We’ve got some more spots that we’re looking at for this week. With no NBA until Thursday and college basketball getting close to the end of the regular season, this may be the best time to bet NHL and we’re hoping that continues for the week ending February 26.
This week because this is my favorite week of the season to date for situational spots. There are a lot of them, including some enticing underdogs. Remember, we can handicap the spot, but we also have to handicap the price. This looks like it has the potential to be a great week in the NHL.
Teams will be jockeying for position from here on out and there should be some good opportunities to prey on teams that find themselves in bad spots. Some of those spots are definitely present this week.
Coming out of the Break, 28 of the 30 teams in the NHL will play at least three games from Tuesday through Sunday this week. We know what that means. The schedule is going to give us betting opportunities.
This week’s version of the NHL scheduling spots article is going to be quite a bit shorter because we only have four days of games to consider. The NHL All-Star Break begins on Friday and runs into next week.
Twenty-nine of the 30 teams play at least three games this week and several are playing four games. With oddsmakers focused on the NBA and college basketball as the number of NFL games keeps going down, we’re going to have opportunities in the NHL.
Those that follow the NHL betting market should find a lot of terrific situational betting spots over the next two weeks. This week isn’t as busy as the past week was, but the NHL All-Star Break is just two weekends away, so the schedule is going to tighten up a little bit before players get some downtime.
One of the things that we emphasize here at BangTheBook is using the schedule to your advantage in the daily winter sports. That’s certainly a good way to narrow your focus on the betting cards and find some good opportunities to get line value. The NHL provides a lot of it.
While the season-long statistics still look pretty good, it’s our job as sports bettors to try and stay one step ahead of the sportsbooks rather than one step behind. Allen Moody on some recent NHL betting trends regarding home teams and over/unders.
The NHL’s holiday break carries over into the following week, so everybody has a nice day off on Monday. While the players are sure to be enjoying the time with family, we’ve seen things like this play out before. When there are days off, the schedule gets condensed.
For bettors, it isn’t a great situation because our usual letdown and look-ahead spots won’t be as prevalent. Every team will want to head into the holiday break on a high note. On the other hand, it means that the better teams should probably take care of business because they should be focused.
Another week of great betting opportunities begins in the NHL on Monday night. We have a lot of different ways in which we can attack these daily sports and one of the best is to use the schedule to our advantage.