January 5 NHL Picks — N.Y. Islanders at St. Louis

These are the condensed versions of picks for Saturday’s NHL game 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.

New York Islanders at St. Louis Blues:

Side Prediction/Full Game: Islanders +120 (3/5) — WIN!
Total Prediction/Full Game: UNDER 5.5 goals (4/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/Full Game: Blues UNDER 3 goals (3/5) — PUSH!
Side Prediction/1st Period: Islanders +0.5 goals -200 (5/5) — LOSS!
Total Prediction/1st Period: UNDER 1.5 goals -115 (3/5) — LOSS!
Prop Prediction/1st Period:

Day’s Record: 1-3-1 (.300)
January Record: 9-4-1 (.679)
December Record 39-33-1 (.541)
November Record: 44-36-0 (.550)
October Record: 31-22-0 (.585)
Season Record: 123-95-2 (.564)

1-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in January)
2-Star Pick Record: 0-0 (.000)           (0-0 (.000) in January)
3-Star Pick Record: 1-1-1 (.500)        (6-1-1 (.813) in January)
4-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)           (2-1 (.667) in January)
5-Star Pick Record: 0-1 (.000)           (1-2 (.333)  in January)

Author: Chris Altruda

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