NHL Free Betting Predictions 12-23-16

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Verizon Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Capitals listed as 230-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Washington lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flyers on December 21. Bettors who backed the Flyers at +111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 5-2 winner at home against the Blues. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 17-14-3 SU
Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games

Washington:
Team record: 19-8-4 SU
Washington is 5-15 ATS in its last 20 games
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals

Prediction: Over 5 Goals

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

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

Oddsmakers currently have the Bruins listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Hurricanes, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

The Hurricanes were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -111 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 18-14-3 SU
Boston is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
Boston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Boston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

Carolina:
Team record: 14-11-7 SU
Carolina is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Carolina is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Prediction: Boston Money Line (-110)

Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

The fans at Scotiabank Saddledome will be treated to a game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames when they take their seats on Friday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Flames listed as 200-moneyline favorites versus the Canucks, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Sharks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -180 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Vancouver lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Jets on December 22. Bettors who backed the Jets at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Vancouver:
Team record: 14-17-3 SU
Vancouver is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

Calgary:
Team record: 17-16-2 SU
Calgary is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Calgary is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Calgary is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

Prediction: Vancouver Money Line +175