NHL Betting Trends: Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks opened as a -200 favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NHL Betting Trends, is currently receiving 80% of moneyline wagers. This one-sided betting percentage has pushed the line to -210. In our pre-season NHL Betting Against the Public article, we detailed the sweet spots for contrarian betting. Between…

NHL Betting Against the Public: Road Teams Under 25%

As detailed in our 2011 NHL Betting Against the Public article, our historical data has found a terrific return on investment betting against the public — specifically on teams receiving less than 35% of moneyline wagers. That same article also revealed that visiting teams are undervalued, so what happens when we combine these two philosophies?…

NHL Square Plays Update

NHL Square Plays are now 33-32 for the season which is good for 50.8 percent.  While this percentage would not be high enough to turn a profit betting against the spread in football or basketball, it can be profitable taking underdogs in hockey.  NHL Square Plays have won 12.6 units this season while winning only…

Weekend Sports Update

We’ll take our weekly scan of the sports betting boards — and in particular, the “super Saturday” of college football! In college football, the heaviest-bet game of the day is the Texas A&M vs. Baylor game.   This game is also seeing some lopsided-betting activity.  Another game seeing heavy action is the Michigan-Michigan St. game….