Wild vs. Blackhawks Series Odds
The Blackhawks are the third seed in the Central Region, while the Wild are the No. 4 seed in the region. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Chicago is the favorite to win this series, as the Blackhawks have odds of -340 to win, while the Wild has a money line of +270.
Chicago was 46-21-15 overall this season, racking up 107 points. The Blackhawks were 27-7-7 at home and 19-14-8 on the road. Chicago scored 267 goals this season while allowing 220. The 267 goals were the most of any team in the NHL this season. Chicago defeated the St. Louis Blues in the opening round of the playoffs. The Blackhawks fell down 0-2 in the series, but then went on to win four straight.
Minnesota was 43-27-12 on the season, earning 98 points. The Wild were 26-10-5 at home and 17-17-7 on the road. The Wild scored just 207 goals this season, while allowing only 206 goals. The Wild upset the Colorado Avalanche in the opening round of the playoffs, beating Colorado in seven. Minnesota won four of the final five games in the series.
These two teams met five times during the regular season, with Minnesota winning three of the five meetings. The home team also won three times. In the five games, the Wild scored a total of 14 goals, while Chicago posted 15 goals. The two hit the over in three of the five meetings and pushed in another contest.
For the schedule and odds available for the Wild vs. Blackhawks series, see below
2014 NHL Playoffs Series Odds – Wild vs. Blackhawks
Minnesota Wild +270
Chicago Blackhawks -340
Exact Series Result
Chicago Blackhawks win 4-0 9/2
Chicago Blackhawks win 4-1 2/1
Chicago Blackhawks win 4-2 3/1
Chicago Blackhawks win 4-3 7/2
Minnesota Wild win 4-0 30/1
Minnesota Wild win 4-1 15/1
Minnesota Wild win 4-2 7/1
Minnesota Wild win 4-3 8/1
Game 1: at CHI, Friday, May 2, 9:30PM ET (NBCSN)
Game 2: at CHI, Sunday, May 4, 3PM ET (NBC)
Game 3: at MIN, Tuesday, May 6, 9PM ET (CNBC)
Game 4: at MIN, Friday, May 9, TBD (TSN)
Game 5: at CHI, Sunday, May 11, TBD (TSN)*
Game 6: at MIN, Tuesday, May 13, TBD (TSN)*
Game 7: at CHI, Thursday, May 15, TBD (TSN)*