Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 1 Odds
CHICAGO, IL (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild begin the final second round playoff series later tonight as the two meet in Game 1 at 9:30PM ET.
Chicago is 52-30-6 on the season and 27-12-5 at home while Minnesota is 50-30-8 overall and 26-16-2 on the road. These two met five times during the regular season and Chicago won three of the five meetings, as did the home team. Minnesota got the win in the last two meetings and the two hit the under in their last three meetings.
According to online sports book Bovada.lv, Chicago is favored in tonight’s game, as the Blackhawks are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Wild are getting a money line of +125 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Chicago is coming off a six-game series win over the Nashville Predators while the Minnesota Wild upset the St. Louis Blues in six games. Minnesota comes into the game averaging 2.77 goals per game while allowing 2.41 per contest. The Blackhawks are scoring 2.72 goals per game while allowing 2.35 per game.