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Red Wings host the Hawks in Game 6

The Detroit Red Wings will try again to knock the Chicago Blackhawks out of the playoffs on Monday night as those teams meet in Game 6 of their best-of-seven second-round series.

Chicago avoided elimination and cut Detroit's series lead to 3-2 on Saturday with a 4-1 victory as a -170 home favorite on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Andrew Shaw scored twice for the Blackhawks, and Corey Crawford made 25 saves.

Supporters of the Blackhawks have seen them go 36-7-5 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 24-16-8. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 17-25-6, while the Blackhawks are 18-26-4.

View Chicago vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Wings in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of +115 on hockey betting menus early today at 5Dimes. The over-under was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Red Wings and the No. 1-ranked Blackhawks, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Blackhawks have a 87.2% rate on the penalty kill.

The Red Wings were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Blackhawks at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Chicago is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Detroit's last 22 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago home to Detroit, Wednesday, May 29