NHL Home vs. Away Betting Trends

Ross Benjamin

Thursday, December 26, 2013 3:48 PM GMT

We’ve almost reached the halfway point of the NHL season, and it’s a good time to examine how NHL teams have done home and away this season.

As of action entering 12/26 home teams are 307-262 (54%) so far this season. Home underdogs have gone 62-96, and home favorites are 244-164 against the NHL betting odds.  The following paragraphs will break down home, and away teams, in more specific situations to help you make future NHL picks.

Teams Playing with No Rest

This season home teams playing with no rest have gone 42-29 (59.2%), and excluding pushes, they’ve seen 43 of 76-games go under the total set by sportsbooks in that exact scenario. If the home team is a money line underdog they’ve gone 15-10, and as a favorite 27-19. Home teams playing with no rest, and with a total of 5.0, have gone an extremely profitable 19-7 (73.1%) this year.

This season has seen away teams with no rest go 54-77 so far. This exact situation has seen away favorite go 18-14, and away underdogs go a dismal 36-63.  Road teams playing with no rest off a road loss have gone a terrible 14-28 thus far, including 10-26 as an underdog, and 4-2 as a favorite. Road teams playing with no rest, and coming off a road favorite loss is 5-1, and coming off a road underdog loss are 9-27.

Teams Playing 3-Games in the last 4-Days

Home teams which are playing their 3rd game in 4-days this season have gone a surprisingly good 54-33 this year. Home favorites playing their 3rd game in 4-days are 41-26.

Away teams playing their 3rd game in 4-days are 53-63, and favorites are 18-12. Away teams in this exact situation when excluding pushes has seen 64 of 108-games (59.3%) go under the total.

NHL Western Conference Standings & Trends

Coming off a Shutout Win

Home teams coming off a shutout win have gone a very profitable 25-7 this year. Home favorites are an incredible 20- 4, while underdogs have gone 5-3.

Road teams coming off a shutout win have gone 16-18. Road favorites are 6-8, while road underdogs have gone 10-10.

NHL Eastern Conference Standings & Trends