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    Canadian Teams Quite Active This Time of Year

    Canadian teams are taking front and center in this edition of Apex Hockey Betting.  Alberta has made some recent moves to keep the momentum going in Calgary.  Edmonton has done some odd moves this week.  Finally, will Babcock get to work his magic on one of the more coveted young restricted free agents this year? Firing Everyone in Edmonton? Atop the NHL draft has not been the kindness that the NHL envisioned giving the league’s worst team.  A bounty of high selections have not translated into much success on the ice.  So the franchise brought Peter Chiarelli to bring in…

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    Tampa Evens Stanley Cup but Has Advantage

    Tampa Bay did what was expected and evened the Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece with a four to three win on Saturday night.  After giving away the opener, Chicago returned the favor but in a more subtle way than Tampa did.  What was the error that allowed Tampa to triumph?  How is it that the Blackhawks error might stay in their system more than the Tampa one did? Read on at Apex Hockey Betting to see what this is and how to pounce on it. Tampa’s Was Unusual Ryan’s abortive breakaway in Game One provided the moment in…

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    We Have Our Stanley Cup Final : Chicago and Tampa Bay Free Pick

    Both have made it through respective gauntlets.  Thrilling seven game ordeals that leave both teams spent.  Chicago is trying to cement their dynasty with a third cup in the last six years.  Tampa wants to expand their trophy case with a second championship.  Apex Hockey Betting will get right down to it and see why we picked whom we did to take it all home. Speed Equates to Entertainment The NHL got a quality matchup here as both teams are young, have speed, and like to skate.  No left wing locks or New York Rangers limitation style of hockey.  Fanbases…

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    Benefits of Betting Hockey at an Online Sportsbook

    Playoff time is not supposed to be the only time of the year for the hockey enthusiast to cash in on his knowledge.  Our beloved sport has its players lacing up their skates all year long.  The time is to broaden your horizons from the mundane that your local deigns to offer you.  By betting hockey at an Online sportsbook, the multiple dimensions of profit open up for every level of fan.  Read on to find out why a deposit at an online sportsbook can heighten the experience of both watching and wagering on hockey. Beyond the NHL Wagering ability…

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    How Low Can a Stanley Cup Total Go?

    Stand up and be accounted for is a famous saying for those that have to answer the roll call.  Most do this by pushing back their chair and rising for everyone to see.  One NHL’er is accomplishing this by standing on his head.  Left for dead, Montreal is now in the series after a thrilling 2-1 win in Game Five.  Carey Price stole the show and stonewalled the Lightning.  Apex Hockey Betting looks forward to the Herculean task in Tampa but there are two other games that are playing tonight.  Stay tuned to our Free Pick of the Week to…

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Canadian Teams Quite Active This Time of Year

Jun 21, 2015

Canadian teams are taking front and center in this edition of Apex Hockey Betting.  Alberta has made some recent moves to keep the momentum going in Calgary.  Edmonton has done some odd moves this week.  Finally, will Babcock get to work his magic on one of the more coveted young restricted free agents this year? Firing Everyone in Edmonton? Atop the NHL draft has not been the kindness that the NHL envisioned giving the league’s worst team.  A bounty of high selections have not translated into much success on the ice.  So the franchise brought Peter Chiarelli to bring in…

NHL Finals Series Price Free Pick

Tampa Evens Stanley Cup but Has Advantage

Jun 7, 2015

Tampa Bay did what was expected and evened the Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece with a four to three win on Saturday night.  After giving away the opener, Chicago returned the favor but in a more subtle way than Tampa did.  What was the error that allowed Tampa to triumph?  How is it that the Blackhawks error might stay in their system more than the Tampa one did? Read on at Apex Hockey Betting to see what this is and how to pounce on it. Tampa’s Was Unusual Ryan’s abortive breakaway in Game One provided the moment in…

Canadian Teams Quite Active This Time of Year

Jun 21, 2015
Canadian teams are taking front and center in this edition of Apex Hockey Betting.  Alberta has made some recent moves to keep the momentum going in Calgary.  Edmonton has done some odd moves this week.  Finally, will Babcock get to work his magic on one of the more coveted young…

Tampa Evens Stanley Cup but Has Advantage

Jun 7, 2015
Tampa Bay did what was expected and evened the Stanley Cup Final at one game apiece with a four to three win on Saturday night.  After giving away the opener, Chicago returned the favor but in a more subtle way than Tampa did.  What was the error that allowed Tampa…

We Have Our Stanley Cup Final : Chicago and Tampa Bay Free Pick

May 31, 2015
Both have made it through respective gauntlets.  Thrilling seven game ordeals that leave both teams spent.  Chicago is trying to cement their dynasty with a third cup in the last six years.  Tampa wants to expand their trophy case with a second championship.  Apex Hockey Betting will get right down…

Benefits of Betting Hockey at an Online Sportsbook

May 22, 2015
Playoff time is not supposed to be the only time of the year for the hockey enthusiast to cash in on his knowledge.  Our beloved sport has its players lacing up their skates all year long.  The time is to broaden your horizons from the mundane that your local deigns…

How Low Can a Stanley Cup Total Go?

May 10, 2015
Stand up and be accounted for is a famous saying for those that have to answer the roll call.  Most do this by pushing back their chair and rising for everyone to see.  One NHL’er is accomplishing this by standing on his head.  Left for dead, Montreal is now in…

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Dangers of MoneyLine Every Game and Corsi Part Two

In the first part of the series, we were examining the metric Corsi percentage and how it could be used for hockey wagering.  The stats were looked at and it was given that the San Jose Sharks were vastly underperforming in their record against the perceived possession that their hockey team was getting.  The pronouncement was made that this team would be the one to watch.  They had two games this week.  Let us look at what happened in each and the unit result if we bet on each and equally. Calgary 2 at San Jose 0 It is always…

NHL Metrics

Hockey Handicapping and Metrics Made Easy Part One : Fenwick and Corsi

In a world of touts and bad comedy teams, Fenwick and Corsi sounds like the last stop on a Vaudeville tour.  However, make no mistake that these two names are actually terms that can raise your hockey handicapping ability.  They are technically metrics and attempt to quantify on ice dominance.  They are nice easy numbers that relate to on ice puck possession that teams have on even strength.  The first part of this series will give you their definitions and from there we will apply it our our hockey wagering patterns. No More Minding the Stopwatch Possession and how long…

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Introduction to Betting on Hockey

Anyone who has been involved with sports betting for any length of time has probably heard the story about the down-and-out gambler who went on a horrible losing streak in football, then shifted his attention to basketball, with the same degree of non-success. He just could not pick a winner, and this was nothing out of the ordinary, as he simply did not have a firm grasp of handicapping principles. With a certain desperation, he had a conversation with a friend as he explained his woes. The friend, trying to be helpful, suggested that maybe the desperate loser could take…

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Money Lines and Puck Lines in Hockey

There are a few different ways to bet on hockey, and we will go over them. The one that will be easiest for the general public to understand is the MONEY LINE, which essentially allows the bettor to place a wager on the outright winner of a game, with a price on the favorite and a price on the underdog. You will find these prices expressed in odds that are referred to as “American,” and not fractional. So as the hockey bettor, you are analyzing the “value” that appears in the line on either side, as you perceive it. Here…