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NHL Picks: Best hockey bets on the DraftKings Sportsbook on October 20

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The NHL has a massive 12-game slate on Thursday. At the time of writing, a staggering 11 packs in these games have a total of 6.5 packs on. DraftKings Sportsbook, only Islanders vs. Devils boast a 6.0 (and that could easily be moved by game time). Despite the hefty schedule of Winnipeg Jets (Playing in Vegas late at night) Playing back to back today.

Islander -135

The Islanders looked strong heading into the start of the year. They lost the first night, panthersthey also outscored the Presidents Cup winners in that game, and their top line created many good scoring chances. averaged 39 shots in the

Despite a solid offensive start that ranked at the top of the league in xGF% (percentage goals expected), the Devils are just 1-2 and the Islanders are arguably their best season so far. will be the toughest test of all. The advantage of the net here is also big. After the last game, Ilya Sorokin is off to a solid start and looks to be on the verge of a special season. He has blocked 48 of 51 shots this year, giving New York a huge advantage no matter who the Devils choose to roll with. The Devils offense is likely to keep this up, but Sorokin and New York’s revived offense may prove to be too much. The Islanders offer considerable value on Moneyline.

Senators Packline +190

Ottawa scored just three goals in their first two games before the newly formed team scored seven goals to win 7-5. boston on tuesday. There is still plenty of work to be done defensively and goaltending, so this could be a rollercoaster season for the Senators, but there is no doubting the talent of the top two lines. They face a two-game-winning Capitals team on Thursday, but he is without four essential forwards (Niclas Backstrom, Tom Wilson, Karl Hagelin and Evgeny Kuznetsov) in this game.

With their first win of the season and some newly acquired pressure (Claude Giroud scored both his first victory and first goal as a Senator on Tuesday), Ottawa will help a weakened Washington team tonight. You should be ready to attack. The Capitals have dominated the series in the past, but this is a completely revamped team, especially capable of pushing weakened foes like Washington out of the building. As we approach 200, it makes sense to play for Ottawa’s big cover on the pack line today.

Caulfield started the season well. He has already scored his three goals and Eastern he has also delivered against the biggest and best opponents the conference has to offer. In his four starts, he has averaged more than 22 shifts per game, and in each Montreal home game he has five of his SOGs. He’s playing probably the worst team in hockey tonight. coyoteArizona has already allowed 41.3 shots per game and is in the middle of a hellish six-game trip to start the season. Caufield says he should do well in Phoenix and looks consistent at over +100 range and over the net he shoots over 3.5 shots.

The Kings allowed 34.8 shots in five games, eighth-most in the league. It’s a big departure from their play last season when he was one of the league’s best players in the category.Things are unlikely to turn around tonight penguin, averaging 42.0 shots per game (first in the league) over three starts. Rickard Rakell is playing in the top line, averaging well over 20 shifts per game so far and averaging 5 SOG in two home games. With plus money, this place looks great value today.

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