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04/22/2012 11:12 AM

NHL
Long Sheet

Sunday, April 22

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BOSTON (51-30-0-5, 107 pts.) at WASHINGTON (44-33-0-9, 97 pts.) - 4/22/2012, 3:00 PM
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
WASHINGTON is 9-7 (+2.2 Units) against the spread versus BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
WASHINGTON is 9-7-0 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
11 of 16 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+5.3 Units)

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PITTSBURGH (53-27-0-7, 113 pts.) at PHILADELPHIA (50-28-0-9, 109 pts.) - 4/22/2012, 12:00 PM
Top Trends for this game.
PITTSBURGH is 12-15 ATS (-11.7 Units) after a division game this season.
PITTSBURGH is 20-6 ATS (+11.1 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season this season.
PHILADELPHIA is 69-84 ATS (-76.9 Units) in home games revenging a loss versus opponent since 1996.
PHILADELPHIA is 27-28 ATS (-13.8 Units) in home games second half of the season over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
PHILADELPHIA is 12-11 (+3.0 Units) against the spread versus PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PHILADELPHIA is 12-11-0 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
11 of 21 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.5 Units, Under=-1.6 Units)

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LOS ANGELES (43-28-0-15, 101 pts.) at VANCOUVER (52-25-0-9, 113 pts.) - 4/22/2012, 3:00 PM
Top Trends for this game.
LOS ANGELES is 42-43 ATS (-11.8 Units) in all games this season.
VANCOUVER is 13-2 ATS (+10.0 Units) when playing with 3 or more days rest over the last 2 seasons.
LOS ANGELES is 21-12 ATS (+33.0 Units) in road games after scoring 1 goal or less in their previous game over the last 3 seasons.
VANCOUVER is 31-39 ATS (-31.5 Units) in home games in April games since 1996.
VANCOUVER is 191-179 ATS (-90.3 Units) in home games second half of the season since 1996.

Head-to-Head Series History
VANCOUVER is 12-10-0 straight up against LOS ANGELES over the last 3 seasons
11 of 18 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.9 Units)

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NHL

Sunday, April 22

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Trend Report
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12:00 PM
PITTSBURGH vs. PHILADELPHIA
Pittsburgh is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
Philadelphia is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games

3:00 PM
BOSTON vs. WASHINGTON
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Boston's last 23 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Boston's last 23 games on the road
Washington is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 15 games when playing at home against Boston

8:00 PM
LOS ANGELES vs. VANCOUVER
Los Angeles is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Vancouver
Los Angeles is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Vancouver is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games


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NHL

Sunday, April 21

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NHL Playoffs on NBC: What bettors need to know
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Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers (110, 7)

The most intriguing first-round series lived to see another day after the Penguins won Game 5 at home by using a little defense, of all things. Just when you thought neither team had a defense, suddenly it rears its head, creating what could be a Sunday matinee to remember.

Jordan rules
Often injured and often forgotten among Pittsburgh's slew of stars, Jordan Staal has risen to the top in this series. Evgeni Malkin? Sidney Crosby? Both have turned the corner during the Penguins' rally.

But among the many things that are hard to believe in this matchup is the fact that Staal has six goals. On Friday, in Pittsburgh's 3-2 home win, he had one tally, one assist, was a plus-2 and gobbled up 19:22 of ice time on 26 shifts.

Staal, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound power forward who is a matchup nightmare for opponents, has nine points in the series. And with a battle that has featured so many goals and so many odd-man rushes, it's impressive for anyone to be a plus player at this point. Staal is a plus-4.

A little help up front
Lost in all of the hype surrounding Pittsburgh's comeback is that Philadelphia's James van Riemsdyk returned to action in the Flyers' Game 5 loss. Van Riemsdyk, who has battled several injuries this season and even had to stomach trade rumors a year after being Philadelphia's best player last postseason, wasn’t exactly given free rein on Friday night. He took just 11 shifts, covering 7:31 of ice time.

But he was back in a series in which the Flyers might need every ounce of help they can get. Van Riemsdyk disappointed fans this season, posting 11 goals and 24 points. But the upside is still clearly there for the former first-round pick.

After all, Van Riemsdyk had seven goals and 70 shots in two series last season. If he can recapture that magic in this series, Philadelphia may finally advance.

A Fleury flurry
At some point, the goaltender who went 42-17-4 with a .913 save percentage and a 2.36 GAA was going to surface, right? Marc-Andre Fleury led Pittsburgh to two Stanley Cup Finals and won one, so the talent has always been there.

In the last two games -- not coincidentally both Pittsburgh wins -- Fleury has allowed just five goals. He made key stops in the third period of Game 5 as the Flyers buzzed. He's made 46 saves in those six periods and despite all the offense in front of him, Fleury is clearly going to be the make-or-break player who either wins or loses this series for the Penguins.

The numbers are still stomach-churning. Even with the last two wins, he still has a 4.70 GAA in this series. But, it's Game 6 and he's still alive. That's all that matters.

History
The Flyers have won four of their last five Sunday games. Even with the two-game win streak, Pittsburgh has lost six of its last eight playoff games. And the over is still on fire in this series, going 4-1 despite Friday's under.



Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals (N/A)

Hockey bettors have their first back-to-back set of games here, as Boston hosted Washington Saturday, only to jump back on the road and play again -- this time in Washington -- Sunday. The Capitals, who won 4-3 on Troy Brouwer's late goal Saturday, lead the series 3-2 and can close it out at the Verizon Center.

Dennis not delivering
What a pleasant surprise Washington defenseman Dennis Wideman was this regular season. After bouncing around over the last three years -- Washington, Boston, Florida, back to Washington -- he has found a home with the Capitals and was fortunate enough to play in all 82 games.

He delivered along the way, scoring 11 goals and finishing with 46 points. Surely, he and the Capitals could live without the season-long minus-8, but he devoured quality minutes as Washington rallied late and made the postseason.

The playoffs have been a different story. He's been behind the play a bit against his former team and had nothing to show for his six shots heading into Game 5. But Wideman bounced back with an assist Saturday.

Life of Brian
Boston general manager Peter Chiarelli was hopeful when he acquired Brian Rolston late in the regular season. A former Bruin returning to Boston, Rolston might be spurred on by a potential Stanley Cup run and help the club. Well, so far, so good.

Rolston, a 1991 first-round draft pick of the New Jersey Devils, was traded from the New York Islanders and he finished a ho-hum regular season with seven goals and 24 points. But he has turned it on a bit in the postseason. In Game 3, a 4-3 win for the Bruins, Rolston had a goal, two shots and two hits. However, Rolston was shut out in Games 4 and 5.

Coach speak
The two coaches in this series, Boston's Claude Julien and Washington's Dale Hunter, have never faced each other in the postseason before, but you wouldn't know it by their words. With a quickness, they have developed a nice little rivalry of their own.

Hunter, known to take out a player or two back in his playing days, accused the Bruins of targeting Washington forward Nicklas Backstrom’s head.

But Julien didn't win the Stanley Cup last season by getting into head games with the opposition. So, he quickly tried to diffuse the situation when the Boston media tried to give him the bait.

"Coach, what do you think of Hunter's accusations?" "It's ludicrous," Julien said. "It's ridiculous."

Enough said. But certainly more than enough to fill a few newspaper columns in Washington and Boston.

History
The Bruins have won six of their last seven road games, and the Capitals have lost five of their last seven Sunday games. The Bruins have gone over in eight of their last 11 games without a day’s rest. (8-2-1).


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NHL

Sunday, April 22

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Ice picks: Sunday's best NHL bets
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Los Angeles Kings at Vancouver Canucks (-175, 5)

The Kings will get another crack at their first playoff series win since 2001 when they visit the Canucks for Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Sunday. Los Angeles built the first 3-0 series lead in franchise history but failed to eliminate Vancouver at home on Wednesday. The Presidents' Trophy-winning Canucks welcomed Daniel Sedin back to the lineup Wednesday after a 12-game absence due to a concussion.

Many Kings are not happy about the three-day break between Games 4 and 5, but Jeff Carter is not among them. Carter missed time at the end of the regular season with an ankle injury but returned to the lineup for the start of the Vancouver series. After going three games without a point following a two-assist performance in the series opener, Carter is pleased to have more time to heal. "I think with the two days before the last game, and then the extra day here, it's probably not an ideal situation, but for myself personally and for some other guys around here that are a little banged up, it's nice to get a little extra rest," Carter said.

Cory Schneider is likely to make his third straight start for Vancouver, leaving Roberto Luongo on the bench again. Schneider praised Luongo's demeanor and approach to serving as backup. "He's been great to me and great to the team," Schneider said. "He's handled this extremely well. He hasn't said a word and he's been nothing but a true professional and the great guy that he is."

Much like Carter, Daniel Sedin must be happy to have had three days off. Sedin returned for Game 4 and notched an assist. "The fact we've got three days in between games here is going to permit Danny to get up to his speed," coach Alain Vigneault said.

It's a steep price, but the West’s top seed won’t see its season end at home.

Pick: Canucks

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04/22/2012 11:14 AM

Washington 11.316
Dunkel Line & Total: Boston by 1 1/2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Washington (-110); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Boston (-110); Under

Game 53-54: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (12:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Pittsburgh 11.492; Philadelphia 12.883
Dunkel Line & Total: Philadelphia by 1 1/2; 8
Vegas Line & Total: Pittsburgh (-130); 7
Dunkel Pick: Philadelphia (+110); Over

Game 57-58: Los Angeles at Vancouver (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Los Angeles 11.357; Vancouver 11.783
Dunkel Line & Total: Vancouver by 1/2; 5 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Vancouver (-175); 5
Dunkel Pick: Vancouver (-175); Over

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NHL
Short Sheet

Sunday, April 22

First Post

EC Quaterfinals, Game Six (PHI Leads, 3-2)
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 12:00 ET NBC
Pittsburgh: 13-17 SU as road favorite
Philadelphia: 14-0 SU off 1 goal loss

WC Quaterfinals, Game Five (LA Leads 3-1)
Los Angeles at Vancouver, 8:05 ET NBCS
Los Angeles: 17-26 SU revenging loss where team scored 1 goal or less
Vancouver: 13-2 SU playing w/ 3+ days rest

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04/22/2012 11:18 AM

Playoff Results - First Round

April 22, 2012


Home teams are 15-24
Favorites and Underdogs are 19-20
Favorites that won are 5-14 on the puck-line
The 'over' is 15-17-7

Wed Apr 11, 2012
Away Home Score ATS Result Total Result
Philadelphia (+165) Pittsburgh 4-3 Underdog Over 5.5
Detroit Nashville (-130) 3-2 Favorite Under 5.5
Los Angeles (+145) Vancouver 4-2 Underdog Over 5.5

Thu Apr 12, 2012

Ottawa NY Rangers (-175) 4-2 Favorite Over 5
Washington Boston (-185) 1-0 Favorite Under 5
San Jose (+145) St Louis 3-2 Underdog Push 5
Chicago Phoenix (-120) 3-2 Favorite Push 5

Fri Apr 13, 2012

New Jersey (-115) Florida 3-2 Favorite Push 5
Philadelphia (+170) Pittsburgh 8-5 Underdog Over 6
Detroit (-105) Nashville 3-2 Favorite Push 5
Los Angeles (+145) Vancouver 4-2 Underdog Over 5

Sat Apr 14, 2012

Washington (+165) Boston 2-1 Underdog Under 5
Ottawa (+150) NY Rangers 3-2 Underdog Push 5
San Jose St Louis (-170) 3-0 Favorite Under 5
Chicago (-110) Phoenix 4-3 Favorite Over 5

Sun Apr 15, 2012

Nashville (+130) Detroit 3-2 Underdog Push 5
Pittsburgh Philadelphia (+110) 8-4 Underdog Over 6
New Jersey Florida (-105) 4-2 Favorite Over 5
Vancouver Los Angeles (-115) 1-0 Favorite Under 5

Mon Apr 16, 2012

NY Rangers (-102) Ottawa 1-0 Favorite Under 5
Boston (-125) Washington 4-3 Favorite Over 5
St Louis (-110) San Jose 4-3 Favorite Over 5

Tue Apr 17, 2012

Florida (+155) New Jersey 4-3 Underdog Over 5
Nashville (+135) Detroit 3-1 Underdog Under 5
Phoenix (+145) Chicago 3-2 Underdog Under 5.5

Wed Apr 18, 2012

NY Rangers Ottawa (-110) 3-2 Favorite Push 5
Pittsburgh (+100) Philadelphia 10-3 Underdog Over 6.5
Vancouver (+100) Los Angeles 3-1 Underdog Under 5

Thu Apr 19, 2012

Florida New Jersey (-170) 4-0 Favorite Under 5
Boston Washington (+110) 2-1 Underdog Under 5
Phoenix (+120) Chicago 3-2 Underdog Push 5
St Louis (-115) San Jose 2-1 Favorite Under 5

Fri Apr 20, 2012

Philadelphia Pittsburgh (-200) 3-2 Favorite Under 7
Detroit Nashville (-120) 2-1 Favorite Under 5

Sat Apr 21, 2012

Washington (+170) Boston 4-3 Underdog Over 5
New Jersey Florida (+105) 3-0 Underdog Under 5
Ottawa (+145) NY Rangers 2-0 Underdog Under 5
San Jose St Louis (-180) 3-1 Favorite Under 5
Chicago (+105) Phoenix 2-1 Underdog Under 5

Sun Apr 22, 2012

Boston Washington
Pittsburgh Philadelphia

Los Angeles Vancouver
Mon Apr 23, 2012

NY Rangers Ottawa
Phoenix Chicago

Tue Apr 24, 2012

Florida New Jersey
Philadelphia Pittsburgh
Vancouver Los Angeles

Wed Apr 25, 2012

Washington Boston
Chicago Phoenix

Thu Apr 26, 2012

Ottawa NY Rangers
New Jersey Florida
Los Angeles Vancouver



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04/22/2012 11:23 AM

Date WLT Pct Net Units Record
04/21/12 4-­6-­0 40.00% -­1130 Detail
04/20/12 2-­2-­0 50.00% -­50 Detail
04/19/12 4-­4-­0 50.00% +­175 Detail
04/18/12 1-­4-­1 20.00% -­1865 Detail
04/17/12 3-­3-­0 50.00% -­340 Detail
04/16/12 4-­2-­0 66.67% +­935 Detail
04/15/12 5-­2-­1 71.43% +­1580 Detail
04/14/12 1-­6-­1 14.29% -­3360 Detail
04/13/12 3-­3-­2 50.00% -­115 Detail
04/12/12 4-­2-­2 66.67% +­1085 Detail
04/11/12 4-­1-­1 80.00% +­1965 Detail
Totals 35-­35-­8 50.00% -­1120

Sunday, April 22

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Pittsburgh - 12:00 PM ET Pittsburgh -120 500
Philadelphia - Under 7 500

Boston - 3:00 PM ET Washington +108 500
Washington - Over 5 500

Los Angeles - 8:00 PM ET Vancouver -174 500
Vancouver - Under 5 500

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04/22/2012 11:23 AM

Date WLT Pct Net Units Record
04/21/12 4-­6-­0 40.00% -­1130 Detail
04/20/12 2-­2-­0 50.00% -­50 Detail
04/19/12 4-­4-­0 50.00% +­175 Detail
04/18/12 1-­4-­1 20.00% -­1865 Detail
04/17/12 3-­3-­0 50.00% -­340 Detail
04/16/12 4-­2-­0 66.67% +­935 Detail
04/15/12 5-­2-­1 71.43% +­1580 Detail
04/14/12 1-­6-­1 14.29% -­3360 Detail
04/13/12 3-­3-­2 50.00% -­115 Detail
04/12/12 4-­2-­2 66.67% +­1085 Detail
04/11/12 4-­1-­1 80.00% +­1965 Detail
Totals 35-­35-­8 50.00% -­1120

Sunday, April 22

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Pittsburgh - 12:00 PM ET Pittsburgh -120 500
Philadelphia - Under 7 500

Boston - 3:00 PM ET Washington +108 500
Washington - Over 5 500

Los Angeles - 8:00 PM ET Vancouver -174 500
Vancouver - Under 5 500

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04/23/2012 04:33 PM

NHL
Dunkel

Phoenix at Chicago
The Coyotes look to take advantage of a Chicago team that is 0-4 in its last 4 games as a home favorite. Phoenix is the pick (+130) according to Dunkel, which has the Coyotes favored by 1. Dunkel Pick: Phoenix (+130). Here are all of today's picks.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Game 59-60: NY Rangers at Ottawa (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: NY Rangers 11.763; Ottawa 10.408
Dunkel Line & Total: NY Rangers by 1 1/2; 5 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: NY Rangers (-115); 5
Dunkel Pick: NY Rangers (-115); Over

Game 61-62: Phoenix at Chicago (9:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Phoenix 13.161; Chicago 12.073
Dunkel Line & Total: Phoenix by 1; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Chicago (-150); 5
Dunkel Pick: Phoenix (+130); Under




NHL
Long Sheet

Monday, April 23

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NY RANGERS (53-25-0-9, 115 pts.) at OTTAWA (44-33-0-10, 98 pts.) - 4/23/2012, 7:05 PM
Top Trends for this game.
OTTAWA is 43-43 ATS (+43.0 Units) in all games this season.
OTTAWA is 15-8 ATS (+5.5 Units) after a win by 2 goals or more this season.
NY RANGERS are 53-33 ATS (+6.3 Units) in all games this season.
NY RANGERS are 27-13 ATS (+11.1 Units) after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game over the last 2 seasons.
OTTAWA is 35-41 ATS (-39.4 Units) in home games in April games since 1996.

Head-to-Head Series History
OTTAWA is 9-8 (+3.9 Units) against the spread versus NY RANGERS over the last 3 seasons
OTTAWA is 9-8-0 straight up against NY RANGERS over the last 3 seasons
7 of 11 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.2 Units)

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PHOENIX (45-27-0-15, 105 pts.) at CHICAGO (47-26-0-14, 108 pts.) - 4/23/2012, 9:05 PM
Top Trends for this game.
CHICAGO is 312-332 ATS (-111.4 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record since 1996.
PHOENIX is 140-121 ATS (+15.8 Units) in all games over the last 3 seasons.
PHOENIX is 14-8 ATS (+23.0 Units) revenging a home loss versus opponent this season.
PHOENIX is 32-26 ATS (+65.4 Units) in road games revenging a loss versus opponent over the last 3 seasons.
PHOENIX is 23-12 ATS (+10.3 Units) after scoring 1 goal or less in their previous game over the last 2 seasons.
PHOENIX is 28-22 ATS (+52.1 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
PHOENIX is 15-9 ATS (+24.6 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season this season.
PHOENIX is 80-64 ATS (+11.7 Units) second half of the season over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
PHOENIX is 11-6 (+7.9 Units) against the spread versus CHICAGO over the last 3 seasons
PHOENIX is 11-6-0 straight up against CHICAGO over the last 3 seasons
11 of 16 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+5.4 Units)

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NHL
Armadillo's Write-Up

Monday, April 23

Senators @ Rangers-- #1 seed New York on verge of getting ousted much like Vancouver was last night; Rangers lost three of last four road games, seven of last nine games overall, with total of six goals being scored in Games 3-4 here. Ottawa is 6-4 in last ten games vs Rangers, but New York is 7-2 last nine trips here, in what has been a road-oriented series. Coach Tortorella won Cup with ’04 Lightning, but hasn’t won playoff series (0-4) since. Ottawa hasn’t won playoff series (0-2) since losing ’07 final to Ducks.

Coyotes @ Blackhawks-- All five games in series have gone OT, with visitor winning three of five; Chicago has outshot Phoenix 26-16 in OT, but Coyotes scored three of five GW goals, after being outscored 7-3 in third period in first three games. Coyotes have won six of last eight games with Chicago, allowing 16 goals. Chicago is 1-17, Coyotes 2-15 on power play so far in series. Phoenix hasn't won playoff series in 19 years- they've led in third period of both games they lost in series. Only other playoff series where first five games went into OT was 1951 Cup finals.




NHL

Monday, April 23

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Trend Report
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7:00 PM
NY RANGERS vs. OTTAWA
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Ottawa
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games
Ottawa is 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Ottawa is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

9:00 PM
PHOENIX vs. CHICAGO
Phoenix is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 8 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Phoenix


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NHL

Monday, April 23

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Ice picks: Monday's best NHL bets
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New York Rangers at Ottawa Senators (100, 5)

Craig Anderson and the Senators have pushed the top-seeded Rangers to the brink of elimination. After registering a franchise-best 41-save shutout Saturday, Anderson will look to provide the final shove during Monday's Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series in Canada's capital city. Captain Daniel Alfredsson, who has missed the team's last three contests with a mild concussion, says he's "hopeful" to play.

After mustering only nine shots in the first four contests, Jason Spezza registered six during Game 5. The increase in shots also resulted in a pair of goals for Spezza -- his first of the series. Spezza's first goal was set up by Mark Stone, who was making his NHL debut. The 19-year-old threaded the needle on a brilliant pass to Spezza, who beat Henrik Lundqvist from the right faceoff circle. "It was pretty nice to get that assist, my first game in the NHL," Stone said. "It really means a lot to me."

New York's offensive woes have been pronounced in this series. Marian Gaborik, who led the Rangers with 41 goals in the regular season, hasn't scored since Game 1. In addition, Brandon Dubinsky and Derek Stepan have been held off the scoresheet throughout the series.

With three goals in the first three contests, Brian Boyle has been an unexpected offensive contributor for New York. Boyle's availability for Monday's game is in question after he sustained a concussion on a play which coach John Tortorella later equated to the one that got Raffi Torres suspended for 25 games. "Well, they have a blueprint," Tortorella said. "It was probably the exact same hit as Torres, different part of the ice. (Chris Neil) launches himself, (it's) a head shot, the puck's at the goal line when he's hit. So the blueprint's there. ... Not too much research to be done there."

Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin, who has served his three-game suspension for his elbow to the head of Alfredsson, is eligible to return Monday. He'll likely replace Boston College star Chris Kreider -- or Boyle, if he is unable to play.

Pick: Senators


Phoenix Coyotes at Chicago Blackhawks (-145, 5)

The Blackhawks hope to keep a pair of dubious streaks in play when they host the Coyotes on Monday in Game 6 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. The Blackhawks staved off elimination and sent the series back to Chicago with a 2-1 overtime victory in Phoenix on Saturday. Jonathan Toews' goal prevented the Coyotes from ending a string of 13 straight postseason series losses and kept alive Chicago's hopes of ending an 0-for-10 skid when trailing a series 3-1.

Prior to Game 5, Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville implored his star players to step up their play, and his biggest star responded when team captain Toews delivered the game-winner with a perfect shot. Toews, who missed the final 22 games of the regular season with a concussion, scored his second goal of the series after recording only one assist in the previous three games. Viktor Stalberg had an assist on the winning tally, a major relief after he committed four minor penalties in the contest.

The Coyotes were unable to protect a third-period lead for the fourth time in the series. Phoenix was outshot by a 2-to-1 margin and failed to capitalize on four power-play opportunities. Gilbert Brule scored the only goal for the Coyotes, who have given up the tying goal three times in the final 86 seconds of regulation to keep the Blackhawks breathing. Goaltender Mike Smith turned aside 36 shots and also had an assist on Brule’s goal. He hasn’t lost in regulation since March 15 against Calgary, a span of 14 games.

Phoenix was 33-1-0 when leading after two periods in the regular season, but has seen Chicago score the tying goal with 14.2 seconds, 5.6 seconds, 1:26 and 10:45 in the third period.

Pick: Blackhawks

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04/23/2012 04:41 PM

Monday, April 23

Game Score Status Pick Amount

NY Rangers - 7:00 PM ET NY Rangers -107 500 Ottawa - Over 5 500

Phoenix - 9:00 PM ET Chicago -139 500
Chicago - Under 5 500

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04/23/2012 04:42 PM

NHL
Short Sheet

Monday, April 23

EC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Ottawa Leads, 3-2)
NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:05 ET NBCSN
NY Rangers: 8-0 SU away off a home loss by 2+ goals
Ottawa: 3-11 SU off a combined score of 3 goals or less

WC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Phoenix Leads, 3-2)
Phoenix at Chicago, 9:05 ET CNBC
Phoenix: 18-7 SU off a combined score of 4 goals or less
Chicago: 3-8 SU at home off a win by 1 goal

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04/23/2012 04:42 PM

NHL
Short Sheet

Monday, April 23

EC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Ottawa Leads, 3-2)
NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:05 ET NBCSN
NY Rangers: 8-0 SU away off a home loss by 2+ goals
Ottawa: 3-11 SU off a combined score of 3 goals or less

WC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Phoenix Leads, 3-2)
Phoenix at Chicago, 9:05 ET CNBC
Phoenix: 18-7 SU off a combined score of 4 goals or less
Chicago: 3-8 SU at home off a win by 1 goal

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04/23/2012 04:42 PM

NHL
Short Sheet

Monday, April 23

EC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Ottawa Leads, 3-2)
NY Rangers at Ottawa, 7:05 ET NBCSN
NY Rangers: 8-0 SU away off a home loss by 2+ goals
Ottawa: 3-11 SU off a combined score of 3 goals or less

WC Quaterfinals, Game Six (Phoenix Leads, 3-2)
Phoenix at Chicago, 9:05 ET CNBC
Phoenix: 18-7 SU off a combined score of 4 goals or less
Chicago: 3-8 SU at home off a win by 1 goal

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs: