April 8, 2021 | The Hockey Betting Podcast
The Islanders’ acquisition of Palmieri and Zajac kicks off the April 8, 2021 episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast as Brian Blessing and Cam Stewart laud Lou Lamoriello’s major trade move before the guys turn to discuss the NHL odds for today and tomorrow. How will hockey betting strategies and situational handicapping angles change as the NHL season shifts gears past the NHL trade deadline? At the end of this episode, the guys also can’t resist talking about picks for this weekend’s PGA major, the Masters in Augusta, Georgia. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s NHL predictions, insights into hockey odds, and free NHL picks.
Thursday April 8, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
Florida Panthers at Carolina Hurricanes
Florida’s opening line of (+125) isn’t budging a nickel, but Tuesday’s seven-goal outcome has helped the O/U total tick upward to (6) goals even for the rematch in Raleigh. Hear the guys sort through the relevant variables to arrive at their positions on the game when you listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets
Tampa Bay is officially showing cracks in the armour, but a Lightning moneyline of (-210) means Las Vegas oddsmakers are expecting a bounce-back for the Bolts, who have fallen to third place behind the Canes and Panthers in the NHL’s Central Division.
Winnipeg Jets at Montreal Canadiens
Find out whether Brian Blessing and Cam Stewart can agree on a Canadiens Jets faceoff that even Sin City handicappers can’t seem to find a consensus on, with the goal total rising to (6) at some sportsbooks and standing pat at (5.5) elsewhere. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast to hear the debate.
Pittsburgh Penguins at New York Rangers
Early action appears to favor the New York Rangers (-120) in yet another NHL contest with (6) goals handicapped on the O/U line. Hear this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast to find out how Brian and Cam are sizing up this tough NHL match-up.
Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals
Washington’s attack fell flat in a shut-out loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday, causing NHL speculators to shrink Boston’s line to (-105) for a Thursday faceoff at Capital One Arena. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for how Brian and Cam are looking to attack this NHL match-up.
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Islanders
The Flyers are not guys’ favourite lean these days, but do Cam and Brian plan to lay (-165) on the host New York Islanders? In addition to the recent Isles trade, Brian and Cam have a lot to say about these teams. Hear the conversation on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
New Jersey Devils at Buffalo Sabres
New Jersey is a popular (-135) wager for Thursday’s faceoff in Buffalo, despite the Sabres’ improved form and goaltending that has kept the O/U solid at (5.5). Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast to get all of Brian and Cam’s NHL insights, picks predictions, and hockey humour.
Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings
Detroit has no hope of reaching the NHL playoffs, but are the Nashville Predators a wise wager at (-150) after needing a shoot-out to conquer the Red Wings just two days prior? Hear what Brian and Cam have to say about this NHL match-up on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Dallas Stars at Chicago Blackhawks
Unmoving sportsbook lines of (5.5) total goals and (-115) on the favoured Dallas Stars may indicate that NHL gamblers are as tired of betting this match-up as the rosters are sick of playing in it. Brian and Cam take a hard look at this tough NHL game and consider the angles. Hear the guys hash it out on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Edmonton Oilers at Ottawa Senators
NHL superstar Leon Draisaitl dazzled with a hat trick in Edmonton’s 4-2 series-opening win. Will the Oilers (-195) snatch six points in Ottawa? Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s NHL odds analysis, free NHL picks, and a few laughs along the way.
Friday April 9, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
New York Rangers at New York Islanders
The New York Rangers have the second-best goal differential but only the fifth-best record in the East Division, giving the visitors a sense of urgency with the host Islanders a slim (-127) favourite in Friday night’s cross-town rivalry game. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast and hear Brian and Cam consider the various betting angles.
Pittsburgh Penguins at New Jersey Devils
Pittsburgh is a (+150) puck line wager in a contest with a (6.5) goal total, following the Pens’ netminders giving up an abysmal 14 goals in the club’s previous pair of games. Hear the guys discuss this NHL game on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast
Washington Capitals at Buffalo Sabres
No matter how much sharper the Buffalo Sabres have looked recently, Washington is drawing ML bets at (-250). The guys consider the Washington Capitals a dark-horse Stanley Cup contender in 2021, but can they recommend a short-odds wager on a visiting club? Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast and get the guys’ take on this NHL match-up.
Minnesota Wild at St. Louis Blues
A surprise win over the Vegas Golden Knights by St. Louis has helped the Blues cast themselves as only a (-106) underdog vs the Minnesota Wild. But will Minnesota’s offense dominate for a third game in a row? Hear the guys examine the betting factors for this NHL game on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Arizona Coyotes at Vegas Golden Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights take on a scrappy Arizona Coyotes team that has clawed its way into NHL playoff position over the last three weeks. The guys consider the betting angles on this difficult NHL match-up. Listen to the conversation on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Colorado Avalanche at Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim may play a conservative brand of hockey, but shifting lines show the betting public likes Colorado to light the lamp all Friday night, with the Avalanche a (-133) puck line favourite for a game with a rising (6.5) O/U total. Hear the guys hash out this NHL match-up on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Los Angeles Kings at San Jose Sharks
The Sharks are a steady (-157) moneyline pick at a do-or-die moment for both playoff hopefuls. Hear how the guys are looking at betting this NHL game on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s hockey betting strategies, NHL insights, and free NHL picks.