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Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks Pick and Betting Preview

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Detroit Red Wings at Chicago battle on Sunday at United Center as the Blackhawks try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Chicago Blackhawks in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -163 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.7-2.6 result in favor of the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Blackhawks are 40-21-5 so far on the season. The Detroit Red Wings, meanwhile, are 32-21-11. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Chicago go 24-29-13 and the Red Wings go 23-31-10 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Detroit injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 18-ranked Detroit Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.62 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 24.23% while the Red Wings defense kills off 81.25% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Chicago was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Bruins. They lost as +108 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games when playing Chicago
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games
  • Chicago is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Chicago is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Columbus, Tuesday, March 8th
Chicago at St. Louis, Wednesday, March 9th