Predators vs. Blackhawks Free Pick
CHICAGO, IL (ATS Consultants) – This will be a battle of two of the better teams in the NHL, though right now, they are trending in different directions. Chicago hosts Nashville on Sunday night at 7:35.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Blackhawks as a -127 favorite over the Predators, while the Over/Under is 5.5. Nashville enters the game with a 42-24-8 record, while the Blackhawks currently sit at 42-25-8. Both teams should make the playoffs as the NHL regular season winds down.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as –137 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to –127, while the Predators’ line has shifted from +126 to +117.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 65% 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 Chicago -145 over Nashville on Sunday night. The Predators, though one of the better teams in the NHL, are really hitting the skids of late. They come into tonight's game losers of 4 of their last 5 games, and are finally wrapping up a brutal stretch where they are playing 7 of 9 games on the road. Meanwhile, the Blackhawks are ROLLING, winners of 5 straight and 8 of their last 10. Current trends are also on the Blackhawks side tonight. According to latest NHL trends, Chicago is 4-0 in their last 4 games against teams with winning records, while the favorite is 5-1 in these teams last six meetings, and the home team is 7-2 in the last 9 games between the two squads.
SUNDAY NHL FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS –127