Hawks vs. Blues Game 1 Free Pick

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ST. LOUIS, MO (The Spread) – The Blues are struggling and severely banged up. Will the Blackhawks steal Game 1 tonight at 8:00PM ET?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -110 money line favorites over the Blackhawks, who are +102 on the ML. The total is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped all the way down to -110 as the public continues to hammer the visiting Blackhawks. Chicago, meanwhile, is currently +102 money line underdogs after opening with odds of +120.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 76% 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 Blues are 0-6 in their last six games overall, 0-5 in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents, and 0-4 in their last four conference quarterfinals games. They’re also 1-4 in their last five games following a loss of three or more goals and will be without T.J. Oshie for tonight’s game. The defending champs, meanwhile, are 4-0 in their last four games playing versus a team with a winning record, 7-1 in their last eight games after allowing five goals or more in their previous game, and 4-1 in their last five conference quarterfinals games.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS +102

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