|NHL Ducks vs. Blackhawks Picks & Predictions for Friday, March 29, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00|
Ducks vs. Hawks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -155 money line favorites over the Ducks, who are +143 on the ML. The over/under total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -150 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -155, while the Ducks' odds have gone from +138 to +143. As for the total, it hasn't moved since opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 83% 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 under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Chicago and 8-2 in the last 10 meetings overall. The under is also 12-5-1 in Chicago's last 18 home games and 4-0 in its last four games playing on two days of rest. The combined score has gone under the total in all four of the Ducks' last four road games and in nine of their last 13 games on Friday. The under is 5-2 in Anaheim's last seven games following a loss of three or more goals and 5-1 in its last six in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 days situation. The Ducks have lost four straight games and are 2-5 in their last seven road games. Look for them to struggle offensively as the total falls under the 5.5 goals.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: DUCKS/BLACKHAWKS UNDER 5.5