit more aggressive when it comes to volume.

That starts tonight as we’re in action on 4 games. Those bets are listed below, along with the usual stats, info, trends, analysis and opinions on the rest of the NHL slate.

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.

Flames Logo VS Pick Sabres Logo
Game: Flames @ Sabres Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Sabres Moneyline -112

Reasons to bet Calgary: The Flames have held their last 2 opponents to 25 shots or less in regulation time. Buffalo has allowed 4+ goals in 4 of its last 8 games.

Reasons to bet Buffalo: The Sabres are 3-0-1 in their last 4 games, scoring 17 goals during that stretch. Calgary played last night in Toronto and hasn’t had more than one day off between games in the last 2 weeks.

Other things to know:

  • The home team is 7-1-2 in the last 10 meetings
  • Buffalo has won 11 of its last 13 home games versus Calgary
  • Calgary has won 20 of its last 28 games playing for the fourth time in 6 days
  • The Over is 5-0 in Buffalo’s last 5 games
  • The Over is 6-0 in Calgary’s last 6 games on 0 days rest
  • The Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings

Probable goalies: Rittich (confirmed), Hutton (confirmed)

Bruins Logo VS Pick Hurricanes Logo
Game: Bruins @ Hurricanes
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Pass

Reasons to bet Boston: The Bruins won all 3 meetings with Carolina last year, outscoring the Canes 17-8. Carolina has scored 2 goals or less in 5 of its last 6 games, excluding empty netters.

Reasons to bet Carolina: The Hurricanes have outshot each of their last 4 opponents by 18+ shots, and 7 of their last 9 by double digits. Boston has lost 12 of its last 16 road games, dating back to last season.

Other things to know:

  • 6 of the last 8 meetings went to OT
  • Boston has scored 7 even-strength goals in its last 6 games, excluding empty netters
  • Boston has allowed 2 regulation time goals or less in 5 straight games and 7 of 8, excluding empty netters
  • Carolina has allowed 6 goals in its last 3 games
  • The Over is 22-8-5 in the last 35 meetings in Carolina
  • The Under is 5-0 in Boston’s last 5 games
  • The Under is 5-1 in Carolina’s last 6 games

Probable goalies: Halak (confirmed), Darling (confirmed)

Red Wings Logo VS Pick Blue Jackets Logo
Game: Red Wings @ Blue Jackets Lean
Time: 7:00PM ET
Lean: Wings +0.5 (regulation time) +126

Reasons to bet Detroit: The Red Wings are coming off their first regulation-time win of the season, a 4-2 victory Sunday at home over Dallas. Columbus has allowed 4+ goals in 6 of its last 7 games.

Reasons to bet Columbus: The Blue Jackets have scored 12 goals in their last 2 games and 5+ in 5 of their last 8. Detroit has lost 8 of its last 10 visits to Columbus and 17 of the last 22 meetings overall.

Other things to know:

  • Detroit is 1-4-1 on the road
  • Columbus is 3-3 at home
  • Detroit has allowed 27 regulation time goals in 6 road games
  • The Over is 9-2-1 in Detroit’s last 12 road games, dating back to last season
  • The Over is 6-2 in Columbus’ last 8 games
  • The Under is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings

Probable goalies: Howard (confirmed), Korpisalo (confirmed)

Devils Logo VS Pick Lightning Logo
Game: Devils @ Lightning Lean
Time: 7:30PM ET
Lean: Under 6 -114

Reasons to bet New Jersey: The Devils get their first chance to avenge a 4-1 series loss to Tampa in last year’s playoffs. The Lightning plays its first home game after a 5-game western road trip.

Reasons to bet Tampa: The Lightning has won 6 of its last 7 games following a loss of 3+ goals and should be motivated to bounce back from a 7-1 trouncing Saturday in Arizona. New Jersey has lost 7 of its last 8 visits to Tampa.

Other things to know:

  • New Jersey won all 3 regular-season meetings last year
  • New Jersey has scored 3+ goals in 7 of its last 8 games
  • Tampa has scored 5 goals in its last 3 games
  • The home team has won 16 of the last 21 meetings
  • The Under is 6-1 in Tampa’s last 7 home games and 6-1-3 in Tampa’s last 10 after a loss of 3+ goals

Probable goalies: Kinkaid (confirmed), Vasilevskiy (confirmed)

Golden Knights Logo VS Pick Predators Logo
Game: Golden Knights @ Predators Lean
Time: 8:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Under 1.5 -106

Reasons to bet Vegas: The Golden Knights may have snapped out of their scoring funk Sunday against Ottawa, scoring 3 regulation-time goals for just the second time in 10 games (excluding empty netters.) Nashville has lost 2 of 3 and given up at least 3 goals in 4 of its last 5.

Reasons to bet Nashville: The Predators’ offense has struck for at least 3 goals in 8 straight games and 9 of 10. Vegas has 3 regulation time wins in its first 11 games and has scored only 8 regulation-time goals in 5 road outings.

Other things to know:

  • Vegas has allowed 10 regulation time goals in its last 6 games
  • Vegas has held 8 of its last 9 opponents to 27 shots or less
  • Nashville is 5-0 in its last 5 games after allowing 5+ in its previous game
  • The Over is 5-1-1 in Nashville’s last 7 games

Probable goalies: Fleury, Saros

Wild Logo VS Pick Oilers Logo
Game: Wild @ Oilers Lean
Time: 9:00PM ET
Lean: First Period Under 1.5 +103

Reasons to bet Minnesota: The Wild has won 13 of its last 16 visits to Edmonton. The Oilers have lost 7 of their last 9 games when playing for the 4th time in 6 days.

Reasons to bet Edmonton: The Oilers are 6-1-1 in their last 8 games. Minnesota has scored only 7 non-empty net goals in 4 road games this season, including a 5-2 loss last night in Vancouver.

Other things to know:

  • Both teams are playing their 3rd game in 4 days and 4th in 6
  • Minnesota has won 4 of the last 6 meetings and 6 of 9
  • Minnesota has allowed 2 goals or less in 4 of its last 6 games
  • The Under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings
  • The Under is 9-3-2 in the last 14 meetings in Edmonton
  • Minnesota has won 6 of its last 7 games when playing its 4th game in 6 days
  • The Under is 10-4 in Minnesota’s last 14 games on 0 days rest

Probable goalies: Dubnyk, Talbot

Flyers Logo VS Pick Ducks Logo
Game: Flyers @ Ducks Lean
Time: 10:00PM ET
Lean: Ducks Moneyline -115

Reasons to bet Philadelphia: The Flyers have held 6 of their last 7 opponents to 28 shots or less. Anaheim has lost 5 straight, allowing 40+ shots in 4 of those 5 contests.

Reasons to bet Anaheim: The Ducks have dominated Philadelphia in recent years, going 9-0-1 in the last 10 meetings. Philadelphia has ben outscored 13-2 during its 3-game losing streak.

Other things to know:

  • Philadelphia is playing its first game of a west coast road trip
  • Philadelphia has allowed 4+ goals in 4 of its last 6 games and 7 of 10
  • Philadelphia has recorded 26 shots or less in 5 of its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia has 1 powerplay goal in its last 7 games
  • Anaheim has scored 9 goals in its last 5 games
  • The Over is 12-2 in the last 14 meetings in Anaheim

Probable goalies: Elliott, Gibson


Good luck!

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