Coyotes vs. Blackhawks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -183 money line favorites over the Coyotes, who are +168 on the ML. Phoenix is 13-4-2 overall and 5-4-1 on the road, while Chicago is 12-2-4 overall and 7-1-3 at home. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Coyotes opened as +156 underdogs but their odds have risen to +168, while the Blackhawks' odds have gone from -170 up to -183. The total has stayed at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 59% 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 Phoenix. According to latest NHL trends, the road team is 12-2 in the last 14 meetings between these two teams and the Coyotes are 6-0 in their last six meetings versus the Blackhawks in Chicago. The Coyotes are also 7-1 in their last eight games overall, 6-1 in their last seven games versus Western Conference opponents and 5-1 in their last six games following a win. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games versus a team with a win percentage above .600. The Coyotes have won in a variety of ways this season and represent a ton of value tonight.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: PHOENIX COYOTES +156