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Ice Hockey

Head to Head
Our simplest and most popular Sport betting option. Head to Head gives you the chance to pick which of the two teams in a particular match will eventually win.

Note: All Ice Hockey options include Overtime, where applicable.

The final score will include all goals scored during regular time and overtime, plus one goal for the winner of a shootout, if it occurs. Games must finish with five minutes or less remaining of the scheduled duration for bets to stand.

Total Combined Goals
This option allows you to pick how many goals will be scored in the match. The Bookies will provide a number, called a line. You can then decide whether you think the total points scored will be Under or Over that line.

For example, the Bookies might provide a line of 7.5 points. If the total points scored in that particular match is 7 or less, all bets on Under 7.5 would be paid out. Likewise, if the total points scored in that particular match was 8 or more, Over 7.5 would be paid out.         

Goal Start
Like a Points Start option, the goal Start option outlines how many goals the Bookies think separate the two teams in a particular match. You can then decide if a team is likely to do better than the Bookies have predicted.

For example, in game 6 of the 2015 Stanley Cup finals, the Bookies predicted the Chicago Blackhawks would win by 1- goals over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Points Start option therefore appeared as:

Chicago Blackhawks -1.5
Tampa Bay Lightning +1.5

Note: the Points Start includes a half point to eliminate the possibility of a draw and therefore guarantee a payout to Punters.

Punters who thought Chicago would win by 2 goals or more backed Chicago -1.5. Punters who thought Tampa Bay would prevent Chicago from winning by 2 or more backed Tampa Bay +1.5. In the end, the final score was Chicago 2 Tampa Bay 0 – a winning margin of 2 goals for Chicago. Therefore, Chicago -1.5 was resulted as the winning selection.

Here’s another way to look at it: The Goal Start option attempts to even the market. In theory, the favourite should beat the Goal Start 50% of the time, with the opposite also occurring 50% of the time. The selections within Goal Start can either (i) take goals away from a team’s final score or (ii) add goals to a team’s final score.

Using the example above, if you took Chicago -1.5 this selection would take 1.5 points off Chicago’s final score. That means you would need Chicago to win by 2 goals or more for this to be a winning bet.

If you took Tampa Bay +1.5 this selection would add 1.5 points to Tampa Bay’s final score. That means you would need Tampa Bay to avoid losing by 2 goals or more for this to be a winning bet. As Chicago won by 2 goals Chicago -1.5 was the winning selection.

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