NHL Predictions and Free Picks December 17th

The NHL is packed with exciting games yet again tonight, Thursday December the 17th, with 9 games on the line up.  You won’t want to miss out betting on tonight’s NHL games.  The Rangers and Islanders square off for the second straight night, this time with the Islanders on home ice.  Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are in Philadelphia for another meeting.  The Los Angeles Kings travel to Calgary for a big Western Conference game with the Flames.  The Anaheim Ducks off a big win against the Canucks are in San Jose to face the sharks.  Get your free NHL predictions and picks for tonight’s games below.

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NHL Predictions and Free Picks for December 17th:

Pittsburgh Penguins @ Philadelphia Flyers – These two teams met on Tuesday, when the Pens routed the Flyers 6-1.  Pittsburgh is 7-2-1 in their last 10 games, while the Flyers are 2-8 in their past 10.  The Penguins are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.  Flyers are 1-4 in their last 5 home games.  The Penguins are also 5-1 in their last 6 meetings in Philadelphia.  Everything points to the Pens in this game.

Free Pick – Penguins to win (-110) – Don’t understand these odds?  Learn how at Sportsbook.com

Dallas Stars @ Atlanta Thrashers – Dallas comes into this game 3-3-4 in their last 10 and 14-9-10 overall.  The Thrashers have gone 5-5-0 in their past 10 games and are 17-12-3 overall.  The Thrashers are coming off of a 4-3 loss in Florida last night, while the Stars lost to the last place Hurricanes 5-3.  The Stars are 1-5 in their last 6 road games.  Atlanta is 4-1 in their last 5 games when they were favored.

Free Pick – Atlanta to win (-120) – Bet it now at Sportsbook.com

Tampa Bay Lightning @ Detroit Red Wings – After a great start to the season the Lightning have slowed down quite a bit, and have been awful as of late going 1-7-2 in their last 10 games.  The Red Wings are dealing with a lot of injuries but have still managed an above .500 record and 6-3-1 in their last 10.  Tampa Bay is 0-7 in their last 7 vs Western Conference teams.  The Wings are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.  History also points to Detroit in this one as the lightning are 0-6-1 in their last 7 games in Detroit.

Free Pick – Detroit to win (-200) – Bet it and receive a free bonus at Sportsbook.com

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