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Blackhawks open as moneyline underdog vs Red Wings

Chicago BlackhawksDetroit Red Wings
Jan 14, 12:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

26-13-5TEAM RECORD27-15-1

Hockey bettors look for value at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday as host Detroit battles the Chicago Blackhawks in hockey odds action.

The Red Wings are 27-15-1 so far on the season. The Blackhawks, meanwhile, are 26-13-5. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 19-24 and the Blackhawks go 24-20 on the totals.

View Chicago vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Red Wings as -150 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Red Wings at No. 4 and the Blackhawks at No. 9 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 5-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 19.1% rate while the Blackhawks have a 79% rate on the penalty kill.

The Blackhawks were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wild. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -175 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 3-2 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Detroit at -185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Blackhawks at Red Wings trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games

Next up:
Chicago home to San Jose, Sunday, January 15
Detroit home to Buffalo, Monday, January 16

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