Red Wings vs. Hawks NHL Free Pick

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CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) – Two of the “Original Six” teams will square off tonight in Chicago when the Blackhawks host the Red Wings at 8:30PM ET.

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Blackhawks as –125 money line favorites over the Red Wings, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Detroit enters the game with a 23-12-1 overall record and is 9-10-0 on the road, while Chicago is 23-10-4 overall and 13-3-3 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Blackhawks opened as –130 money line favorites but their odds have improved to –125, while the Red Wings opened as +120 money line underdogs and now their odds are sitting at +115. The over/under total opened at 5.5 and has stayed at that number.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 1,000-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 64% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 6-1 in the Red Wings’ last seven games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest and 20-9-2 in their last 31 games playing on two days of rest. The over is also 8-2 in the Hawks’ last 10 games versus the Central and 11-4 in their last 15 Friday games.

FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: RED WINGS/BLACKHAWKS OVER 5.5

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