NHL Bets of the Day: Best Hockey Picks Today 6/18/21

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2021

Read The Game Day’s NHL Bets of the Day: Best Hockey Picks Today for 6/18/21, including our best Canadiens-Golden Knights bets for Game 3 of the Montreal Canadiens vs Vegas Golden Knights postseason series on Friday.

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NHL Bets of the Day: Best Hockey Picks Today 6/18/21

Max Pacioretty, Vegas Golden Knights vs. Montreal Canadiens

Anytime Goal (+140)

The Vegas Golden Knights face the Montreal Canadiens again on Friday night as the Stanley Cup semifinal series shifts to Montreal. The Canadiens have done a good job containing Golden Knights winger Max Pacioretty thus far, limiting him to just three shots and zero points over the first two games.

That said, look for Pacioretty to break out and get a few more scoring chances in Game 3. He has always felt at home in Montreal, where he spent the first 10 years of his career. Pacioretty is going to break through at some point in this series, and I’m betting it finally happens tonight.

Vegas Golden Knights To Win In Regulation (+100)

Vegas is now at -165 to win Game 3 on the moneyline, which is just too much for a road team that has not shown up in the first period so far in this series. That couldn’t happen a third time, could it?

While Vegas went down by three goals in Game 2, the expectation is that this will not happen in Game 3, as the Golden Knights should be able to adjust. Vegas is also hopeful that center Chandler Stephenson can return to the ice after being forced out of Game 2 with an upper-body injury.

With the possibility of better efforts by some of Vegas’ top players, the Golden Knights could be an attractive option. Accordingly, taking Vegas to win Game 3 in regulation is a sneaky play at even money.

Thanks for reading The Game Day’s NHL Bets of the Day: Best Hockey Picks Today 6/18/21! Stay tuned for all of our 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs betting picks and predictions.


Chris Wassel

Chris Wassel is an NHL Writer and Betting Analyst for The Game Day. He is also a frequent guest of the NHL Fantasy On Ice podcast along with hosting his own Fantasy Hockey X podcast. Chris is a jack of all trades writer who covers the NFL, NCAA Football, Auto Racing, and so much more. He is a fantasy sports veteran of nearly three decades in all.

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