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Ice Hockey Tips

Hockey is not covered a whole lot in the UK. Nevertheless this practice remains for the expiremntal gamblers. Based on the NBA's model, the NHL is the most popular league in the US. Therefore Wincomparator decodes the key factors of the sport in order for you to make a more assured bet.

The Competitions

If you are not a gambling expert on Ice Hockey, the most simple league to bet on is the NHL. The international competitions can prove to be good alternatives.

 NHL: the American championship is the real terrain on which to bet. A huge institution, the NHL is based on the NBA's model with matches every 2 days with a busy calender. In other words the league offers a host of bets on a regular basis.  

 Olympics and the World Championships: these international competitions offer little in the way of surprise in the pool stages. We normally find the same nations in the same phases come the end of a tournament.

The Key Factors

Ice Hockey is not an exact science. Nonetheless it is necessary to analyse certain criteria before betting on a game.

 Rankings: this is the first essential to be looking at. Especeially for those not accostomed to betting on Ice Hockey. It will give a overview of each team's situation; how good a team is generally. It is the first viable indicator for betting.

 Players present: it's important to note of key players are missing. Similarly to the NBA a team's competence can depend on 1 or 2 players.

 Calender: critical for the NHL. Fatigue is easily garnered as each team plays every 2/3 days. Certain teams can take advantage of this.

 To play for: essential. A team will be more motivated if they are vying for 1st place or playing to save their skin: However less to play for means less motivation which could result in a higher chance of losing.

 Past matches : Ice Hockey leaves little surprises. Thus it's important to look up past matches between teams. What was the last result between two teams? Who won their last meetings elsewhere? These questions should be posed before betting.