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NHL Betting: Must Bet Games of the Week

Written by on February 24, 2016

It’s the final week of February in the National Hockey League. That means the month of March and half of April will be wrapping up, and we will head to postseason play. Let’s take a look at some of the top pro hockey odds Games for the final February week and weekend.

NHL Betting: Must Bet Games of the Week

Thursday Features Blues and Rangers

Thursday, the New York Rangers are at the St. Louis Blues. The Blues are without their top goaltender Brian Elliott, and will see Jake Allen in net. For New York, Henrik Lundqvist is expected to be between the pipes. Both teams are heading to the postseason, but St. Louis is coming off a horrid performance at home against the Sharks. Look for St. Louis to really bounce back in the home game. The best bet for Thursday is the St. Louis Blues over the New York Rangers.

Bet the Blackhawks to Win on Thursday

Also on Thursday, the Nashville Predators are at the Chicago Blackhawks. The Blackhawks have the best record in all of the Western Conference. They are in a tight race with the Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues for the Central Divisional lead. The Blackhawks, are of course the defending Stanley Cup Champion. Look for Chicago to play well in this game, as they are coming off a terrible road performance in the outside game in Minnesota. Another Top NHL Betting Game is the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

Friday Best Bet is the Capitals

On Friday, we see the Minnesota Wild go to Washington, to battle the Capitals. The Capitals have been the best team in hockey thus far, and are the favorite to win the Stanley Cup. The Capitals can really score, and will have no problem downing the Minnesota Wild in this game. This seems to be an easy bet on Friday night, as the Washington Capitals blast the Minnesota Wild. You cannot have a list of the top NHL betting games of the week without putting the Capitals on Friday in.

A Look at the Weekend NHL Betting Games

When Saturday comes around, despite being huge favorites in the game, the Los Angeles Kings at home over the Buffalo Sabres is a must game to bet on. The Kings are expected to have Jonathan Quick in between the pipes. He is 30-15-3 on the season. The Buffalo Sabres are really bad, especially when they are playing on the road. Add that with the long trip to Los Angeles, and it’s trouble for the Sabres. Bet on the Los Angeles Kings Saturday night!The best two teams in the National Hockey League get together Sunday at the United Center. The Washington Capitals take on the Chicago Blackhawks. This game is too difficult to bet on, but certainly was one that you cannot miss if you are a fan of the National Hockey League. Blackhawks and Capitals on Sunday afternoon is must see TV.Sunday Evening Belongs to the BruinsThe final Top NHL Betting Game of the Week is Sunday evening when the Boston Bruins host the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning will send Ben Bishop out, against Tukka Rask. The Bruins are just two points back of the Lightning for second place in the Atlantic Division. This game is always a good one, but the home team seems to have the edge more often than not. Bet on the Boston Bruins on Sunday night in the NHL.There you have it. Those are a few of the Top NHL Betting Games at for the week.