Blackhawks vs. Predators Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Predators as –115 money line favorites over the Blackhawks (+106), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Chicago enters play with a 29-13-6 overall record and is 10-8-2 on the road this year, while Nashville is 27-16-4 overall and 14-7-3 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Predators opened as –107 money line favorites but the odds have climbed to –115, while the Blackhawks’ odds opened at –101 on the ML and are now +106. The over/under total opened at 5.5 goals and that’s where the line currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 700-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Predators. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Hawks are 4-1 in their last five games versus the Predators and 5-1 in their last six games overall. Chicago is also 20-7 in its last 27 games versus the Central and 9-2 in its last 11 games when its opponent allows two goals or less in its previous contest. The Hawks are playing solid hockey right now and are 4-0-2 over their last six games in this series. Look for Chicago to push its win streak to four with a victory tonight.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAKWS +106