The Toronto Maple Leafs are back to being the hottest team in the NHL heading into Tuesday night’s six-game slate of action. Toronto has won six straight games to move back to the top of the North Division standings. The division rival Winnipeg Jets are the second hottest team in the league, having won three straight heading into the new week.
Colorado and Vegas are both looking to keep up their respective impressive play this season with Colorado having won eight of 10 and Vegas splitting its last 10. With a new week of action ahead, let’s find out which matchups fit the bill of must-see, must-bet matchups so you can bet against their NHL odds.
Top NHL Games to Watch and Bet On Week 13
Buffalo at Boston at 7:00 PM ET
- When: Tuesday, April 13
Buffalo (10-25-6) might have the fewest wins of any team in the NHL, but the Sabres come into Tuesday night fresh off a stunning 5-3 road upset over Philadelphia on Sunday. Boston (21-12-6) made a big move to acquire former Hart Trophy winner Taylor Hall, but the Bruins have dropped two straight. Boston is fourth in the East standings and has gone a commanding 20-6 in the last 26 meetings against Buffalo.
Colorado at St. Louis at 7:30 PM ET
- TV: NBCSN
- When: Wednesday, April 14
Colorado (29-9-4) is in first place in the West Division standings. The prohibitive favorite Avalanche have gone a blistering 8-1-1 over their last 10 games and rides a three-game winning streak into Tuesday night. St. Louis (19-16-6) is in fourth place in the North standings. The Blues have gone 3-6-1 over their last 10 but rides a three-game winning streak into Tuesday night. Colorado has won three straight and six of the last seven in this division rivalry.
Winnipeg at Toronto at 7:00 PM ET
- When: Thursday, April 15
Winnipeg (25-14-3) is in second place in the North standings and has gone 6-3-1 over its last 10 games. The Jets will be looking to get back in the win column after getting upset on the road by lowly Ottawa on Monday night. Toronto (28-11-3) is in first place in the North standings. The Maple Leafs have gone 8-1-1 over its last 10, but had their six-game winning streak snapped in Monday’s 4-2 loss at Montreal. Toronto has won two straight and three of four over Winnipeg but the road team is 4-1 in the last five meetings.
Vegas at Anaheim at 10:00 PM ET
- When: Friday, April 16
Vegas (29-11-2) is in second place in the West Division standings and has gone 6-3-1 over its last 10. The Golden Knights have won two straight including a 4-2 road win over LA on Monday night. Anaheim (13-23-7) is in last place in the division standings while going 4-5-1 over its last 10. The Ducks took out San Jose 4-0 on Monday night. Vegas is 10-6 on the road this season while Anaheim has gone an uninspiring 5-12-4 at home.
Florida at Tampa Bay at 7:00 PM ET
- When: Saturday, April 17
- TV: ESPN+
Florida (26-12-4) is in third place in the Central Division standings but has dropped three straight heading into Tuesday night while going 6-4 over its last 10 games. Tampa Bay (28-11-2) is in first place in the Central and has won two straight to improve to 5-5 over its last 10. Tampa Bay has won two of three and seven of 10 against Florida.
NY Islanders at Philadelphia at 6:30 PM ET
- When: Sunday, April 18
- TV: NBCSN
The Islanders (27-11-4) are sitting in second place in the East Division standings while going 7-3 over its last 10 games. Philadelphia (19-16-6) is in sixth place in the standings after going a modest 4-4-2 over its last 10 games. The Isles have won four straight against the Flyers including identical 3-2 shootout wins in the last two meetings.