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NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Thursday, 5/16/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Thursday, 5/16/2024]

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

Today's NHL best bets come from a range of matchups, including Rangers vs. Hurricanes and .

With the help of our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets featured below are led by a moneyline play at 7:00PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Thursday, May 16, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each and every one of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our innovative parlay picker.


NHL Expert Picks Tonight: 5/16/2024

After diving deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of tonight's action, DimersBOT, our independent predictive analytics model, has precisely found the best hockey bet to place on upcoming games on Thursday, May 16, 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.

Rangers ML (+138)

Our model has pinpointed the next NHL betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Rangers vs. Hurricanes matchup. We recommend aRangers ML bet at +138 odds, which provides an edge of 2.4%.


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NHL Best Bets: Thursday, 5/16/2024

As of 6:33PM ET, here are the next NHL bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Rangers vs. Hurricanes Rangers ML +138 @ FanDuel 2.4%

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NHL Predictions Today

Even though we only have one data-driven best bet for the next 24 hours of NHL, you can still check out our carefully 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 Thursday and beyond, so you can get the action you want.

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


NHL Best Props

Another way that you can get in on the betting action on May 16, 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 Thursday, May 16, 2024.


Stanley Cup Picks

One of our favorite ways to bet on hockey is through futures, where you can bet on who will win the Stanley Cup. Our NHL futures give you the latest projections and the best available odds on the Stanley Cup winner as of May 16.


Upcoming NHL Games to Bet On [5/16/2024]

More on 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.

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

Dave Garofolo
Content Producer

Dave Garofolo, a seasoned fantasy sports and betting enthusiast with a special affection for MLB and NFL, uses his deep knowledge to craft game previews for the NBA, MLB, and NFL. He also brings his expertise to the golf world with tournament previews and parlays for the PGA TOUR and major golf tournaments. Additionally, Dave offers valuable props for NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAAM basketball, along with best bets for MLB, NHL, and NCAAM. 

When not delving into the world of sports, Dave is an avid advocate for New Haven pizza, enjoys reading comic books, gardening, and spending time with his cats. His broad interests and detailed sports insights ensure that his contributions are both engaging and informative.

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