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Kings vs. Hawks Game 1 Pick

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CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals is set for tonight at 5:00PM ET as the Blackhawks will host the Kings. Which team will grab an early edge?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -160 money line favorites over the Kings, who are +147 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -145 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -160, while the Kings' odds have climbed from +134 up to +147.

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 Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 4-0 in their last four Conference Finals games, 10-3 in their last 13 games on Saturday and 6-2 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record. They're also 44-16 in their last 60 games overall, 37-15 in their last 52 home games and 38-15 in their last 53 games following a win. The Kings, meanwhile, are 1-8 in their last nine road games versus a team with a home win percentage of greater than .600 and 1-11 in their last 12 road games overall. The Kings have been a completely different team on the road this year than at home and the Hawks have plenty of momentum coming off their series with the Red Wings.


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