Blackhawks vs. Predators Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Predators as –133 money line favorites over the Blackhawks, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Chicago enters play with a 29-20-7 overall record and is 10-14-3 on the road this year, while Nashville is 32-18-6 overall and 17-7-4 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Predators opened as –140 money line favorites but their odds have since dropped to –133, while the Blackhawks opened with +129 odds and are now +123 on the ML.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Blackhawks. 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 Nashville. The Hawks might be hoping that Emery will cure their woes but the fact is he owns a 4.02 goals against average and an .870 save percentage in four games this month. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 1-10 in their last 11 road games and 0-8 in their last eight games overall. They’re also 0-8 in their last eight games versus the Western Conference and 1-4 in their last five games versus the Central. Meanwhile, the favorite is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 6-2 in the last eight meetings overall.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: NASHVILLE PREDATORS –133