avatar Written by Scott on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Only the 4 games last night and we had one tip.

We went with Over 5.5 in the Islanders vs Panthers game and this came through for us.  The Islanders won 5-4 in a shootout.

The Capitals beat the Sharks 4-1.   Ovechkin scored his lead leading 20th goal.  It was also his 578th career goal putting him in 20th in NHL history.

The Preds were winning 4-0 and the Bruins stormed back but the Preds held on for the 5-3 win.

The final game of the night was the Flyers vs the Flames.  The Flyers won 5-2 to stop their losing streak at 10 games.  The Flyers were down 1-0 but scored 4 straight.

A great night with 10 games scheduled.

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Islanders vs Lightning Betting Tips:

The Isles are ranked first overall in GPG with 3.73.  They won last night and scored 5.

The Lightning are ranked 2nd in GPG with 3.62 and won their last game 5-2 against the Sharks.

This should be a great game featuring the two best offenses in the league.  It’s tough to predict a winner as the Lightning just snapped their losing streak and the Isles played last night.

But I like it to be a high scoring game so I’m going with Over 6 incl OT/SO 

Canada: 1.83 Odds at Sports Interaction
USA: -120 Odds at Bovada
Everyone Else: 1.83 Odds at Bet365

(Odds correct as of 2017/12/05 11:12:50 AM EST but are subject to change.)

Jets vs Red Wings  Betting Tips:

The Jets are flying right now!  Yes it’s a terrible pun but it’s true.

They have moved into first in the West thanks to going 9-2-1 over their last 12 games.

The Red Wings have lost 7 in a row and have allowed 24 goals over their last 4 games.

I have to back the on fire Jets here.  The Wings look bad right now and lost their last game 10-1 to the Habs.

Jets win incl OT/SO 

Canada: 1.80 Odds at Pinnacle Sports
USA: -130 Odds at GT Bets
Everyone Else: 1.80 Odds at Pinnacle Sports

(Odds correct as of 2017/12/05 11:12:50 AM EST but are subject to change.)




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BetNHL.ca » Tonights Tips » December 5th, 2017 NHL Betting Tips
  • Iceman

    3-1 last night Gents .

    Rangers +130 lots of value here

    • SanDiegoBruins

      well done last night! Normally I don’t give much credence to history because teams change so much from year to year, but in this particular case Blueshirts have a really tough time with this match up. I feel a lot more confident with the over here.

      • Oliver Trigg

        Agreed, also feel Pens are a sleeping giant who are starting to wake.Look at this . up.https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQNjb9RXkAEcsTl.jpg

        • Iceman

          Thanks for that info Trigg

          • Oliver Trigg

            I usually jump on Rangers given their current offensive burst, but their tendency to leak goals early scares me off them tonight. I have flashbacks of Tampa v Penguins..

    • Izmo

      Double with that vanc. Ml

    • Oliver Trigg

      Lundqvist also confirmed out tonight…. that screams Pens to me.

      • Mojo

        I love Jets, Pens, Habs, tonight. Also lean Van, LA, Dallas.

        • Oliver Trigg

          Agreed on all…stop being scared of Avs 😉 They’ll win tonight.

  • SanDiegoBruins

    @Scott, I’m in complete agreement with you today. I am adding the following:

    NYR-Pens over – Both teams have GF & GA over 3. Both teams are clicking on all cylinders – identical 4-1 records in past 5. 5 of 6 games in past 3 years played in Pittsburgh have gone over. Both teams are healthy. This is a rivalry and games between these two teams are always wide open with lots of offence. NYR are 15-9 O/U and Pens are 15/12 O/U.

    Lean – Devils-CBJ over

    GLTA SDB

    • slyNHL

      Same thoughts on tonight. GL
      Jarry was good enough, but against Buffalo, that is not an indicator 🙂

    • DJ S.Cream

      Wanna send a massive shout to @SanDiegoBruins

      Went with
      Caps u5.5, Isles o5.5, Preds ML, Celtics Over, Steelers Win and Under. Unfortunately I also had Hawks and TWolves.
      But you supported my thoughts and most proved correct. Great tips

      • SanDiegoBruins

        glad it worked out

    • Oliver Trigg

      What do you think of the Avs Sabres game?

      • SanDiegoBruins

        Avs should win but I’m staying away from this one, in my view there are sharper bets to be made on today’s card

      • Juri

        Personally, I agree on Avs to win even in regulation here, but hesitating to bet it.

        • Oliver Trigg

          Varlamov is back in net, and Sabres haven’t won in Denver since 2005, and considering the Sabres are so shit right now I really like the Avs here.

  • magus1349

    Lightning PL, Stars, Canucks and Ducks with one unit.
    Stamkos, Faksa and Henrique with half unit.

  • Johnny Hockey

    > Isles/Bolts Over 5.5
    > Pens/Rangers Over 5.5
    > Jets ML

    • Oliver Trigg

      Thoughts on Avs v Sabres?

      • Johnny Hockey

        Hmmm… this game is pretty tough to call. But if I have to take a side I would go with the Avs at home.

    • InkedFive0

      Nice! Hit the parlay on both overs.. now just wating in the jets to start scoring!

  • Oliver Trigg

    Had a struggle choosing picks yesterday, but with a little bit of a push from SDB I went with Islanders ML and the over, Calgary ML and Capitals ML. I went with Calgary just on the basis of the Flyers form, I cashed in the last 10 times against them but it finally came to an end yesterday. I am pretty bad with my parlay choices sometimes and went Isles and Calgary instead of Isles and Caps as suggested by SDB. Either way, I went 3-1 and made a small profit. I am giving my tips on every game today, but due to the sheer volume of tips I will place a percentage on them indicating my confidence in them …Todays tips-

    (95% ML 90% Reg) Jets Reg/ML- Is anyone really surprised I’m tipping this? I’ve tipped the Jets pretty much every single game they’ve played and for good reason- they’re my cash cow. Detroit are now the team with the longest losing stretch (6 games) after the Flyers broke theirs last night, and come off a 10-1 and 6-3 drilling against the Habs. This team is such a mess, and even though the Jets are better at home than the road they’ve got more than enough to beat the Wings. The Jets have the edge in all areas, and after scoring 5 and 7 in their last 2 games they’ve got to be feeling confident of their chances against the Wings.

    (85%) Montreal ML- Ride the hot hand until it cools off. Montreal come into this game having absolutely destroyed the Red Wings 10-1 and their confidence has to be high. The Blues are in a bit of a funk and have lost 4 of their last 5 in which they’ve scored 1 goal against the Wild (6 when playing at home), 1 goal against the Kings, 2 against the injured Ducks, none against the Preds. Schenn is one player who has taken a very notable dive in form. The contrast here couldn’t be more profound- the Blues are lacking confidence and are struggling to score whilst the Habs are finally looking good and are scoring. Whatever goalie Blues go with is inferior to Price, and I see Habs taking this.

    (75%) Jackets Reg/ML- The Jackets come into this game pissed after almost making a comeback against the Caps in their last game. The Devils come into this game after looking awful against Arizona. ARIZONA. I really don’t see much luck for this Devils side tonight against a Jackets side that has been superb on home ice. Columbus has won 4 of the last 5 on their home ice against the Devils, and if the Devils couldn’t manage a goal against the Coyotes I’m not sure 2 days later they’ll be in the sort of form needed to beat the Jackets.

    (65%) Penguins ML- I am usually one for picking the Rangers, but with the Penguins starting to score consistently I think the giant is finally waking. I am going to avoid over analysing here- Rangers aren’t fantastic on the road, they’ll able to score but they have had a strong tendency lately to go down early. After seeing the Pens ruin Tampa early on, I think the Rangers might be in for a similar fate. Penguins managed a win on the Rangers home ice, and should manage one on their home ice where they play better hockey.

    (90%) Avalanche ML- This is the battle of who is playing worse, and despite the Avalanche’s recent numbers it’s undoubtedly the Sabres. The Sabres are now officially the worst team in the NHL. The Avalanche par their recent struggles have been great at home, and should get a win against a Sabres team who have been outscored 14-1 in their last 4 games. Not to mention Colorado has won every game at home against the Sabres going back to 2008.

    (90%) Vegas ML- Again this is the best home team in the league. The opposition is the most injured team in the league. Vegas has already beaten the Ducks in their last 2 meetings, and I don’t see much joy for an injured ducks side who are 1-4 on the road in their last 5.

    (90%) Bolts & Islanders Over 6 – I never tip totals generally, but have recently gone for the overs on the Islanders games. The Islanders could be an elite team if they could sort out their goal leakage, as their offence has 0 problems. With both sides having high powered offences this will probably go over.

    (70%) Dallas ML- I’ll say it again- best home record in the NHL next to the Knights. Not to mention the Stars are no on a 5 game winning streak. The team is really clicking, and are better rested than the Preds who haven’t been as good on the road, and have won just twice in the last 8 visits to Dallas.

    (75%) Kings ML- The Kings have won their last 5 and are rolling on all fronts at the moment, and have dismissed solid opposition in that run. The Wild has only won 5 games on the road all season, and will struggle against an organised Kings defence.

    (65%) Canucks ML/Reg- Really an underdog price on a team that has beaten the Preds and Leafs in their last 2? Yeah they’ve not been great at home, but Carolina hasn’t been amazing on the road either. Canucks have won every game at home against the Canes going back to 1999… This is a great value play.

    • Oliver Trigg

      Parlays –
      Avalanche ML & Jets ML
      Vegas ML & Jets ML
      Habs ML & Vegas ML
      Habs ML & Jets ML

    • Bulletproof

      So many picks and with all the effort into your so called “ tips “ your card will be lucky to see 4 wins outa 10.

      Maybe put more effort into better research than what sounds good in writing up a bunch of nothing lol

      • Oliver Trigg

        @Bulletproof No need to be rude or hostile here mate, they’re based off research. Some days hockey just goes the opposite way of trends. You can do all the research in the world, and at the end of the day the team will lose. For example, what reasons did the Red Wings or Devils have to win? Easy for you to be rude when you contribute nothing here, and give 0 “tips”. 4 wins and 5 loses isn’t great, but thats the way the cookie crumbles sometimes. Instead of coming to criticise, why don’t you add something?

  • lion

    Tonight tips,

    Detroid win,
    Rangers win,
    Wild win,
    Canes win,

    Lion Project 1/15

    ***Ducks win***

    Good luck everyone!

    • Oliver Trigg

      Disagree on every single pick lol- this should be interesting.

      • SanDiegoBruins

        look at the Jets-Red Wings score LOL. I didn’t see that coming

        • Oliver Trigg

          Not over yet 😉 As I watch its 2-1. Hopefully Jets can ride the momentum of their goal now. Remember when they were 2-0 down (3-0 if a goal wasn’t disallowed) v the Wild. They went on to score 7 in a row.

    • Iceman

      Dude no disrespect but your picks are horrible

      • lion

        If you dont find them suits to you then you look for another or create your own. Good luck

        • Iceman

          I’m not the only one that thinks so!

          How about some reasons behind your picks?

          • lion

            Ok lets wait and see.

          • Dmitry Fedotkin

            risky picks but… here are some reasons behind:
            1) WIN have to release grip from time to time. You can’t roll through 82 games on the higher gear. It’s cross conference game, Detroit after blowout and at home. In Detroit comes out hungry for revenge Winnipeg might drop this one off without big effort.
            2) It just about Jarry. He is not the one to carry this team. Rangers are hunting for points same as Penguins and will be IN this game. Jarry’s been winning lately but obviously he is a back up and few more L in his stats is just a matter of time. Rangers might do just that.
            3) LA first home after very very strong road. Few nights home with families after extensive absence plus coming back home in a good mood…might loosen up concentration. Plus its Boudreau’s well known opposition from his time with ANA. Might give some good leads to guys in locker room.
            4) VAN/CAR is just 50/50
            5) VEG just has to collapse big time. I’m 100% sure they won’t make play offs. They can’t go season long in a play off tempo as they started. I think we are seeing the sights of the beginning of the process. ANA is good enough pick for tonight

          • Oliver Trigg

            100% sure they won’t make the playoffs – thats a bold statement to make lol I for one 100% think the Knights will make the playoffs.

          • gooby

            When 3 out of your 5 picks will be correct, you will shut everybody’s mouth. Let’s see.

          • Bulletproof

            Nothing wrong with those picks. There’s more to wagering than team stats.

            Not everyone is a sheep.

            You’ll hit 3 if those picks.

          • Oliver Trigg

            Agreed, hard to tail a pick without any reasons to.

          • Bulletproof

            Hmmmmm 2 for 2 hahaha

            You better hope the next 2 go 0 for 2.

            How stupid do you feel posting shit like that to someone.

            It’s gambling anything can happen.

            I love seeing guys go outa the ordinary cookie cutter followers and have a winning night !

            lol hilarious

          • Christian Gee

            hahahaha funny bullet proof…..foot in mouth job but in fairness it would be good if he put the reasons for his bets

          • Bulletproof

            I hear ya there. I only fired in on the post because to me nothing is more satisfying when I see someone go out on his own and not follow all the obvious chalky picks.

            Nice when others take the time and do the tag along write ups, personally I think it’s for their own ego. lol … We could all write a story along with our pick but is their really a point ?

            It’s gambling ANYTHING can happen in the game to fu$k the wager into a loss.

            Go with your gut lol

          • Oliver Trigg

            You are possibly the most angsty non- contributor here. Everything here is done in a friendly manner, even if we disagree. Stop mouthing off and add something, even if your tips are wrong.

          • Bulletproof
      • magus1349

        Next time wait for the end of the games!:))

    • Adrian Žé Rosipal

      I have been following Lion since last season and I think he knows what hes doing

      • lion

        Thank you for saying that my friend

    • Jens Denmark

      2/5 is not bad – look forward to seing your picks for tonight 🙂 GL.

      • lion

        yes, but it was very close to 3/5. I will try my best tonight.

  • Western Rattlers

    I agree to WINS by the Jets and Tampa to go OVER.
    Strong Leans to win: Montreal, Tampa
    I like the matchups tonight for what could be some great hockey and some very revealing games regarding “state of affairs” for these teams, but the picks are not less tough for betting. NOTE: Tampa may be stronger right now than the win/loss situation reveals, because Tampa has lost 4 games on back-to-backs this year (that also featured travel), has done reasonably well against some really tough teams lately, and is at home well rested tonight ………..vs the Islanders who are on the second of the back-to-back, on the road (8-7 away), and have been winning against bottom-third teams over the last month, not challenging teams. Islanders beat Tampa in Tampa Nov 18 when the Islanders were well rested, so I don’t see that as a presumption of what goes on tonight! Montreal? To win 6-2?

  • JayelCee GB

    No bets from me tonight at the moment I’m still getting over Calgary falling to the flyers and me having to skate naked 😂😂🏒

  • H20

    Im going with jets and knights win today.

  • Jens Denmark

    Tonight I have the following bets:

    Jets reg. @ 2.20 = red hot at the moment
    Montreal reg. @ 2.45 = riding the Price effect
    Colorado reg. @ 2.20 = Buf can’t seem to find the back of the net so I am betting on that trend to continue
    Kings reg. @ 2.15 = red hot right now – great wins against Caps, Blues & Hawks – if they really are a top team this season they have to beat a struggeling Wild team

    GL!

    • Mojo

      Love Jets, Habs and Kings reg bets!

  • Izmo

    So thinking van and dallas for today….

  • Izmo

    Vanc. For sure.

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    Geir project 2/8

    Pittsburgh-Rangers over 5.5
    Blues win ML

    Good luck everyone!

  • Edis Hadzic

    tampa ML,jets ML,pitt ML,kings ML,columbus ML

  • JayelCee GB

    I’m on the Jets and the Lightning in regulation double tonight.
    5/8 since started

    • Oliver Trigg

      Thought you weren’t on anything tonight 😉

      • Gavin Baldwin

        I weren’t originally oliver but had a look and thought the jets were a given along with the bolts but winnipeg didnt turn up I should have stuck to my guns and had a night off

  • Izmo

    Mates… anyone see vanc. Win

    • Izmo

      Yes we se and qwaaks. Ok just me.

    • Mojo

      Yeah like Van tonight!

  • yupyup

    Any goalscorer tips for tonight? Have had some luck with the Vegas duo Marchessault and Karlsson this season. First season betting on the NHL.. Thanks in advance!

    • Oliver Trigg

      Stamkos, Wheeler, Scheifele, Kessel, Kopitar, MacKinnon. They’re all pretty consistent at finding the net.

      • yupyup

        Cheers, will have a look at them

  • DJ S.Cream

    Kings Reg.
    Knights ML
    Jets ML
    Bolts over 5.5
    Pens over 5.5
    Stars ML
    Canes ML
    Jackets ML

    Lean – Avs n Canucks but wouldn’t put MY money on em 😂

  • Xavier Awouters

    Pens o2.5 + Bolts o2.5 1.96 is this too easy?

  • jets ML and also over 5.5 in the game

    u can do live over 4 if it goes odd 2.05 or more and over 3.5 odd 2.5 or more

    tampa bay and islanders same thing over 5.5 and over 4 and over 3.5 method

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    Ducks ML, goalkeeper is doing okey for Ducks,
    Minnesota ML are playing better and better

    Also Nashville can suprise Dallas, but no bet

    Good luck everyone!

  • Pat

    Hi everyone,

    • Pat

      Also really like Buf/Col O5.5@2.20 especially with these goalies:
      Varlamov (8-5-1, 3.09, 0.905, 1)
      Lenher (5-12-2, 2.98, 0.903, 1)

  • Adrian Žé Rosipal

    Kings ML, Avalanche ML, Vancouver ML

  • Christian Gee
    • H20

      Nice win. I lost beacuse of jets. Had jets win inc ot

      • Christian Gee

        Yes. Im British and my specialisms ” soccer”. In the ice hockey I just look for goals to be honest as I find the win market too.tough to predict ( lack of knowledge first and foremost). Went on the over expecting jets to retaliate but went the other way with Detroit scoring so pure luck on my part. Isles Vs lightning seemed a given for goals .

        • Adrian Žé Rosipal

          Hey man, I live in UK as well, and I usually make bets on football as well, maybe we could help eachother

          • Christian Gee

            Sure. Any thoughts for this weekend ?

          • Adrian Žé Rosipal

            haven’t had a deeper look at it yet but I will comment on one of your posts when I have time to do so

          • Christian Gee

            I have a feel for goals in West ham Vs Chelsea early sat morning over 2.5 at 1.91…early thought

          • Adrian Žé Rosipal

            I was looking at that one too, I was thinking about a combination of Both to score and 2,5+ the odds are around 2,3, but I am not sure because West ham has been a disaster so far, but like I said I will have a deeper look at it on Friday probably. Now I am looking at the european league, I love the odds on Marseille since Salzburg has fixed 1st place in their group, so I dont really think that they will play with the best squad they have and Marseille is still in the game for knock-out.

          • Christian Gee

            See Marseille is 0-0 ATM. Personally I don’t bet on cup competitions like Europa, fa cup and the league cup.

          • Adrian Žé Rosipal

            Yea unfortunately, I will have plenty of time tomorrow to look at this weekends matches

          • Christian Gee

            I’ve got WhatsApp. +7522664225. Message on there if you want, it’s easier. I switched notifications off on this. Cheers ! Name is Christian btw. From Berks in UK but living abroad these days.

          • Adrian Žé Rosipal

            I dont know why but I just cant add you to my whatsapp, here is my number +421902393354, try to add me, hope u will have more luck

          • Christian Gee

            Think I forgot to put the 44 in at the front sorry.

    • Gavin Baldwin

      I’m in the UK too Cardiff definitely lucky on that jets game but hey thats the nature of the game

  • Christian Gee

    anyone have an in play tip right now for kings vs wild ? 0-0 after 1st period…