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….

Betting on the 2017 NHL Skills Competition

The best players in the NHL are gathered in Los Angeles for this weekend’s All-Star festivities and tonight, they’ll test their speed, power, and nifty mitts for the skills contest. Each of the four divisions will have their own team and will try to earn points by winning head-to-head matchups in each of the events….

What should NHL bettors know post All-Star break?

The 2017 NHL All-Star weekend in Los Angeles is upon us, and every team is more than halfway through their season schedule. So far this year we’ve seen Columbus and Minnesota go on epic win streaks, TB and LA struggle, and young players like Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews dominating. In terms of betting, what…

Betting on NHL Totals: A Historical Narrative

When it comes to gambling on the four major pro sports in America, betting on NHL totals is unique. The NHL has gone through several distinct eras and in the current one, scoring is down. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Right around 1960, scoring was on the rise and NHL teams began to average…

2016-17 NHL Betting Against the Public Report

Before the start of every season, Sports Insights posts a series of articles that highlight the ideal threshold for contrarian betting. By utilizing our public betting trends from seven contributing sportsbooks, we are able to see which teams are being pounded by a majority of public bettors. This simple strategy encourages bettors to identify the most popular…