I’m a football guy. I know almost nothing about hockey, but football is over, and my bankroll isn’t going to bet itself, so I’ve started poking around the Bet Labs tools to see if I can find some exploitable edges when it comes to NHL wagering.

As it happens, I’ve found one — and it can be taken advantage of today.

Knowing what not to do is just as important as (and maybe more important than) knowing what to do. If you can eliminate habitually unfavorable bets, you give yourself a better chance of not losing money.

Historically, it’s not a +EV move in the aggregate to bet the overs on NHL game totals.

And there’s more.

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