Basketball, Football, Baseball and Hockey are the most watched Sports in America. Hockey is the last in this group. This discipline is full of years of tradition and is capable of a wide option of bets by its own character.
Followers of this sport bets for the handicapping and select who’s going to win the game. Join us as we take a look at the wide variety of bets in this exciting sport in this post.
lMoneyLine Bets on Hockey
These ones are the most common hockey bets because you bet directly on who’s going to win the game. It includes frequently the Winner marked with (-) and the underdog with (+) next to the amount plus what the house takes. It will be like this: Toronto Maple Leafs (-110), what it means that you will win $100 by bets $110.
Over / Under Wagers in NHL Games
The total amount of goals scored between both teams will go over or under that total.
NHL Puckline Bets
This bet has a set point of spread of -1.5 based on the strenth of the popular and +1.5 on the weakness of the less popular team.
Point of Spread
Now knowing how the NHL puckline bets work, you can go beyond that. You can bet for the spread point number. If you choose the favorite, they should win by the spread number that you previously indicated next to the moneyline for you to win the bet. For example, Toronto Maple Leafs +2.5 (-110).
Regulation Time Betting
This kind of bets are also known as NHL 3-way betting. You can either put half a puck which is shown as (+0.5) or you can lay a puck which is shown as (-0.5). If you choose lay a puck (-0.5) as your bet your team must win by 1 or more goals at the end of RT. If is tied game or the team against is winning at the end of the third period you would be losing this bet.
NHL Parlay Bets
If you like to bet in a few hockey events at the same time this kind of bet is your best option. You can choose from 2 or more hockey teams. You will win this bet only if all teams that you already choose win each of their matches.
For those who like hockey but also like statistics and go beyond an ordinary fan there are Proposition Wagers where you place bets on team and player statistics.
The “Grand Salami” Bet
This bet is only available once per day, before any of the matches start. It allows you to bet on the number of the total scored goals combined of the entire day.
First Period Betting
This bet is based on the first 20 minutes of the game. Then the gamblers make their bets.
As you can see you have many types of bets to pick and choose from. If you’re a Hockey fan, you have many options to lay money down. We wish you all the best of luck in placing your bet on the next big hockey game.