Every week the NHL brings different matches of pure excitement, and all hockey fans worldwide are ecstatic to see them. We’ll get over a few matches for this week and talk about the best bets, odds, and predictions for the NHL’s upcoming games. Continue down below if you don’t want to miss a thing about the most interesting matches this week has to offer.
The current standings can change quite a bit until the end of the season as we still have just a little bit over one month of games to watch. The Tampa Bay Lightning and The LA Golden Knights currently have the most wins out of all the teams in the NHL while the Golden Knights have played two games less. It will be interesting to see how the rest of the season plays out. Let’s head over and see what the most thrilling matches until the end of the week have in store for us.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets
This is always one of the best matchups of the North Division as the two sides will face each other on the 31st of March at 7:30 pm (Wednesday). The 2nd seed of the division will have the home advantage against the division leaders. The Jets won their previous game 5-1 against the Flames, while the Maple Leafs conceded a loss to the Oilers by 3-2. This games’ odds for Toronto are -145, while at the same time, Winnipeg Jets have odds of +125. We’re predicting a tight game with a one-goal difference in the favor of the Jets.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins
The Penguins will face the Bruins on the First of April at 7 pm (Thursday) as the 3rd seed of the East Division will play against the 4th. The Pittsburgh Penguins come into this match in great form as they’ve won their previous four games while the Bruins beat the Devils by the narrowest of margins. The Boston Bruins played four less games than the Penguins, but the Penguins also have five more wins than them, calling for an interesting matchup. The odds for this game are +106 for Pittsburgh and -112 in favor of Boston, which means the oddsmakers call for a pretty even matchup. Our prediction for this East Division game will be a comfortable win for the Pittsburgh Penguins with at least a two-goal difference between the teams.
Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders
The Capitals will face the Islanders in New York at the same time as the game in Boston. This is also a pretty close matchup as the 1st seed, which is the Capitals, will face the 2nd seed of the East Division. Both teams have lost their previous game as the Penguins beat the Islanders by 2-1 and the Rangers got a win over the Capitals by 5-2. The odds for the Capitals are +106 and -112 for the New York Islanders, making them the slight favorites for this match. We’re predicting that the Islanders will put an end to their two-game lose-streak with a hard-fought win against the Capitals.
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