|NHL Blackhawks vs. Blues Picks & Predictions for April 27, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 27 April 2013 14:00|
Hawks vs. Blues Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blues are -157 money line favorites over the Blackhawks, who are +145 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blues opened as -144 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -157, while the Blackhawks' odds have climbed from +133 up to +145. Chicago is 36-6-5 overall and 18-3-2 on the road, while St. Louis is 28-17-2 overall and 14-8-1 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 54% 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 3-0-1 in the Blackhawks' last four games overall, 5-0 in their last five road games, and 3-0-1 in their last four games versus Western Conference opponents. The under is also 4-0-1 in the Blues' last five games versus the Central, 15-3-3 in their last 21 games overall, and 12-3-2 in their last 17 home games. Chicago will likely rest starters and St. Louis continues to get great goal tending and inconsistent offense, which sets up perfectly for the under.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: BLACKHAWKS/BLUES UNDER 5