It's time for a fresh week of betting on the hockey and with the NHL Playoffs fast approaching, our free picks are here to help!
It's Monday April 19, and, as always, we've simulated all of tonight's games 10,000 times each determining where the value lies for bettors across the United States.
With NHL betting picks, probabilities, odds and predicted scores featured each and every day, check out our top plays for tonight's games.
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Here is what the data is telling us for tonight's NHL games ⏬
BET: 🔥 Lightning at the moneyline (-118) with William Hill Sportsbook
📈 54.5% probability
The Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning meet for the third time this series, and it looks set to be another tight one! The teams have split the series 1-1 so far and our model has the Tampa Bay Lightning gaining the edge in this one.
At -118 odds and a 54.5% probability, this looks like great value, both as a single bet and for your daily parlays!
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BET: 🔥 Detroit Red Wings at the puck line (-130) with PointsBet
📈 58.5% probability
Before going down to the Blackhawks 4-0, the Detroit Red Wings had won three games in a row and as they face the Dallas Stars today, we simply need them to cover the puck line.
Our data suggests the 1.5-goal head start is enough for the Red Wings who are a 58.5% chance of covering here,
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🔥 Lightning ML
🔥 Red Wings +1.5
💰 Parlay with FanDuel Sportsbook (+189)