Thursday, March 4, 2021 | The Hockey Betting Podcast
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EPISODE RECAP: On this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast, Cam Stewart’s prediction of more and more single-goal NHL outcomes – and underdog puck line victories – is looking better all the time. Late-week scores included four OT games, four one-goal regulation outcomes, and a Friday shoot-out in which the Chicago Blackhawks upset the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning. Calgary snapped back to form vs Ottawa in a game that didn’t surprise Brian Blessing at all. The Hockey Betting Podcast also nailed the problems between the pipes for Vegas, as tired netminder Marc-Andre Fleury took a break on Friday only to watch Swedish goaltender Oscar Dansk give up four goals. Max Pacioretty led the Golden Knight attack with three points as Vegas prevailed 5-4 in OT and the game easily blew-away its “Vegas” total. Toronto got lost in the scenery of Vancouver, and St. Louis beat Los Angeles without Vlad Tarasenko, yet another pair of moneyline wins for Cam. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The March 4, 2021 episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast opens on a serious note, but it’s not the end of an era. Puckheads Brian Blessing and Cam Stewart lament a long history of close misses on PGA golf betting with Cam typecast as the perpetual bridesmaid on a recent streak of second place PGA picks. Meanwhile, in spite of Brian’s warning, the guys decide to cut this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast in half and plan to produce a special Saturday/Sunday episode for this weekend’s huge slate of NHL games. The guys take a stand for 50-year-old slang minted by Don Cherry, and “Grapes” isn’t what Brian sees inside the jerseys of soft NHL teams. Who is tough enough to make an omelette in the league? Dylan Cozens steps up Yukon tough, and the guys explain where to find the best hip check in NHL betting. Listen to The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s colorful hockey analysis, expert NHL betting advice and free NHL picks.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins
Hear from the guys about Sidney Crosby’s absence and the Sin City goal total for Pittsburgh-Philly on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Winnipeg Jets at Montreal Canadiens
Will Cam escape the zip ties of destiny, or will he run headlong into the trunk of a waiting car? Hear Cam’s trademark analysis of the betting lines for this match-up on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes
It may sound counter-intuitive, but sometimes the best bets are the ones we don’t make. Hear a wise recommendation from Cam on Carolina vs Detroit.
New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
Brian sees an angle for clubs coming off games with Buffalo. New Jersey’s (-105) moneyline comes into focus. Hear the guys NHL betting analysis and free picks on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Florida Panthers at Nashville Predators
Cam proposes, and Brian looks for consensus on whether to bet the Over/Under on this match-up, which is steady at just 5.5 goals for the Panther at the Preds. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for Brian and Cam’s take on betting this NHL game.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Chicago Blackhawks
Brian and Cam agree on a goal total pick. Hear this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for the details.
Columbus Blue Jackets at Dallas Stars
Are the Dallas Stars (-145) motivated enough to beat visiting Columbus? Listen to today’s episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast to hear Cam Stewart’s score forecast.
Ottawa Senators at Calgary Flames
Brian dishes on Calgary’s boredom in Ottawa, saying the Flames couldn’t even get the warm-up skate right. Is it time for an underdog play, or is there wisdom in Cam’s money-in-the-bank totals pick? Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for the discussion and free NHL picks.
Toronto Maple Leafs at Vancouver Canucks
The guys agree that Toronto is the superior club, but timing is everything for bets on a weird NHL season. Especially if the Maple Leafs (-155) go mountain hiking. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for the best NHL betting odds analysis and free picks.
Buffalo Sabres at New York Islanders
Cam has harsh words for Jack Eichel as bettors sour on Buffalo (+165) and pass on the high-side of the Over/Under, now a meek (5) goals for Thursday’s faceoff. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for Brian and Cam’s NHL betting tips, hockey betting strategies, and free picks.
Friday March 5, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins
Should Alex Ovechkin be suspended for targeting the family jewels of opponents? Brian and Cam squirm uncomfortably in their chairs while making an O/U prediction. Hear this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for the NHL discussion.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Chicago Blackhawks
Tampa Bay is an immense road favourite at (-215), but a (6.5) total seems to promise thrills in Chicago. Hear today’s episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for Brian and Cam’s analysis of Friday night’s NHL betting odds and line movement.
Minnesota Wild at Arizona Coyotes
Brian compares the Wild to the Los Angeles Kings and discusses the O/U total. Cam thinks there’s a better main-market pick for Arizona vs Minnesota. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for the details.
Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche
Colorado (-275) is expected to earn the W at home, but the Ducks’ dogged defence is keeping the total cautious at (5.5) goals. Hear this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for Brian and Cam’s NHL betting strategies, hockey betting tips and free NHL picks.
St. Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings
Gateway City fans have waited a million years for Vlad Tarasenko to return from injuries. News on the Russian sniper’s status remains cloudy, but Cam makes a confident bet on Kings-Blues anyway. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast and hear what the guys say about this NHL match-up.
Vegas Golden Knights at San Jose Sharks
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, except that the whole world is starting to expect a backup Golden Knights goalie to play in San Jose. Flowers can’t stay fresh forever! Hear more from Brian Blessing and Cam Stewart on the San Jose vs Vegas net-minding match-up and its effect on NHL betting strategies on today’s episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
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