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NHL Picks & Pucklines Tonight

NHL Picks & Pucklines Tonight
The Maple Leafs and the Flames headline an evening of four games in the NHL on December 6th, providing excellent opportunities for NHL picks and pucklines. Ottawa has a great chance to climb out of the basement of the eastern conference against the Ducks, while Edmonton wants to prolong the Flyers losing trend at Rogers Place. Chicago has a tough matchup against Washington, as the Capitals play well at home against the Blackhawks.

Will The Flames Continue To Fade Against Toronto?

On paper, it should be next to impossible for the Calgary Flames to play poor defensive hockey, but they’ve allowed goals in bunches during the first quarter of the season. Toronto’s the type of team which leaps on the opportunity to bury opponents, requiring discipline to beat a deep fleet of strong forwards.

Ottawa travels to southern California for a road trip which begins against the injured Ducks, giving the Senators an opportunity to build a positive trend after a November full of losing. If the Sens can’t put away a limping Anaheim, they risk another long loss streak in December.

NHL Straight Up Picks & Puckline Predictions

NHL Odds Courtesy Of Sports Interaction

  • Calgary at Toronto: Bet Maple Leafs SU (-170)
  • Ottawa at Anaheim: Bet Senators SU (-105)
  • Philadelphia at Edmonton: Bet Oilers SU (-130)
  • Chicago at Washington: Bet Capitals Puckline (-1.5, +180)

NHL Lines: Lighting The Lamp

Flames at Maple Leafs – Bet Toronto SU (-170)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have walloped Calgary over the past couple of meetings, beating the Flames by a combined score of 8-1. Over their last ten meetings, the Leafs have won six, including three of the last four. Calgary plays a bit better on the road compared to their home performance, and the Maple Leafs have exhibited a similar trend. Toronto should earn the win, but the Flames should make this game closer than usually, making a straight up wager the more appropriate choice.

Senators at Ducks – Bet Ottawa SU (-105)

Anaheim have been dealing with the fall out of numerous injuries, a situation which has improved slightly with the return of Rickard Rakell and the trade for Adam Henrique. Ottawa’s mostly healthy, but have been mired in a terrible slump, with their latest loss a disappointing 5-0 thumping at the hands of the Jets. The Ducks have a 7-3 edge over the Senators during their last ten meetings, but Anaheim’s injuries and a “schedule loss” gives Ottawa the edge on Wednesday night.

Flyers at Oilers – Bet Edmonton SU (-130)

These teams have split their last ten meetings, but the Oilers have the edge over the last six matches, beating the Flyers four times. Before Philly went on an extended losing streak, they squeaked a 2-1 victory over the Oilers at the Wells Fargo Center. This time around, Philly has a single win in their last ten overall, while Edmonton has been showing signs of life. Bet on Edmonton defending their arena against the invading Flyers.

Blackhawks at Capitals – Bet Washington Puckline (-1.5, +180)

Washington have dominated the Blackhawks by winning seven of their last ten meetings against Chicago. The Blackhawks have lost six straight in the United State capitol, dating back to the 2008-09 season. Making things more difficult for Chicago is the fact that Washington has played well at home this year, earning a 10-5 mark, including a 4-1 hunting of the Sharks on December 4th. Washington beat the puckline against Chicago in four of their six consecutive wins at home, making the spread an acceptable risk for improving the payout.

Dirty Dangle Of The Night

Toronto Maple Leafs Beat Puckline Against Calgary Flames (-1.5, +170)

The puckline for the Toronto Maple Leafs should be considered a bit riskier that the odds suggest because winning a third straight over Calgary by two or more goals is unlikely. However, after shutting out the Coyotes, the Flames have given up 12 goals in two games, suggesting another defensive swoon. Choosing the Leafs puckline increases both the risk and the reward for betting on Toronto.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Monday 01 January
AOT New York Rangers 3 - 2 Buffalo Sabres -161 +155 Odds
Tuesday 02 January
FT Tampa Bay Lightning 2 - 0 Toronto Maple Leafs -125 +115 Odds
FT Boston Bruins 5 - 1 New York Islanders -130 +120 Odds
FT Pittsburgh Penguins 5 - 1 Philadelphia Flyers +107 -112 Odds
AOT Washington Capitals 5 - 4 Carolina Hurricanes +110 -115 Odds
FT San Jose Sharks 4 - 1 Montreal Canadiens +105 -109 Odds
PEN New Jersey Devils 2 - 3 St. Louis Blues +145 -145 Odds
FT Florida Panthers 1 - 5 Minnesota Wild +150 -141 Odds
FT Jackets 2 - 1 Dallas Stars +140 -145 Odds
AOT Winnipeg Jets 2 - 3 Colorado Avalanche -127 +120 Odds
860' Los Angeles Kings 4 - 0 Edmonton Oilers +120 -120 Odds
5' Anaheim Ducks 3 - 0 Vancouver Canucks -120 +115 Odds
4' Nashville Predators 0 - 2 Knights +125 -133 Odds
Wednesday 03 January
Ottawa Senators 19:30 Detroit Red Wings +120 -130 Odds
Chicago Blackhawks 20:00 New York Rangers +135 -145 Odds
Thursday 04 January
Carolina Hurricanes 19:00 Pittsburgh Penguins
New York Islanders 19:00 Philadelphia Flyers
San Jose Sharks 19:00 Toronto Maple Leafs
Florida Panthers 19:00 Boston Bruins
Tampa Bay Lightning 19:30 Montreal Canadiens
Knights 20:00 St. Louis Blues
Buffalo Sabres 20:00 Minnesota Wild
New Jersey Devils 20:30 Dallas Stars
Jackets 21:00 Colorado Avalanche
Los Angeles Kings 21:00 Calgary Flames
Anaheim Ducks 21:00 Edmonton Oilers
Nashville Predators 21:00 Arizona Coyotes
Friday 05 January
Pittsburgh Penguins 19:00 New York Islanders
San Jose Sharks 19:30 Ottawa Senators
Florida Panthers 19:30 Detroit Red Wings
Buffalo Sabres 20:00 Winnipeg Jets
Knights 20:30 Chicago Blackhawks
Saturday 06 January
St. Louis Blues 13:00 Philadelphia Flyers
Edmonton Oilers 15:00 Dallas Stars
Carolina Hurricanes 19:00 Boston Bruins
Vancouver Canucks 19:00 Toronto Maple Leafs
Tampa Bay Lightning 19:00 Ottawa Senators
New York Rangers 20:00 Arizona Coyotes
Minnesota Wild 21:00 Colorado Avalanche
Anaheim Ducks 22:00 Calgary Flames
Nashville Predators 22:30 Los Angeles Kings
Sunday 07 January
New Jersey Devils 13:00 New York Islanders
Buffalo Sabres 13:00 Philadelphia Flyers
Edmonton Oilers 15:00 Chicago Blackhawks
San Jose Sharks 15:00 Winnipeg Jets
St. Louis Blues 15:00 Washington Capitals
Florida Panthers 17:00 Jackets
Tampa Bay Lightning 19:00 Detroit Red Wings
Vancouver Canucks 19:00 Montreal Canadiens
Boston Bruins 19:30 Pittsburgh Penguins
New York Rangers 21:30 Knights

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