Hawks vs. Kings Game 3 Pick
LOS ANGELES, LA (The Spread) - Will the Blackhawks extend their Western Conference series lead to three games-to-none when they visit the Kings tonight for Game 3? The opening puck will drop at 9:00PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are -127 money line favorites over the Blackhawks, who are +117 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 4.5 points.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as -129 money line favorites but their odds dropped to -127, while the Blackhawks' odds have gone from +119 down to +117.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 53% of bettors favor the Kings. 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 5-1 in their last six games in Los Angeles and 4-1 in their last five games overall versus the Kings. They're also 5-0 in their last five games, 6-0 in their last six Conference Finals games and 6-0 in their last six games on Tuesday. On the other side, the Kings are 0-4 in their last four games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation, 2-5 in their last seven games overall and 2-6 in their last eight games on Tuesday. The Kings have been unbeatable at home for months but the Blackhawks' speed has been too much for L.A. thus far. Chicago has all of the momentum and its tough to pass up on the Hawks' price tonight.
2013 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS +117