Monday's Top NHL Picks for Penguins/Bruins & Wild Panthers

Ross Benjamin

Monday, November 24, 2014 1:21 PM UTC

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 1:21 PM UTC

Are you looking for solid NHL betting value today? We have it for you in our “NHL Picks of the Day” article, which focuses on Flyers vs. Bruins, and Wild vs. Panthers. 

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins 7:05 PM ET

NHL Money Line: Pittsburgh -121/Boston +111

This will be a meeting of two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. The Penguins enter tonight with a superb 13-6 (.684) money line record. However, they’re coming off a 4-1 division road loss versus the Islanders in their previous game, and that marked their 2nd defeat in a row. This will also be their 3rd road game in the last 4-days.

The Bruins have posted a solid 13-9 (.591) money line record so far this season. They’re coming off a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, and that snapped a 6-game winning streak at the TD Garden in Boston. Despite the loss, they’ve gone a stellar 8-3 in their last 11-games, and are currently favorites in the NHL betting odds. Boston is a terrific 14-2 the last 2-seasons following a home loss in their previous game.


NHL Betting System
Any team (Boston) with a money line winning percentage of .510 to .600, versus an opponent with a money line winning percentage of .600 to .700, and they’re coming off a division loss by 3-goals or more, has gone 21-7 (75%) against the money line during the last 5-seasons.

Free NHL Pick: Boston +111 over Pittsburgh at 5Dimes


Minnesota Wild vs. Florida Panthers 7:35 PM ET

NHL Total: Over 5.0 (-130)/Under 5.0 (+110)

Heading into today, the Florida Panthers have gone 7-games in a row without going under the total. Those contests have a averaged a combined 6.7 goals per game. Florida is 7-11 (.389) against the money line this season.

The Minnesota Wild is coming off a 2-1 road loss at Tampa Bay in their previous game. The defeat dropped their money line record on the year to 11-8 (.579). All of this data on these two teams leads to a profitable betting system that will assist us in making one of our NHL picks for today.


NHL Betting System
Any road team (Minnesota) with a total of 5.0 or less, coming off 1 or more losses in a row, and they have a money line winning percentage of .510 to .600, versus an opponent (Florida) with a winning percentage of .250 to .400, has seen 33 of those 43-games (76.7%) go over the total since 1997.

Free NHL Pick: Minnesota/Florida to go over the total of 5.0

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