NHL – TRENDS OF THE DAY
The 22nd weekend of the 2019-20 NHL season starts with 12 games on Saturday, bringing plenty of interesting picks and markets to the bettors who have quite a homework to do. March is just around the corner, so many teams desperately need to win in sequences. Therefore, we have prepared all need-to-know betting trends around the National Hockey League to help you find the best value.
- Featured game: Boston Bruins vs. New York Islanders
The Bruins owned the Islanders over the last few years, winning 13 of their last 16 encounters. Also, the Bruins are undefeated in nine straight road games against the Islanders. Boston opened as a -145 fave in this one with a total of 5.5 goals, and the under has hit in the last five meetings between the Bruins and Islanders.
New York (35-20-8) is only 2-6 in its last eight games overall, but the Islanders lost only one of their previous six home games. They are 14-4 in the last 18 home meetings with the Atlantic Division, while the Islanders are terrible 1-9 in their previous 10 showings as underdogs.
On the other side, the Bruins (40-13-12) have dropped two of their previous three contests, but they are 12-3 over the last 15 outings and 6-2 in the previous eight showings on the road as favorites. Boston is only 1-5 in its last six road contests against the Metropolitan Division and is winless in four straight road meetings with its conference rivals.
- Calgary Flames vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning (40-19-5) are on a four-game losing streak including their previous two showings at home, but they are 11-2 over their last 13 home contests. Also, Tampa Bay is unbeaten in four straight home encounters with the Western Conference and 12 consecutive matchups with the Pacific Division. The Lightning are 14-6 in their last 20 meetings with Calgary.
The Flames (33-25-7) are 6-4 in their last 10 games overall and are 14-5 over their previous 19 contests away from home. They are 8-5 in the last 13 road encounters with the Eastern Conference and just 3-5 in the previous eight road tilts against the Atlantic Division. The Flames are 8-4 in their last 12 showings as underdogs.
- Dallas Stars vs. St. Louis Blues
The Stars (37-21-6) and Blues (38-17-10) will close down their regular-season series tonight, and the Blues have already clinched it with three wins in four games earlier in the season. The Blues are 5-1 in their last six encounters with the Stars who are 5-3 in their previous eight visits to St. Louis. The under is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings between these two Central Division foes.
Dallas has won seven of its last 10 games overall and six of its previous nine contests on the road. The Stars are just 4-7 in their previous 11 road tilts against division rivals. On the other side, the Blues are 7-3 in their last 10 home matchups with the Central Division. The reigning champs are unbeaten in six consecutive games and are 14-4 in their last 18 outings on the home ice.
- Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton Oilers
The Oilers (33-23-8) have lost four of their last five games including the previous two at home. They are undefeated in four straight home encounters with the Central Division, but the Oilers are only 1-6 in their previous seven meetings with the Jets (33-27-6). Also, the Oilers are 1-4 in their last five home contests against Winnipeg.
The Jets are coming off a 3-0 home win over the Capitals, snapping a three-game skid. They are only 2-7 in the last nine outings away from home and are 3-8 in their previous 11 showings as underdogs, but the Jets have won 11 of their last 15 road contests against the Pacific Division.
- Buffalo Sabres vs. Arizona Coyotes
The Sabres lost to the Coyotes 3-2 as -120 home favorites back in October, but they are 14-5 in the last 19 meetings with the Coyotes. Buffalo is 8-1 in its last nine road contests against the Coyotes, upsetting the odds in all those eight wins.
The Sabres (29-26-8) are 5-2 in their last seven games overall, while they are only 5-13 in the last 18 games on the road. Buffalo is 2-5 in its last seven road tilts against the Western Conference and is 1-8 in its previous nine road contests against the Central Division. The Coyotes (31-27-8) are 5-12 in their last 17 games overall and are 1-6 in their last seven home contests against the Eastern Conference. At least, they’ve won three of the previous four games on the home ice.
END OF FEBRUARY 29th NHL TRENDS
NHL – TRENDS OF THE DAY
We will see five games around the National Hockey League this Friday night including the Metropolitan Division showdown between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. The Minnesota Wild visit the slumping Columbus Blue Jackets, while the Buffalo Sabres take on the red-hot Vegas Golden Knights, so let’s take a look at the hottest NHL betting trends of the day that will help you make the best picks and markets.
- Featured game: Buffalo Sabres vs. Vegas Golden Knights
The Sabres (29-26-8) have won five of their last seven games, but they are coming off a 3-2 loss at the Colorado Avalanche this past Wednesday. Buffalo is only 5-13 in its last 18 road contests against the Western Conference and the previous 18 outings away from home, while the Sabres are 6-11 in their last 17 showings as underdogs.
On the other side, the Golden Knights (35-22-8) are rolling on a seven-game winning streak. They are undefeated in six straight showings on the home ice and are 13-7 in the previous 20 outings as favorites. Still, the Golden Knights are only 1-4 in their last five home encounters with the Eastern Conference and are 3-6 in their previous nine home contests against the Atlantic Division. Vegas is 3-2 in its five games against Buffalo.
- Minnesota Wild vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
The Wild (31-25-7) beat the Blue Jackets (31-20-14) in three of their last four encounters, but Minnesota is 5-9 in its previous 14 meetings with the Blue Jackets. Also, the Wild are 5-8 in their last 13 visits to Columbus. Minnesota is 4-1 in its last five games overall and is undefeated in four straight outings on the road. Still, the Wild are 1-4 in their last five road meetings with the Metropolitan Division.
The Blue Jackets are 1-9 in their last 10 games overall and are 1-4 in their previous five home contests, while Columbus is 4-10 in its last 14 home tilts against the Western Conference. They are 1-4 in the last five showings as favorites and are 2-6 in the previous eight matchups with the Central Division.
- New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers
The Rangers (35-24-4) are riding a five-game win streak, while they are 9-1 over the last 10 games overall. New York is undefeated in nine straight outings on the road and is 4-1 in its previous five road encounters with division rivals. Also, the Rangers are 8-1 in their last nine showings as underdogs.
On the other side, the Flyers (36-20-7) are unbeaten in four straight outings and are 13-5 over their previous 18 contests overall. They are 16-4 in the last 20 home tilts, while the Flyers are 6-3 in their previous nine home encounters with division rivals. Philadelphia is 7-1 in its last eight meetings with the Rangers and is 4-1 in its previous five home games against the Rangers.
- Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Anaheim Ducks
The Penguins (37-19-6) have won 13 of their last 19 meetings with the Ducks (25-30-8) including the previous two, while Pittsburgh is 5-3 in its last eight visits to Anaheim. The Pens are winless in four straight games overall and are 1-4 in their previous five showings on the road, but they are 4-1 in the last five road meetings with the Pacific Division.
The Ducks, on the other side, are 3-7 in their last 10 games overall and are 1-5 in their previous six contests at home. Anaheim is 1-4 in its last five home encounters with the Eastern Conference and is 2-5 in its last seven matchups with the Metropolitan Division.
END OF FEBRUARY 28th NHL TRENDS