Last Updated: 2018-01-30
NHL – TRENDS OF THE DAY
The National Hockey League comes out of the All-Star break with a full slate of contests, as 12 games are on tap for Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
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Featured Games to Watch
- Minnesota Wild (+109) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (-120)
The Minnesota Wild are 9-14-1 on the road this season and are 6-2-2 in their last 10. Columbus is 16-8-0 at home and they are 5-5-0 in their last 10. The Wild are 1-5 in their last six games on the road. Minnesota is 10-25 in their last 35 games against teams from the Metropolitan Division. Columbus has won 45 of their last 65 games at home.
Minnesota has gone over in four of their last five games against teams from the Eastern Conference. They have gone under in five of their last seven overall. The Blue Jackets have gone under in five of their last six games against teams with a winning record and have gone under in eight of their last 10 overall.
In the last six contests between these two teams in Columbus, the total has gone under five times and has gone under in 10 of the last 14 meetings overall. Minnesota has won only seven of the last 23 games in Columbus.
Columbus is the smart bet here, so take the Blue Jackets, 3-1.
- San Jose Sharks (+155) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (-172)
San Jose is 12-8-4 on the road this season and they are 5-3-2 in their last 10. Pittsburgh is 17-7-1 at home and they have gone 7-3-0 in their last 10. The Sharks are only 2-5 in their last seven games against teams with a winning record and have lost each of their last seven contests on the road against teams with a winning percentage at home greater than .600. Pittsburgh has won five of their last six games against teams with a winning record and has won seven of their last nine games overall.
San Jose has gone over in four of their last five games. Pittsburgh has gone over and 11 of their last 16 games where they have had three or more days of rest between contests.
The total has gone under in five of the last six meetings in Pittsburgh and 15 of the last 23 overall. The home team has won 17 of the last 25 meetings and the Sharks have only won three of the last 10.
Take Pittsburgh to win in a game that will end 5-3.
Other Games to Watch
- Florida Panthers (+144) vs. New York Islanders (-160)
Florida has won only one of their last five games, and they have won only one of their last eight on the road against teams with a winning home record. The Islanders are 1-4 in their last five home games and have gone 2-5 in their last seven against teams with a losing record.
The total has gone under in three of the last five meetings between these two teams in New York but is gone over and 12 of the last 20 meetings overall. The road team has won five of the last seven meetings.
We’ll take Florida in the mini-upset, 3-1.
- Vegas Golden Knights vs. Calgary Flames
Vegas has won their last four games on the road against teams with a losing home record. They are winners of 11 of their last 14 against teams with a winning record and seven of their last 10 on the road. Calgary has lost their last four games.
We love how well Vegas has been playing this season, so look for the Knights to ride, 4-2.
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Winnipeg Jets
Tampa Bay has won four of their last five games on the road and they are 20-7 in their last 27 games against teams from the Western Conference. Winnipeg is 23-4 at home in their last 27 games and they are winners of nine of their last 13.
The Lightning has won the last four games in Winnipeg and the total has gone over in four of the last five in Winnipeg. The road team has won seven of the last nine meetings.
Look for Tampa Bay to win this game, 5-2.
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