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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings

Chicago pays a visit to Detroit on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Red Wings snipers in hockey action at Little Caesars Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Detroit Red Wings as -120 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-1.5 win for the Red Wings on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

19-20-8 Detroit battles the Blackhawks, currently with a 22-19-7 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 21-26 for the Red Wings and 20-26-2 for the Blackhawks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Red Wings, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Blackhawks, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.66 goals per game, against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.81 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 18.62% while the Blackhawks defense kills off 81.82% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Maple Leafs. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flyers on January 23. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chicago is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games
  • Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Nashville, Tuesday, January 30th
Detroit home to San Jose, Wednesday, January 31st