Red Wings vs. Hawks Game 7 Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -195 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +179 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals for tonight’s matchup.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -215 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -195, while the Red Wings’ odds opened at +197 and have been bet down to +179.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 66% 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 Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Red Wings are just 3-10 in their last 13 games versus the Blackhawks and 1-5 in their last six games in Chicago. The Hawks are also 6-2 in their last 8 Wednesday games, 44-15 in their last 59 games versus Central opponents and 43-16 in their last 59 games overall. It’s a steep price to pay tonight to take the Hawks but they have completely stolen the momentum in this series after the Wings were up three-games-to-one. Look for Chicago to keep their intensity high and to eliminate Detroit tonight.
2013 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -195