NHL Picks and Predictions for 11/5/21 Free NHL Picks
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NHL Games on Friday, November 5th, 2021
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There are only five games on the schedule in the NHL on Friday, November 5th, 2021. There is still some value to be found, so let's take a look at each game on the ice.
Chicago Blackhawks +145 Winnipeg Jets -170 Total: 6
The Blackhawks are having a miserable season thus far but have been a bit better as of late. I think Chicago can score enough here to keep this game within one goal, so I will take the puck and a half on the puck line.
Pick: Chicago Blackhawks +1.5
New York Rangers +130 Edmonton Oilers -150 Total: 6
It is hard for me to bet against McDavid and company at home, even against a tough Rangers team. I do not think the Rangers match up well with Edmonton, especially at Rogers Place. I will take the Oilers but I don't care for the price.
Pick: Edmonton Oilers -150
Nashville Predators -105 Vancouver Canucks -115 Total: 5.5
I am not in love with either of these teams but I have been impressed with both teams' defense. These teams may not be leading the league in GAA, but I think both clubs have taken strides in the right direction in net and on defense. I expect a tight, low-scoring game on Friday.
Pick: Under 5.5
Arizona Coyotes +135 Anaheim Ducks -160 Total: 5.5
I don't love the price but I do love this matchup for Anaheim. The Ducks have a nice young core mixed with a few valuable veterans and I think this team is going to be one of the more profitable ones this season. I say we keep riding the losing streak that Arizona is currently on as the Coyotes are currently the worst team in hockey.
Pick: Anaheim Ducks -160
New Jersey Devils +105 Los Angeles Kings -125 Total: 5.5
I like taking the Devils at this plus money price as I trust their defense to make life difficult for the Kings. I think the Kings are still a year or two from being contenders, so I am not interested in laying a -125 price with them even at home.
Pick: New Jersey Devils +105