Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tuesday NHL Preview

A couple Game 7s are on the docket Tuesday, when the Toronto Maple Leafs battle the Boston Bruins and the Vegas Golden Knights take on the San Jose Sharks. Toronto Maple Leafs (+120) at Boston Bruins (-140), 4 p.m., NBCSN When the season started, the Maple Leafs weren't known as a defense-first team, and they didn't change anyone's mind during the season. They finishing 20th in goals allowed (3.04), 28th in shots allowed (33.4), and tied for 16th in penalty-kill [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Friday Night NHL Preview

The Maple Leafs hope to shake the Drake curse in Boston, while the Bruins try to tighten up their performance and will look to take the lead over Toronto. Calgary's top players are nowhere to be found, as the Avalanche starts to melt the Flames' hope of winning the series. I wish Toronto fans would be more accountable for their team. The Canadian internet lit up, playing the Drake blame game, after the Maple Leafs’ 6-4 loss to the Bruins [...]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Wednesday Night NHL Preview

The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue Wednesday, as Boston battles Toronto, Nashville takes on Dallas, and the Flames hit enemy ice against the Avalanche. (3) Boston Bruins +105 at (5) Toronto Maple Leafs -125 (7 p.m. ET) In what is shaping up as the most competitive first-round series, the Bruins could either tie it up 2-2 in Game 4, or Toronto could take a commanding 3-1 lead. The Maple Leafs beat the Bruins 3-2 in Game 3. Toronto can pretty much [...]

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 [...]

NHL Wednesday Free Picks – Can Flames Stay Hot Against Vegas Knights?

The NHL has stacked up four juicy matchups tonight! The top game has Western Conference powers Calgary and Vegas throwing down in Sin City. Check out analysis for that matchup along with all of the other great NHL action on Wednesday night. [Wednesday, March 6] Washington Capitals -130 at Philadelphia Flyers +110 (7:30 pm ET) The Capitals are on fire heading into their game with Philadelphia. Washington not only beat the Flyers 5-3 in the last head-to-head, but they’re on [...]

Thursday’s Best NHL Free Picks (Jan 17th) – Toronto-Tampa Clash Down South

The NHL showcases some of the best in the league on Thursday, Jan. 17. Three of the matches will be broadcast on television: Chicago Blackhawks-New York Rangers on NBC Sports Network, Toronto-Tampa Bay on ESPN+ and Winnipeg-Nashville also on ESPN+, and I have a breakdown of my favorite NHL free picks for the evening's action. Of the three games, Maples Leafs-Lightning’s the top game. Toronto and Tampa Bay have battled each other all season for Stanley Cup favoritism and the [...]

NHL Match-Ups to Watch on Saturday

Saturday’s loaded slate of NHL action is full of lucrative opportunities on game totals. Many of the day’s match-ups feature high scoring offenses against high scoring offenses and vice versa. The lines are still sitting within a half point of six in either direction, so bank on the low hanging fruit until trends show otherwise. Las Vegas Golden Knights vs Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia has been hurt by a few injuries but they’ve managed to make good work with their offense. [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Bet On The 2018 Toronto Maple Leafs Yet

Are the Leafs worth gambling on this early on in the season? by Clay Kidston The 2018 Toronto Maple Leafs are currently the favorite to win the NHL's Stanley Cup in 2019 at +700. The signing of local superstar John Tavares has propelled the Leafs way up the ladder to the top of the expert rankings. But the favorites to win the cup? I think not. Toronto, who lost in the first round of the 2018 playoffs to the Boston [...]