December 23rd, 2019 | The Hockey Betting Podcast
The latest edition of The Hockey Betting Podcast has Brian Blessing and Cam Stewart taking a look at games for Monday, December 23, 2019. There are 13 games on the NHL schedule for Monday before a holiday break, as teams won’t get back into action until Friday. There are a number of excellent match-ups on Monday and there is also a matinee, as the Carolina Hurricanes visit the Toronto Maple Leafs. There are also some nationally televised games, including the Rangers at the Flyers on NBCSN. Listen to the latest edition of The Hockey Betting Podcast to get all of Brian and Cam’s picks.
Monday, December 23rd, 2019 NHL Betting Schedule
Toronto Maple Leafs -120, 6.5 vs. Carolina Hurricanes
The early money has been on the underdog Hurricanes, as Toronto opened as a -130 home favourite. Note that this game has an early start time on Monday of 2:05 p.m. Eastern.
Minnesota Wild -125, 6 vs. Calgary Flames
The total is what has moved in this game, as it opened at 5.5 and is now up to 6. Note that this game has an earlier start time than normal, as it starts at 5:05 p.m. Eastern. Cam is on board with the line movement on the total, as he likes the game to go over.
Tampa Bay Lightning -180, 6.5 vs. Florida Panthers
The early money is on the underdog Panthers, as the number has gone from -180 to -170. Cam agrees with the line movement on this game and he is backing the Panthers on the road.
Boston Bruins -125, 6 vs. Washington Capitals
It is a match-up of division leaders on Monday, as the Bruins host the Capitals. The Bruins lead the Atlantic, while the Capitals are on top of the Metropolitan. The Bruins are listed as slight home favourites in this one. Cam likes the Capitals as an underdog in this one.
New York Islanders -165, 5 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
The early money is on the Blue Jackets in this game, as the Islanders opened as a -170 favourite. The total on this game is 5 and Brian and Cam like the game to go over.
Philadelphia Flyers -180, 6 vs. New York Rangers
This game will be shown on NBCSN on Monday night. The Flyers opened as a -200 favourite and the line is down to -180. Make sure to listen to The Hockey Betting Podcast to get Brian and Cam’s picks on this game.
Buffalo Sabres -115, 6.5 at Ottawa Senators
The Sabres are only seven points in front of an Ottawa team that continues to surprise. Buffalo is a slight road favourite in this one. Brian goes on a rant as he and Cam begin to talk about this contest. Brian and Cam like the Sabres in this one.
Winnipeg Jets -125, 5.5 vs. Montreal Canadiens
The Jets and Canadiens have similar records, with Winnipeg listed as a small home favourite in this one.
Nashville Predators -150, 6 vs. Arizona Coyotes
The Predators are home favourites against an Arizona team that is battling for first place in the Pacific.
Chicago Blackhawks -160, 6 vs. New Jersey Devils
The Devils and Blackhawks are struggling, but Chicago is still listed as a solid home favourite. Cam is looking at taking the Devils at a nice price in this contest.
Vegas Golden Knights -120, 6 vs. Colorado Avalanche
The Golden Knights are looking to go into the holiday break in first place in the Pacific and they are slight home favourites against Colorado. Make sure to listen to The Hockey Betting Podcast to get Brian and Cam’s picks on this game.
St. Louis Blues -150, 5.5 at Los Angeles Kings
The defending Stanley Cup champs are road favourites against the Kings on Monday. St. Louis has the top record in the West, while the Kings are tied for the worst record in the conference. This is the first game home for the Kings after a long road trip, so Brian and Cam are on the Blues.
Vancouver Canucks -130, 6 vs. Edmonton Oilers
The Canucks are slight home favourites against the Oilers on Monday. The Oilers are four points in front of the Canucks in the Pacific. Brian and Cam like this game to go over the total.
Make sure to listen to The Hockey Betting Podcast to get all of the picks and insight from Brian and Cam.