|NHL Blackhawks vs. Red Wings Picks & Predictions for January 22, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 22 January 2014 14:30|
Blackhawks vs. Red Wings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -144 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +133 on the ML. Chicago is 32-8-11 overall and 14-5-4 on the road, while Detroit is 21-18-10 overall and 7-11-7 at home this year. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -145 money line favorites but their odds have dropped slightly to -144, while the Red Wings’ odds have gone from +134 down to +133. As for the total, it’s stayed at 5.5 goals after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 82% 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 Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 11-3 in their last 14 games versus the Red Wings and 10-3 in their last 13 games in Detroit. They’re also 23-9 in their last 32 games versus Eastern Conference foes, 84-38 in their last 122 games overall and 58-25 in their last 83 games following a win. On the other side, the Red Wings are 1-6 in their last seven games versus Central foes, 0-5 in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and 6-13 in their last 19 games overall.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -144