NHL Free Betting Predictions 12-17-16

Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals Preview

Current NHL Betting Lines from Bovada

The Montreal Canadiens and the Washington Capitals will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Verizon Center.

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

Washington was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Hurricanes. They won as -107 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-2 loser at home against the Sharks. Bettors on San Jose at +128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal:
Team record: 19-7-4 SU
Montreal is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal’s last 6 games
Montreal is 14-2 ATS in its last 16 games on the road

Washington:
Team record: 19-7-3 SU
Current Streak: won 6 straight games.
Washington is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington

Free Pick: Over 5 Goals

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Preview

Current NHL Betting Lines from Bovada

The fans at Air Canada Centre will be treated to a game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Toronto Maple Leafs when they take their seats on Saturday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Penguins listed as 105-moneyline favorites versus the Maple Leafs, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.

Toronto lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Coyotes on December 15. Bettors who backed the Coyotes at +207 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Kings at +158 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 20-7-4 SU
Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 games
Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road

Toronto:
Team record: 11-11-7 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Toronto is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games
Toronto is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Free Pick: Pittsburgh Money Line (100)

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Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues Preview

Current NHL Betting Lines from Bovada

The division rival Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Scottrade Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Blues listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Blackhawks, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blues at -190 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Blackhawks were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 20-8-4 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Chicago is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games

St. Louis:
Team record: 17-10-4 SU
St. Louis is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
St. Louis is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
St. Louis is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues

Free Pick: Chicago Money Line (+120)