April 13, 2021 | The Hockey Betting Podcast
While the Ginger Assassin, Steve Yzerman, and the trade deadline’s “irony of ironies” lead off the conversation, Brian Blessing announces to Cam Stewart that “This is intangible week in the NHL” on the April 13, 2021 episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast. Time for the season to shift gears. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s NHL insights, hockey betting analysis, and a few laughs.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
Buffalo Sabres at Boston Bruins
Boston is a gigantic (-325) money line favourite over the Buffalo Sabres after acquiring left winger Taylor Hall at the trade deadline. Brian brings up the “first game in the lineup after driving 600 miles” angle for this game’s betting strategy as Taylor Hall and Curtis Lazar drive in separate cars to play in Boston sweaters for the first time. Brian breaks down the improvements in the Sabres play since changing head coaches. Brian and Cam look at a plus money puck line on Buffalo against heavy favorite Boston. Hear the guys discuss this NHL match-up on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
Tighter NHL odds are drawn for the New York Rangers (-175) visit to New Jersey on Tuesday, with the O/U total falling from (6.5) to (6) goals even. The guys consider the mindset of the Rangers and whether they think they can make the playoffs or not. Cam considers a side and puck line play. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s hockey betting insights, NHL predictions and free NHL picks.
Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals
Nature – or at least the NHL odds board – balances itself out as the night’s next Las Vegas total rises to (6) goals on the Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers. The guys discuss the Anthony Mantha trade by the Capitals, and how it will impact the team’s post-season chances. Do the Flyers know that their season is already done? Listen to the conversation on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Calgary Flames at Toronto Maple Leafs
Speaking of rising O/U totals lines, some NHL betting sites are taking action on (6.5) goals for the Toronto Maple Leafs vs Calgary Flames despite the betting line having opened at (5.5), as speculators ponder how Nick Foligno can help energize Toronto for the stretch run. The guys take a look at the situational handicapping angles based on the goalies and whether “Big Save Dave” Rittich will play against his former team as well as he did for the Flames against the Leafs in the past. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast to hear the details.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Nashville Predators
The Tampa Bay Lightning are a (-170) favourite after trading for defenceman David Savard from rival Columbus. Brian asks Cam to check whether the dogs are on the leash or not. Hear Cam and Brian take a bold look at this NHL match-up on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Florida Panthers at Dallas Stars
Moneylines are (-50000) on the Florida Panthers and Dallas Stars facing-off at least 100 more times by the summer of 2021. No, really, Florida is a (-120) favourite despite losing 4-1 in the clubs’ most-recent meeting. The guys laud the Sam Bennett trade by Florida and how it will help the team in so many ways. Will Florida rise to the occasion after the vote of confidence by the front office investing in their post-season hopes? Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast for all of Brian and Cam’s insights into NHL situational handicapping, hockey betting expertise, and gambling humour.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 NHL Betting Lines, Analysis, Picks
Winnipeg Jets at Ottawa Senators
The Winnipeg Jets open at short (-182) odds to prevail in a rematch following a lousy 3rd period and a loss to Ottawa on Monday. Cam steps up with some sage NHL betting advice on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Calgary Flames at Montreal Canadiens
Montreal is a (-162) money line pick to widen an eight-point advantage over the Calgary Flames in the NHL North Division. Listen to this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast and hear the details.
Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings
The L.A. Kings have all but played themselves out of contention for a playoff bid, but the visiting Vegas Golden Knights are still a (+135) puck line bet for Friday night, partly due to the goalie controversy in Sin City. The guys discuss the goalie drama and lack of scoring in Vegas. Hear the conversation on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Arizona Coyotes at Minnesota Wild
Kirill Kaprizov and the Minnesota Wild (-180) look to rebound at home after dropping five out of six points to the resurgent St. Louis Blues. The guys look at the goal streaks by the Wild. Hear the guys hash out their NHL predictions on the game on this episode of The Hockey Betting Podcast.
Colorado Avalanche at St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues are on a surprise three-game win streak, but aren’t drawing a whole lot of action at (+145) after standing pat at the NHL trade deadline. Brian takes a long hard look at the total play. 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.
Anaheim Ducks at San Jose Sharks
Anaheim refused a fire-sale at the deadline, but the last place Ducks are still polishing their Callaway golf clubs while the San Jose Sharks (-195) hope to earn three crucial points in a game with a (5.5) O/U line. Cam and Brian discuss the angles without knowing the outcome of the Monday match-up, but Cam says he hasn’t been impressed with the Sharks play of late. Hear the guys discuss 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 NHL gambling insights, hockey picks predictions, and a few laughs along the way.