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This week's NHL betting predictions and picks: The surprising Habs

Covers Oct 16, 2018 - 2:08 PM ET
One of the early surprises this season has been the play of the Canadiens, and they will host the Blues on Wednesday in Montreal. We cover this game and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet with need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the NHL odds for the early week matchups.

This weekend's NHL betting predictions and picks: Lamo will light up in D.C.

Covers Oct 13, 2018 - 10:33 PM ET
The top 2 scoring teams in the NHL face off as the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night in D.C. We cover this game and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet with need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the NHL odds for this weekend's early matchups.

Golden Knights vs Capitals NHL picks & predictions: Fast start for Cup rematch

Covers Oct 10, 2018 - 1:52 PM ET
With a break in the MLB postseason action we turn our attention to the ice, where we get treated to a Stanley Cup rematch as the Capitals host the Golden Knights on Wednesday night. Will the Knights exact some revenge, or will the Caps overwhelm them on home ice. We break down the best ways to wager this puck battle.

This week's NHL betting predictions and picks: Stanley Cup rematch

Covers Oct 9, 2018 - 1:05 PM ET
We're treated to a Stanley Cup rematch Wednesday night when the Golden Knights travel to Washington to take on the Capitals. We cover this game and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet with need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the NHL odds for the early week matchups.

This weekend's NHL betting predictions and picks: Over the ocean

Covers Oct 5, 2018 - 10:32 PM ET
There should be fireworks when Taylor Hall faces his former team in Sweeden on Saturday, we get our first Battle of Ontario of the season and much more in our NHL betting cheat sheet. We're delivering the need-to-know betting notes, goalie profiles and injury news to help you crack the NHL odds for the early week matchups.

NHL betting predictions and picks: Jets ready for takeoff

Covers Oct 3, 2018 - 1:47 PM ET
Will the Jets be a dynamite first period bet when they open the season vs the Blues? The Red Wings and Bluejackets renew their rivalry and much more as the puck drops on our first NHL cheat sheet of the season. We're delivering the need-to-know betting notes to help you crack the NHL odds for the early week matchups.

How to bet totals

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:51 PM ET
Betting on totals – also known as the Over/Under – is one of the most common ways to wager on sports. Oddsmakers determine the total amount of points scored by both teams and set that number as the betting total.

How to bet moneylines

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:42 PM ET
Betting on moneylines is one of the most common ways to wager on sports like baseball and hockey. Oddsmakers determine which team is more likely to win the game and set a price according to that win probability.

How to bet parlays

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:36 PM ET
Parlay betting involves tying two or more different wagers together but all wagers must be correct in order to win the parlay. The more bets that are parlayed together, the larger the potential payout. However, with each bet added to the parlay the chances of winning become smaller.

NHL Stanley Cup 2019 odds: Five value bets for this season

Covers Jun 8, 2018 - 3:03 AM ET
The Zambonis have been parked for the summer and the beer is flowing into Lord Stanley’s Cup for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. Another NHL season is behind us but hockey handicappers are already asking themselves who’ll be raising the Cup this time next season.

Vegas books continue to root for Knights despite massive liability

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 8:39 PM ET
Lord Stanley’s Cup just might get hoisted tonight in the shadow of the Vegas Strip – though if that should happen, it won’t be by the home team. Covers checks in on the action and movement for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, with insights from Chris Andrews, from the South Point, and D.J. Fields, from Bookmaker.eu.

NHL Stanley Cup Final 4-Check: Best ways to bet Captials-Golden Knights Game 5

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 2:27 PM ET
The Capitals can claim their first Stanley Cup in franchise history with a victory on the road tonight against the Golden Knights. Our "NHL 4-Check" gives you four great ways to wager on Thursday's Game 5 with expectations of a desperate Knights' performance.

NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 5 betting preview: Golden Knights at Capitals

Covers Jun 7, 2018 - 12:37 AM ET
The Capitals are venturing to Vegas with more than just breaking the bank on their minds ... they are looking to capture their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history. The Caps can do precisely that Thursday as they look to secure Washington's first professional championship since 1992 with a win over the Knights in Game 5.

Las Vegas bettors continue to hammer Knights for Stanley Cup Final Game 4

Covers Jun 4, 2018 - 7:16 PM ET
Alex Ovechkin can take a huge step toward an elusive first title when the Stanley Cup Final resumes tonight for Game 4. Covers checks in on the action and moneyline movement, with insights from Nick Bogdanovich, director of trading for William Hill US, and John Murray, manager at the Westgate LV Superbook.

Stanley Cup Final 4-Check: Best ways to bet Captials-Golden Knights Game 4

Covers Jun 4, 2018 - 12:31 PM ET
The Capitals took control of the Stanley Cup Final thanks to a decisive victory in Game 3, and another strong outing from goaltender Braden Holtby. Our "NHL 4-Check" gives you four great ways to wager on Monday's Game 4 with expectations of another low-scoring affair.

NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 4 betting preview: Golden Knights at Capitals

Covers Jun 3, 2018 - 11:44 PM ET
The Washington Capitals hope the momentum of their first-ever home win in the Stanley Cup Finals will go a long way toward recording another versus the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 on Monday, thereby bringing them one victory away from grabbing the chalice for the first time in franchise history.

Bookies are big Capitals fans for Stanley Cup Game 3

Covers Jun 2, 2018 - 7:24 PM ET
With the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals tied at 1-1, bettors are still leaning on the first-year Knights on the road in Game 3. Patrick Everson talks to sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore about the NHL betting odds and action for tonight's tilt.

NHL Stanley Cup Final Game 3 betting preview: Golden Knights at Capitals

Covers Jun 2, 2018 - 1:42 AM ET
The Washington Capitals attempt to take the lead in the Stanley Cup finals when they host the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night for Game 3, but they may have to do it without the leading scorer, Evgeny Kuznetsov in the playoffs or one at less than 100 percent. We break down all the angles in our betting preview.

Stanley Cup Final 4-Check: Best ways to bet Captials-Golden Knights Game 3

Covers Jun 1, 2018 - 12:23 PM ET
The Stanley Cup Final is all locked up with the Capitals and Golden Knights splitting the first two contests. Game 3 swings the series to Washington, opening up some exciting ways to bet on the NHL odds. Our "NHL 4-Check" gives you four great ways to wager on Game 3, including a tempting three-way prop.

Stanley Cup Final 4-Check: Best ways to bet Captials-Golden Knights Game 2

Covers May 30, 2018 - 11:25 AM ET
Hockey bettors are still buzzing from a wild Game 1 opener of the Stanley Cup Final. That 6-4 victory for Vegas has many NHL fans scratching their heads heading into Game 2. If you don't know which ways to wager on the Golden Knights and Capitals, let our "NHL 4-Check" pick out the best props and alternative odds to bet.