Blackhawks vs Red Wings Hockey Game Preview
Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday as host Detroit battles the Chicago Blackhawks in hockey odds action.
The Red Wings currently sports a record of 10-8-3. The Blackhawks are 18-0-3. Betting totals have seen the Red Wings post a 10-9-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Blackhawks have gone 6-14-1 against the number.
This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Blackhawks, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 2 at 1.9 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 15.6% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 89.5% of their penalties.
Chicago won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Blue Jackets on March 1. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -260 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Red Wings were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sharks. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +165 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Columbus are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Blackhawks at Red Wings trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Chicago home to Minnesota, Tuesday, March 5
Detroit home to Colorado, Tuesday, March 5