Lakers vs Nuggets | 7 NBA and NHL Playoff Best Bets

It was an exciting opening weekend in both the NBA and NHL Playoffs and the action doesn’t slow down. Jay had a solid day in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, going 3-1 (+$225) to improve his run to 19-13 (+$843). Bobby came up short with his play on the Avalanche and has two Best Bets for tonight, while Jay has his picks in all four games.

There are three NBA Playoff games on tap for tonight as we look to bounce back from a rough Sunday. Jay has his pick in all three games including Game 2 between the Lakers and Nuggets, while Bobby comes in with a pick in the 76ers vs. Knicks game.

Check out our daily YouTube videos to get Jay Cooper and Bobby Babowski’s Best Bets of the day including recaps of last night’s picks.

Bobby swept his MLB Best Bets on Sunday with winners on the Guardians and Phillies runline. Bobby will look to duplicate that with two more picks lined up for today, while Jay looks to bounce back with a Best Bet in the Arizona vs. St. Louis game tonight. We also have our free picks in all 11 games on today’s schedule.

Remember, all of our picks are 100% FREE and available every morning on our website. Below, you will find our Best Bets for Monday, April 22nd, 2024 from our expert handicappers including some future bets at the bottom. Good luck to everyone today!

NBA Best Bets – Bobby Babowski
Knicks -5 over 76ers

NBA Best Bets – Jay Cooper
Magic +5.5 over Cavaliers
76ers +5 over Knicks
Lakers vs Nuggets Free Pick

MLB Best Bets – Bobby Babowski
Phillies (Suarez) -105 over Reds (Greene)
Yankees (Rodon) -1.5 -115 over A’s (Sears)

MLB Best Bets – Jay Cooper
Diamondbacks (Pfaadt) -105 over Cardinals (Lynn)

Monday’s MLB Free Picks [All Games]

NHL Best Bets – Jay Cooper | 19-13 (+$843) Run
Maple Leafs +120 over Bruins
Hurricanes -1.5 +110 over Islanders
Golden Knights +120 over Stars
Oilers -165 over Kings

NHL Best Bets – Bobby Babowski
Islanders +1.5 -130 over Hurricanes
Oilers -165 over Kings


Mountaineer – 7:00 ET
Race 1: 1 Jeremy’s Jet
Race 2: 7 My Girl Gabby
Race 3: 1 Y’zin Up
Race 4: 6 Trigz Too
Race 5: 3 Timely Secret
Race 6: 4 Defend
Race 7: 2 Orbit Mars
Race 8: 4 Rhythm Forever

Parx – 12:40 ET
Race 1: 1 Arrogante
Race 2: 8 Hornbeam
Race 3: 1 Harley’s Charly
Race 4: 6 Booster Shot
Race 5: 5 Justinspeightofit
Race 6: 5 Miss Chamita
Race 7: 9 Boh’s N O’s
Race 8: 7 Precious Avary
Race 9: 6 New Hire
Race 10: 7 Twisted Ride
Race 11: 12 Bullet On Tap

Turf Paradise – 1:25 PT
Race 1: 8 Magic King Corona
Race 2: 6 Bo Times 9
Race 3: 1 Diamond Dee
Race 4: 4 Asano’s Back
Race 5: 1 In the Red
Race 6: 6 Big Mama Thornton
Race 7: 7 Finnley’s Kitten
Race 8: 2 Coastal Fog
Race 9: 8 Abraaj Mirage

NBA Futures Jay Cooper
Minnesota Timberwolves to win West (+1200) 11/29/2023
Philadelphia 76ers to win East (+600) 11/29/2023

NHL Futures Jay Cooper
New York Rangers to win Stanley Cup (+1000) 11/29/2023
Vancouver Canucks to win West (+900) 11/29/2023

NHL Futures Bobby Babowski
New York Rangers to win Stanley Cup (+900) 12/28/2023
Vegas Golden Knights to win Stanley Cup (+900) 12/28/2023

MLB Futures Bobby Babowski
Cleveland Guardians to make Playoffs (+175) 3/18/2024
San Diego Padres to win NL West (+1000) 3/20/2024
San Diego Padres to make Playoffs (+155) 3/27/2024

MLB Futures Jay Cooper
Baltimore Orioles to win AL East (+180) 3/18/2024
Cincinnati Reds to win NL Central (+310) 3/18/2024
Arizona Diamondbacks OVER 83.5 (-130) wins 3/18/2024
Baltimore Orioles OVER 90.5 (-125) wins 3/18/2024
Cincinnati Reds OVER 82.5 (-105) wins 3/18/2024