NHL Picks

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2014

    How To Bet on the NHL: An Introduction to NHL Betting

    All of the focus during the hockey season is on football and basketball, whether it’s college or the pros, and it leaves a softer hockey market for bettors. The hockey market is nowhere near as efficient as the other major sports and that leaves opportunities to make money. The oddsmakers don’t spend as much time on hockey lines because the handle simply.....

  • OCTOBER 10TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Anaheim Ducks outlook

    Some of us remember the 'Mighty' Ducks, and Anaheim went from loaded to re-loaded, so maybe they should bring the name back for this season.The mission is clear: After coming within minutes of making it past LA to reach the Conference Finals, the Ducks know their inefficiencies and are doing something about it. GM Bob Murray asked Coach Bruce Boudreau wh.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Colorado Avalanche outlook

    After taking over for a team who was scraping the bottom of the barrel a year earlier, Patrick Roy added another trophy to the case by winning the Jack Adams Award (Coach of the Year). The accolades didn't stop with their Coach, as rookie Nathan MacKinnon took home the Calder Award (Rookie of the Year), and Ryan O'Reilly took home the Lady Byng (Gentlemen/Sp.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Vancouver Canucks outlook

    As a result of Vancouver missing the playoffs for the first time in quite a while, Team President Trevor Linden thought it was time to take a new leap of faith and hired GM Jim Benning and, from their system, Head Coach Willie Desjardins. The fans have not shown their concern yet as a whole, with the ‘Nucks still in the top 5 in attendance in the NHL.B.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Dallas Stars outlook

    The Dallas Stars staved off Nashville and Phoenix last year to grab the 8th and final spot in the Western Conference, only to see Kari Lehtonen let 20 goals go by him in a six-game series loss to the Ducks in the first playoff round. Goaltending was not the only problem as their defense was also to blame. Overall, Lehtonen had one of his best seasons last ye.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Minnesota Wild outlook

    The expectations the Minnesota Wild had, when they first starting bringing in so many other team captains, were through the roof. They finally started to pay off last year, taking out division-winning Colorado and reaching the 2nd round of the post-season.Being without their go-to net minders didn't help the situation, as both Niklas Backstrom and Josh H.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: San Jose Sharks season outlook

    The San Jose Sharks were already a team that had found a way to lose in the post-season every year that they have made the playoffs. Last year, that came to a tumultuous head, having the series in hand with the Kings up 3 - 0, and then the impossible happened. So the debate begins. How will they recover?To add insult to humiliation, the schedule setters .....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    Free NHL Picks: New York Islanders at Carolina Hurricanes

    Matchup: New York Islanders at Carolina HurricanesDate/Time: October 10, 7:00 p.m. ETTV: MSG PLUS/FOX Sports CarolinaNHL Betting Odds From BetOnline SportsbookMoneyline: Carolina -105Total: 5.5With 24 teams in action on Thursday night, the NHL has just one game on Friday night. The Carolina Hurricanes open up their season in Raleigh a.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    NHL System Picks Week 1

    The National Hockey League has resumed and we’ll be back with our weekly look at two to four games. Since games are picked several days in advance, we usually look at scheduling factors and historical results as a way of choosing the sides or totals here each week.One of the oldest systems among hockey bettors is to bet against teams playing their thir.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Chicago Blackhawks outlook

    The Blackhawks had the same issue as everyone else in the Western Conference playoffs - a Game 7 loss to the eventual champs.It was an off season of spending in the midway. It seemed someone was getting a new seven-year deal every day to sure up what they already have in place, and make sure they keep the core intact to try and win their third Cup in fiv.....

  • OCTOBER 9TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: New York Rangers outlook

    The New York Rangers rode the Martin St. Louis train and the emotional loss of his dad all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals, not to mention Henrik Lundqvist standing on his head night after night.Alain Vigneault begins his second year behind the bench, and after getting off to a horrendous start to the '13-14 season, not scoring and not stopping anyone,.....

  • OCTOBER 8TH, 2014

    2014 – ’15 NHL Betting: Los Angeles Kings outlook

    The Los Angeles Kings go down 0 - 3 in the opening round of the playoffs to San Jose, and it is over. There is no chance they can recover…or is there?Not so fast! Darryl Sutter said in his presser after Game 3 that they are not going away quietly and 1-2-3-4 wins in a row later a team that looked so bad to open the post-season was now moving on. Seven .....