We are repeating ourselves here, but once again, it was so close but not good enough for the ‘ol parlay blog yesterday. Whether losing a parlay by one point on the hardwood or losing on the ice in a shootout, watching your parlay crumple because of one point is the worst.
Last night, we came within one goal of winning our championship back. One goal. Our hopes and dreams of reclaiming the entirely real parlay blog championship went up in smoke last night, and the house laughed as they snatched the title from our fingertips.
The McDavids did what they do and hit the over (again), while we reintroduced the Phoenix Suns to the blog, who defeated the Chicago Bulls fairly easily. However, the New Jersey Devils and Vegas Golden Knights needed a shootout to decide a winner, with Vegas getting the win on home ice.
With last night’s loss, our weekly parlay drops to 0-6, while we improve to 8-10 on individual picks.
However, we will not be deterred and are activating our contractual rematch clause to get back in the ring with the house tonight and end this week on a winning note. We’re leaving the McDavids and our black and gold safety net to the side and have something different in mind for today.
We’re getting back in the boat, getting revenge for a previous parlay loss, and continuing to cast shade on Philly. Here is our same-game parlay we hope ends the losing streak and brings our championship home.
Colorado Avalanche over Dallas Stars (-110)
The Colorado Avalanche vs Dallas Stars is pretty much a coin toss from an odds perspective.
Colorado has a six-game losing streak snapped in the last game, losing 7-5 to New Jersey, while Dallas has won the last two games, albeit against the Arizona Coyotes and the Chicago Blackhawks.
Colorado has won the first two games this season and has done it while fighting injury issues. We’re jokingly convinced the Avalanche will never see captain Gabriel Landeskog hit the ice again as his recovery keeps being extended, while Valeri Nichushkin and two of the top six defensemen, Cale Makar and Josh Manson, are either listed as out or probable.
The Avs are 5-1 in the last six games against teams with winning records and are 5-2 in the last seven games in Dallas, while the road team is 10-4 in the last 14 games.
More importantly, despite injuries, the Colorado Avalanche remains the team to beat in the Western Conference, despite not having the best overall record.
Take the Avs on the moneyline.
Milwaukee Bucks over Philadelphia 76ers (-189)
As it turns out, the Philadelphia 76ers are not the defenders from the nightman because it’s factually not always sunny in Philadelphia. Especially when the parlay blog puts our faith behind anything Philly related.
However, we’ve had success with the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Bucks are on a 16-game winning streak and have won 18 of the last 19, beating excellent competition throughout, while the 76ers have lost three of the last four games, including a pick on the parlay blog to the Miami Heat, who the Bucks have crushed twice on this winning streak.
Moreover, the Bucks are 27-5 at home. So far, these two teams have split the season series, with both games being played in Philly.
Take the Bucks to win on the moneyline and extend their impressive winning streak in a close game that should be excellent to watch.
Washington Capitals over San Jose Sharks (-149)
We didn’t know when we’d get a chance to go Shark hunting again, but when opportunity knocks, you answer and get back in the boat.
Neither the Capitals nor the Sharks are very good hockey teams. But the Capitals are a significantly better hockey team in every statistical category except for penalty kill percentage.
Washington has won two of the last three but has a 3-7 straight-up record in the last ten games, while the Sharks have lost four straight games and have a 2-8 straight-up record in the last ten.
The Capitals are 4-0 in the last four games in San Jose, while the road team is 7-1 in the last eight games overall, including San Jose’s win on February 12th.
We’re hoping the Capitals’ boat is big enough to complete the Shark hunt, and we get our retribution on San Jose, never to return to the water again until next season.
Take the Capitals on the moneyline.
All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!
* All odds provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.
**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.