Ice Hockey & NHL Betting Tips & Previews
Every online bookmaker offers betting customers the chance to bet on ice hockey, with this sport played in several countries across the world and it’s popular in both Europe and North America.
The NHL (National Hockey League) is the most famous hockey competition on the planet, although the KHL (Kontinental Hockey League) is also popular and features teams from several different countries including Russia, China and Finland.
Then there is the Swedish Hockey League which is also prestigious and several bookmakers offer live streaming of this tournament in addition to pre-match and In-Play betting markets.
How to get the best Ice Hockey odds
There are several different ways to bet on the NHL, KHL or the Swedish Hockey League. For each ice hockey competition, you are able to bet on the individual matches and there are a wide range of game line, three-way, 1st Period, Props and Game Props available.
Alternatively, you can choose to put several ice hockey teams in a multiple bet such as a treble, accumulator or Yankee. This is an opportunity to combine a number of selections and potentially land a bigger return if your predicted teams manage to win their games.
Most bookmakers offer betting markets on ice hockey, although you’ll find a different market range with each operator. Some will cover more leagues than others, with bet365 covering the above leagues in addition to Czech Republic Extraliga, Danish Metal Ligaen and the Germany Eishockey Liga.
We recommend betting on Ice Hockey before the match to get the best possible odds. While In-Play betting on ice hockey is exciting, the prices won’t be as competitive with a bookmaker once the match starts. Pre-match betting means that each bookie is trying to stand out on price.
The advantage of In-Play betting on ice hockey is that you can choose to watch a particular match before deciding where to place your money. You might fancy an ice hockey team to win the game although the first few minutes of a match could indicate that the other side are proving stronger and you can then change your bet accordingly.
How to access live streaming of ice hockey
Several bookmakers have secured the online rights to show live ice hockey via live streaming and that is great news for fans of this sport who want to place bets and then be able to watch the action across a range of devices.
The bookies that offer ice hockey live streaming will automatically have a strong In-Play betting service when it comes to this sport and you might also be able to cash out on your bets should you wish to do so. Some bookies even offer partial cash out where you can take some of your winnings and stay in the bet.
We recommend that you sign up with a live stream bookmaker so you have the option to watch ice hockey live streaming. You can also choose from a range of other sports such as basketball, baseball and soccer.
Once you have an account, you need to make a deposit into your betting account and that should give you automatic access to the live streaming. There should be a live stream icon next to the fixture so you can click on this and enjoy the match.