NHL Friday Picks


August 14, 2020 10:30 AM

We're in the thick of the 2020 NHL Playoffs and the quality games keep coming.

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 get up to 40% more out of your parlays with BetMGM?

Coyotes @ Avalanche

BEST: Coyotes +1.5 (-150*) has a 64% probability

The Avalanche lead the series 1-0 but we expect the Coyotes to be much more competitive in this one compared to the opener. Take Arizona to cover.

Suggested Over/Under and Moneyline plays HERE

Canadiens @ Flyers

BEST: Total goals: Under 5 (+125*) has a 49% probability

Our model is predicting another dour affair between the Canadiens and Flyers, identifying the under as the pick of the game. Their series opener had just three goals.

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Canucks @ Blues

BEST: Total goals: Over 5.5 (+120*) has a 49% probability

The Canucks were too strong in Game One of this series, winning 5-2. Our projections expect more of the same in regards to goals scored.

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Islanders @ Capitals

BEST: Capitals ML (-125*) has a 56% probability

The Islanders surprised a few people by claiming victory in the first game of the series, however, we're expecting Washington to bounce back here. At a 56 percent chance of winning, they are the smart pick.

Suggested Puck Line and Over/Under plays HERE

Stars @ Flames

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

Our model has identified the Flames at -110 as the top bet in this game. At the time of publishing, they have a 53 percent probability of winning the game.

Suggested Over/Under and Puck Line plays HERE


*All odds and percentages correct at time of publishing