Blackhawks vs. Oilers Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Blackhawks as –115 money line favorites over the Oilers, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Chicago enters tonight’s contest with a 12-5-3 overall record and is 5-4-1 on the road, while Edmonton is 9-7-2 overall and 6-2-1 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Oilers opened as a +112 money line underdog but their odds have actually improved over the last 24 hours. While they’re still underdogs, they’re now down to +106 on the ML. The over/under total has stayed steady at 5.5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 600-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Blackhawks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Chicago. According to latest NHL trends, the Blackhawks are 6-0 in their last six trips to Edmonton and 7-2 in their last nine games against the Oilers. The road team is also 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Oilers are 10-26 in their last 36 games versus the Central Division. Edmonton has dropped five straight games and look for Chicago to make it six straight tonight.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -115