NHL Picks and Predictions for 11/9/21 Free NHL Picks
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Tuesday, November 9th, 2021
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There are 10 games on the schedule in the NHL on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021. With 20 teams in action, let's take a close look at each game and make some picks.
Carolina Hurricanes +105 Tampa Bay Lightning -125 Total: 5.5
These two teams hate each other and I expect a defensive style of hockey in this one. I would not be surprised to see a few fights and plenty of chatter after the whistles, and I think goals are going to be hard to come by.
Pick: Under 5.5
Florida Panthers -140 New Jersey Devils +120 Total: 6
The Panthers were exposed last night at Madison Square Garden and I think the Devils force another Panther loss at the Prudential Center tonight. New Jersey has been quietly good this season and should be good enough at home getting a great price.
Pick: New Jersey Devils +120
Ottawa Senators +250 Boston Bruins -300 Total: 6
The Senators are visibly a few years away from being competitive and the Bruins are arguably the best defensive team in hockey. I think Boston pitches a shutout and wins this game by a few goals.
Pick: Boston Bruins -1.5
Los Angeles Kings +130 Montreal Canadiens -150 Total: 5.5
The Kings are in a bit of a letdown spot after upsetting the Maple Leafs last night in Toronto. It is never easy playing a back-to-back in a different country and time zone, so I will take the Habs as I think they find a victory on home ice here.
Pick: Montreal Canadiens -150
Edmonton Oilers -170 Detroit Red Wings +145 Total: 6.5
Both of these teams can score and that is the reason this game has the steepest total of the night. I like the over, as I think both teams score at least three goals and this could be a shootout all night long.
Pick: Over 6.5
St. Louis Blues +100 Winnipeg Jets -120 Total: 5.5
The Blues opened as favorites but the line has gone through zero and now Winnipeg is the slight favorite. I liked the Jets at the previous price and still like them here at -120 but this game should be rather close and low scoring. Hellebuyck needs to be sharper in net and I think he is tonight.
Pick: Winnipeg Jets -120
Pittsburgh Penguins -140 Chicago Blackhawks +120 Total: 6
The Penguins are banged up and the Blackhawks are getting a good price so I will take a shot with Chicago and the plus money. The Blackhawks have certainly not played great hockey but I think they take advantage of a slumping Pens team.
Pick: Chicago Blackhawks +120
San Jose Sharks +190 Calgary Flames -230 Total: 5.5
I like the Flames to win this game but I cannot lay -230 and I don't love the puck line either. I think this should be a low-scoring game in which the first team to three goals wins it. Calgary has been strong in its own zone and I think the Sharks struggle to find offense tonight.
Pick: Under 5.5
Anaheim Ducks +130 Vancouver Canucks -150 Total: 5.5
The Ducks have been a great value team this season and I am going to take another shot with them on the road getting a great price. Anaheim has a lot to be excited about in the near future and I think the Ducks continue their hot streak.
Pick: Anaheim Ducks +130
Seattle Kraken -105 Vegas Golden Knights -115 Total: 5.5
It is the battle of the expansion teams yet again as these two teams meet for the second time this season. I think we see plenty of goals from each team as neither club has been great in their own zone, especially Vegas. I will take the over.
Pick: Over 5.5