NHL Thursday Picks


August 13, 2020 9:20 AM

Plenty more 2020 NHL Playoffs action on Thursday, and we've got picks for every game.

We've crunched the numbers and provided you with likely probabilities below and, if the qualifying rounds were anything to go by, we're set for an exciting playoffs series.

Here are our best picks from each matchup, so why not parlay them and get up to 40% more with BetMGM?

Blue Jackets @ Lightning

BEST: Total Goals: Over 5.5 (+125*) has a 52% probability

Our model is suggesting that the Blue Jackets and Lightning will loosen up in the second game of their series, picking the over. It currently has a 52 percent probability.

Suggested Moneyline and Puck Line plays HERE

Blackhawks @ Golden Knights

BEST: Blackhawks +1.5 (-145*) has a 62% probability

Not massive Puck Line odds for the Blackhawks in this one, however, we've calculated a 62 percent chance that they will cover.

So even if they don't win, expect this one to be a close game.

Suggested Over/Under and Moneyline plays HERE

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Hurricanes @ Bruins

BEST: Total goals: Over 5.5 (+125*) has a 52% probability

Our model is predicting more of the same for the second game of this series, with a 52 percent chance there will be over 5.5 goals scored. In the opener, the Bruins won 4-3.

Suggested Puck Line and Moneyline plays HERE

Flames @ Stars

BEST: Flames ML (-110*) has a 53% probability

We're expecting another win for the Flames in this series, with our projections suggesting they are a 53 percent chance of going 2-0 up. They are the favorites and the smart bet

Suggested Puck Line and Over/Under plays HERE


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*All odds and percentages correct at time of publishing