|NHL Blackhawks vs. Blue Jackets Picks & Predictions for April 4, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 04 April 2014 14:17|
Blackhawks vs. Jackets Free Pick
COLUMBUS, OH (The Spread) – The banged up Blackhawks will be in Columbus tonight at 7:00PM ET in take on the Blue Jackets. Will the Jackets pull off the upset?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -108 money line favorites over the Blue Jackets, who are +100 on the money line. Chicago is 43-19-15 overall and 18-12-8 on the road, while Columbus is 39-30-7 overall and 20-14-4 at home. The total for tonight’s game is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened with -115 money line odds but they’ve since dropped to -108, while the Blue Jackets’ odds opened at +106 and now they’re +106 at most online and Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 52% of bettors favor the Blue Jackets. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Columbus. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 1-4 in their last five games following a win, 1-4 in their lsat five games versus Eastern Conference foes, and 0-5 in their last five road games. The Blue Jackets, meanwhile, are 4-1 in their last five home games versus a team with a losing road record and 8-2 in their last 10 games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS +100