Hawks vs. Kings Game 4 Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are -123 money line favorites over the Blackhawks, who are +114 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kings opened as -111 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -123, while the Blackhawks' odds have gone from +103 up to +114. Chicago currently has a two-games-to-one lead heading into tonight.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 68% 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 Los Angeles. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and the Kings are 6-1 in their last seven Thursday games. They're also 40-11 in their last 51 home games, 35-16 in their last 51 games playing on one day of rest, and 4-0 in their last four home games versus a team with a road win percentage of greater than .600. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 2-5 in their last seven road games and 1-4 in their last five road games versus a team with a home win percentage of greater than .600. The Hawks' speed was neutralized in Game 2 and look for the Kings to play another tough, low-scoring game tonight.
2013 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES KINGS -123