Kings vs. Hawks Game 5 Pick

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CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - Will the Blackhawks finish off the Kings tonight in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals? The puck will drop at 8:00PM ET.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Blackhawks are -181 money line favorites over the Kings, who are +166 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -163 money line favorites but the odds have jumped to -181, while the Kings are +166 after opening as +150 money line underdogs. Los Angeles is currently trailing three games to one in this best of seven series.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 74% 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 Kings are just 6-15 in their last 21 games against the Hawks and 3-9 in their last 12 games in Chicago. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 7-1 in their last eight conference finals games, 6-1 in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record and 39-15 in their last 54 home games. Chicago created open scoring looks in Game 4 and coupled with Los Angeles' shoddy defense, the Hawks were able to emerge victorious. The Kings don't have the scorers to keep up with the Hawks, so they know they need to play a tough, physical game and keep it close until the third period. But with how poorly they've played on the road, look for the Kings to struggle and the Hawks' goal scorers to take over tonight.


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