Wild need a win vs. Blackhawks
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – The Minnesota Wild need a marquee win and they could get it tonight when they host the Chicago Blackhawks at 8PM ET.
Chicago is 31-17-2 on the season and 15-10-1 on the road while Minnesota is 23-20-6 overall and 11-7-5 at home. Chicago has won five straight and eight of its last 10 against Minnesota coming into this game. These two have met three times this season, with Chicago winning all three times by a combined score of 13-6.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Blackhawks are favored on the road, as Chicago is getting odds of -145 to prevail, while the Wild are getting a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Chicago has lost four of its last seven coming into this game and they are just 3-3 in their last six road games. The Blackhawks have hit the under in three of their last four games. Minnesota has won three straight coming into this game, all coming on the road. The Wild have dropped two of their last three games at home. The Wild have hit the under in four of their last six games.