avatar Written by Graeme on Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Sorry about the delay in the tips today – the sportsbooks took awhile to get the line out for the Penguins game.

It was a 1-1 night last night with the NHL Tips.

We had the Devils/Maple Leafs to go over 6 goals and that hit 9 goals. The Devils were the big scorers in that one as they beat the Leafs 6-3. It was another solid performance by Schneider who had to make 47 saves and out of the 3 goals he conceded, 2 were power play goals.

The confidence a team has in a goalie really is such a big factor in the NHL. The Avs also displayed that last night in their victory over the Bruins. With Varlamov between the pipes they seem a different team.

We lost with the Penguins/Capitals Over 6 as that one only hit 5. There was a lot of close calls in the final 5 minutes for that one including a brutal empty net fail by the Penguins when they got caught offside getting too cute. Ovechkin also kept losing the puck during the 6 on 5 moments which was frustrating to see.

We move onto Thursday, October 12th with 7 games on the board and some intriguing games. I’m particularly looking forward to the Wings vs Coyotes game – I think it’ll be a good one to figure out where both teams are.

Let’s get to the tips:

Penguins vs Lightning Betting Tips:

I was a bit disappointed in the Capitals yesterday – they didn’t really make a game of it as much as I’d have liked and that hurt the game going over.

We’re hoping for a much more competitive performance tonight from the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tampa have played 3 games this season and all of them have been high scoring. The Tampa defense have hung Andrei Vasilevskiy out to dry a fair bit but the offense have been firing hot and I’m hoping for more of the same tonight.

These two had some thrillers last season – hell their last 10 games together have had at least 6 goals in them. You have to go back to November 2013 for the last time they went under. So let’s hope for another good game tonight.

Over 6 Goals incl OT/SO

Canada: 1.84 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.
USA: -125 Odds at Bovada.
Everyone Else:1.84 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.

Blackhawks vs Wild Betting Tips:

It’s been a struggling start for the Minnesota Wild and now they head to Chicago to take on the 3-0-1 Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks are putting in some terrific team performances at the moment and the Wild are playing without Parise and now Granlund.

Dubnyk was terrific last season but he’s off to a bad start with that pounding by Detroit where he let 4 goals past him. Now he’s going to have to step up big against the Blackhawks.

We think the Blackhawks will be too strong for them tonight. In saying that, the Blackhawks relied a fair bit on OT/SO wins last season so in that case we’re going to take that extra insurance of Blackhawks to win incl OT/SO.

Canada: 1.81 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.
USA: -130 Odds at Bovada.
Everyone Else: 1.81 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.

OHL / WHL / AHL / KHL Betting Tips:

(All below systems are based mainly on mathematics and statistics with very little human input and are deemed experimental. )

OHL Betting Tips (1-1, -0.35u): Windsor Spitfires 1.70 odds, Barrie Colts 1.90 odds. Both in regulation.

WHL Betting Tips (1-2, -1.08u): Moose Jaw Warriors 1.60 odds.

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BetNHL.ca ยป Tonights Tips ยป October 12th, 2017 NHL Betting Tips
  • I really like Stars tonight and I thought you too @Graeme.

    Stars ML @ 2.13


    • Graeme (BetNHL.ca)

      Their opponent tonight is what’s causing me the biggest issue. I really struggled to predict Predators results last season and I’m already feeling the same way about them. This early on I’m going to skip it.

      • Stars are start clicking and Bishop has been better than Rinne. I also like the stats SOG vs SOG allowed and so on. GL mate!

  • magus1349

    Combo in regulation with one unit: Blues, Penguins and Coyotes.

    • Elfradets

      Magus you forgot Hawks ๐Ÿ™‚
      Agreed with Blues tho

  • Chitown Sharp

    PIT TT Over 2.5
    CHI ML

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    Geir project 2/15

    Coyotes win %75

    Good luck everyone!

  • BLS

    0-2 last night picks coming soon๐Ÿค™

  • Elfradets

    Lion Project 2/15

    ***Blackhawks -1.5*** 2.95 @PartyPoker

    Blackhawks are on fire @ this start of the season.
    They are 3-0-1 with 21 goals scored in 4 games.
    15 Goals scored @ Home
    They won their last 3 games vs Minessota.
    Crawford confirmed in net for hawks, GAA 1.00

    Let’s hope they can keep going as they play at home agains’t struggling and injured Wild ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Alanson

    Sabres ML with 1 unit ODD 2.55

    Sabres OT with 1 unit ODD 4.00

    • I also like Sabres to go to OT and Red Wings one too.

  • Taking Lighting in Regulation over the Penguin’s. & The Blackhawks in Regulation against the wid

    • Western Rattlers

      Tampa has a clear opportunity to take 2 points, good call.

  • Western Rattlers

    Early agreements:
    OVER: Pitts
    Win: Chicago
    Early leans: Winnipeg/Van and St.Louis/Florida to go OVER
    Dallas/Nashville will likely land around 6, but I can’t see a clear O/U option there.

  • lion

    Tonight picks,

    Penguins win %100
    Wild win %80
    Sharks win %100
    Jets win %90


    Panthers – Blues over 5.5
    Lightnings – Penguins over 5.5

    Lion Project 3/15

    ***Detroit Red Wings win***

    Good luck everyone!

    • emaxczech

      Great job. Thank you very much ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Daniel Gutierrez

      why don’t like Blackhawks?

      • lion

        Couple of reasons behind it. Minnesota was always complicated for hawks. Specially on home games.

        • Elfradets

          Good job lion! Too bad hawks didnt take the opportunity mid second period! :p

          • lion

            As a fan did not trust them in that game because wild is the team we lost most of the time against.

          • Daniel Gutierrez

            amazing picks!!!

    • Elfradets

      Arguments on wild, Lion? ๐Ÿ˜›

      • lion

        There are good reasons behind. Check my reply that I did for Daniel.

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Way to go on the Wild pick

    • Arre

      Man you are really good…usually u have 1 wrong bet, thats really good but its me who is unlucky i always choose that one ๐Ÿ™

      • lion

        Penguins lost but they are the best and they can be unbeatable in case of neccesity. Tampa weirdly in good form and not sure for how long they gonna keep it. Same thing goes for Vegas as well. Pretty fresh and new team but has great starts. It is because they are well motivated with advertisments and expectations. Looking forward to see when they ll start losing and take a place on bottom.

    • anderson

      Hi Lion, we do like your style with combination of over/under .we are your fans ,thanks

      • lion

        Did not look for games yet. I ll share them on the tonight topic as soon as I have.

  • Victor Ozolins

    San Jose and Arizona to win – money line.

  • SanDiegoBruins

    Blues and Cats over – both teams have been scoring about 4 goals / game and the Cats having been giving up 4 goals / game. Both teams have speed but Cats are particularly young and speedy. Allen has been adequate, but not stingy. Luongo has been leaky. I have both teams TT 2.5 and 2+ first period. I’d be very surprised if this is a low scoring game.

    Blackhawks should be all over the Wild tonight. I have ML, PL, regulation, TT 2.5 and ML first. BH dominate in every category and Wild have been terrible in their own end and on the PK. Parise and Granlund out for Wild.

    Finally, I like the Red Wings to dominate the Yotes. Wings have been off to a great start, for them, while the Yotes are 0-fer and aren’t showing any signs of improving. Detroit has been outstanding on special teams and Howard has been very solid while Raanta is letting up 4+ / game. I have Detroit ML, regulation, TT 2.5 and to win 3rd period. They have been slow starting but have been killing it in the 2nd and 3rd periods. Injuries not a factor in this game.

    good luck folks.

    • SanDiegoBruins

      Wow, did I miss on the Blackhawks. Back to their lazy ways.

      • Elfradets

        Same.. They didn’t take their opportunity

  • LostRebel

    Tonights picks

    Bolts – Pens over 5,5
    Hawks – Wilds over 5,5
    Stars – Preds over 5,5
    Canucks – Jets over 5,5

    Laine to score
    Tarasenko to score

    Rebel project 1/15

    ***Winnipeg Jets win***

  • what2bet.net

    here’s what I got for tonight…GL

    Pittsburgh Penguins/Tampa Bay Lightning (O 6) for Game. -126

    Pittsburgh Penguins/Tampa Bay Lightning (O 1.5) for 1st Period. -134

    Minnesota Wild/Chicago Blackhawks (O 5.5) for Game -100

    Minnesota Wild/Chicago Blackhawks (O 1.5) for 1st Period. -106

  • Lendo

    Hawks inc OT/SO

    Pens/Bolts over 5.5

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    Crosby is going to score!