avatar Written by Scott on Thursday, March 16th, 2017

The Bruins stopped the Flames win streak at 10 when they won 5-2. The Bruins are in 3rd in the Atlantic, 5 points ahead of the Lightning. The Flyers shutout the Penguins 4-0.  The Flyers are in 11th in the East but only 5 points out of the playoffs.

The Avalanche beat the Red Wings 3-1.  The Avalanche are eliminated from the playoffs and the Red Wings are in 2nd last in the East 14 points out. Their consecutive playoff streak looks all but finished. The Ducks beat the Blues 2-1.  The Ducks moved into 2nd in the Pacific thanks to the Flames loss,  the Blues hold the 2nd and final wild card spot 4 points ahead of the Kings.

I have to keep these short today. 

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Bruins vs Oilers Betting Tips:

Both teams are in the playoffs but need to gain more points to guarantee a postseason.

They have played once this year and it was the Oilers winning 4-3.  The Bruins last 2 games have been high scoring with totals of 7 & 9.  The Oilers are coming off a 7-1 win over the Stars and are capable of going off for a pile every game.

With both teams needing points, I expect a good high scoring game in this one.

Over 5.5

Stars vs Canucks Betting Tips:

These teams have some high scoring games in the past.  Over the last 10 they have averaged 5.90 GPG. 

The last game was low with a total of 3 but before that there were totals of 9, 6, 5, 7 and 7.

With both teams out of the playoffs by more than 10 points they both see this as a crucial game.  And for that reason and their recent games I like this to be high scoring.

Over 5.5

Jets vs Islanders Betting Tips:

The last 4 games between these teams have been won by the Islanders.

The Jets are 12 points out of the playoffs and come into this game on a 4 game losing skid. The Isles hold the final wild card spot but the Lightning are tied with them for points.

With their recent success against the Jets and their need to stay ahead of the Lightning I like the Isles chances in this one.

Islanders Win incl OT/SO

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  • Smoking Barrel

    What do you think about Lightning-Maple Leafs going over5,5?

    • rapunz3l

      The maple boors haven’t been scoring lately. Tampa is a low scoring team. I would stay away from o/u

  • Guillaume

    Hi, i follow this site for a couple of month now (amazing job Scott and Graeme). It’s my first post. I’m a french canadian habs fans!!! Sorry if do a lot of writing mistake. I’m a money line tipper and for tonight i pick the wild ML at 1.74. Wild are second best team in the league for goal scored vs 21st for the carolina. 4th for the goal allowed for the wilds againts 19th for carolina. Wild are simply the best team in every aspect of the game and that why i pick’em. GL

    • patrice raymond

      C’est le fun de voir des francais
      GO HABS GO

  • Petri Kontiola

    Another green ticket for me last night. Good for me.:))
    Tonight BlueJackets, Devils, Oilers and Coyotes.

    • brandykee

      Nice job 😉

    • rapunz3l

      Devils? really? why? I respect your picks so I must know why?

    • Ossi Tuhkanen

      Heitäs Konna tälle päivää tipsit?

      • Petri Kontiola

        English please!
        I’m not from Finland.

  • lion

    Tonight picks.

    Panthers win %80 listed
    Islanders win %90 listed
    Blackhawks win %100 listed

    Other picks,

    Leafs win %80 listed
    Bruins win %70
    Coyotes win %60
    Stars win %70

    Good luck everyone!

    • rapunz3l

      Edmonton will win I like the others
      my nose agrees

  • Anderson Costa

    Hey guys, what’s up!? here are my picks for tonight.
    Caps – Reg
    Bruins – ML
    Sabres/Kings – over 5
    I’m still looking at other games, but for now that’s it.

    Good luck!!!

    • Guillaume

      Pick wild ML here why

      -Wild are 12-2 in their last 14 Thursday games.
      -Wild are 4-1 in their last 5 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6
      -Wild are 20-6 in their last 26 vs. a team with a losing record
      -Wild are 20-7 in their last 27 after scoring two goals or less in their previous game

      -Hurricanes are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. Western Conference
      -Hurricanes are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
      -Hurricanes are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Central.
      -3-8 in their last 11 games playing on one days rest

      • rapunz3l


      • Ben862

        Great stats! Hope to see more posts like this from you

      • Anderson Costa

        Nice job man! Agreed.

  • John Uduak

    guys what do we have to say concerning capital game . cap in regulation

    • rapunz3l

      Nashville is bad on the road but I am not convinced wash is over their slump. Nashville beat them this year too

  • Jeremy Patoine

    wild/flyers/islanders/preds ML

    avoid panthers/jackets ligthing/leafs.

    good evening guys 🙂

    • Mojo

      Why Preds? Caps take that one i think. Revenge game for them too

      • Jeremy Patoine

        Simply cause preds can beat wash… plus the fact that capitals is struggling at the moment. I like the odds on that one

        • Michael

          Well im sorry but caps played amazing last home match against the wild and i think they Will container tonight

          • Michael


          • Jeremy Patoine

            they almost blow a 3-0 lead.. I dont think amazing is the word lol

  • Ficzere Balázs

    Hi guys! My tonight tips : Hurricanes/Wild 5,5 over, Oilers/Bruins 5,5 over, Jackets/Panthers 4,5 over, Flyers win ( ML ) Kings Win , Sharks/ Blues 4,5 over. Thoughts??

  • Jphilll

    Tampa Bay

    All ML

    GL Guys

  • Western Rattlers

    To win: Islanders, Columbus and LA
    (good enough stats, current trends, matchup and situation)
    Over: the Boston-Edmonton game

  • LeDemonBlond

    Flyers, Wild, Jets, Red Wings. All ML, GLTA

  • berg13 panathas

    Hey guys i believe tampa ML because they win the five of six last games in home…and as a second choice i believe the NYI because they have a motivation

  • Henry Del Valle Sr.

    Hello gang! Really crazy week for me and the NHL. Teams are playing a lot of games in a short period. Playoff positions are up for grabs. Injuries are piling up. Weird situations and back to backs.

    Minny ML
    Devils ML
    Oilers ML
    Caps in Reg
    Best of luck!

  • John Uduak

    hello guys. do we have any suggestion on games today. thank you very much