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Blackhawks host the Wings in Game 1

The Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to run their winning streak over the Detroit Red Wings to eight games on Wednesday night when they meet in Game 1 of their second-round series.

The Blackhawks were 4-0 against the Red Wings during the regular season, and they knocked out the Minnesota Wild in five games in the first round of the postseason. The Red Wings upset the Anaheim Ducks in seven games in their first-round matchup.

Chicago battles the Red Wings, currently with a 24-16-8 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-26-4 for the Blackhawks and 17-25-6 for the Red Wings.

View Detroit vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Wings were listed as +195 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blackhawks at No. 1 and the Red Wings at No. 10 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 2-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 16.7% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Detroit won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Ducks on May 12. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

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

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

A few Red Wings at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 10 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Chicago, Saturday, May 18