Blackhawks at Wild 10/11/18 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild
NHL: 8:00 PM EST
Oct. 11, 2018
Latest Odds : MIN -170 Total 6
The Blackhawks did not look like they would be able to do much on the season when the year started out. The Blackhawks are without Crawford in the net and this is going to be difficult for the Blackhawks to overcome on the year. The Blackhawks have been a surprise on the year with a 2-0-1 record and are sitting in first place.
Jonathan Towes has been showing up big for the Blackhawks on the year so far with 6 points scored. He has 5 goals on the season and an assist so far. The Blackhawks have been able to see Henri Jokiharju show up big as well with 5 assist.
The Wild have a great goalie and he has managed to get keep the Wild in the game, even when the offense is missing. That is the downfall for the Wild and what will keep Dubnyk from winning a cup at all and that is the fact the offense for the Wild is not producing and when they are Dubnyk has had some struggles.
The Wild have seen Dubnyk get a goals against average of 1.45 goals. The Wild have seen Zach Parise be the leading scorer with 1 points on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Blackhawks are 1-6 in their last 7 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Wild are 0-4 in their last 4 overall.
Under is 11-5-3 in Blackhawks last 19 vs. Central.
Under is 4-0 in Wild last 4 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Chicago Blackhawks +160
The Blackhawks have an offense that is able to really show up big and even when facing Dubnyk the Blackhawks will be able to score. What will really make the difference is the fact the Wild have no offense and cannot do anything to help them win games, which the Blackhawks are able to do while waiting on Crawford to come back. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Blackhawks win in upset 4-1.