Red Wings face Chicago Blackhawks: NHL odds preview and stats
Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds
The Detroit Red Wings will look to grab a road win when they take on the Blackhawks in Chicago at United Center on Sunday in hockey odds action.
The Blackhawks sport records of 5-0 heading into this matchup, while the Red Wings sit at 2-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-3 for the Blackhawks and 3-1 for the Red Wings.
The Red Wings were listed as +-142 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
This game matches up the No. 11 (Blackhawks) and the No. 5 (Red Wings) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 4 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.5 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 25% while the Red Wings defense kills off 68.2% of their penalties.
Detroit won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Wild on January 25. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Chicago won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jackets on January 26. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Columbus are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Red Wings at Blackhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games at home
Detroit home to Dallas, Tuesday, January 29
Chicago at Minnesota, Wednesday, January 30