How Does Game 1 Affect NHL Playoff Series Odds?

While it’s always noted that playoff series’ are a grind, the importance of the first game can not be overstated to both oddsmakers and bettors alike. The opening game this year caused series prices to shift by an average of 135 cents, or $1.35 (i.e. +150 to +285), but not all wins are created equal. …

How to Make a Profit Betting the NHL Playoffs

With the NBA postseason in full swing, the NHL Playoffs are set to begin on April 30th and the team at Sports Insights has developed some profitable betting systems to use during the NHL Stanley Cup run. Keeping consistent with our contrarian strategies, we’ve found that betting against the public once again proves valuable while using…

2012 Stanley Cup Preview – LA Kings vs. NJ Devils

The 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final is set to begin on Wednesday, May 30 as the New Jersey Devils will host the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1.  The series price via Sportsbook.com currently has the Kings -150/Devils +130 even though New Jersey will have home-ice advantage  This is primarily because the Kings have been…

Weekend Sports Update

The NBA playoffs are getting underway — and the NHL playoffs are in full swing.  Here are some quick tidbits on the playoffs as we get set for an action-packed Sunday in sports. Unfortunately, Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls will miss the rest of the season (and the playoffs) — damaging the Bulls’ chances…

Weekend Sports Update

This is a great time of the year for sports fans — and especially sports investors — as the baseball season is starting up, the hockey playoffs are heating up, and NBA teams are jockeying for playoff position. This is a particularly interesting time for NHL bettors.  Round 1 playoff series are shifting to the…

Weekend Sports Update

The last two Final Four spots in the NCAA Men’s Tournament will be settled on Sunday, as we’ll take a quick look at today’s March Madness games along with other happenings in the sports marketplace.  First, in today’s NCAA basketball games: Baylor has had a nice run through the tournament as a #3 seed; however,…