Vancouver favored by -116 against Chicago on Monday
Chicago Blackhawks vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
Rogers Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Vancouver Canucks and the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Monday.
The Canucks sit at 25-13-7 on the season; in comparison, the Blackhawks are currently 34-5-5. Looking to wager on the totals? Vancouver is 17-23-5 OU, and Chicago is 18-22-4 OU.
The visitors opened as +-116 moneyline underdogs 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.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Canucks and the No. 1-ranked Blackhawks, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 14-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 15% rate while the Blackhawks have a 86.9% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-2 loser at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at +165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Vancouver was a 2-1 winner at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on Vancouver at -147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago Blackhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Blackhawks at Canucks trends to consider:
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its 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 Vancouver
Chicago is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vancouver's last 8 games at home
Vancouver is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago at Edmonton, Wednesday, April 24
Vancouver home to Anaheim, Thursday, April 25