Wild vs. Hawks Game 5 Pick
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -265 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -240, while the Wild opened at +241 and now their odds are down to +219.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 86% 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 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 6-1-2 in the Blackhawks' last nine games versus the Western Conference. It's also 6-1-1 in their last eight Conference Quarterfinals games, 5-2-1 in their last eight Thursday games and 7-0-1 in their last eight games playing on one day of rest. On the other side, the under is 3-1-1 in the Wild's last five games overall and 5-1-3 in their lat nine games against the Central.
2013 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: WILD/BLACKHAWKS UNDER 5