The Chicago Blackhawks will be gunning for their second win over the Minnesota Wild in four days on Sunday when the Western Conference foes hit the ice together in NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks.
Chicago doubled up on Minnesota by a score of 4-2 as a road favorite on the NHL odds on Thursday night in an OVER result for totals bettors. The Blackhawks have paid out for their supporters in seven of their last nine games against the Wild.
Computer Prediction: Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-1.9 victory for the Blackhawks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Minnesota Wild will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 18-17-5 this season, while the Blackhawks are 27-13-2. Minnesota is 17-18-5 on the totals; Chicago is 14-21-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 7-ranked Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 22-rated Minnesota Wild in this matchup.
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How Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Chicago Blackhawks No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.92 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 18.83% rate while the Wild have a 84.55% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-1 loser at home against the Predators. Bettors on Nashville at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Oilers on January 9. Bettors who backed the Oilers at +175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota Wild vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Odds Trends
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Chicago is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 8 games
Chicago is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, January 13th
Chicago home to Winnipeg, Friday, January 16th