Last Updated: 2018-02-08
NHL – TRENDS OF THE DAY
There are nine games scheduled in the National Hockey League for Thursday, February 8th. Two 27 win teams face-off when the Calgary Flames take on the New Jersey Devils. The Colorado Avalanche travel to take on the St. Louis Blues and the Vegas Golden Knights travel to California to take on the San Jose Sharks. These are just a few of the very exciting contests on tap.
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Featured Games to Watch
- Vegas Golden Knights (-115) vs. San Jose Sharks (-105)
Vegas is 16-11-2 on the road this season and they are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. San Jose, who are second in the Pacific Division to Vegas, are 14-7-3 at home and they are 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. The Golden Knights have won 13 of their last 18 games against teams with a winning record and have won 20 of their last 28 games overall. They are 10-1 in their last 11 games against teams within the division. San Jose has won their last seven games against teams in the Pacific and they have won their last five against teams with a winning road record. They are 8-3 in their last 11 games at home but are only 2-5 in their last seven.
Vegas has gone over in six of their last seven games on the road and four of their last five overall. San Jose has gone under in each of their last four games and has gone under in four of their last five against teams with a winning road record.
The trends really seem to be moving in a direction that makes this a hard one to pick. San Jose would like to make a statement, but Vegas is playing hot right now. Take the Golden Knights to win, 3-2.
- Calgary Flames (-105) vs. New Jersey Devils (-115)
Calgary is 14-5-5 on the road this season and is 4-2-4 in their last 10. New Jersey is 15-8-3 at home and they are 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. The Flames are 5-1 in their last six road games but are only 2-6 in their last eight games overall. Calgary has lost their last four games against teams with a winning record. New Jersey has won nine of their last 13 home games.
Calgary has gone over in four of their last five games but has gone under in nine of their last 13 on the road. The Devils have gone under in six of their last eight and have gone under in four of their last five against teams with a winning record.
Calgary has won eight of the last 10 meetings between these two teams, but the home team has won nine of the last 13. The total has gone under in six of the last nine meetings in New Jersey.
The Flames have played so well on the road this season, but they’ve been struggling of late. Look for New Jersey to pull off the victory, 3-1.
Other Games of Interest
- Montréal Canadiens (+130) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (-150)
Montreal has won just one of their last eight games on the road. Philadelphia has won just one of their last five, but they are 5-2 in their last seven at home. The home team has won 23 of the last 28 meetings and the Canadians have won just five of the last 21 meetings in Philadelphia. We like those kinds of numbers, so take the Flyers to win 3-1.
- Dallas Stars (-125) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (+105)
Dallas has won four of their last five games on the road and five of their last seven overall. Chicago has won just two of their last seven against teams with a winning record and has won two of their last nine overall. The home team has won five of the last seven meetings between these two teams but not on this evening. Take the Stars to win, 4-2.
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