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NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Wednesday, 5/8/2024]

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today [Wednesday, 5/8/2024]

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

Today's NHL best bets come from a range of matchups, including Rangers vs. Hurricanes, which starts at 7:00PM ET.

Based on our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets featured below are led by a moneyline play with an edge of 3.0%.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get every one of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our cutting-edge parlay picker.


NHL Expert Picks Tonight: 5/8/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has precisely found the best hockey bets for upcoming games on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

Due to the time of day now (9:30PM ET), it should be noted that the below bets are for games taking place on Thursday.

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 (+146)

Our model has pinpointed the next NHL betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Rangers vs. Hurricanes game. We recommend a bet on Rangers ML at +146 odds, which provides an edge of 3.0%.


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Rangers +1.5 (-175)

Our model has found another great NHL bet, again in the game between the Rangers and Hurricanes. We suggest placing a puck line wager on Rangers +1.5, available at -175 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.0% edge for this bet.

Please keep in mind that this game is scheduled for tomorrow. We strongly advise you to capitalize on these favorable odds now, before the lines move.



NHL Best Bets: Wednesday, 5/8/2024

As of 9:30PM ET, here are the next two NHL bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Rangers vs. Hurricanes Rangers ML +146 @ FanDuel 3.0%
Rangers vs. Hurricanes Rangers +1.5 -175 @ BetMGM 2.0%

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

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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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