NHL Player Props for Saturday: David Pastrnak to Keep Scoring on Saturdays Against Fatigued Islanders

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David Pastrnak #88 of the Boston Bruins takes a shot on Connor Hellebuyck #37 of the Winnipeg Jets. Brian Fluharty/Getty Images/AFP.

NHL Prop Pick: David Pastrnak Anytime Goalscorer (+100) at BetOnline (visit our BetOnline Review)

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Our last NHL Player Prop Article saw us go 2-1 cashing some nice winners at +190 and +130. Due to so many games taking place today, we have come up with some extra NHL player props for you fine folks to get your teeth stuck into.

With a monster 13-game NHL card, we have come up with a total of five NHL player props across five different games, covering all different types of prop bets. from goalscorers to player shots.

Check out our NHL picks for this Saturday in what’s sure to be an exciting day of hockey.

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New York Islanders vs. Boston Bruins

Saturday, February 18, 2023 – 05:00 PM EST at TD Garden

David Pastrnak (Boston Bruins)

  • Anytime Goalscorer

Saturday games have been Pastrnak’s specialty this season having scored 11 times in 12 games, making this his most productive day of the week in front of goals, with his second best being six goals scored on Mondays and Thursdays.

Pastrnak is scoreless against only five teams this season, the Islanders being one of them. Given the fact that he loves a Saturday goal and is on home ice having had an extra rest day than today’s opponents, we very much like his odds at +100 to find the back of the net against an Islanders team who are on a back-to-back.

Pastrnak failed to score last time out having scored in 7 of his previous 13 games. It’s very rare Pastrnak goes back-to-back games without a goal (just five times in 54 games).

NHL Prop Pick: David Pastrnak Anytime Goalscorer (+100) at BetOnline

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Dallas Stars

Saturday, February 18, 2023 – 06:00 PM EST at American Airlines Center

Jason Robertson (Dallas Stars)

  • Over/Under Shots

Despite the Dallas Stars being on a back-to-back here, they are on home ice and facing one of the worst teams in the NHL right now. Jason Robertson has been the Stars' main man this season, averaging a total of 3.9 shots per game.

Facing a Blue Jackets team that allows the 3rd most amount of shots per game, take Robertson to have 4+ game shots in this matchup at -115 with Texas betting sites.

We are more than happy to bet Robertson to have a bounce-back spot tonight following just two shots on net last night in the Dallas Stars' 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Robertson has averaged exactly 4 shots per game on a Saturday this season (his most on any given day), and on home ice this season, has picked up 4.2 shots per game.

NHL Prop Pick: Over 3.5 Shots (-115) at Heritage Sports (visit our Heritage Sports Review)

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Montreal Canadiens vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Saturday, February 18, 2023 – 07:00 PM EST at Scotiabank Arena

Auston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs)

  • Over/Under Assists

Despite Auston Matthews being more of a prolific goalscorer than a playmaker, we are prepared to take him to grab an assist tonight at NHL odds of -110.

Matthews has struggled in front of goal this season and has had more assists than goals thus far. In each of his previous six seasons, he has ended the regular season with more goals than assists.

Matthews had an assist last time out when he faced the Chicago Blackhawks and has had zero goals and one assist in two games against the Montreal Canadiens this season. Most importantly Matthews is not worth laying the -200 juice to score anytime tonight; take the assist which is much better value.

NHL Prop Pick: Over 0.5 Assists (-110) at BetOnline

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New York Rangers vs. Calgary Flames

Saturday, February 18, 2023 – 10:00 PM EST at Scotiabank Saddledome

Elias Lindholm (Calgary Flames)

  • Over/Under Shots

We are targeting the Calgary Flames' Elias Lindholm to see under 1.5 shots here on home ice at some really nice plus-money odds at +150.

Despite Lindholm having had 2+ shots in 66% of his games this season, we are expecting some regression as Lindholm had a whopping 4 shots in the Flames' previous outing. This was just the 18th time in 54 games that Lindholm managed 3+ game shots.

The NY Rangers have allowed only 29.4 shots per game this season, which is the 7th best in the league. Lindholm faced the Rangers once this season, ending the game with zero shots. Let’s hope for more of the same tonight.

NHL Prop Pick: Under 1.5 Shots (+140) at Bovada (visit our Bovada Review)

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Buffalo Sabres vs. San Jose Sharks

Saturday, February 18, 2023 – 10:30 PM EST at SAP Center

Victor Olofsson (Buffalo Sabres)

  • Over/Under Points

Our final selection is the late puck drop in California where the Sharks play host to the traveling Buffalo Sabres.

Taking a look at the Sabres' Victor Olofsson, we are liking his odds at +110 with New York betting sites to pick up just one game point in tonight’s matchup. The Buffalo Sabres average 3.7 goals per game (2nd best in the league) whilst their opponents the Sharks allow the 4th most goals against (3.64).

Olofsson has had his best spell for the Sabres since the turn of the year having now scored a point in 52% of his games. Compare that to 2022 when he managed to score a point in just 35% of his games.

This is a nice bounce-back spot for Olofsson having failed to score a point last time out against the league’s worst defense in the Anaheim Ducks. He also scored a point the last time he faced this San Jose team.

NHL Prop Pick: Over 0.5 Points (+110) at BetOnline

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