NHL Picks and Predictions for 5/17/21 - Free NHL Picks
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NHL Games on Monday May 17th, 2021
The NHL playoffs are underway, and we have 3 great games on Monday, May 17th, 2021. Check out our best picks below, as well as the updated betting odds.
Boston Bruins -130 Washington Capitals +110 O/U: 5.5
Washington took the first game of this series 3-2 and have won two in a row at home against Boston going back to the last game of the regular season. Despite losing those games, Boston has remained stingy on the road, ranking second in the league with 2.32 goals allowed per game away from home. The last two games have gone under, and I expect another gritty game here.
Pick: Under 5.5
Nashville Predators +160 Carolina Hurricanes -185 O/U: 5
These two ended their seasons with two straight in Nashville, and the Predators took both games. However, during the regular season the Hurricanes were 4-0 at home in this series and won all but one game by multiple goals. Nashville was just a .500 team on the road during the regular season, and the Hurricanes are elite at home. Lay the juice.
Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -185
St. Louis Blues +220 Colorado Avalanche -255 O/U: 5.5
Colorado was 3-1 at home against St. Louis during the regular season, with their only loss coming all the way back in January. However, two out of those three wins were decided by just one goal, and the Blues won the last two in St. Louis. I expect the Blues to bring it to the Avalanche in game one and make this a competitive game.
Pick: St. Louis Blues +1.5