Men's hockey makes its debut at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on Wednesday. USA plays Slovenia at 6:30 a.m. ET, the Olympic Athletes from Russia take on Slovakia at 7 a.m. ET, Finland faces Germany at 10 p.m. ET and Norway battles Sweden on Thursday morning at 2:40 a.m. ET.
The USA is -950 on the money line in its game against Slovenia, meaning it would take a $950 bet to net $100. The OAR is -1400 for its matchup against Slovakia.
Before you make picks on any of these games, you have to hear what SportsLine expert David Kelly has to say. He's a Toronto-born hockey analyst who has multiple advanced degrees. And he's putting that education to great use as he uses his analytical style to crush his hockey picks.
He's riding a nearly unheard of 24-4 streak on his NHL picks as the Olympics get underway. Anybody following those picks is way, way up.
One we'll give away: Kelly loves the Over 5.5 goals in the matchup between Germany and Finland.
What other Olympic hockey picks can you make with confidence? And what's in store for the USA as it opens its quest for Olympic gold? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of OAR-Slovakia and USA-Slovenia you should be all over and get strong picks for the first four Olympic men's hockey games, all from a Toronto-born hockey expert who enters the Olympics on an insane 24-4 run on his last 28 NHL picks.