Hawks vs. Wild Game 3 Free Pick

2014 NHL playoffs predictions odds trends Blackhawks Wild

SAINT PAUL, MN (The Spread)– Will the Wild upset the Blackhawks tonight in Game 3 of the NHL playoffs and cut into Chicago’s series lead?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -126 money line favorites over the Wild, who are +116 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals. Chicago currently leads this series two-games-to-none.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -126, while the Wild’s odds opened at +120 and have fallen to +116. The total opened at 5 and that’s where it currently sits at most online sports books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 58% 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 Minnesota. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Wild are 6-1 in its last seven home games and 7-3 in its last 10 when its opponent allows two goals or less in its previous game. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five Tuesday games, 2-9 in their last 11 road games and 1-5 in their last six road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: MINNESOTA WILD +116

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