NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Thursday, 5/23/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Thursday, 5/23/2024]

NHL betting is back for another exciting slate, 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 Panthers vs. Rangers and .

Thanks to advanced simulations and machine learning, the bets listed here are led by an over/under play at 8:00PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Thursday, May 23, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each and every one of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our unrivaled parlay picker.


NHL Expert Picks Tonight: 5/23/2024

After diving deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has figured out the best hockey bet for you to place on upcoming games on Thursday, May 23, 2024.

It's important to note that the below bet is happening on Friday.

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.

Panthers vs. Rangers Over 5.5 Goals (+105)

Our model has pinpointed the next NHL betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Panthers vs. Rangers matchup. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 5.5 Goals at +105 odds, which provides an edge of 2.3%.


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NHL Best Bets: Thursday, 5/23/2024

As of 8:05PM ET, here are the next NHL bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Panthers vs. Rangers Over 5.5 Goals +105 @ BetMGM 2.3%

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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 expertly selected NHL predictions, in which every game on the slate is simulated 10,000 times.

Our NHL predictions cover the key 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-Stars NHL game.


NHL Best Props

Another way that you can get in on the betting action on May 23, 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 23, 2024.


NHL Futures

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 most up-to-date predictions and the best available odds on the Stanley Cup winner as of May 23.


Upcoming NHL Games to Bet On [5/23/2024]

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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 based on 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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