NHL – Trends of the Day 02/06/2018

Last Updated: 2018-02-06

NHL – TRENDS OF THE DAY

The National Hockey League finally gets a slew of games on Tuesday, as 11 contests are slated to be played. The most exciting of these will be the Washington Capitals visiting the Columbus Blue Jackets, but the Minnesota Wild visiting the St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks at the Colorado Avalanche should be great ones as well.

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Featured Games to Watch

  • Washington Capitals (-105) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (-115)

Washington is 11-9-4 on the road this season and they are 4-4-2 in their last 10. Columbus is 16-9-1 at home and they are 4-5-1 in their last 10. Washington has won only two of their last seven. Columbus has won only one of their last five and they have lost four straight games against teams with a winning record.

The Capitals have gone over in each of their last four contests and have gone over in each of their last five on the road. The Blue Jackets have gone under in six of their last seven at home and have gone under in five of their last six against teams with a losing road record.

The Capitals have won each of the last four meetings, but the home team has won five of the last seven. The total has gone over in 12 of the 16 meetings in Columbus and 10 of the last 18 overall.

Both of these teams have trends going against them, but it is the fact that Washington has won the last four games that we side with. Take the Capitals, 4-1.

  • Vegas Golden Knights (+105) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (-125)

Vegas is 16-10-2 on the road this season and they are 6-3-1 in their last 10. Pittsburgh is 19-7-1 at home and they are 7-3-0 in their last 10. The Golden Knights have won four of their last five games on the road and have won 13 of their last 17 against teams with a winning record. Pittsburgh has won four of their last five, and they have won 53 of their last 71 at home.

Vegas has gone over in five of their last six road games and have gone over in six of their last eight overall. Pittsburgh has gone over in four of their last five home games, including going over in each of their last four games against teams with a winning road record.

This should be an exciting contest from start to finish, but we like how well the Penguins play at home. Take Pittsburgh to win, 4-3.

Other Games to Watch  

  • Minnesota Wild (+130) vs. St. Louis Blues (-150)

Minnesota has won five of the last seven against teams with a winning record.  The Wild have won two of their last eight on the road. The Blues are 4-1 in their last five games and are 6-2 in their last eight games at home.

The Wild have only won two of the last eight meetings between these two teams, including winning only one of the last six in St. Louis. The total has gone under in six of the last eight contests between these two.

The Blues will win a close one, 3-1.

  • Arizona Coyotes (+195) vs. Winnipeg Jets (-235)

Arizona is 12-41 in their last 53 games and they have won only 20 of their last 86 games on the road. Winnipeg is 25-5 in their last 30 games at home and they are 5-2 in their last seven overall.

The home team has won eight of the last 10 contest between these two teams, and the Coyotes have not won in any of the last eight meetings in Winnipeg.

You have to like Winnipeg in this contest in a game that they will dominate, 4-0.

  • San Jose Sharks (-115) vs. Colorado Avalanche (-105)

San Jose has won only once in their last nine road games against teams with a home winning record of greater than .600. The Avalanche have won each of their last eight home games and have won nine of their last 11 against teams with a winning record.

The home team has won 27 of the last 36 meetings between these two teams. The total has gone over in each of the last four meetings in Colorado and seven of the last eight meetings overall.

We like both of those trends, so take Colorado to win 5-3.

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