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Ryan Gilbert brings the passion and pain of being a Philadelphia sports fan. After graduating from Monmouth University with a finance degree, he now uses his statistical background to find inefficiencies in betting markets. With past stops at NHL.com, NBC Sports, and currently at Covers, Ryan's hot picks blend well with the cold ice of a hockey rink.

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Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Sport to bet on: Hockey
Sports movie: Slap Shot
Sports snack: Pizza
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I threw a dart on the Florida Panthers to win the Eastern Conference and Stanley Cup late in the 2022-23 season as it looked like they needed a miracle to even make the playoffs. Well, they delivered that miracle thanks in part to a Penguins collapse, and the Cats’ Cinderella run lasted all the way to the Stanley Cup Final.
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I identified Roman Josi as a Norris Trophy candidate at +600 late in the 2021-22 season. He became the betting favorite after the season and despite finishing with 96 points - 10 more than Cale Makar - lost to the Avalanche defenseman by 1.28% of the vote.
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Kraken vs Wild Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 18, 2024 • 11:44 AM ET

The Wild look to end a disappointing season on a high note as they look to topple the visiting Kraken for a third time. Kirill Kaprizov has been on a heater, firing shots at a high volume and our betting picks like that line to continue.

Rockies vs Phillies Prediction, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s MLB Game

Apr 16, 2024 • 11:18 AM ET

The Rockies are in the City of Brotherly Love for the second of a three-game set with Austin Gomber taking the mound against Ranger Suarez. We break down the matchup and more in our full MLB betting picks below.

Predators vs Penguins Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 15, 2024 • 1:13 PM ET

The Predators and Penguins both have lots to lose and plenty to gain as the regular season winds down. We break down the matchup and more in our NHL betting picks below.

Bruins vs Penguins Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 13, 2024 • 8:50 AM ET

Pavel Zacha's been a spark for the Bruins, and our NHL picks think he'll be putting others in positions to succeed in what should be a high-scoring game against the Penguins.

Flyers vs Rangers Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 11, 2024 • 12:48 PM ET

The Flyers ride an eight-game losing streak into Madison Square Garden, and the back of their net has looked like a coal bin of late. Our NHL betting picks believe the Rangers will be licking their chops on offense and that their defense may suffer.

Golden Knights vs Oilers Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 10, 2024 • 2:16 PM ET

Connor McDavid is listed as day-to-day with an injury and his Oilers will have to handle the Golden Knights without him. However, Vegas has struggled on the road this season and our NHL picks expect that trend to continue.

Rangers vs Islanders Predictions, Picks, and Odds for Tonight’s NHL Game

Apr 9, 2024 • 1:18 PM ET

If the New York Rangers want to make a deep playoff run, Adam Fox will need to continue contributing from the backend. The young Rangers D has produced well this season and our NHL picks believe he'll continue to do so against the Islanders tonight.

Golden Knights vs Canucks Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Eichel Not Shy in Vancouver

Apr 8, 2024 • 11:33 AM ET

Jack Eichel has proven his value to this Golden Knights offense time and time again and now that he's back from injury and playing well, we're looking for him to produce in our Golden Knights vs. Canucks betting picks below.

Panthers vs Bruins Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Zacha Continues to Produce

Apr 6, 2024 • 9:09 AM ET

Pavel Zacha has done well beside David Pastrnak this season and is looking to heat up as Boston makes a playoff push. He's put up a point in his last five games, and our NHL picks expect him to make that six in a row this afternoon.

Flames vs Jets Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Monahan Finds Scoresheet Against Former Squad

Apr 4, 2024 • 12:41 PM ET

The Jets have been just a .500 team over their last 30-odd games but get a winnable matchup against the Flames on Thursday. Read our NHL betting picks below to see where the best bet lies.

Devils vs Rangers Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Blueshirts Kick Hudson River Rivals While They're Down

Apr 3, 2024 • 2:34 PM ET

After being unceremoniously dispatched by the Devils last postseason, the Rangers are three-quarters of the way from a revenge series sweep in the regular season. Our NHL betting picks are backing New York to pull it off convincingly.

Penguins vs Devils Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: New Jersey Defends Home Ice

Apr 2, 2024 • 12:48 PM ET

It's been a rocky season for the Devils but with wins in four of their last six, things are looking up with the season coming to a close. The Penguins are in town tonight and our NHL picks expect that improved play to continue.

Reds vs Phillies Prediction, Picks, and Odds: Bohm Leads Philly to Victory

Apr 1, 2024 • 1:56 PM ET

Alec Bohm is fresh off a two-hit, two-RBI performance on Sunday and gets a favorable matchup against the left-handed Andrew Abbott tonight. Read more in our Reds vs. Phillies betting picks below.

Braves vs Phillies Prediction, Picks, and Odds: Sale Leaves Philly Guessing

Mar 31, 2024 • 9:11 AM ET

There was a time when Chris Sale was seen as a premier pitcher in MLB, and although that's not the case now, Atlanta hopes he can capture some of that magic again — and our MLB picks like his chances to do so.

Today’s NHL Prop Picks and Best Bets: McDavid Shines in Saturday Afternoon Special

Mar 30, 2024 • 2:34 PM ET

Despite a somewhat slow start to the season, Connor McDavid has been on a tear down the stretch for the Edmonton Oilers. Find out more as the superstar forward headlines Ryan Gilbert's daily NHL prop picks.

Bruins vs Capitals Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Zacha Benefits Most From First Line Role

Mar 30, 2024 • 1:21 PM ET

With Pavel Zacha playing alongside Davis Pastrnak and Brad Marchand, the former first-round pick has found a second wind in Boston. Read more as we expect Zacha to prosper in our Bruins vs. Capitals betting picks.

Devils vs Sabres Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Back New Jersey as Road Chalk

Mar 29, 2024 • 2:46 PM ET

New Jersey has gotten the best of Buffalo in both outings this season, and Ryan Gilbert expects a clean sweep when these two Eastern Conference foes meet one last time. Read more in our Devils vs. Sabres betting picks.

Senators vs Sabres Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Chychrun Keeps the Shots Coming

Mar 27, 2024 • 10:01 AM ET

Another disappointing season is nearing its end for both the Sabres and Senators, but Ottawa is coming off two strong outings. Jakob Chychrun has come alive over the last month and our NHL picks expect him to be lively tonight.

Penguins vs Avalanche Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: MacKinnon & Co. Cruise in Colorado

Mar 24, 2024 • 10:39 AM ET

It's hard to overstate Colorado's dominance at home this season and considering the team coming to town on Sunday, there's no reason to expect a shocking result. Read more in our Penguins vs. Avalanche betting picks below.

Panthers vs Rangers Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Trocheck Continues to Excel in New York

Mar 23, 2024 • 1:41 PM ET

Vincent Trochek has thrived on the second line for New York, and we expect the Blueshirts center to strike again in the scoresheet when he takes on the Panthers at MSG. Read more in our Panthers vs. Rangers betting picks.

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