|NHL Playoffs Red Wings vs. Blackhawks Game 5 Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 25 May 2013 14:16|
Red Wings vs. Hawks Game 5 Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -180 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +165 underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks are -180 money line favorites now after opening with -200 odds. The Red Wings, meanwhile, opened with +183 odds and now they're +165 on the ML.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 69% 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 Detroit. According to latest NHL trends, the Red Wings are 5-1 in their last six games versus Central opponents and 5-1 in their last six games overall. They're also 9-2 in their last 11 games playing on one day of rest, 6-2 in their last eight Conference Semifinals games and 5-0 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. Jimmy Howard has been fantastic in this series for Detroit, while Jonathan Towes has been a ghost for Chicago. At these odds, the Red Wings are a massive value considering how dominant they've been in this series. Take the dog tonight in Detroit.
2013 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: DETROIT RED WINGS +165