avatar Written by Scott on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Wow that was a close night but in the end we went 2-0 with the betting tips.

We had over 5.5 in the Lightning vs Penguins game and we won when the Crosbyless Penguins won 4-2. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left the game after the first period with a lower body injury and did not return.

Our other win came when we tipped the Buffalo Sabres to continue their hot streak against the Ottawa Senators. This was a crazy game. The Sabres led 3-1 only to let the Sens back into it. But it was Buffalo who came away with the 5-4 win in a shootout.

The other game of the night saw the Islanders beat the Devils 3-2 also in a shootout.

A nice full schedule tonight with 11 taking place. The Kings vs Blues should be a good, tight game. The Leafs will face a tough test against the Ducks where the Leafs are looking to push their winning streak to 6 games. Overall an awesome night of hockey.

And the most unsurprising news ever, the Edmonton Oilers have fired their coach Dallas Eakins. It was only a matter of time as the Oilers are horrible and its usually the coach who is the first to get the axe. This team needs a complete overhaul. Their rebuild hasn’t amounted to anything and they need a new approach.

Let’s get to the NHL betting tips for Tuesday, December 16th

Capitals vs Panthers Betting Tips

Both teams have had up and down starts to the season but it looks as though the Caps are starting to gain traction and now sit in third place in the Metro Division.

I think the Panthers have over achieved so far even though they sit in the middle of the Atlantic Division they should be much lower.

Capitals Win for 1.80 betting odds at http://www.5Dimes.eu for Americans(Need to register to see lines) and and http://www.Bet365.com for everyone else.

Lightning vs Flyers Betting Tips

The Lightning still lead the league in goals scored so as always when they face a team with weaker goaltending they could blow up.

The Flyers are going to be taking on Evgeni Nabokov after the Lightnings starting goalie, Ben Bishop, left yesterday’s game with a lower body injury.

The last time these teams played it was the Lightning winning 4-3. So let’s hope for more of the same in this one

Over 5.5 in the Lightning vs Flyers game for 1.77 betting odds at Bovada for Americans and http://www.Bet365.com for everyone else.

Oilers vs Coyotes Betting Tips

The Oilers are bad, really really bad. So it finally happened, and it should have much sooner in the season, and they fired their coach

Teams seem to respond in the games after a coach gets fired are the Oilers going to follow suit?

Well they are taking on a team that has had their own share of struggles this season the Phoenix Arizona Coyotes. They sit right above the Oilers in the standings for the last two spots in the Western Conference.

I like the Oilers to come out and give their best effort of the season in this one.

Oilers Win for 2.35 at Bovada for Americans and http://www.Bet365.com for everyone else.

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