Blackhawks vs. Maple Leafs Pick
TORONTO, CANADA (The Spread) - The over has been a great play for bettors when the Blackhawks and Maple Leafs square off like they will tonight at 7:00PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Blackhawks are -155 money line favorites over the Maple Leafs, who are +140 money line home underdogs for tonight's game. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as -145 money line favorites but their odds have jumped up to -155, while the Maple Leafs' odds have gone from +131 to +140. The total hasn't moved after opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 83% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 9-1-2 in the last 12 meetings between these two teams in Toronto and 5-2 in the last seven meetings overall. The over is also 5-1-1 in the Blackhawks' last seven games on Saturday, 6-2-1 in their last nine games playing on one day of rest, and 3-1-1 in their last five games after scoring five goals or more in their previous game. On the other side, the over is 7-1 in the Maple Leafs' last eight games versus Central opponents, 14-4 in their last 18 Saturday games and 23-8-1 in their last 32 games following a win.
2014 NHL FREE PICK: BLACKHAWKS/MAPLE LEAFS OVER 5.5