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,…

NHL Betting Trends: Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues

Despite only three games in the NHL tonight, hockey fans will be treated to a phenomenal game when the Boston Bruins (35-20-2, 72 points) travel to St. Louis to take on the Blues (36-16-7, 79 points). The Blues opened as a -130 favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NHL Betting Trends,…

NHL Betting Trends: Anaheim Ducks vs. Detroit Red Wings

This weekend’s NHL action is highlighted by the Detroit Red Wings, who take an 18-game winning streak at Joe Louis Arena into Friday (2/10) night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks.  They are approaching the NHL record of 20 consecutive home wins which is shared by both the 1929 Bruins and 1975 Flyers and have not…

NHL Betting Trends: Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks opened as a -200 favorite at the market-setting Cris sportsbook and, according to Sports Insights’ NHL Betting Trends, is currently receiving 80% of moneyline wagers. This one-sided betting percentage has pushed the line to -210. In our pre-season NHL Betting Against the Public article, we detailed the sweet spots for contrarian betting. Between…