NHL Free Picks 12-01-16

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New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals Preview

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals meet at Verizon Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Capitals listed as 240-moneyline favorites versus the Islanders, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Maple Leafs on November 26. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, New York was a 2-1 winner at home against the Flames. Bettors on New York at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 8-10-4 SU
NY Islanders is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games
NY Islanders is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
NY Islanders is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road

Washington:
Team record: 13-6-2 SU
Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals

Free Pick: Over 5 goals.

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Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets Preview

The Edmonton Oilers and the Winnipeg Jets will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at MTS Centre.

Oddsmakers currently have the Jets listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Oilers, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.

In their last action, Winnipeg was a 3-2 winner at home against the Devils. Bettors on Winnipeg at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Edmonton was a 4-2 loser at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Edmonton:
Team record: 12-10-2 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Edmonton is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Edmonton is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Edmonton is 18-7 ATS in its last 25 games on the road

Winnipeg:
Team record: 11-12-2 SU
Winnipeg is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Winnipeg is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Winnipeg is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets

Free Pick: Winnipeg Jets money line (-115)

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. St. Louis Blues Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the St. Louis Blues will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Scottrade Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blues listed as 150-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

St. Louis was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Stars. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Lightning were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Columbus at -129 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 13-10-1 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Tampa Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games on the road

St. Louis:
Team record: 13-7-3 SU
St. Louis is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. St. Louis Blues

Free Pick: Over 5 goals.

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New Jersey Devils vs. Chicago Blackhawks Preview

The fans at United Center will be treated to a game between the New Jersey Devils and the Chicago Blackhawks when they take their seats on Thursday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blackhawks listed as 155-moneyline favorites versus the Devils, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

The Blackhawks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

New Jersey lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Jets on November 29. Bettors who backed the Jets at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

New Jersey:
Team record: 10-7-5 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
New Jersey is 17-6 ATS in its last 23 games
New Jersey is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
New Jersey is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games

Chicago:
Team record: 15-6-3 SU
Chicago is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Chicago is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games

New Jersey Devils vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Free Pick: Over 5 goals.

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