Blackhawks look for eight straight
BOSTON, MA (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackhawks are riding a seven-game win streak heading into tonight’s 7PM ET matchup with the Boston Bruins. Will the Hawks make it eight straight?
Chicago is now 19-8-1 on the season and 10-5 on the road while Boston is 15-12-1 overall and 9-5-1 at home. These two have yet to meet this season, but Chicago has won four of its last five against Boston and the two have scored five goals or less in six of their last seven meetings.
Oddsmakers like the Blackhawks to tack on another win today, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given Chicago a money line of -130 to win tonight, while the Bruins are getting odds of +110 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Chicago has not only won seven straight, but nine of its last 10. The Blackhawks have scored at least three goals in all nine of those wins and only four have been by one goal. The Hawks have also pushed or went under the total in seven of their last eight games. Boston has lost three of its last four coming into tonight, but all four of those games were on the road. Boston has pushed or hit the over in three of its last four as well.