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Jan 12, 8:30 PM | United Center

Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

22-15-6TEAM RECORD25-13-5

The Chicago Blackhawks look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Wild arrive at United Center on Thursday.

Chicago will face the 22-15-6 Wild. In totals betting, the Blackhawks are 23-20 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wild are 16-19-8 favoring the OVER.

View Minnesota vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Blackhawks in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -200 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Blackhawks and the No. 27-rated Wild in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 4-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Wild defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 17.4% rate while the Wild have a 84.1% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 5-4 winner at home against the Sharks. Bettors on Minnesota at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Chicago won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Blue Jackets on January 10. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -225 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Wild at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
Minnesota is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games at home
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at St. Louis, Saturday, January 14
Chicago at Detroit, Saturday, January 14

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