December 27 NHL Picks

These are the condensed versions of picks for Thursday’s NHL games for Winners and Whiners. A link to the full preview is below, and confidence ratings are in parentheses.

Note: The 5/5 does not represent the best overall pick of the day’s games when there are multiple games, simply the best pick of each individual game.

Anaheim Ducks at San Jose Sharks

Side Prediction/Full Game: Sharks -172 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 6 goals (4/5) — PUSH!
Prop Prediction/Full Game:
Side Prediction/1st Period: Sharks -0.5 goals +150 (3/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Period: OVER 1.5 goals (5/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/1st Period:

Arizona Coyotes at Los Angeles Kings:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Kings -140 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 5.5 goals (4/5) — WIN!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Coyotes UNDER 2.5 goals (3/5) — WIN!
Side Prediction/1st Period: Coyotes +0.5 goals -200 (5/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/1st Period: UNDER 1.5 goals (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Period:

Previous Day’s Record: 6-2-1 (.722)
December Record 32-26-1 (.551)
November Record: 44-36-0 (.550)
October Record: 31-22-0 (.585)
Season Record: 107-84-1 (.560)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in December)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in December)
3-Star Pick Record: 3-2 (.600) (15-15 (.500) in December)
4-Star Pick Record: 1-0-1 (.750) (8-5-1 (.607) in December)
5-Star Pick Record: 2-0 (1.000)         (9-6 (.600) in December)

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