November 1st NHL Picks of the Day

Ross Benjamin

Saturday, November 1, 2014 1:04 PM GMT

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 1:04 PM GMT

Here are the top hockey bets your can make today from a handicapper who went a perfect 3-0 with his NHL picks at SBR on Friday with winners on Toronto, Detroit, and Anaheim. 

Ottawa Senators vs. Boston Bruins 7:05 PM ET

NHL Money Line: Boston -160 and Ottawa +135

NHL Total: Over 5.0 (-130) and Under 5.0 (+120)

This selection all revolves around what the Senators have accomplished recently, and on the season. Ottawa has amassed 32 or more shots on goal in each of their previous 5-games, and is averaging 30.3 shots on net per game on the season. The Ottawa power play unit is converting on a respectable 20.5% of their man advantage situations for the year. This sets up an extremely profitable money line betting system which can be used in making one of your NHL picks today.

Any road team (Ottawa) that averages 29 or more shots on goal per game, converts 17% or more of their power play opportunities, and had 30 or more shots on goal in each of their previous 5-games, has gone 43-24 (64.2%) against the money line during the past 5-seasons.

Free NHL Pick: Ottawa +135 over Boston at BookMaker

 

Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues 8:05 PM ET

NHL Money Line: St. Louis -160 and Colorado +150

NHL Total: Over 5.0 (-125) and Under 5.0 (+105)

The St. Louis Blues enter tonight riding a modest 3-game winning streak. The Blues have gone 5-4 (.555) against the money line on the season and Colorado is at 3-8 (.272). The combination of all those factors creates a successful situation regarding the total which I will use in making one of my NHL picks for these Western Conference teams tonight.

Any team (St. Louis) that has won each of their last 2-games, and has a money line winning percentage of .510 to .600, versus an opponent with a money line winning percentage of .300 or less, has seen 86 of those 127-games (67.7%( go under the total since 1997.

Free NHL Pick: Under 5.0 (+105)

 

Vancouver Canucks vs. Edmonton Oilers 10:05 PM ET

NHL Money Line: Vancouver -135 and Edmonton +115

NHL Total: Over 5.5 (-105 NHL Odds) and Under 5.5 (-115)

This selection is geared toward the total, and is straight to the point of the matter. The Canucks have won their last 3-games in a row and are 7-3 (.700) against the money line on the season. The Oilers enter tonight having gone 4-6 (.400) versus the money line. This straightforward set of scenarios leads to a very profitable betting system which can be utilized for a NHL pick in this game.

Any road team (Vancouver) that has a money line winning percentage of .600 to .700 on the season, versus an opponent with a losing record on the money line, and the game is in the first half of the season, has seen 56 of those 83 situations (67.5%) go over the total during the past 5-years.

Free NHL Pick: Over 5.5 (-105)

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