Stanley Cup Playoffs: Hurricanes and Capitals Meet in Game 7

After two thrilling Game 7 NHL matchups Tuesday, the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals will square off for a third Wednesday. Carolina Hurricanes (+125) at Washington Capitals (-150), 7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN This first-round series has followed a specific pattern. The home team has won every game. How can the Hurricanes break the home-ice advantage pattern? Carolina appears to be most effective when they're the aggressor. The Hurricanes will want to try and overwhelm Washington goalie Braden Holtby with shots the [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Monday NHL Preview

In a pair of Game 6 matchups Monday, the defending champion Washington Capitals battle the Carolina Hurricanes on the road, while the Dallas Stars host the Nashville Predators. Washington Capitals (+105) at Carolina Hurricanes (-120), 7 p.m. ET After jumping out to a 2-0 series lead, it appeared Washington was headed for a sweep, but now the Caps are in a tough fight. The Hurricanes bounced back with 5-0 and 2-1 victories, but Washington ripped away momentum with a 6-0 [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Thursday NHL Matchups

The Stanley Cup Playoffs provide three crucial matchups Thursday night. Defending champion Washington will try to regroup after a loss to Carolina in Game 3, the St. Louis Blues take on the Jets in Winnipeg and the San Jose Sharks host the Vegas Golden Knights. (2) Washington Capitals +105 at (7) Carolina Hurricanes -125 (7 p.m. ET) After a 4-2 Game 1 win and a 4-3 overtime victory in Game 2, the Capitals appeared destined to make quick work of [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Round 1 NHL Action

It didn’t take long for the NHL playoff picture to change drastically. Heading into the postseason, Tampa Bay was a 2-1 favorite to win the Stanley Cup after locking up the Presidents’ Trophy in mid-March. Now facing a sweep at the hands of the wild-card Blue Jackets, the Lightning desperately need a win on the road in Columbus. Tampa Bay’s chances of coming all the way back to advance to the next round are incredibly low. Only four times in [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Monday NHL Matchups

The Stanley Cup playoffs roll along with four fantastic matchups Monday. Boston resumes its first-round series with Toronto, while Nashville and Dallas throw down in Big D, and the Calgary-Colorado and Washington-Carolina series continue. Check out the odds, analysis, and free picks for Monday night’s NHL games. (3) Boston Bruins +100 at (5) Toronto Maple Leafs -115 (7 p.m. ET) The first couple games in this series were opposites of each other. In Game 1, Toronto dominated Boston 4-1. The [...]

NHL Playoff Weekend Match-Up Picks & Brief Analysis

Find Quick Analysis on Key Match-ups for the NHL Playoffs Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs, TD Garden Arena, Sunday 8pm EST The Toronto Maple Leafs did two things in their Thursday night game against the Bruins that they have not done in near decades: They won the first game in their playoff series and they scored on a penalty shot. The Leafs have not won the first game since way back in 2004, and the last time they scored [...]

2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs First-Round Preview

The first round of the NHL's 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs starts Wednesday. Check out BetAmerica odds for first-round series winners, along with analysis and free picks. Wednesday Games (6) Pittsburgh Penguins -145 vs. (4) New York Islanders +120 Pittsburgh seems to be favored over the Islanders on reputation. For most of the regular season, the Islanders held a lead in the Metropolitan Division. It was only in the month of March that Washington overtook them. New York also ended the [...]

A Look at Each Team in the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL Playoff Preview The quest for Lord Stanley’s hardware begins this week. Check out a quick profile of each team in the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs along with BetAmerica odds to win the Stanley Cup. NHL Eastern Conference Playoffs 1. Tampa Bay Lightning +200 The Lightning ran away with the Atlantic Division. Tampa actually bottomed out the entire Eastern Conference with 128 points. They’re a massive favorite to win the Cup. WC2. Columbus Blue Jackets +2200 Columbus’ 98 points [...]

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: NHL, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

NHL Saturday Free Picks

Games to Watch Saturday in the NHL Lightning-Bruins highlights another great Saturday of NHL action! In addition to that matchup, Toronto heads to Montreal, while the Islanders take on the Caps in D.C. Check out BetAmerica odds, analysis, and free picks for five of the top matchups on April 6! [Saturday, April 6] Tampa Bay Lightning -110 at Boston Bruins -115 (1:00pm ET) In NHL standards, the Lightning are playing okay, going .500 in their last 6. From Tampa standards, [...]

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: NHL, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

NHL Tuesday Free Picks

Tuesday NHL Games to Watch The ice is heating up in NHL. Tuesday’s slate of games has Boston battling Columbus on the road, but the key matchup might be Winnipeg-Minnesota. The Jets are in first in the Central Division, but they haven’t been playing well. That should give Wild backers some confidence. Let’s dig deeper into that matchup, along with Bruins-Blue Jackets, Lightning-Canadiens, and Flyers-Stars! [Tuesday, April 2] Boston Bruins +125 at Columbus Blue Jackets -145 (7:00pm ET) Boston’s cooled [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: NHL, SportsWire|Tags: , , |