The Chicago Blackhawks have had recent success against the Anaheim Ducks on the NHL moneyline at the sportsbooks as those two teams prepare to hit the ice together on Sunday afternoon in the first game of the Western Conference final.
The Blackhawks are 4-1 in their last five games against the Ducks dating back two seasons, and they managed to pick up the victory for their supporters on the NHL odds in two of their three meetings this past season.
The UNDER has paid off on the totals in each of their last four matchups.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Chicago Blackhawks were listed as 118 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Sunday at Bodog.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-2.8 victory for the Ducks.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago Blackhawks will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 56-30-6 this season, while the Ducks are 59-24-8. Chicago is 33-45-14 against the total, while Anaheim is 41-45-5 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Anaheim vs Chicago injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 25 (Anaheim Ducks) and the No. 22 (Chicago Blackhawks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
Offensively, the game matches up the Anaheim Ducks No. 4-ranked offense (2.98 goals per game) against a Chicago Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.36 goals per game allowed. The Ducks powerplay has clicked at a 17.29% rate while the Blackhawks have a 81.97% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Ducks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -248 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Wild. They won as +104 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
- Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago’s last 10 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games on the road
- Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Anaheim
- Anaheim is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Anaheim’s last 7 games
- Anaheim is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Anaheim’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Anaheim, Tuesday, May 19th