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NHL Best Bets Today: DK Network Betting Group Picks for December 14 on DraftKings Sportsbook

DraftKings analysts give their top NHL bets in the DK Network Betting Group for today’s NHL betting card.

Carolina Hurricanes v Edmonton Oilers Photo by Lawrence Scott/Getty Images

DraftKings analysts give their top NHL bets in the DK Network betting group for today’s NHL betting card.



Hunter Skoczylas

Parlay:

CAR Hurricanes at DET Red Wings: Over 6.5 Total Goals

CGY Flames at MIN Wild: Over 6.0 Total Goals

TB Lightning at EDM Oilers: Over 6.5 Total Goals

Odds: +539

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Analysis:

CAR at DET: Over 6.5 Total Goals

  • Hit in 5/L10 CAR games and in 6/L10 DET games
  • CAR has struggled to score lately, averaging just 2.2 goals per game in the L5 but still lead the league in shots per game (34.0) and rank 12th in goals per game this season (3.29)
  • DET has won 6/L10, scoring at least four goals in each win and allowing at least five goals in three of those four losses

CGY at MIN: Over 6.0 Total Goals

  • Hit in 5/L10 meetings between these teams and in 7/L10 CGY games
  • Both squads allow at least 3.38 goals per game and average at least 3.0 goals per game
  • Hit in 7/11 MIN home games and in 11/16 CGY road games this season

TB at EDM: Over 6.5 Total Goals

  • Hit in 6/L10 meetings between these teams
  • TB has struggled recently, winning just 4/L10 and logging just one goal in five of those losses but still averages 3.20 goals per game and 30.6 shots per game
  • EDM has won eight straight games and rank sixth in goals per game (3.54) and third in shots per game (33.4). Total has hit in 6/L10
  • Far too much talent on both sides to pass this up

Parlay:

Joel Farabee Over 1.5 SOG (vs WAS Capitals)

Jesperi Kotkaniemi Over 1.5 SOG (at DET Red Wings)

Matty Beniers Over 1.5 SOG (vs CHI Blackhawks)

Odds: +332

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Analysis:

Joel Farabee O 1.5 SOG

  • Hit in 7/L10 and 10/L15
  • WAS gives up the 12th-most shots per game (31.2) and the most to opposing left wingers in the L10 (8.80)

Jesperi Kotkaniemi O 1.5 SOG

  • Hit in 6/L10 and 9/L15
  • DET gives up the 11th-most shots per game (31.4) and the fifth-most to opposing centers in the L10 (12.60)

Matty Beniers O 1.5 SOG

  • Hit in 7/L10 and 10/L15
  • CHI gives up the fifth-most shots per game (32.7) and the third-most to opposing centers (11.96)

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