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NHL Live In-Game Betting Report

Do you prefer to bet on the NHL after the puck drops? No problem. Most books offer live betting options and we at Odds Shark have you covered.

We run the numbers every week to find out which teams start strong and close the door on opponents and which teams choke away the game. The lists below identify the best and worst teams to bet on once they have a lead and vice versa.

Wondering what the numbers in parentheses mean? That’s the scoring differential for the specific team when scoring first, after the first period and after the second.

Here’s a look at every team’s record at different checkpoints of the game:

This article was published on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

When Leading
Team After Scoring First After 1st Period After 2nd Period
Anaheim 12-15 (+0.37) 9-8 (+0.53) 9-5 (+1.36)
Arizona 14-9 (+0.39) 8-5 (+0.92) 12-2 (+2.0)
Boston 25-9 (+0.29) 20-2 (+2.45) 23-3 (+2.38)
Buffalo 8-11 (-0.05) 4-7 (+0.36) 8-4 (+1.5)
Calgary 18-7 (+0.32) 11-5 (+1.38) 19-1 (+2.25)
Carolina 25-9 (+0.5) 17-4 (+1.62) 25-4 (+1.76)
Chicago 17-10 (-0.04) 11-6 (+0.88) 15-4 (+1.53)
Colorado 28-7 (+0.49) 19-3 (+2.0) 29-2 (+2.48)
Columbus 12-19 (-0.58) 9-11 (-0.3) 9-3 (+1.17)
Dallas 17-9 (+0.62) 12-4 (+1.75) 18-3 (+2.57)
Detroit 12-12 (+0.17) 9-5 (+1.21) 15-3 (+1.78)
Edmonton 23-3 (+0.96) 19-3 (+2.09) 25-3 (+2.14)
Florida 20-8 (+0.14) 14-5 (+1.47) 26-2 (+2.04)
Los Angeles 14-6 (+0.45) 10-2 (+2.08) 14-2 (+2.12)
Minnesota 23-6 (+0.69) 17-5 (+1.73) 21-3 (+2.17)
Montreal 19-11 (+0.4) 14-6 (+1.55) 18-2 (+2.2)
NY Islanders 23-4 (+0.48) 20-4 (+2.04) 16-3 (+2.47)
NY Rangers 21-9 (+0.53) 17-6 (+2.35) 21-5 (+2.54)
Nashville 18-7 (+0.36) 9-3 (+1.92) 17-2 (+2.32)
New Jersey 16-13 (+0.28) 14-5 (+0.58) 11-4 (+0.87)
Ottawa 15-8 (+0.57) 12-2 (+1.71) 16-3 (+1.74)
Philadelphia 14-9 (+0.3) 10-3 (+1.23) 10-2 (+1.92)
Pittsburgh 23-6 (+0.62) 22-4 (+1.88) 25-2 (+2.44)
San Jose 13-15 (-0.04) 11-5 (+1.0) 11-5 (+1.31)
St. Louis 12-10 (+0.36) 15-7 (+1.36) 14-4 (+1.61)
Tampa Bay 22-5 (+0.52) 20-2 (+2.27) 26-0 (+2.69)
Toronto 25-8 (+0.67) 18-7 (+1.56) 24-6 (+1.77)
Vancouver 17-6 (+0.57) 11-5 (+1.31) 14-2 (+2.25)
Vegas 30-5 (+1.03) 21-4 (+1.92) 26-2 (+2.36)
Washington 24-8 (+0.81) 16-6 (+1.55) 26-2 (+2.0)
Winnipeg 19-9 (+0.79) 16-5 (+1.52) 19-3 (+2.18)
When Losing
Team After Not Scoring First After 1st Period After 2nd Period
Anaheim 5-24 (-0.59) 4-19 (-2.0) 1-23 (-2.54)
Arizona 10-23 (-0.7) 8-18 (-1.27) 3-19 (-1.95)
Boston 8-14 (-0.23) 5-11 (-1.44) 4-9 (-1.62)
Buffalo 7-30 (-0.78) 4-22 (-2.08) 3-31 (-2.24)
Calgary 5-22 (-0.93) 4-16 (-1.7) 1-22 (-2.3)
Carolina 11-11 (-0.5) 6-8 (-0.14) 1-8 (-1.56)
Chicago 7-22 (-0.93) 4-15 (-1.53) 4-20 (-2.0)
Colorado 9-10 (-0.47) 5-8 (-0.77) 1-8 (-2.56)
Columbus 5-19 (-1.0) 2-13 (-1.87) 2-24 (-2.0)
Dallas 6-24 (-0.93) 4-17 (-1.52) 2-26 (-1.71)
Detroit 6-24 (-1.27) 3-17 (-2.2) 0-24 (-2.92)
Edmonton 11-17 (-0.18) 7-11 (-1.11) 4-16 (-1.75)
Florida 17-11 (+0.14) 6-8 (-0.57) 5-13 (-1.33)
Los Angeles 7-27 (-0.47) 4-21 (-1.6) 2-23 (-2.0)
Minnesota 12-13 (-0.88) 5-8 (-1.77) 5-13 (-1.89)
Montreal 5-20 (-0.64) 4-15 (-1.37) 4-19 (-1.78)
NY Islanders 9-19 (-0.93) 4-13 (-1.29) 3-15 (-1.78)
NY Rangers 6-20 (-0.5) 5-16 (-1.48) 1-16 (-2.35)
Nashville 13-18 (-0.71) 6-13 (-1.47) 5-19 (-2.04)
New Jersey 3-24 (-0.89) 2-20 (-2.14) 2-25 (-2.22)
Ottawa 7-25 (-1.62) 1-19 (-2.75) 2-24 (-2.46)
Philadelphia 11-22 (-1.0) 7-20 (-1.96) 6-20 (-2.46)
Pittsburgh 14-13 (-0.67) 6-11 (-1.24) 4-13 (-1.71)
San Jose 8-19 (-0.74) 3-17 (-2.1) 3-23 (-2.35)
St. Louis 13-19 (-0.28) 5-11 (-1.38) 4-17 (-1.9)
Tampa Bay 14-14 (-0.39) 9-10 (-0.95) 2-17 (-2.42)
Toronto 10-11 (-0.05) 6-7 (-0.38) 2-10 (-1.33)
Vancouver 4-24 (-1.36) 4-19 (-2.17) 3-27 (-2.5)
Vegas 9-11 (-0.55) 5-8 (-0.46) 6-10 (-0.88)
Washington 11-12 (-0.26) 4-10 (-1.43) 2-11 (-2.23)
Winnipeg 10-17 (-0.07) 7-14 (-1.19) 4-17 (-1.67)