Wild vs. Hawks Game 2 Free Pick

Wild vs Blackhawks 2014 NHL stanley cup playoffs predictions odds trends

CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - Will Game 2 today between the Wild and Blackhawks be another high-scoring affair at 3:00PM ET?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -201 money line favorites over the Wild, who are +184 on the ML. The total for today's Game 2 matchup is currently sitting at 5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Hawks opened as -197 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -201, while the Wild's odds have gone from +181 up to +184. The total has stayed at 5.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 72% 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 over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-0-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Chicago and 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings overall. The over is also 4-0 in the Wild's last four games, 13-4-4 in their last 21 road games and 15-6-6 in their last 27 games versus Western Conference opponents. On the other side, the over is 3-0-1 in Chicago's last four games overall, 8-1-2 in its last 11 versus the Central, and 5-2-1 in its last eight home games.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS: BLACKHAWKS/WILD OVER 5

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