avatar Written by Graeme on Friday, December 18th, 2015

Well – I knew last night wasn’t going to be a good night just 9 minutes into the Leafs game. After everything I wrote about Sparks and the confidence the Leafs had in him – he was pulled and the Leafs were 2-0 down.

Thankfully it was an injury as to why he was pulled – because he had been playing a blinder before that and 2 PPGs against him really say less about him than the team. Leafs fought back but with Bernier in net – not gonna happen.

The Dallas Stars were surprisingly blown out by the Calgary Flames. They scored a short handed goal to go up 1-0 and everything was looking good – but the Flames stepped up

We had the Over in the Blackhawks/Oilers game and the Blackhawks held up their end of the bargain. Unfortunately the Oilers couldn’t get anything past Crawford.

Tonight we’ve got 6 games on the go. Let’s see what we’ve got:

Capitals vs Lightning Betting Tips:

Capitals have two victories already over the Tampa Bay Lightning and I like them to make it a third.

Tampa are without Palat, Johnson and Drouin and are going up against a Washington team that have been firing on all cylinders all throughout the season.

We’ll take Washington Capitals in regulation here.

Canada: 2.07 Odds at 5Dimes.
USA: +107 Odds at 5Dimes.
Everyone Else: 2.07 Odds at 5Dimes.

Panthers vs Hurricanes Betting Tips:

A lot of stats lean towards the Panthers today – but I like the Carolina Hurricanes.

Panthers have obliterated the Devils and Islanders in their last two road games but I think this is a step too far for them. The Hurricanes are also surging and Jeff Skinner has really helped the team fire on all cylinders at the moment.

However I don’t like the odds on the Canes. They’re too heavy favourites in what I think should be a lot closer in terms of odds. Actually makes the Panthers probably a value bet.

Going to take Over 5 in this game.

Canada: 1.83 Odds at Sports Interaction.
USA:-118 Odds at 5Dimes.
Everyone Else: 1.83 odds at Pinnacle Sports.

OHL Betting Tips:

We continued our great run with another win this week.

Tonight we’ve got the Mississauga Steelheads to win at 1.71 odds over the Sarnia Stings.

You can bet the OHL at any of the below:

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




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Claus Pedersen

Im sitting with som beers (cheers), so im just gonna throw a fast one. Boston Win basen on the great 10-2-2 rekord, as well as fleury is out. Thank rask will keep the go al pretty clear, so id sat Boston for Win as well as the tips graeme Came with ..

Good luck

SanDiegoBruins

Recap: 6-1 last night
Flyers to win by 2+ – 2-0 Flyers
Kings ML – 3-0 Kings
Kings 2.5+ – 3-0 Kings
Flames/Stars over – 3-1 Flames
Flames/Stars over 1.5 for 1st – 2-1 Flames in 1st
CBJ/Yotes over – 7-5 CBJ
CBJ +2.5 – 7-5 CBJ

Today:
Bs ML – Bs playing really well and Tuukka back to Vezina level (2 Us, 2 Ks, 2 points!), Pens tanking and starting Zatkoff

Cats/Canes over – lots of 5+ games on both sides recently.

Canes ML – Cats are better team but played last night. I’d add this to a 2-way parlay with a 3-4 other low value options.

Caps ML – Caps are better team. I’d add this to a 2-way parlay with a 3-4 other low value options.

Sens ML – Sharks will be tired and probably will start Stalock. I’d add this to a 2-way parlay with a 3-4 other low value options.

Nucks/Wings – only value in this game is under or Wings -1.5

Jets ML – NYR suck right now and just came off a beating in Minn.

good luck everyone

Pepa

what the hell ML means 😀 i still cant get it

SanDiegoBruins

there are generally three primary bets: money line or who will be the eventual winner/loser. spread or margin of victory/loss and total points scored between both teams (usually 5 or 5.5). When I indicate ML it’s short hand for money line.

Alex

Moneyline

Alex

You seem to always have good picks, post them before the games so other’s can get inspired. thx

SanDiegoBruins

Most days I do

magus1349

One unit on Carolina@2.25, one unit on Washington @2 and one unit on Pittsburgh@2.5

NFPowercat

Where are you seeing anything close to caps +107 at 5dimes?

Graeme

It’s dropped to +103 now but was +107 at time of post.

NFPowercat

That is with the spread not moneyline. Thank u for the reply by the way. So when you say regulation are you always referring to the spread not straight up?

Graeme

In regulation means in regulation time – so within the first 60 minutes. If it goes to OT, it’s a losing bet.

Some books handle the wording differently. Bet365 use Money Line 3-Way for example. And yeah 5Dimes is the weirdest because they have the section for “within 60 minutes” but then have Capitals -0.5.

They also list -165 without the handicap – if you bet that line and it goes to OT, it’s a push. That’s not the bet we go with – with ours if it goes to OT it’s a loss.

NFPowercat

Explains a lot. Thank you.

traveler

So Tampa is going to win, sorry.