Wild vs. Blackhawks Game 2 Odds
CHICAGO, IL (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackhawks look to establish a 2-0 series lead on the Minnesota Wild today at 8:30PM ET when the two meet in Game 2 of their series.
Chicago is 53-30-6 on the season and 28-12-5 at home while Minnesota is 50-31-8 overall and 26-17-2 on the road. Chicago took the first game of the series and the Blackhawks have now won four of six meetings with the Wild this season and six of their last eight overall against Minnesota. These two have hit the under in three of their last four encounters.
According to online sports book Bovada.lv, Chicago is favored in tonight’s game, as the Blackhawks are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Wild are getting a money line of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Chicago saw a 3-0 first-period lead disappear against Minnesota in Game 1, but the Blackhawks eventually got a 4-3 victory. All of the scoring occurred in the first two periods as both goalies struggled. Corey Crawford had 30 saves for Chicago while Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves. Teuvo Teravainen scored the game-winner with a minute to play in the third period. Zach Parise led Minnesota with a goal and an assist.