avatar Written by Scott on Monday, December 4th, 2017

As always it was a great night of hockey. And a perfect night with the tips as we went 2-0!!

Our first tip of the night we went with the Jets to beat the Senators in regulation and oh boy did they!!   They walked away with the 5-0 win.  The Jets were up 2-0 after the 1st and didn’t look back.  They scored 3 more in the 2nd and held on for the win.

Our second tip of the night was the Vegas Knights to beat the Coyotes. I was reluctant to take the Knights in regulation and for good reason.  They won but needed extra time when they won 3-2 in OT.

The other games of the night saw the Kings win their 5th straight when they beat the Blackhawks 3-1.  The final game was the Stars destroying the Avalanche 7-2.  The Stars scored twice in the 1st, both from Seguin and held off the Avs push to pick up the win.

Another slow day of NHL action with only 4 games.  I could only come up with 1 tip. Be sure to read the comments as there is always some great insight from our readers.

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Islanders vs Panthers Betting Tips:

The Islanders lead the league in GPG with 3.72.  But they are also ranked 24th in goals against with 3.24.  So when the Isles play there is an average of over 7 goals.

The Panthers don’t score as many goals as the Isles but allow 3.35 a game.

Both teams lost their last games so they will be looking to get back into the win column.  The Isles are going to be on the road for the next four games and after this game the trip doesn’t get easier with games against the Bruins, Lightning and Penguins.

Over 5.5 incl OT/SO

Canada: 1.79 Odds at Pinnacle Sports
USA: -130 Odds at Intertops
Everyone Else: 1.79 Odds at Pinnacle Sports

(Odds correct as of 2017/12/04 10:33:01 AM EST but are subject to change.)




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BetNHL.ca » Tonights Tips » December 4th, 2017 NHL Betting Tips
  • gooby

    Accidentally put a 400$ bet on Flyers ML, no cash-out available, pray for me.

    • Tomáš Kahan

      chill out they must win once 🙂 i have them too 🙂

      • lymperis fotopoulos

        yes they must win once but not tonight 🙂

    • SanDiegoBruins

      do another bet and take Flames. they have lost 10 in a row why would you take them now?

    • Oliver Trigg

      Contact your bookie and say your kid was pressing your phone. Still plenty of time before the game, they should change it.

    • Mendillxoxo

      I put 230 $ on ml preds + Ft isles
      Accidentally i feel u

    • Juri Safoshin

      No mercy from the bookie ?

    • SanDiegoBruins

      I hope you didn’t take my advice

    • InkedFive0

      That payed off!!!

    • Juri Safoshin

      Congratulations, great win and nice match !!!

  • Franky

    A night of Totals rather than winners.
    Islanders-Panthers over 6
    Sharks-Capitals over 5.5
    Bruins-Predators Under 5.5

    • SanDiegoBruins

      I think you have it backwards, I’d go with
      SJ-Was under
      Bos-Nash over

      • Franky

        We’ll see but from what i’m seeing I like my picks:

        SJ-WAS : Philipp Grubauer 3.49 GAA for Washington and 2 Offensive Teams. Although I agree San Jose is not scoring alot this season. I’m hoping that between both teams it will be just enough.

        Bos-Nash : Rinne in net and a defensive team Vs Khudobin 2.22 GAA and 7-0-2 this season.

        • SanDiegoBruins

          Caps are 19th in gpg and Sharks are 29th. Grubauer has been lit up a couple of times which has skewed his GAA. He’s been pretty solid when starting except for this games.

          Khudobin has been very good and Rinne is one of the best, but this could be a shootout. Preds are 12th in gpg and Bs have found scoring touch lately.

          Could go either way in both games, good luck!

        • SanDiegoBruins

          Hmmm next time ask SDB before you bet 🙂

          • Franky

            It was close but you were right on both accounts. Still almost went 2-1 but you’re not always winning either :p

          • SanDiegoBruins

            I’m just giving you a friendly hard time. I’m probably wrong most of the time.

  • slyNHL

    Sharks to win
    Thoughts?

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Not unless the Caps stay home

      • slyNHL

        Even with their h2h history @ caps?

        • SanDiegoBruins

          I don’t find history to be a reliable predictor compared to recent performance, but that’s just me.

  • Nik

    0-1 yesterday

    Isles and preds tonight

    • Nik

      Added caps

  • magus1349

    Caps, Islanders, Bruins and Flyers with 1 unit.
    Simmonds,Krejci and Nelson with half unit.

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Krejci?

      • magus1349

        Yes. What’s wrong about him?

        • SanDiegoBruins

          He’s not a very prolific goal scorer-I’d go Marchand or Pastrnak

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Pastrnak scored, Krejci one assist

  • SanDiegoBruins

    Capitals ML – Caps are playing a Sharks team that has to be running on fumes after a grueling 4 game road trip. Without much in the tank Sharks will have a tough time keeping up with a healthy Caps team playing in front of their fans.

    Isles ML – Islanders will continue their winning ways versus a struggling Cats team. Isles are 4-1 in past 5, well-rested and will be looking to get their road trip off on the right foot. No concerns about Halak, he’s been big in past three games.

    Bruins ML – Not betting the farm here, but the odds are good enough to back a Bs team that is finally clicking and pretty healthy. All the big guys are back and they have been playing very well. As we know Preds are a funny team and you never know which team shows up to play. Their home form is very good, but Bs could steal one here.

    Parlay
    Caps ML – Isles ML

    Other leagues:
    NFL Pittsburgh-Cleveland under
    NBA Milwaukee-Boston over

    GLTA SDB

    • Oliver Trigg

      No play on Calgary? To be honest, I am struggling to find any plays at all today. If anything appeals it’s Calgary.

      • SanDiegoBruins

        To me Calgary is a mid-pack team without consistency. Their GA is higher than their GF. PP is OK not great and PK is sub-par. Smith is ok but not elite. Flyers are terrible but will be pushing and we have seen how teams seem to come out flat vs bad teams to their detriment. Ex. Yotes the other night. I like Caps and Isles a lot tonight. Bs are a value bet

        • Oliver Trigg

          Thanks for the insight man. Really struggled with today’s games so nice to get another perspective !

      • Juri

        Small single bet on Calgary regulation – for fun ), difficult matches tonights – don’t see any good picks yet.

  • Western Rattlers

    No bets today. But something helpful.
    I was wondering why so many good teams are so unreliable, and excess penalties may be part of the answer, in addition to travel fatigue, motivation issues and injuries. Here is a link to the NHL team penalty stats. Those better’s nightmares the Nashville Predators get lots of penalties, whereas Vegas gets very few. http://www.nhl.com/stats/team?report=penalties&reportType=season&seasonFrom=20172018&seasonTo=20172018&gameType=2&filter=gamesPlayed,gte,1&sort=penaltyMinutesPerGame

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Good info.

      • slyNHL

        You dropped your post. But stats “goal by period” is on official nhl website. Stats -> teams -> goal by period

        • SanDiegoBruins

          Thx

  • SanDiegoBruins

    I need some help finding stats, can anyone point me to a source for:
    Goals scored by period by team
    Average goals scored by week day (for total league)

  • lymperis fotopoulos

    opinions about calgary?

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Iffy…Calgary is not an elite team. Sure, they have put together some wins against good teams and their bounce back record is pretty good, but their GA is higher than their GF and they haven’t shown much consistency. PP is OK not great and PK is sub-par. Smith is ok but not elite. Flyers are terrible but will be pushing and we have seen how teams seem to come out flat vs bad teams to their detriment. Ex. Yotes the other night vs Devils.

  • Johnny Hockey

    > Panthers/Isles Over5.5

  • Gavin Baldwin

    I’m all over the Caps and Flames in the ML tonight as a double.
    If either of these teams lose tonight I’m skating round the ice rink naked tomorrow 🙂

    • SanDiegoBruins

      better post pics if that’s the case

      • Maikel Vd Ven

        You want pics of that, him skating naked….. haha

        • SanDiegoBruins

          Just to guarantee that the humiliation is complete. Plus, I could use a good laugh.

          • Maikel Vd Ven

            ok i agree with that haha

    • Adriano Mota

      what is your prediction for Flames ans Capitals over 5.5 on both games?

    • JayelCee GB

      Uh oh looks like I’m skating naked 😂😂

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    B. Marchand to score!

    Good luck everyone!
    Other thoughts
    Flyers ML
    Florida ML
    Capitals ML
    Nashville OT

  • Steve Dimase

    The caps only beat the sharks once since they have been in the league just a heads up..

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Like I said to someone else history means zip

  • Iceman

    Flyers ML
    Caps ML
    Islanders ML
    Bruins ML

    Bol

  • Oliver Trigg

    Wow today is a pretty hard one, I’ve got to be honest I’ve not seen such hard matchups for a while. Managed a 3-1 yesterday, with Avalanche being the losing side. I’m not entirely surprised they lost, as Dallas have been superb lately. Anyway here’s what I’ve got for today-

    Islanders ML- The Islanders are bound to be pissed after losing to the Sens the way they did, and will be looking for a bounce back here. This team has improved on the road hitting 4-1 in their last 5 now. With Halak in goal their defence should be sturdy than it was against the Sens. Florida has only won 2 of their last 8 home games and both required overtime. Wouldn’t take reg, but do like the ML. I don’t usually play totals, but with the Islanders this is generally a good play for the over.

    Calgary ML- The Flames like NYI will be looking it bounce back after their loss to the Islanders, and they’ve got a good chance to here. The Flyers have lost their last 10, and keep looking increasingly lost. They’ve actually got worse after each loss, and I will bet against them until they start putting wins on the board.

    Leans *No bets – Washington , Bruins

  • H20

    I bet it 100$ on Caps and Nashville to win. Reading the comments made me wonder if i missed something.

    • SanDiegoBruins

      You’re looking good

      • H20

        Yea i won Jubii. The flames is awful like there last game.

  • Christian Gee

    Took isles Vs panthers over 5.5 ….happy days !!! 4-4 over 60 mins

  • InkedFive0

    Good call tonight Scott! Tonight was a good night! Parlayed your pick with the flames over! Thanks. Been reading your site for a while and never posted on it! Keep up the good work boys!