Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Philadelphia Flyers 7:05 PM ET
The Flyers are coming off a decisive 5-2 home win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. They enter tonight’s game with Columbus having a .441 money line winning percentage on the season. This sets up a strong two-part NHL totals betting system. Any home team that comes off a home win by 3-goals or more, and they have a money line winning percentage of between .400 to .490, they’ve seen 112 of those 170-games (65.9%) go under the total since the beginning of the 1996-1997 year. If the home team is playing in the first half of their schedule, then the system has seen 64 of those 91-games (70.3%) go under the total since the beginning of the 1996-1997 year.
Free Pick: Columbus/Philadelphia to go under the total of 5.5.
Calgary Flames vs. Detroit Red Wings 7:35 PM ET
The Detroit Red Wings have lost their last 5 home games in a row. The Calgary Flames put together a brief 3-game road winning streak then subsequently have lost their last 2 away from the Scotiabank Saddledome. The combination of both teams recent futility in those specific roles sets up a very strong NHL betting system. Any time you have a money line favorite that’s lost 2 or more home games in a row, versus an opponent which has lost 2 or more straight games on the road, the favorite has gone 48-12 (80%) on the money line since the beginning of the 1996-1997 year.
Free Pick: Detroit -140 over Calgary
Edmonton Oilers vs. Colorado Avalanche 9:35 PM ET
The Colorado Avalanche come off a 3-2 road loss versus their division rival the Dallas Stars on Tuesday evening. The loss dropped Colorado’s money line record to 22-11 on the season, which equates to a .667 winning percentage. The Edmonton Oilers enter tonight with a money line record of 11-25 on the season. The combination of all these factors, in addition to this being just the 34th game of an 82-games regular season schedule for Colorado, creates a very profitable NHL totals betting system. Any home team with a total of 5.5 which is playing in the first half of the season, that comes off a loss to a division opponent, and has a winning percentage of between .600 to .700 when listed as the NHL odds money line favorite, versus an opponent with a losing record versus the money line, has seen 29 of those 37-games (75.7%) go over the total since the beginning of the 1996-1997 season.
Free Pick: Edmonton/Colorado to go over the total of 5.5