|NHL Ducks vs. Blackhawks Picks & Predictions for Tuesday, February 12, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 12 February 2013 17:00|
Ducks vs. Blackhawks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -160 moneyline favorites versus the Ducks, who are +140 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals while Anaheim is +1.5 (-210) on the Canadian Line and Chicago is -1.5 (+175).
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -160 money line favorites and that’s where the line currently sits for Chicago, while Anaheim opened at +147 and has dropped to +140.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 60% 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 Ducks are just 2-7 in their last nine trips to Chicago, while the home team is 14-5 in their last 19 games against Anaheim. The Blackhawks are also 5-0 in their last five games versus the pacific, 4-0 in their last four games overall, 4-0 in their last four games versus the Western Conference and 8-1 in their last nine games following a win. On the other side, the Ducks are 1-4 in their last five games after allowing five goals or more in their previous contest and 1-4 in their last five road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. The Blackhawks are one of the hottest teams in the league at 8-0-2 in their last 10 games. Look for their them to notch their fifth straight game tonight.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -160