The NHL Regular Season Points are a future bet on how many points bettors believe a team will score at the conclusion of the regular season. They are a longer-term wager and another way to bet on the NHL.
How do NHL Regular Season Points Work?
NHL Regular Season Points have bettors place a prediction on how many points a team will earn by the end of the season based on their record ahead of the start of it.
NHL Regular Season Points is a futures bet, a longer-term bet that doesn’t cash out after the conclusion of a game. In this case, bettors will know whether their bet hit or not at the end of the NHL Regular Season.
Futures bets can have positive or negative odds, but most NHL Regular Season Points are represented by negative odds. The higher the negative number is, the greater the favorite is.
When it comes to NHL Regular Season Points betting strategies, there are a couple one can use to boost their chances of winning.
Since NHL Regular Season Points deals with a team’s record, bettors should research the roster of a team and see what kind of changes it made during the offseason, as it is helpful to know whether a team got better or worse ahead of the season.
Looking into how a team has fared in the previous seasons can also be beneficial, as a team that has struggled greatly is more likely to record fewer points than a team that is just coming off a playoff run.
Finally, it can also be helpful to look into a team’s schedule for the season. If a team has one of the tougher strengths of schedule or is in one of the top divisions in the league, it may have stretches where wins are hard to come by that could impact how many points it earns.
There are many options for prop betting during the NHL regular season, but since NHL Regular Points is a futures bet, it doesn’t have any prop bets.