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Can we crack the correct score market in the NHL?

Mar 5th, 2017 at 14:19 undertherobe on Ice Hockey 3 comments 127 views

The three main markets when betting on the NHL are the money line (match winner including any overtime or shootout), total goals (usually set a 5 or 5.5) and puck line (backing a team +/- 1.5 goals). But there are many more markets available and I want to look at one that whilst gets very little attention in the NHL, is very popular with those betting on football (or soccer …

A look at some key NHL trades at the deadline

Mar 2nd, 2017 at 18:52 undertherobe on Ice Hockey 1 comments 132 views

At 8pm UK time on March 1st, the door shut on yet another NHL trade deadline day. Impending free agents were let go in order for their team to recoup some investment, teams decided to go all in for a Stanley Cup run, whilst others decided that 16/17 just isn't going to be their year. As is always the case at times like these, everyone wants to predict the future and …

Bye weeks are making NHL players and bettors happy

Feb 18th, 2017 at 12:43 Epic on Ice Hockey 7 comments 180 views

A year ago, one of the conditions for the NHL players to agree to continue with the new 3 on 3 All-Star Game format was the introduction of bye weeks. Each team in the league gets 5 days off during the season to recharge the batteries before the final few weeks of the regular season. A lot of teams have already had theirs, but many sides still have the rest …

2017 Stanley Cup winner likely coming from the Metro division

Jan 18th, 2017 at 23:50 Epic on Ice Hockey 2 comments 118 views

With all teams having played at least 42 games, the NHL season has passed its halfway mark. One of the hottest topics of the first half was the success of teams in the Metropolitan division. Currently half of the league's TOP 8 sides come from the Metro. For the 2nd time in the league's history three sides from the same division have managed at least a 9-game winning streak and …

A view on how to increase your NHL profit

Jan 10th, 2017 at 22:35 undertherobe on Ice Hockey 1 comments 199 views

In terms of predicting winners, there aren't many tougher leagues than the NHL to do it in. With the salary cap and draft system, the league attempts to create parity amongst all 30 teams, making it as difficult as possible to turn a profit. Of course, bad management means that we have teams who experience lengthy playoff droughts whilst good management means that there are teams who experience plenty of success. …

The Oilers are Stanley Cup pretenders

Nov 10th, 2016 at 18:15 Epic on Ice Hockey 3 comments 375 views

The new NHL season is less than a month old, but there have already been some interesting developments regarding the eventual Stanley Cup champion. The Edmonton Oilers have made a wonderful start and many bookies rate them as the 2nd favorite to with the Cup next June. With a 9-4-1 record after 14 games, there's certainly some ground for these predictions, but I'm not convinced by the side which hasn't …

NHL season 2016/17 preview and betting tips

Oct 10th, 2016 at 17:17 Epic on Ice Hockey 0 comments 268 views

Can the Pittsburgh Penguins defend the Stanley Cup? Will the Tampa Bay Lightning finally make a breakthrough? Or will a Western Conference side reclaim the crown? These are the main questions of the 100th NHL season. The centennial season of the league starts on October 12 and we can expect eight months of great hockey action. Here's my preview of the season with betting tips and advice for everyone looking …

NHL 2016/17 regular season points total betting tips

Oct 5th, 2016 at 14:56 Epic on Ice Hockey 0 comments 260 views

#IsItOctoberYet was a popular hashtag among hockey fans waiting for the new NHL season and it sure is October now. The season starts in a week on October 12. A while ago, the lines for regular season points of every team where revealed by the bookies and there are many selections that standout. However, with a lot of uncertainty surrounding some sides, there are also plenty of potential land mines. …

2016 World Cup of Hockey preview and betting tips

Sep 8th, 2016 at 15:01 Epic on Ice Hockey 1 comments 371 views

12 years after the second World Cup of Hockey, the tournament is back for its third edition. The action starts on September 17 with eight teams in contention to win the competition. Six nations of hockey powerhouses (Canada, USA, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czech Republic) will be joined by Team North America, which is made up from U23 players and Team Europe, which consists of players from the rest of the …

Stanley Cup final preview & betting tips

May 30th, 2016 at 14:56 Epic on Ice Hockey 0 comments 325 views

For the first time since 2012, the Stanley Cup final will start in May this year. The Pittburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks kick off the series tonight in Pittsburgh. It promises to be a great matchup with both sides having high hopes of getting the Cup in their hands. The Penguins are looking for their 4th Cup win, while the Sharks have stepped into uncharted territories. It's the …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Betting Tips

May 13th, 2016 at 17:50 Epic on Ice Hockey 0 comments 316 views

And then there were four. The battle for the Stanley Cup resumes with Conference finals. The action starts tonight with the Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern final. Meanwhile, the Western final starts on Sunday as the San Jose Sharks make a trip to St. Louis to take on the Blues. EASTERN CONFERENCE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS VS TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING After dropping the Presidents' trophy winner the Washington Capitals, the …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Betting Tips

Apr 27th, 2016 at 17:48 Epic on Ice Hockey 0 comments 305 views

After a couple of predictable years, the Stanley Cup playoffs started with many surprises this Spring. For the first time in 10 years, none of the Original Six teams made it into the 2nd round. Also for the first time since 2011, we'll have a Cup winner that isn't the Chicago Blackhawks or the LA Kings. Picked 3 of 4 1st round series winners correct in the East, but could end …

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