Hawks host Pens this afternoon
CHICAGO, IL (TheSpread) – Two of the NHL’s top franchises meet today at 12:30PM ET, as the Chicago Blackhawks host the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Chicago is 34-18-4 o the season and 17-7-3 at home while Pittsburgh is 32-15-8 overall and 14-7-5 on the road. These two met once this season with Chicago getting a 3-2 win at Pittsburgh in a shootout. The Blackhawks have won four of their last six against the Penguins and the two have hit the under in five of their last six meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Penguins are getting a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Chicago is coming off a win on Friday over the Devils at home, but Chicago is just 1-2 in its last three, with all coming at home. The Blackhawks have hit the under in six of their last eight. Pittsburgh is coming off a 5-4 shootout win over the Senators on Thursday night. The Penguins have won four of their last five overall and four of their last five on the road. Pittsburgh has pushed or hit the under in eight of their last 10.