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NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Sunday, 5/12/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Sunday, 5/12/2024]

NHL betting is back for another exciting day, and we're here to bring you our top picks for Sunday's hockey action.

Today's NHL best bets come from a range of matchups, including Canucks vs. Oilers, which starts at 9:30PM ET.

With the help of our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets listed below are led by a moneyline play with an edge of 2.3%.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Sunday, May 12, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our next-gen parlay picker.


NHL Expert Picks Tonight: 5/12/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations of tonight's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has figured out the best hockey bets for upcoming games on Sunday, May 12, 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.

Canucks ML (+170)

Our model has pinpointed the next NHL betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Canucks vs. Oilers matchup. We recommend a bet on Canucks ML at +170 odds, which provides an edge of 2.3%.


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Canucks +1.5 (-142)

Our model has found another great NHL bet for Sunday's hockey action, again in the game between the Canucks and Oilers. We suggest placing a puck line wager on Canucks +1.5, available at -142 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.2% edge for this bet.



NHL Best Bets: Sunday, 5/12/2024

As of 9:01PM ET, here are the next two NHL bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Canucks vs. Oilers Canucks ML +170 @ DraftKings 2.3%
Canucks vs. Oilers Canucks +1.5 -142 @ DraftKings 2.2%

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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 drawn 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.

Nick Slade
Chief Content Officer

Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

With a robust background as a journalist and broadcaster, Nick has been a trusted voice on major networks and channels such as Fox Sports, WCBV-TV Boston, ESPN, ABC, and others. His profound understanding of sports and betting dynamics has made him a sought-after authority in the wagering and gambling industries.

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