NHL Best Bets & Betting Odds for Loaded Weekend of Top Shelf Action

NHL Best Bets & Betting Odds for Loaded Weekend of Top Shelf Action

Accordingly, all are grateful that NHL All-Star Game weekend is over. Better still is that this week is one of the best in the NHL betting season. The playoff race is on fire with full blast pressure. Of great concern for gamblers are makeup games and the compressed schedule. The NHL skipped the Olympics and has rescheduled canceled games for what was supposed to be a break. Accordingly, backup goaltenders and roster depth will be of premium value. It all begins with a potential Stanley Cup Final preview between the Lightning and Avalanche on Thursday night.

SBG NHL Best Bets of The Week

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche

Date and Time:Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9 p.m. ET
Location:Ball Arena, Denver, CO.
TV Coverage:ESPN+
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Overall, Tampa Bay is 30-10-6 with 25-20 over the total. The 2-time defending Stanley Cup champions rank 7th for goal scoring and 12th for goals against. Tampa Bay has gotten the money in seven of its most recent nine games. In like manner, the Avalanche have earned money in nine of their last ten tilts. Colorado stands at 32-8-4 with 26-14 over the offshore bookmaker total. The Avs rank 1st for goal scoring and 17th for goals against.

In this situation, the Lighting is a proven champion getting a road team discount.

SBG Best Bet: Tampa Bay Lightning.

New York Islanders vs. Edmonton Oilers

Date and Time:Friday, February 11, 2022, 9 p.m. ET.
Location:Rogers Place, Edmonton, AB.
TV Coverage:ESPN+
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The Islanders have lost four of their most recent six NHL betting matchups. Now New York has a record of 16-17-6 with 13-25 under the total. The Islanders rank 30th for goal scoring but 5th for goals against. By contrast, the resurgent Oilers have scored five wins in their last six games. Edmonton brings a record of 23-16-3 with 21-19 over the total. To summarize, Edmonton ranks 9th for goal scoring and 22nd for goals against.

A clear difference in the game is New York’s lack of goal-scoring. The Islanders lack the scoring arsenal to take advantage of the Oilers’ defensive and goaltending problems.

SBG Best Bet: Edmonton Oilers.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Date and Time:Saturday, February 12, 2022, 7 p.m. ET.
Location:Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC.
TV Coverage:NHL Network
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Following a brief surge for new head coach Bruce Boudreau, the Canucks are in feel fall. To show, Vancouver has dropped five of its last seven matchups. Vancouver has a record of 20-20-6, with 17-27 under the total. The Canucks rank 28th for goal scoring and 7th for goals against. Accordingly, Toronto is getting the money with seven payouts in their last eight games. The Maple Leafs stand at 30-10-3 with 23-19 over the total. Overall, Toronto is 4th for goal scoring and 6th for goals against.

Due to being the road team, the Maple Leafs will get a discount price. Late on, Toronto is in far better form than the Canucks.

SBG Best Bet: Toronto Maple Leafs.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Dallas Stars

Date and Time:Sunday, February 13, 2022, 2 p.m. ET.
Location:American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX.
TV Coverage:ESPN+
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Although Colorado is a top contender, goaltending remains a worry for the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Dallas has gotten the cash in five of its most recent seven games. Of major concern is that the Stars rank 17th for goal scoring and 20th for goals allowed. The Stars are 23-18-2 with 18-24 under the total.

In Colorado, we get a premium team with a road team discount.

SBG Best Bet: Colorado Avalanche.

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