NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Friday, 5/17/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Friday, 5/17/2024]

NHL betting is back for another great day, and we're here to serve up our top picks for Friday's hockey action.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Friday, May 17, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our innovative parlay picker.


NHL Expert Picks Today: 5/17/2024

Having simulated the next 24 hours of NHL action 10,000 times, unfortunately, DimersBOT has not found any NHL picks. This is because we have not discovered any valuable enough edges when comparing our data-driven probabilities to the best odds that are currently available.

But fear not, this page still has a range of betting tools and resources that can help you bet on the NHL on May 17, 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.

NHL Predictions Today

Even though we don't have any data-driven best bets for the next 24 hours of NHL, you can still check out our expertly curated NHL predictions, in which every game on the slate is simulated 10,000 times.

Our NHL predictions cover the most important betting markets for each game on Friday and beyond, so you can get the action you want.

Explore the interactive widget below to learn more about today's Stars-Avalanche NHL game.


NHL Best Props

Another way that you can get in on the betting action on May 17, is through Dimers' NHL props. NHL props are a great way to get in on the action, with a range of different markets you can bet on.

For the NHL, we offer projections on the two most popular NHL prop markets, anytime goal scorer and first goal scorer. So, whether you are looking to bet on Connor McDavid, David Pastrnak or any other one of your favorite hockey players, be sure to check out our NHL prop bets for Friday, May 17, 2024.


Stanley Cup Picks

One of our favorite ways to bet on the NHL is through futures, where you can bet on who will win the Stanley Cup. Our NHL futures give you the latest numbers and the best available odds on the Stanley Cup winner as of May 17.


NHL Best Odds

If you’ve found a bet that you like for Friday, but want to make sure you're getting the best odds, our Best NHL Odds is the page for you. Here, you have the opportunity compare all of the prices yourself, with each sportsbook listing odds for every game for the puck line, moneyline and total.

Upcoming NHL Games to Bet On [5/17/2024]

More About NHL

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.

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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