Hawks, Red Wings take ice in Game 3

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings will return to the ice on Monday night as the Original Six rivals battle in Game 3 of their best-of-seven second-round playoff series.

The Red Wings tied up the series at 1-1 on Saturday afternoon with a 4-1 road victory as a +190 underdog on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Detroit had lost Game 1 as a +175 road underdog against the Blackhawks back on Wednesday night.

The Red Wings bring a 24-16-8 record to the battle against the 36-7-5 Blackhawks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 17-25-6 so far and the Blackhawks go 18-26-4.

View Chicago vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 124 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Red Wings - Blackhawks odds would favor the Blackhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 10 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 18.4% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 87.2% of their penalties.

Detroit won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Blackhawks on May 18. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at +190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

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

A few Blackhawks at Red Wings trends to consider:
Chicago is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Detroit is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit's last 19 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Detroit, Thursday, May 23

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