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Top NHL Betting Picks of the Week (April 11th, 2022)

By Hank Blaine

Expect another great week of action in the National Hockey League. Starting with Tuesday’s Carolina Hurricanes versus New York Rangers match, the best in the NHL throw down all week. Thursday’s Washington Capitals at Toronto Maple Leafs contest should be fantastic. On Sunday, Nashville hosts the St. Louis Blues.

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NHL Betting Picks of the Week (April 11th to 17th)

Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers

  • When: Tuesday, April 12th, 2022. 7:00pm ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY
  • Radio: 99.9 The Fan (Hurricanes) // 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio (Rangers)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

Carolina heads to New York looking to exact revenge for a March 20 match. NYR beat the Hurricanes 2-0 in that game. Carolina lost as a huge -238 favorite. Heading into the week, Carolina hasn’t played great. The road team has won just 1-of-4. Give the Rangers a nod to make it two straight versus their rivals.

NHL Betting Pick: Rangers

Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets

  • When: Wednesday, April 13th, 2022. 8:30pm ET
  • Where: Canada Life Centre, Winnpeg, MB
  • Radio: KJR 950 AM (Kraken) // 680 CJOB-AM (Jets)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

The Kraken rank where they should. The Seattle expansion team averages 2.6 goals per, ranking thirty-first, and allows 3.5 goals each match, ranking twenty-fourth. Seattle has 52 points in the Pacific Division, which places them at the bottom. The last time the Kraken battled Winnipeg they lost 3 goals to 5. The Jets head into the week on a 4-match losing streak. Winnipeg ends the streak on Wednesday.

NHL Betting Pick: Jets

Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

  • When: Thursday, April 14th, 2022. 7:00pm ET
  • Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ON
  • Radio: WJFK 106.7 FM (Capitals) // TSN 1050 AM (Maple Leafs)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

On April 6, the Caps beat Tampa Bay 4-3. Washington followed up the impressive win with a 6-3 victory over Pittsburgh on April 9. Toronto beat the Capitals 5-3 in the last head-to-head. Although D.C. is playing well, the Leafs have a big shot to make it two straight by more than 2 goals. Toronto wins this on the puck line.

NHL Betting Pick: Maple Leafs

Winnipeg Jets vs. Florida Panthers

  • When: Friday, April 15th, 2022. 7:00pm ET
  • Where: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
  • TV: NHL Network, BSFL, TSN3
  • Radio: 680 CJOB-AM (Jets) // 560 WQAM (Panthers)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

A couple of days after battling the Kraken, Winnipeg heads to Florida to take on the Panthers. The Jets should be riding high after beating the Kraken. But Florida presents a much more difficult opponent. The Panthers have won 8-of-10 heading into the week. The Atlantic Division leaders average 4.2 goals per match and have 108 points heading into this week. Florida rolls to at least a 2-goal win.

NHL Betting Pick: Panthers

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins

  • When: Saturday, April 16th, 2022. 12:30pm ET
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • TV: NHL Network, SNW, NESN, ATTSN-PT
  • Radio: 105.9 FM The X (Penguins) // 98.5 The Sports Hub (Bruins)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

From March 22 through April 9, the Penguins went 3-7 on the moneyline. But although Pittsburgh isn’t playing well, the Pens won the last head-to-head via a 4-2 score. Boston heads into the week on fire. The Bruins have won 8-of-10. Expect Boston to turn the tables on rival Pittsburgh.

NHL Betting Pick: Bruins

St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators

  • When: Sunday, April 17th, 2022. 6:00pm ET
  • Where: United Center, Chicago, IL
  • TV: NHL Network, SN360, BSSO, BSMW
  • Radio: ESPN 101 FM WXOS (Blues) // 102.5 “The Game (Predators)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: TBA

St. Louis heads into the week having won their last 5. On April 8, St. Louis beat Minnesota 3-2 in overtime. On April 9, the Blues dusted the Islanders 6-1. The Blues beat Nashville 7-4 in the last head-to-head. The Preds are in okay form. But the 1-4 loss to Nashville on April 9 is a signal things could be turning south. The Blues win this by 2 or more.

NHL Betting Pick: Blues

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