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April 30, 8:00 PM | United Center

Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds

26-19-3TEAM RECORD36-7-5

 

The Chicago Blackhawks look for a Game 1 victory over tthe Wild in NHL playoff action Tuesday.

The Blackhawks led the NHL in points this season and are favored big against a dangerous Minnesota team. The Wild, meanwhile, are 26-19-3. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 18-26-4 and the Wild go 20-22-6 on the totals.

View Minnesota vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Blackhawks were listed earlier today as -231 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.

Props courtesy of Bovada:

Series Price
Minnesota Wild (Series Price)        +310
Chicago Blackhawks  (Series Price)    -420

Series Correct Score    
Minnesota Wild 4-0        30/1
Minnesota Wild 4-1        18/1    
Minnesota Wild 4-2        8/1
Minnesota Wild 4-3        7/1    
Chicago Blackhawks 4-0    9/2    
Chicago Blackhawks 4-1    13/5    
Chicago Blackhawks 4-2    7/2    
Chicago Blackhawks 4-3    4/1    

Total Games in the Series     
4    4/1    
5    21/10
6    21/10    
7    11/5    

Total Games in the Series     
Over    5½ (-140)
Under    5½ (+110)

Series Game Spread    
Minnesota Wild    +1½ (+155)        
Chicago Blackhawks    -1½ (-190)        

Zach Parise 1st Round Points
Over / Under 4

Mikko Koivu 1st Round Points
Over / Under 4

Ryan Suter 1st Round Points
Over / Under 3

Patrick Kane 1st Round Points
Over / Under 6.5

Jonathan Toews 1st Round Points
Over / Under 5.5

Marian Hossa 1st Round Points
Over / Under 4

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 17-rated Wild taking on the No. 1-rated Blackhawks in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 16.7% while the Wild defense kills off 80.7% of their penalties.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Avalanche on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Wild at -140 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Blues on April 27. Bettors who backed the Blues at -270 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3

A few Wild at Blackhawks trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games on the road
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Chicago is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Chicago, Friday, May 3

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