Kings vs. Hawks Game 1 Pick

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CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals is set for tonight at 5:00PM ET as the Blackhawks will host the Kings. Which team will grab an early edge?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blackhawks are -160 money line favorites over the Kings, who are +147 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -145 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -160, while the Kings' odds have climbed from +134 up to +147.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 72% of bettors favor the Blackhawks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 4-0 in their last four Conference Finals games, 10-3 in their last 13 games on Saturday and 6-2 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record. They're also 44-16 in their last 60 games overall, 37-15 in their last 52 home games and 38-15 in their last 53 games following a win. The Kings, meanwhile, are 1-8 in their last nine road games versus a team with a home win percentage of greater than .600 and 1-11 in their last 12 road games overall. The Kings have been a completely different team on the road this year than at home and the Hawks have plenty of momentum coming off their series with the Red Wings.

2013 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -160

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