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NHL Futures Picks

Adam Fantilli is seeing his Calder Trophy odds drop across a number of our best sportsbooks.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers tops the Hart Trophy odds.
Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour is one of the favorites in the Jack Adams Award odds.
Cale Makar is the betting favorite in the Norris Trophy odds.
Ilya Sorokin opened as the favorite in the Vezina Trophy odds.
Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers leads the way in the Rocket Richard Trophy odds.
Jonathan Marchessault finished as the betting favorite in the 2023 Conn Smythe Trophy odds.

NHL Best Bets

Mark Stone #61 of the Vegas Golden Knights features in our NHL same-game parlay.
Carter Verhaeghe of the Florida Panthers is congratulated by his teammates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 3 of the 2023 NHL Stanley Cup Final.
Jonathan Marchessault #81 of the Vegas Golden Knights features in our NHL same-game parlay.
Matthew Tkachuk and Brandon Montour of the Florida Panthers celebrate during the 2023 Stanley Cup playoffs and we offer our top odds and predictions for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Jonathan Marchessault #81 of the Vegas Golden Knights features in our Panthers vs. Golden Knights picks.
Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Florida Panthers features in our NHL same-game parlay for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Vegas is our pick to win Game 1 in our Panthers vs. Golden Knights Picks, Predictions & Odds.
Jason Robertson of the Dallas Stars celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights, and he highlights our top prediction for Golden Knights vs. Stars Game 6.
Vegas center Jack Eichel has been a force this postseason and will be a key in our Stars vs. Golden Knights Picks, Predictions & Odds.
Miro Heiskanen headlines our Golden Knights vs. Stars Picks and Predictions.
Jake Oettinger headlines our Golden Knights vs. Stars Picks and Predictions.
Hurricanes vs. Panthers Picks and Predictions for Wednesday's Game 4.
Anthony Duclair #10 of the Florida Panthers celebrates the game-winning goal as we look at our top Hurricanes vs. Panthers picks
Roope Hintz of the Dallas Stars skates to the puck during the third period of a game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images via AFP.
Sam Reinhart headlines our Panthers vs. Hurricanes picks and predictions for Game 2.

NHL Expert Picks and Best Bets Today

SBR is the home to free NHL picks from some of the best cappers in the business, every day of the hockey season and throughout the playoffs. There’s no shortage of free action for puck-heads to sink their teeth into, and, importantly, all our expert picks are posted daily, well in advance of any pucks dropping around the league. In other words, bettors can freely capitalize on our cappers’ recommendations by betting on their favorite NHL betting sites.

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The moment NHL odds go to press at sportsbooks, our cappers are on the job. Working diligently to deliver their sage predictions, backed up by relevant hockey statistics, data and trends, all the while comparing odds from top-rated bookmakers. Ideally, free hockey picks are posted at least 24 hours before puck drop because the value more often than not is in the early betting lines. The early bird gets the worm, so to speak. On occasion, sheer volume of games on the schedule, injury question marks and bookmakers holding back odds until closer to game time will impact delivery on our end.

NHL Moneyline Picks

The most popular bet in NHL games is the moneyline bet, a fact that is underpinned by NHL picks consensus reports, which measure the volume and direction of public betting trends in a given matchup. When betting on the moneyline, a bettor is betting on who will win the game straight up. As with any sport, a sportsbook assigns a return-on-investment value for a favorite and underdog, with the latter often proving more rewarding in the event of an upset. This is unquestionably the most straightforward bet.

NHL Picks Against the Puck Line

Point spreads in hockey are known as the puck line and they’re set to a 1.5-goal spread. Betting on the puck line is directly equivalent to betting on the run line in baseball, or betting against the spread in football. As such, the puck line can also be referred to as NHL spread betting or hockey point spread betting. Crucially, the premise is identical to betting on the spread in any other major North American professional league.

Total Betting NHL Picks

Betting totals in hockey, which is also known as Over/Under bets, is simple to understand. Simply bettors are wagering on whether the total score of both teams combined will go over or below a certain number. Although it’s rare that the number goes above 5.5 in total betting markets, NHL score predictions are nevertheless very popular.

2022-23 NHL Season

Opening night will be held Oct. 11 with the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche in action the following evening. Among the league's marquee events, the 2023 Winter Classic will be held between the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins at Fenway Park in Boston, and All-Star Weekend takes place in Florida from Feb. 3 to 4.

The regular season wraps up on April 13.

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