We have a stacked nine-game slate of hockey tonight with an abundance of options top pick through for prop bets. Below, I give out my three best NHL prop bets for Tuesday.
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We have an Atlantic Division tilt as the third-place Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Boston to take on the fourth-place Bruins. Pastrnak scored in their one game against Toronto earlier this season, and I am optimistic he will be able to do It again.
While It is not a secret that Pastrnak is one of the best goal scorers in the league, he has been on fire at home since the all-star break. Over his last 12 home games, Pastrnak has registered 16 goals.
This is a good matchup for Pastrnak to keep It going as Kallgren is the expected starting goaltender for the Maple Leafs. In his two road starts this season, Kallgren has given up eight goals and possesses a terrible 0.840 save percentage.
We have a Metropolitan Division battle as the sixth-place New York Islanders travel to Columbus to take on the fifth-place Blue Jackets. Last time out against the Blue Jackets, Lee registered a hat trick and will look to find success yet again.
The Blue Jackets are a good team to bet on opposing goal scorers as they currently rank 30th in the league in goals allowed per game. Elvis Merzlikins is the projected starting goaltender for Columbus and has allowed three or more goals in 14 of his last 18 starts.
Lee has had a fantastic March as he has scored 11 goals over his last 12 games. I like Lee to find the back of the net again in this matchup, and It could come on the power play as the Blue Jackets rank just 20th in the league in penalty kill percentage.
The Metropolitan Division’s seventh-place Philadelphia Flyers travel to Minnesota to take on the Central Division’s second-place Wild. There may not be a hotter goal scorer in hockey right now than Kirill Kaprizov, and his goal-scoring props will not be at plus money for much longer so we must strike while we still can.
Kaprizov has scored 12 goals over his last 12 games and draws a favorable matchup against the lifeless Philadelphia Flyers. This season, Philadelphia ranks just 30th in the league in five-on-five expected goals against per 60 minutes (xGA).
Carter Hart is the projected starting goaltender for the Flyers and has had to deal with one of the league’s worst rosters in front of him, and the results have displayed just that. Hart has now allowed four or more goals in six of his last eight starts as his blue line often leaves him out to dry.
Philadelphia will have plenty of trouble containing Kaprizov, especially if they have to go on the penalty kill where they rank just 24th in the league.
Best of luck!
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