Hawks strong off ugly losses
ANAEHIM, CA (The Spread) - The Blackhawks suffered an ugly loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals but that has usually made good things for Chicago in its next game.
The Blackhawks are 13-3 in their last 16 games following a loss of three or more goals. They were routed 4-1 in Game 1 of this series but should play a tighter game tonight. They're also 5-1 in their last six games versus Pacific opponents and 5-1 in their last six games versus Western Conference opponents.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Ducks are -130 money line favorites tonight versus the Blackhawks, who are +118 money line underdogs. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5 goals.
On the other side, the Ducks are 4-0 in their last four Conference Finals games and are 5-1 in their last six contests when their opponent scores two goals or fewer in its previous game. These two teams will square off tonight at 9:00PM ET for Game 2.