NHL Matchups  >>  Chicago Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild Preview 01/23/2014

 
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The Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild will meet on the ice at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blackhawks listed as 121-moneyline favorites versus the Wild, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
In their last action, Chicago was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Detroit at +155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Stars on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -130 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Minnesota:
Team record: 27-20-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Chicago
is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago:
Team record: 32-8-12 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 15 of last 21 games on the road
is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Minnesota
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Chicago home to Winnipeg, Sunday, January 26
Minnesota at San Jose, Saturday, January 25