Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 1 Free Pick
CHICAGO, IL (ATS Consultants) – The Wild will be in Chicago tonight to take on the Blackhawks for the Western Conference Semifinals at 9:30PM ET. Will Minnesota pull off the upset?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Blackhawks are -127 money line favorites over the Wild, who are +115 money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5 goals.
Minnesota has won two straight against Chicago this season, including winning 2-1 on the road on April 7. The Wild defeated St. Louis in seven games, but they haven't played since Sunday.
Minnesota has one advantage and that's in net where they have Vezina and Masterton Trophy finalist Devan Dubnyk, who has stopped 56 of 57 shots in their final two meetings against the Blackhawks. Chicago may also be without LW Kris Versteeg, who missed Thursday's practice with a lower-body injury.
2015 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: MINNESOTA WILD +115