Blackhawks seek 2-0 series lead on Wild
The Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to pay out on the NHL betting lines once again against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday as those teams meet in Game 2 of their second-round series.
Chicago pulled out a 5-2 victory over Minnesota as a -200 favorite on the NHL odds at the sportsbooks in Game 1 of the set on Friday night. That result boosted the OVER/UNDER to 6-2-2 over the last 10 games between the Blackhawks and Wild.
Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Minnesota Wild opened as 170 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.4-2.8 result in favor of the Blackhawks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Chicago will face the 47-29-14 Wild. In totals betting, the Blackhawks are 44-43-2 in over under betting so far this season while the Minnesota Wild are 33-37-20. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.
The Chicago Blackhawks sit at No. 20 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Wild sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.
How Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 1-ranked offense (3.28 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.57 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 19.57% rate while the Wild have a 79.21% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Blackhawks on May 2. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Odds Trends
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 11 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago's last 8 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota home to Chicago, Tuesday, May 6th