Blackhawks vs. Avalanche Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -132 money line favorites over the Avalanche, who are +122 on the ML. Chicago is 14-3-4 overall and 5-2-1 on the road this season, while Colorado is 14-5-0 overall and 8-3-0 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as -106 money line favorites but their odds dropped to +122, while the Blackhawks' odds opened at -102 and they've shot up to -132.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 69% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 7-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams in Colorado and 11-5 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams overall. The over is also 5-0 in the Hawks' last five games overall, 5-0 in their last five road games, and 5-0 in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents. On the other side, the over is 4-0 in the Avalanche last four games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and 5-1 in their last six games following a home loss of three or more goals.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: BLACKHAWKS/AVALANCHE OVER 5.5