2014-15 NHL Betting Against the Public Report

The NHL season begins on October 8th with the Montreal Canadiens travelling to face the Toronto Maple Leafs, and we want to make sure that bettors are ready to hit the ground running. Before the start of every season, we post a series of Betting Against the Public articles where we highlight the sweet spots for contrarian…

2015 Stanley Cup Final: Game 1 Betting Preview

This evening at 8:05 PM Eastern Time, the puck drops for game one of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Tampa Bay Lightning, who opened as -116 home favorites against the Chicago Blackhawks at the market-setting Pinnacle sportsbook, are currently receiving just 36% of moneyline bets. Despite this one-sided betting, the Lightning have moved to -127….

2015 Stanley Cup Final- Lightning vs. Blackhawks

The Canadian hockey world will have to watch another all-American Stanley Cup Final with the Tampa Bay Lightning taking on the Chicago Blackhawks beginning on Wednesday, June 3. This will mark the 21st consecutive season that an American team will win the Cup and 4th straight season that both teams in the final are American. Chicago is…

NHL Game 7 Historical Betting Trends

We haven’t seen much lopsided betting in Game 7’s in recent years, with only 1 team getting 30% or fewer of bets (1 out of 41 total games, just 2%). To put that in perspective, more than 1 in 5 playoff games (22.86%) sees at least a 70/30 split in terms of betting percentages. Bettors don’t…

2015 NHL Playoffs Conference Semifinals Preview

The 2015 NHL Playoffs have reached the Conference Semifinal stages and the St. Louis Blues have already been eliminated again. The Blues had the third-best Cup odds prior to the playoffs at +825 but failed to get out of the first round for the third consecutive season. Below shows the updated Stanley Cup odds, Conference…