While the 2021-22 NHL season kicked off on Oct. 12, the Boston Bruins waited four more days before hitting the ice for their opener. They kicked off their campaign with a 3-1 home victory over Dallas and now take to the road for the first time as they visit the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Philadelphia is in the midst of a season-opening four-game homestand that began with a shootout loss against Vancouver before the club routed the expansion Seattle Kraken 6-1 on Monday.

The latest NHL odds for Wednesday's doubleheader from Caesars Sportsbook list Boston as a -135 road favorite over Philadelphia on the money line, while the over-under for total goals sits at 5.5. The other game on the schedule has the St. Louis Blues visiting the Vegas Golden Knights at 10 p.m. ET, with the Golden Knights listed as -130 home favorites and the over-under set at 5.5 goals. Before making any NHL picks for Wednesday's doubleheader, you need to check out what the proven SportsLine Projection Model has to say.

This model simulates every NHL game 10,000 times, taking into account factors like current form, individual matchups, injuries and short- and long-term trends. The model seeks the best values on the money line, puck line and total.

Now, the model has evaluated the NHL odds for Wednesday's doubleheader and posted its best bets. Parlaying these four NHL picks will return almost 13-1. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's top NHL picks.

Top NHL picks for Wednesday's doubleheader

The model sees value in going over on the 5.5-goal total in the Blues vs. Golden Knights contest. St. Louis, which won the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history during the NHL's last full 82-game season in 2018-19, is looking to wrap up a season-opening three-game road trip in perfect fashion. The Blues' offense has been electric thus far, producing a total of 12 goals in victories at Colorado and Arizona.

Jordan Kyrou was fifth on the team in scoring last season with 35 points in 55 games and has stormed out of the gate in 2021-22. The 23-year-old center is among the league leaders with six points as he recorded two goals and two assists against the Avalanche before setting up a pair of tallies versus the Coyotes. Three other members of the Blues also have scored two goals, while the Golden Knights boast a pair of two-goal scorers in Max Pacioretty and Chandler Stephenson

How to make Wednesday NHL picks, parlays

The model has locked in three other NHL best bets, with money-line and goal-total picks in both games. You can only see the model's NHL picks and analysis at SportsLine.

So which NHL picks should you parlay on Wednesday for a shot at a payout of almost 13-1? And which picks are the model's strongest plays? Visit SportsLine now to see the top NHL picks for Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NHL picks, and find out.