2017 NHL Playoffs: Zig-Zag Theory

The Zig-Zag theory is one of the most well-known sports betting systems, and the concept is quite simple — take whichever team lost their previous game. As part of our contrarian strategy, we constantly advocate buying on bad news and selling on good news as this enables bettors to capitalize on market overreactions and take…

2016-17 NHL Stanley Cup Odds

Sportsbook was the first book to release early 2016-17 NHL Stanley Cup odds and neither the Sharks or Penguins were favored to win it. In fact, neither were even favored to reach the Stanley Cup Final this season. However, 5Dimes then opened odds that made a little more sense and below shows a table of Stanley Cup…

How do NHL Replacement Coaches Perform?

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin may be the best two players of the past decade. However, despite having these two superstars and numerous other stars over the past several years, the Penguins had been held without a Stanley Cup since the 2008-09 season. That changed last year when Mike Sullivan (I washed his golf clubs…

Who Will be the Next Boston Bruins Head Coach?

Early Tuesday morning, as most of Boston sports fans were getting ready to watch the Patriots roll through the city on their Duck Boats, the Bruins announced the firing of their long-time head coach, Claude Julien. Julien, who was the longest-tenured coach in the NHL before being fired, had been on the hot seat for…

2016-17 NHL Awards Odds

Sports Interaction, one of Canada’s most well-known sportsbooks, has posted their odds for most of the NHL awards for the upcoming season. With the season set to start just one week from today, we take a look at how the Canadian oddsmakers expect the hockey season to shake out. For a more detailed look at…

2016-17 NHL Hart Trophy Odds

The NHL season starts just one week from today and BetOnline recently posted their Hart Trophy odds for the upcoming year. The Hart Trophy is given annually to the league’s most valuable player and was awarded to Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks last season after he led the league in scoring by a commanding 17 points….