avatar Written by Scott on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

So my tip of the Capitals to win in regulation against the Blue Jackets didn’t come through. The Jackets won 3-0 so they picked up the win and shutout one of the top offenses in the league. I had to go with the Caps there as they had been so successful on the road and I feel like I made the right call but the NHL is tricky to call at the moment.

The Panthers scored 5 times in the 2nd period and beat the Senators 6-1. Acciari scored a hat trick for Florida.

After dropping their previous 2 games, the Predators beat the Rangers 5-2. The Rangers outshot the Preds in each period but Saros was on his game making 39 saves in the win.

David Perron scored a hat trick, the 5th of his career, for the Blues and they beat the Avalanche 5-2.

The final game of the night was the Oilers vs the Stars and Edmonton won 2-1.

The New Jersey Devils traded Taylor Hall to the Coyotes for a couple draft picks and some prospects. This is a huge move with Hall winning the Hart Trophy 2 seasons ago. Hall joins Kessel, Keller and Schmaltz to form a decent offensive group. Will be interesting to see how this pans out for Arizona.

A busy Tuesday with 11 games. Even with all of the games I am still going to skip tips for today and just post a few thoughts. Be sure to chat in the comments and post your picks.

 Game Thoughts:

Senators vs Lightning: The Lightning were preseason favorites to win the Cup but haven’t looked anything like that so far this season. This is normally a game where we would gladly take the Bolts at home but I feel better just avoiding it altogether.

Ducks vs Flyers: The Flyers have been a great home team going 10-2-4 but they are dealing with a bunch of injuries at the moment including Oskar Lindblom who was diagnosed with a form of bone cancer. The team may come together and rally around this devastating news but I’m not sure enough to make it a tip.

Coyotes vs Sharks:  The Coyotes are in 1st place in the Pacific and just landed Taylor Hall. I think that adding such a weapon like Hall is definitely going to help the Coyotes but it may take some time for him and the team to adjust.

Non-NHL Betting Tips:

Written by Graeme

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

Czech Extraliga Betting Tips (6-5, +0.18u): HC Verva Litvinov to win 2.00 odds, 0.5u.

Where To Bet the Non-NHL Leagues:

Canadians: Bodog and 888 Sports.
Americans: Bovada.
Everyone Else: 888 Sports.

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