NHL Playoff Betting news… The Blackhawks find themselves starting a series again in the losing bracket, something that has happened to them in the first game of the last their last four playoff series. The first game was posted as a rough and tough game that wasn’t very rough and both teams missed a lot of
scoring opportunities. It’s likely that the Blackhawks will step up the intensity of this game so they don’t wind up 0-2.
The Canucks on the other hand have won game on in the last seven of their eight series. In game two the Canucks are prepared to take whatever the Blackhawks throw at them, as they expect the Blackhawks to be more physical and intensified, but the Canucks say they plan to make win this one making the series 2-0 in their favor.
The Canucks and the Blackhawks Stats:
The Canucks are: 49-28-5
The Blackhawks are: 52-22-8
The Canucks lately:
While playing Monday’s they are 7-3
Before they played San Jose they were 6-4
After they played the Blackhawks they are 6-4
After the last win they are 5-5
The Blackhawks lately:
While playing Monday’s they are 8-2
Before they played the Oilers they were 5-5
After they played the Canucks they are 7-3
After the last loss they are 5-5
The Blackhawks at the Canucks, on Wednesday, May 5
The Blackhawks are 56.4 % favorites over the Canucks in this game. The Blackhawks are favored as they have a +3 edge in shots on goal and are estimated for 32 shots on goal vs 29 shots for Canucks.
NHL Odds Makers have the lines at present for the Blackhawks -1 ½ (+185) and the Canucks +1 ½(-225) and the Total – Over 6 (EV) the Under 6 (-120) and the Blackhawks are -165 and the Canucks are +145 on the Money Line.