Today we have 3 excellent NHL picks of the day with Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Winnipeg Jets, Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars, and Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Winnipeg Jets 8:05 PM ET
NHL Money Line: Pittsburgh -145 and Winnipeg +135
The Penguins are averaging a robust 4.1 goals per game this season. Pittsburgh has gone 5-0 in their last 5-games, and won each of those 5 by 3-goals or more.
Any money line home underdog, versus an opponent that averages 2.85 or more goals per game, and is coming off 4 straight wins by 2-goals or more, has gone 44-21 (67.7%) against the money line since 1996.
Free NHL Pick: Winnipeg +135 over Pittsburgh at 5Dimes Sportsbook.
Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars 8:35 PM ET
NHL Total: Over 5.0 (-150) and Under 5.0 (+140)
Dallas enters tonight with a disappointing 4-8 money line record, and that equates to a .333 win percentage. The Predators are 7-5 against the money line so far, and that’s good for a .583 win percentage. The Predators have gone under the total in each of their previous 2-games.
Before placing your NHL pick tonight, understand that any road team with a total of 5.0 or less, coming off 2 or more games in a row that stayed under the total, and they have a money line win percentage of .510 to .600, versus an opponent that has a money line win percentage of .250 to .400, has seen 32 of those 41-games (78%) go over the total since 1996.
Free NHL Pick: Nashville/Dallas to go over the total of 5.0
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche 9:05 PM ET
NHL Money Line: Colorado -120 and Toronto +110
Colorado is coming off a 5-2 home loss to Vancouver on Tuesday, yet are still favored over Toronto in NHL odds tonight. The Avalanche has played a grueling schedule recently, and today will be their 8th game in the last 14-days.
Any road team versus an opponent coming off a home loss by 2-goals or more, and that opponent will be playing their 8th or more game in the last 14-days, has gone 112-73 (60.5%) since 1996.
Free NHL Pick: Toronto over Colorado