Best NHL Parlay Picks Today, Thursday 3/28: 3-Leg Parlay at mega +1038 odds: Alex Ovechkin stays hot in high-scoring game

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.Born and raised in St. Louis. My sports fandom started with my local teams and has only grown broader and broader since day 1. I love having action all around the sports world, but my primary betting interests and handicapping lie with the NHL and MLB. I combine experience playing and coaching those sports with obsession, fandom, observations, trends and more to bring you the most knowledgeable insight possible for your picks. For Ryan Hodges media enquiries, please email
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Hockey fans are in for a treat on Thursday night. With 28 teams suited up, there are a whopping 14 games on tap as a bridge to Friday. On what is a fantastic night of sports, the NHL is a major contributor. With under 10 games remaining in the regular season for most teams and playoff positions still up in the air, this is going to be a night of can’t-miss hockey. Let’s get into my 3-leg NHL parlay for today’s action, and you can also find out our experts’ NHL predictions for tonight’s big matchups.

Panthers -1.5 (+130)

Capitals vs Maple Leafs Over 6.5 (-102)

Predators -1.5 (+150)

NHL parlay odds: +1038

Florida Panthers -1.5 over New York Islanders (+130)

The Panthers have hit a bit of a rut. But fortunately for them, the Islanders have been on an ugly downward spiral. The Islanders have dropped 7 of their last 8 games, as well as in 4 of their last 5 on the road. They have also lost 6 of the last 8 played head-to-head. The poor form of the Islanders makes for a good get-right spot for the Panthers. While Florida has been slumping a bit, it has not been all that ugly. They are 1-1-1 in their last 3 games with the regulation loss being a late outlier of a comeback by a strong Bruins team. Look for the Panthers to take advantage of an even more vulnerable Islanders team to win big.

Read our full New York Islanders vs Florida Panthers predictions

Washington Capitals vs Toronto Maple Leafs Over 6.5 (-102)

The Capitals and Maple Leafs have met twice this season in games that have amassed 15 total goals. That is an average of 7.5 total goals per game played head-to-head. Toronto took both games with an average win by 3.5 goals. With that, we know they match up well offensively against the Capitals.

The over has hit in 4 out of Washington’s last 5 games, as well as in 6 of Toronto’s last 7 games. The total has also gone over in 7 of Toronto’s last 10 games at home. The Leafs have had the Capitals’ number, but the Caps have been in better form lately. The pure matchup and recent trends look good for another high total.

Read our full Washington Capitals vs Toronto Maple Leafs predictions

Nashville Predators -1.5 over Arizona Coyotes (+150)

There might not be any team in the NHL hotter than the Predators. They are 16-0-2 in their last 18 games, including 6 straight wins. They have also won 9 of their last 10 games on the road. This team would be appealing against just about any opponent in hockey, let alone the Coyotes.

During the Predators’ current run, all but 3 of their 16 wins have been by 2+ goals. The Coyotes have somewhat rebounded from a stretch in which they went winless in 14 games. But they are just 7-6-0 since then. The Coyotes are far from reliable and clearly the weaker team in this game. This one looks to be all Preds.

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