NHL Daily Gambling Preview – 1/16/21

Yesterday was my first losing day of the season, going 3-2 and losing .7 units on some juice. Not awful. Toronto fucked me at -210. I leaned the Caps and Flyers and instead pivoted to the Caps over and Leafs. Mistakes, but not a terrible night overall so time to move on to the huge slate today. I’m writing this pretty early today to get the 1:00 game in, so some stuff subject to change as starting goalies get confirmed but I’m confident on my bets regardless. 

Devils vs. Bruins (1:00)

Early game today with the puck dropping at 1 before football. I thought the Bruins would win pretty easily in their season opener against the Devils but it took them till a shootout in a low scoring game. Mackenzie Blackwood did a pretty good job in goal for the Devils and the Bruins struggled to score. The Bruins have Halak in net today, who’s one of the most reliable #2 goalies in the league so the drop off from Rask to Halak is negligible. I’d think the Bruins win this one again in a lower scoring game but I’m not touching it with the B’s being a big -200 favorite.

Coyotes vs. Sharks (4:00)

I didn’t watch a second of the game between these two west coast teams a few days ago but the Sharks won it 4-3 in a shootout. I’d take Arizona to bounce back today in another close game that I’m not betting.

Oilers vs. Canadiens (7:00)

After losing their opener, the Oilers bounced back and Draisaitl and McDavid are already at the top of the scoring stat sheets two games into the season. I think they win again here with Montreal going across Canada, but I don’t bet against Carey Price.

Islanders vs. Rangers (7:00)

When these rivals opened the season on Thursday, the Isles dominated and blanked the Rangers 4-0. I don’t really expect that to happen again but I’m not touching this game. Coin flip.

Red Wings vs. Hurricanes (7:00)

Thomas Greisse played pretty good in net for the Red Wings to open the year on Thursday, only allowing one Canes goal until the last 5 or 6 minutes of the game. Detroit’s offense was non existent though. I expect pretty much the same thing again today. I’m taking a unit on the Canes in regulation and a half unit on Canes -1.5. Also throwing in a half unit parlay on the Canes with Vegas.

Senators vs. Maple Leafs (7:00)

Fuck the Leafs. I hate this team. And the Sen’s may be good? We’ll see I guess. I’m taking the high over at 6.5 here as I think both teams could score and the Leafs have Jack Campbell confirmed in net.

Predators vs. Blue Jackets (8:00)

The first game of the season, the Preds beat the Jackets 3-1 in a kind of boring game. These teams are pretty evenly matched and both have pretty good goaltending so I’m not touching this one.

Kings vs. Wild (9:00)

In the first matchup between these two teams, Minnesota beat the Kings 4-3 in overtime. I think Minnesota wins again but these teams are hard to judge so I’m laying off this game.

Golden Knights vs. Ducks (10:00)

In their first game of the season, my second favorite team, Vegas let the Ducks hang around in a 2-2 game in the first period then took over and killed them 5-2. I think that pretty much happens again. Unit on Vegas in regulation, half unit on the puck line and my half unit parlay with Carolina.

Flames vs. Canucks (10:00)

Vancouver opened the season splitting their two game series with the Oilers with both games going over. Calgary’s only game of the season, against the Jets also went over with a 4-3 loss in OT. The over on this game is 6.5 so I’m hitting that for a half a unit and will be looking to add another half unit live hopefully at a lower number.

Picks

1u Hurricanes in regulation (-160)

.5u Hurricanes -1.5 (+110)

.5u parlay: Hurricanes ML/Golden Knights ML (+105)

1u Maple Leafs/Senators over 6.5 (-110)

.5u Flames/Canucks over 6.5 (+105)

1u Vegas in regulation (-170)

.5u Vegas -1.5 (+100)

Record: 11-5 (+1.42 units)


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