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NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Friday, 4/26/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Friday, 4/26/2024]

NHL betting is back for another exciting slate of Stanley Cup playoffs, and we're here to serve up our top picks for Friday's hockey action.

Today's NHL best bets come from a range of matchups, including Jets vs. Avalanche and Oilers vs. Kings.

With the help of data-driven simulations and machine learning, the bets listed here are led by an over/under play at 10:00PM ET.

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NHL Expert Picks Tonight: 4/26/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations of tonight's playoffs action, DimersBOT, our leading predictive analytics model, has figured out the best hockey bets for you to place on upcoming games on Friday, April 26, 2024.

Keep in mind that the earliest game time is at the top of this list of picks. To get access to our full list of today's best bets, including customizable filters and sorting options, consider joining Dimers Pro.

Jets vs. Avalanche Under 6.5 Goals (-104)

Our model has pinpointed the next NHL betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Jets vs. Avalanche game. We recommend an over/under bet on Under 6.5 Goals at -104 odds, which provides an edge of 3.1%.


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Kings ML (+125)

Our model has found another great NHL playoffs bet for Friday's hockey action, this time in the game between the Oilers and Kings. We suggest placing a wager on Kings ML, available at +125 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 3.0% edge for this bet.



Islanders ML (+160)

Our next pick for Friday's hockey action comes from the Hurricanes vs. Islanders game. We recommend a bet on Islanders ML, offered at attractive odds of +160. Our model indicates a favorable 4.6% edge for this wager.

Remember, the result of this bet will be determined tomorrow. We strongly recommend taking advantage of these favorable odds while they are still available.


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NHL Playoffs Best Bets: Friday, 4/26/2024

As of 9:31PM ET, here are the next three NHL bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Jets vs. Avalanche Under 6.5 Goals -104 @ FanDuel 3.1%
Oilers vs. Kings Kings ML +125 @ FanDuel 3.0%
Hurricanes vs. Islanders Islanders ML +160 @ DraftKings 4.6%

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While the bets listed are all positive expected value (+EV) opportunities, subscribing to Dimers Pro grants you unlimited access to all of today's best bets identified by our model.

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This article is part of our NHL player props and NHL best bets series.

For more NHL betting content, we have NHL betting news and the latest Stanley Cup odds and predictions.


This article, enhanced by AI and automation, aims to deliver accurate NHL insights quickly, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are sourced from current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

All odds and probabilities in this article are correct and accurate at the time of publication.

Jason Bevilacqua
Head of Content and Communities

Jason Bevilacqua has a deep-rooted passion for sports and has been actively involved in sports betting for many years. Specializing in the MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and NFL, Jason delivers engaging game previews across these leagues. His expertise is particularly evident in his best bets for MLB, NHL, and college basketball. Additionally, Jason contributes valuable MLB and NFL props, as well as NBA first basket plays. 

Since joining Dimers in 2020 as the Head of Social and Community, Jason has also made significant contributions to the editorial department, offering daily articles that are not only well-researched but also deeply insightful. His strategic approach and collaboration with DimersBOT ensure his betting advice is top-notch.

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