NHL Free Betting Picks for 12-16-16

Current NHL Betting Lines from Bovada

New York Islanders vs. Buffalo Sabres Preview

The fans at KeyBank Center will be treated to a game between the New York Islanders and the Buffalo Sabres when they take their seats on Friday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Sabres listed as 155-moneyline favorites versus the Islanders, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +113 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 5-4 loser at home against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 11-13-5 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
NY Islanders is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Islanders’s last 6 games
NY Islanders is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

Buffalo:
Team record: 11-11-6 SU
Buffalo is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Buffalo is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 5 games when playing NY Islanders

New York Islanders vs. Buffalo Sabres

Free Pick: NYI money line +135

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San Jose Sharks vs. Montreal Canadiens Preview

The San Jose Sharks and the Montreal Canadiens will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Bell Centre.

Oddsmakers currently have the Canadiens listed as 145-moneyline favorites versus the Sharks, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Montreal lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Bruins on December 12. Bettors who backed the Bruins at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

San Jose was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Senators. They won as -111 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

San Jose:
Team record: 18-11-1 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
San Jose is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
San Jose is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
San Jose is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road

Montreal:
Team record: 19-6-4 SU
Montreal is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Montreal is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Montreal is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home

San Jose Sharks vs. Montreal Canadiens

Free Pick: Over 5 goals

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Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes Preview

The fans at PNC Arena will be treated to a game between the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes when they take their seats on Friday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Capitals listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Hurricanes, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Carolina was a 8-6 winner in its last match at home against the Canucks. They won as favorites, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors.

Washington won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Islanders on December 13. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Washington:
Team record: 18-7-3 SU
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Washington is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road

Carolina:
Team record: 12-11-6 SU
Carolina is 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 6 games
Carolina is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Free Pick: Washington money line (-120)