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NHL Live In-Game Betting Report

Looking to bet on hockey after the game has already started? Check out our 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 Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

When Leading
TeamAfter Scoring FirstAfter 1st PeriodAfter 2nd Period
Anaheim5-5 (0.0)3-3 (0.0)3-2 (+0.6)
Arizona4-3 (0.0)2-1 (+0.67)5-1 (+1.17)
Boston7-1 (+0.12)5-0 (+2.2)6-0 (+2.5)
Buffalo3-2 (+0.8)2-1 (+1.67)3-0 (+2.33)
Calgary5-2 (+0.43)4-2 (+1.0)7-0 (+2.29)
Carolina9-3 (+0.5)5-2 (+1.14)7-1 (+2.0)
Chicago6-1 (+0.43)4-1 (+1.8)5-2 (+1.29)
Colorado8-3 (+0.36)7-1 (+1.38)7-0 (+2.86)
Columbus6-8 (-0.64)7-6 (+0.08)4-1 (+1.4)
Dallas4-3 (+0.14)3-2 (+1.0)4-0 (+3.75)
Detroit3-5 (+0.12)1-3 (-0.25)5-0 (+1.8)
Edmonton9-2 (+0.18)10-2 (+1.58)10-1 (+1.91)
Florida5-2 (+0.71)3-1 (+2.0)8-1 (+1.89)
Los Angeles6-1 (+0.86)5-0 (+3.0)5-2 (+1.86)
Minnesota7-1 (+1.12)5-0 (+2.6)5-0 (+3.0)
Montreal8-4 (+1.0)6-2 (+1.75)7-0 (+3.0)
NY Islanders7-2 (+0.89)6-2 (+1.38)4-0 (+3.0)
NY Rangers4-3 (+0.29)3-3 (+1.17)4-3 (+1.14)
Nashville3-3 (0.0)1-2 (0.0)0-0 (0.0)
New Jersey6-2 (+0.75)4-1 (+1.0)4-1 (+1.0)
Ottawa0-4 (0.0)1-1 (0.0)2-2 (-0.25)
Philadelphia5-3 (+0.12)5-1 (+1.5)4-1 (+1.8)
Pittsburgh5-2 (-0.57)4-1 (+1.2)2-0 (+3.0)
San Jose4-5 (-0.44)4-2 (+0.33)3-1 (+0.75)
St. Louis4-3 (+1.14)7-1 (+1.88)8-0 (+2.12)
Tampa Bay6-2 (+0.62)5-0 (+3.8)10-0 (+3.1)
Toronto10-3 (+0.23)7-2 (+1.67)10-2 (+1.67)
Vancouver8-3 (+0.55)6-3 (+1.56)6-1 (+3.0)
Vegas8-1 (+0.67)5-0 (+2.0)6-0 (+2.17)
Washington6-5 (+0.09)3-5 (-0.38)6-1 (+1.29)
Winnipeg6-4 (+0.5)5-2 (+1.14)6-1 (+1.86)
When Losing
TeamAfter Not Scoring FirstAfter 1st PeriodAfter 2nd Period
Anaheim1-8 (-0.44)1-7 (-1.75)0-6 (-2.67)
Arizona4-7 (-0.18)3-6 (-0.78)0-5 (-1.4)
Boston4-4 (+0.12)2-3 (-0.2)2-2 (+0.25)
Buffalo2-8 (-0.4)2-5 (-1.29)0-8 (-2.0)
Calgary4-8 (-0.75)4-7 (-0.82)1-8 (-2.0)
Carolina3-2 (-0.2)2-2 (+0.5)0-1 (-2.0)
Chicago3-9 (-1.08)2-5 (-1.0)1-4 (-2.0)
Colorado1-3 (-0.75)0-2 (-2.5)0-4 (-2.25)
Columbus2-3 (-0.2)1-2 (-1.33)1-5 (-1.5)
Dallas1-5 (-0.83)1-4 (-1.2)0-6 (-1.5)
Detroit2-10 (-1.33)1-7 (-2.88)0-11 (-2.73)
Edmonton3-6 (+0.22)1-5 (-1.5)0-7 (-2.0)
Florida7-3 (+0.4)5-1 (+0.83)1-3 (-2.0)
Los Angeles2-8 (-0.4)1-7 (-1.25)0-5 (-2.0)
Minnesota2-5 (-0.29)0-3 (-3.0)2-5 (-1.43)
Montreal1-4 (0.0)1-4 (-1.2)1-4 (-1.4)
NY Islanders2-7 (-1.56)1-5 (-1.83)0-5 (-2.8)
NY Rangers2-7 (0.0)2-4 (-0.67)0-4 (-1.75)
Nashville4-7 (-1.18)2-6 (-1.75)2-9 (-2.18)
New Jersey0-5 (-0.8)0-4 (-1.75)0-3 (-1.67)
Ottawa5-11 (-1.69)1-8 (-2.67)1-10 (-2.73)
Philadelphia3-4 (-0.57)1-3 (-2.0)0-3 (-4.67)
Pittsburgh4-5 (-0.78)4-5 (-0.78)3-5 (-1.12)
San Jose3-5 (-1.0)0-5 (-3.0)1-7 (-2.38)
St. Louis6-6 (-0.08)2-4 (-0.67)1-6 (-2.43)
Tampa Bay5-3 (0.0)3-2 (-0.4)0-4 (-3.0)
Toronto4-3 (+0.29)2-3 (-0.6)0-3 (-2.33)
Vancouver0-11 (-2.0)0-10 (-2.9)0-12 (-2.92)
Vegas3-4 (-0.57)1-4 (-0.8)2-4 (-0.5)
Washington3-3 (-0.5)2-3 (-0.8)1-3 (-1.75)
Winnipeg5-3 (-0.12)5-2 (+0.57)4-4 (0.0)