Avalanche vs. Hawks Free Pick

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CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - The Blackhawks host the Avalanche tonight at 8:00PM ET in a game that should feature plenty of offense.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -193 money line favorites over the Avalanche, who are +177 on the ML. Colorado enters play with a 28-12-5 record and is 12-6-2 on the road this year, while Chicago is 30-8-10 overall and 16-3-6 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -180 money line favorites but their odds jumped to -193, while the Avalanche's odds opened at +165 and has climbed to +177. The total opened at 5.5 and that's where it currently sits.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 59% of bettors favor the Blackhawks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams and 3-0-1 in the Avalanche's last four road games. The over is also 4-1 in the Aves' last five games overall, 8-2 in their last 10 games when their opponent scores five goals or more in their previous game and 4-0-1 in their last five after allowing two goals or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the over is 5-1 in the Blackhawks' last six games versus Central opponents, 4-1 in their last five Tuesday games, and 6-2 in their last eight after scoring five goals or more in their previous contest.

TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: AVALANCHE/BLACKHAWKS OVER 5.5

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