avatar Written by Scott on Monday, December 19th, 2016

We went 1-1 with the tips last night.

Both Tips were for the Blue Jackets- Canucks game. We had the Jackets in regulation and over 5.  The over came through when the Jackets beat the Canucks 4-3 in OT.  This was the 9th straight win for the Jackets and they tied their team record with that win and also the 500th win for John Tortorella.

The Rangers beat the Devils 3-2 in a shootout.  With the win Lundqvist now has 389 wins over his career which has him tied with Hasek for 12th on the all time wins list.  By the end of his career Lundqvist will be in the top 5 for wins.

The Sens beat the Islanders 6-2.  The Isles are now in last place in the East and ahead of only  the Coyotes and Avalanche overall.  I didn’t see this coming and thankfully for them there is still time left to turn things around but they have lots of work to do.

5 game today so let’s get to the tips.

Ducks vs Maple Leafs Betting Tips:

The Leafs seem to have the edge when these teams play each other.   Over the last 10 games between them the Leafs are 8-1-1.

Over those 10 games there is an average of 6.40 goals per game.  And on the year these teams are scoring with the Ducks ranked 11th with 2.81 gpg and the Leafs 9th with 2.83.

I would like to take the Leafs in this game but I don’t have enough confidence in making that a tip.  I do like this to be a high scoring game though so that’s what the tip is going to be.

Over 5.5 incl OT/SO

Canada: 2.05 Odds at Pinnacle Sports
USA: -105 Odds at Bovada
Everyone Else: 2.05 Odds at Pinnacle Sports

Oilers vs Blues Betting Tips:

It’s McDavid vs Tarasenko, the #1 and #2 scoring leaders on the year. 

The Oilers have had a good year offensively averaging 2.88 gpg.  But after having a great October, losing only twice, they have had a rough November and December.

The Blues can also score averaging 2.81 gpg and have had a decent season so far which has them in 3rd in the Central.

There has been an average of over 6 goals when these teams play each over their last 10 meetings so I like this game to be a high scoring one.

Over 5 incl OT/SO

Canada: 1.71 Odds at Sports
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USA: -140 Odds at Bovada
Everyone Else: 1.72 Odds at Pinnacle Sports

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BetNHL.ca » Tonights Tips » December 19th, 2016 NHL Betting Tips
  • ALAN 884

    Tonight i like :
    Over 4,5 Blues – Oilers
    Over 4,5 Toronto – Ducks

  • Norbert Buzási

    5dimes offers 1.91 for the Flyers ml. Still on a 6 games home winning streak, and the Preds are one of the worst on the road.

  • Matro

    over 5,5 including OT/SO? Am I the only one for who this doesn´t make any sense?
    game can go to overtime if it´s 2:2 – even with goal in OT/SO it´s not over 5,5 or 3:3 – it´s over 5,5 even without OT/SO.
    Or am I missing something?

    • Johnny Hockey

      Right. But however – There should be 6 goals in the game

    • Chris

      5.5 goals total in the game. 3-2 you lose anything above you win like 3-3 that’s 6 goals total.

    • Smoking Barrel

      You are absolutely right. In Oilers-Blues game, the 3-way option (without OT/SO) is Over5 @2,20, so it seems much better.

      • Johnny Hockey

        But 5.0 is safer than 5.5

      • ya but if it lands on 5 u lose… thats like betting the over 5.5

        • Smoking Barrel

          No, you don’t lose. It is void, that means you have your stake back.

          • Dude u just said that it’s without OT so dude u better read properly what I said .. sorry but don’t have time for nonsense like this . With the 3 way option u lose if it lands on 5. It’s like betting the over 5.5 and if u did that on the blues game u lost for sure ..

          • Smoking Barrel

            In the blues game, you lost either you bet on Over 5,5 (incl OT/SO) or Over 5(3-way). If you bet Over5 (3-way) and there are 5 goals after 3 periods, you have your stake back. That’s what I said.

          • Graeme (BetNHL.ca)

            What sportsbook are you talking about? Because the majority(as in 95%+) if you bet “Over 5” on the 3-way bet and it’s exactly 5 goals at the end of regulation it’s a loss. Only in a 2 way market including overtime/shootout is it a push. Because on a 3-way you have 3 options: Over, Under and Exactly 5. If Exactly 5 wins, both the over and under lose.

          • Smoking Barrel

            Yes, you are right, in the majority of the sportsbooks that is true. I haven’t understood what exactly the dude meant. Anyway, the odds are way better if you bet on over5 (3-way) instead of betting on Over5,5 (including OT/SO), that was what I initially meant.

          • Graeme (BetNHL.ca)

            Over 5.5 goals including OT/SO and Over 5 in the 3-way will have the same odds.

    • Graeme (BetNHL.ca)

      You’re correct. We just got yelled at previously for not clarifying if a tip included OT/SO or not so figure we’d cover our bases.

      • Jens Denmark

        Graeme: thanks for all your hard work – you guys are doing a great job – thanks a lot 🙂 Best of luck, Merry Christmast and a Happy New Year 😀💰🏒

        • Alexfdg

          I support Jens! 🙂
          Happy Xmas for everybody and succesful 2017!

        • Graeme (BetNHL.ca)

          Thank you Jens and all the best to you too. Hopefully we have a much better next few months with the tips!

      • ya but graeme he has a point… the over 5.5 u really dont need that but just for the over 5 xD or 4.5

    • SanDiegoBruins

      which game are you referring to?

  • Smoking Barrel

    What about Flyers-Predators going over 5,5? Seems good to me

  • DawsonArkiri

    I think Toronto and Flyer ML is an easy win tonight

  • ALAN 884

    That just can be a Christmas Gift!
    Who wants to earn money place Nice money on them!

    • magus1349

      Agree with you.
      Also like Ducks, Blues and Flyers.

      • ALAN 884

        Tonight you will go 4/4

        • magus1349

          Hope you right. I play all 4 in one combo.

          • ALAN 884

            Me too 😂

          • ALAN 884

            But the most confident i am with red wings…. what do the others say?
            Arto Raikkönen ?! You are a good capper what is on your mind

          • Kamilek9494

            Why are You so confident about Red Wings?
            Canes are solid home team imo. Let me know cause i wanted to bet a Ducks game but when i saw ur confident about this pick im very interesting.

          • ALAN 884

            Go with the Blues.
            It’s just my opinion , because they won all the games away against them, but mrazek was in the goal. This Time its howard so lets Look! But i think so

          • Kamilek9494

            Thanks for answer 🙂 I’m still deciding between Ducks or Red Wings.

          • ALAN 884

            Do you have experience with betting?
            What is your decision ?

          • Kamilek9494

            Ofc i have – i think like everybody who’s visiting this site to find some extra informations and others opinion.
            Last night i’ve got nice profit on Bhawks. My problem about tonight game are Canes – like I said before they look solid as a home team. They won against good teams at home. Wings are gonna be boosted cuz of this last 6-4 game with Ducks and also like u said the away games history

            In a Leafs – Ducks it’s easier to pick a winner (for me). I think Ducks will want to bounce-back after this 6-4 lost. Leafs it’s a good opportunity to do this – simple as it is Ducks are more solid than them. Perry is playing well and Rakell also.
            Im feeling that Ducks ML is a very safety pick for tonight.

          • Orhan Cypriot Ugurcag

            You are aware they have a backup goalie in tonight right?

      • Orhan Cypriot Ugurcag

        I like detroit, I don’t agree with ducks and blues, yes to Flyers.

  • SanDiegoBruins

    Red Wings


  • Ben862

    What’s everyone’s opinion on the Ducks ML? I think there is some good value on them and they should be motivated after blowing a lead against Detroit.

  • Johnny Hockey

    I went 1-0 last night (Only have the live pick) – I think tonight it’s pretty tough to get some “safe” bets.

    > Blues in regulation look good to me. They’re good at home and want that win after the loss vs the Hawks (maybe OVER 5.5)

    > Leafs/Ducks | I don’t know if this will be a high scoring game. Maybe Ducks will focus a little bit more on defense (after they conceded 6 goals).

    > Wings & Yotes | Both in regulation just because of the value. They have better chances to win then the odds are showing

  • Orhan Cypriot Ugurcag

    Going for Toronto (ML), Edmonton (ML) and Coyotes (ML)

  • Mojo

    Why do so many seem to like Detroit tonight? Has there been something that has happened that I’m not aware of? They are an awful hockey team and Carolina has been resilient all year.

    • Ben862

      I wouldn’t say they’re awful, they’ve played well at times this year but overall have been pretty average. I could see this game going either way, but I would give a slight advantage to Carolina as they’ve been very solid at home this year.

      • Mojo

        Wings are a bottom 5 team this year. That roster isn’t very good and now when you factor in some of the injuries they have (Helm, Smith, Abdelkader) I don’t see it with them. Plus if this game goes to extra time, Jimmy Howard is the worst goalie I have ever seen in the shootout.