Hockey East Picks – October 29-30

Hockey East Picks – October 29-30 

Jim pulled back to even with Dave last weekend. 

Dave last week: 4-3-2
Jim last week: 5-2-2

Dave’s record-to-date: 9-4-7
Jim’s record-to-date: 9-4-7

Here are this week’s picks: 

Friday, October 29 

Boston University at Massachusetts-Lowell 

Dave’s pick: The Terriers remain undefeated with another nailbiter.
BU 3, Lowell 2 (OT) 

Jim’s pick: BU continues its dominance over Lowell.
BU 5, Lowell 3

Merrimack at Boston College 

Dave’s pick: You don’t expect me to pick a two-game BC losing streak, do you?
BC 4, Merrimack 2 

Jim’s pick: I’m with Dave here. BC is back to winning ways.
BC 4, Merrimack 1

Providence at Massachusetts 

Dave’s pick: The Friars are no easy pickings, but can’t overcome Minuteman home ice.
UMass 2, PC 1 

Jim’s pick: I like the way Providence has played early in the season. I’m picking Friars.
PC 3, UMass 2

New Hampshire at Cornell 

Dave’s pick: The Wildcats move to a game over .500.
UNH 3, Cornell 2 

Jim’s pick: Cornell may be a little rusty having not yet played, but Lynah is too tough for the Wildcats.
Cornell 4, UNH 2

Holy Cross at Northeastern 

Dave’s pick: No more mediocre results against Atlantic Hockey.
NU 4, Holy Cross 2 

Jim’s pick: NU rolls at home.
NU 5, Holy Cross 2

Saturday, October 30 

Boston College at Merrimack 

Dave’s pick: The Warriors were almost bullet-proof at home last year, but I don’t see them stopping the Eagles.
BC 4, Merimack 2 

Jim’s pick: Against any other team, I’m picking the Warriors at home. Just not BC.
BC 4, Merrimack 3
Massachusetts-Lowell at Boston University 

Dave’s pick: The Terriers complete the sweep.
BU 4, UML 3 

Jim’s pick: Rough start to the season for the River Hawks continues.
BU 3, UML 2
Maine at Vermont 

Dave’s pick: I picked North Dakota to sweep Maine last weekend.  It’s makeup time.
Maine 4 UVM 2

 Jim’s pick: Just no shutting down that Black Bear offense.
Maine 5, UVM 2
Bentley at Northeastern 

Dave’s pick: The Huskies complete a sweep of Atlantic Hockey teams.
NU 4 Bentley 1

Jim’s pick: Think this will be the tougher of Northeastern’s two non-league games, but they’ll still come out on top.
NU 4, Bentley 3

Tuesday, November 2

Massachusetts-Lowell at Boston College 

Dave’s pick: Three losses over an elogated weekend for the River Hawks.
BC 4, Lowell 2 

Jim’s pick: BC not who Lowell wanted to see needing a victory.
BC 5, Lowell 2