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Best Bet To Win NHL Stanley Cup
Odds To Win 2023 Stanley Cup Avalanche +450 The reigning Stanley Cup champions are unsurprisingly the favorites to repeat by a bit of distance. They've had a busy offseason so far, re-signing Valeri Nichushkin, Josh Manson, Alexandar Georgiev and Darren Helm, and saying goodbye to Darcy Kuemper and Nazem Kadri. So keep an eye on these odds as the offseason continues for the defending champs. Maple Leafs +850 The Maple Leafs did make it to the playoffs last season, but suffered an early exit in the first round at the hands of the Lightning. The team has made a bit of noise this offseason, ...
Early Look At Favorites & Values To Win The 2023 NHL Stanley Cup
2023 NHL Stanley Cup Odds & Value Picks Colorado Avalanche +400 It really is no surprise that the Colorado Avalanche continue to be the favorite to win the 2023 Stanley Cup after winning in 2022. They didn't really lose many players this offseason from that Championship squad, so there is no reason for their odds to drop as the defending champs. They did lose goaltender Darcy Kuemper to the Washington Capitals in free agency, but Colorado should still be in pretty good shape in net. They acquired New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev this offseason to replace Kuemper, and it seems as tho...
NHL Betting: 3 Non-Favorites to Back With Stanley Cup Futures
With the dust settling on an eventful first week of NHL free agency, three teams outside of the five favorites have done enough to warrant 2022-23 futures Stanley Cup considerations.  NHL odds have the Colorado Avalanche (+450), Toronto Maple Leafs (+850), Tampa Bay Lightning (+900), Florida Panthers (+1000) and Carolina Hurricanes (+1200) as the five favorites to win the Stanley Cup.  All five teams are built for success now and will want to capitalize on their respective stacked rosters.  Three teams trailing the lead pack – Edmonton Oilers (+1600), Pittsburgh Penguins (+2000), New York Ra...
Early Stanley Cup Future To Bet For 2023
The 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs concluded with the Colorado Avalanche hoisting Lord Stanley above their heads after defeating the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. The Avalanche were the favorites all year long, with their talent and speed being a class above the rest of the league. That shows in next season's odds board as well, as we already have odds to win the 2023 Stanley Cup. Not surprisingly, Colorado is once again favored to win it all. In fact, they are massive favorites next season, coming in at +400 with the next closest team being the Toronto Maple Leaf...
Best Bet To Win NHL's Eastern Conference
Odds To Win NHL Eastern Conference Maple Leafs +425 The Maple Leafs are very slight favorites here over the Lightning after finishing third in the conference last season. But they were also eliminated from the postseason last year by the Lightning. So keep an eye on these odds, as they are very close to Tampa Bay on this list and will be looking to keep their odds lead. Lightning +450 The Lightning are slightly behind the Maple Leafs here and they'll be looking to make a huge push this season for another Stanley Cup run. They finished fifth in the conference last season and they will cert...
Best Bet To Win NHL's Western Conference
Odds To Win NHL Western Conference Avalanche +175 The defending Stanley Cup champions are the favorites to win the Western Conference this season. They finished first in the conference last season on their way to their big win, so their odds are great for them to do it again here. Golden Knights +650 The Golden Knights finished ninth in the Western Conference last season, but they have moved up the odds list this offseason. They missed the playoffs for the first time in their franchise history (their long, storied five-year history), but expectations are higher for this team to make a bet...
How To Bet On The NHL
Let's take a look at all of the ways you can get action on NHL hockey. NHL Single-Game Bet Types Betting NHL Moneylines When betting the moneyline, you are betting on the side to win the game, regardless of the final score or margin.  A negative moneyline denotes the favored side. A positive moneyline denotes the underdog. You may calculate your potential return before placing a moneyline bet by using the following guidelines: Favorites: The amount of money you must bet in order to return $100 on a successful bet.  Example: Hurricanes -195 means a $195 bet will return $100 if Carolina win...
Understanding Line Movement
Line movement occurs when odds move in one direction or the other.  One of the most important tools we offer here at BetQL is access to live sharp betting data. Sharp bettors can be considered pros or experts due to the fact that they typically wager the most money and are responsible for moving lines. Sharps typically get heavy action on their targeted bets soon after lines are released. Therefore, having access to their preferred wagers is extremely powerful. Our sharp picks dashboard is extremely easy to use and understand. Oddsmakers move lines for a variety of reasons, including betting...
Developing A Personal Betting Strategy
“Trust the process”. You’ve heard that phrase before, right? Well, it applies to your individual betting success as well. Depending on your personality, betting frequency, unit size and income, you must establish and stick to your own strategy, but whatever it is, our full suite of tools here at BetQL will undoubtedly help you make the most educated, data-backed decisions possible.  Let’s explore some distinct types of betting strategies. Even if you don’t  fall into every category, you can likely find a way to resonate with at least one of them. To be clear, we are not recommending a partic...
How To Shop For Betting Lines
Going line shopping is a way that you can find an edge in a sports betting world that is becoming more and more difficult to consistently find success in. Let’s explore how you can use BetQL before looking at odds from your favorite sportsbooks.  Using BetQL’s Best Bets Feature Our proprietary models assign a 1-5 star rating to every spread, moneyline and over/under bet in real time. Our best bets are determined by the difference between our projection and the consensus odds. Five-star bets are the most valuable bets, followed by four-star bets and so on. The goal of the star ratings mode...
Stanley Cup Betting: Best Props for Friday’s Game 5
Editor's Note: These picks do NOT necessarily reflect BetQL's PGA Model and are from our friends at BetMGM. The Colorado Avalanche used a dominant overtime effort in Game 4 to back the Tampa Bay Lightning into a 3-1 series deficit in the Stanley Cup Final. That means the Avalanche have three games to close out the series and secure their first cup since 2001. The champagne is on ice, and the Stanley Cup odds are ready to be paid out. Ideally for Avs fans, that fourth and final win might come at home on Friday night, but most hockey bettors are expecting the two-time defending champions to of...
Stanley Cup Final: Betting Lines, Odds & Picks for Lightning-Avalanche Game 5
Betting Lines, Odds & Picks for Lightning-Avalanche Game 5 Friday's NHL trends are collected and ready to go for the Stanley Cup Final. Let's take a look at what you should know before betting on Lightning-Avalanche Game 5. One trend to note is that the BetQL NHL model has gone 82-43 (66%) on all NHL picks in the past 30 days for a total return of $2,555 on $100 bets, so you'll definitely want to know who the model is backing. The Colorado Avalanche placed one hand on the Stanley Cup on Wednesday after their defeat of the Tampa Bay Lightning in overtime 3-2. The two-time defending champion...
Stanley Cup Final: Betting Lines, Odds & Picks for Lightning-Avalanche Game 4
Betting Lines, Odds & Picks for Lightning-Avalanche Game 4 Wednesday's NHL trends are collected and ready to go for the Stanley Cup Final. Let's take a look at what you should know before betting on Lightning-Avalanche Game 4. One trend to note is that the BetQL NHL model has gone 82-48 (63%) on all NHL picks in the past 30 days for a total return of $2,074 on $100 bets, so you'll definitely want to know who the model is backing. MORE: SEE TODAY'S BETQL 'BEAT THE STREAK' PICK! Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final is set to commence, and we have been treated to a great series so far between the ...
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