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…

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

The 2014-15 Stanley Cup Playoffs have arrived and this year there are some unfamiliar faces in the mix. The Bruins, Kings, and Sharks all failed to make the postseason with disappointing years, but this allowed for unexpected teams such as the Flames, Jets, and Senators to earn their way into playoff bids. In total five teams made it…

2014-15 NHL Stanley Cup Futures

Even before the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons in 2013-14, oddsmakers had already begun looking forward to this season. Sportsbook.com became the first sportsbook to post NHL Stanley Cup Futures for the 2014-15 season and a number of prominent sportsbooks followed suit shortly thereafter. Throughout the off-season, these…