Sunday's NHL Trifecta: Three Games / Three Wagers

Hockey Aug 30, 2020

In what has been a wild couple of days for the National Hockey League, three games will take place on Sunday evening.

Colorado will take on Dallas, while Philadelphia and New York will also meet. The night concludes with Vegas taking on Vancouver, highlighting two of the most exciting Western Conference teams.

It’s a sports fans heaven, as there will be NHL action all night. I’m looking forward to it, and you should certainly be as well.  All of these games should be tightly contested.

What does that mean for your money, and who should you bet on?

Here’s a game-by-game betting guide to help make the best decision. All odds as of Sunday morning from

Colorado vs. Dallas

With this series tied at one game apiece, Colorado looks to build off a 6-4 victory in game two. Colorado scored six goals in the third period, led by the talented trio of Nikita Zadorov, Andre Burakovsky, and Gabriel Landeskog. Now, Colorado looks to build off that, and take control of the series.

For Dallas, Tyler Seguin scored their first goal of the game. Tallies by Jamie Benn and Blake Comeau would also come into play, but it would not be enough. Now, Dallas looks to regain the upper hand on an Avalanche squad loaded with talent.
With the offensive firepower that Colorado possesses, I see them winning this game against Dallas. I would take the Colorado -1.5 puckline at 2.79

Vancouver vs. Vegas

The Vancouver Canucks take on the Las Vegas Golden Knights in what is going to be a crucial game three on Sunday. Vegas blanked to Vancouver by a 3-0 margin in game two to even the series.

Mark Stone, Alex Tuch, and Zach Whitecloud each scored a goal, as Vegas was able to assert their dominance in this series. Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat each had four shots on goal for Vancouver, but it was not enough. Heading into game three, Vancouver will have to rely on their young stars once again.

I would feel comfortable taking Vegas again on Sunday straight-up at 1.46 odds. The veterans the Golden Knights have on their roster should help carry them to victory.

Philadelphia vs. New York

The Philadelphia Flyers are set to take on the New York Islanders, with the Islanders riding high after their 3-1 victory on Saturday. Now, with the Islanders holding a 2-1 lead in the series, the Flyers look to tie things up.

Leo Komarov, Anders Lee, and Matt Martin each scored a goal for New York. Tyler Pitlick scored the only goal for Philadelphia, as the Flyers were stymied by a great game from Semyon Varlamov.

The usually dependable Carter heart was off on this night, stopping 26 of-29 shots. The Islanders were able to get just enough to come away with the victory.
I would give the edge to New York in this one. They have some momentum heading into Sunday. I would feel comfortable taking them at 1.83 for a clean win.


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