Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks NHL Pro Hockey Betting Preview

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The Detroit Red Wings will hit the highway as they open up their best of seven NHL Western conference playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday May 15th. The Red Wings and Blackhawks will get this pro hockey playoff game one underway from Chicago at 8PM Eastern Time and NBC Sports Network will provide the live television broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home club Chicago Blackhawks favored by -200 odds with the take back on the road underdog Detroit Red Wings at +170 odds. The goal over under line is set at 5 goals. Those who wish to lay the -1 ½ goals on the puck line with the Chicago Blackhawks can get back +150 odds for their wager. Bettors who take the +1 ½ run head start on the road side Detroit Red Wings will have to lay -170 odds for their puck line wager.

Detroit enters the second round of the NHL playoffs after a hard fought seven game series with the Anaheim Ducks. The Red Wings got behind 3-2 in their first round series and had to rally with wins in game six and game seven to advance to meet the Chicago Blackhawks. In game seven the Red Wings clipped the Ducks by the score of 3-2. Detroit was able to hold onto their lead in game seven after Anaheim got within a goal with under four minutes left.

The Chicago Blackhawks are the top seed in the Western conference and squared off with the eighth seeded Minnesota Wild in their opening round playoff series. The Blackhawks got off to a good start by taking the 2-0 series lead but Minnesota returns home and cuts into the margin with a game three victory to make it 2-1 in their series. Then Chicago bounces back very well the a game four victory by the score of 3-0 and in game number five the Chicago Blackhawks earned the 5-1 home blowout victory against Minnesota to advance into the second round of the NHL playoffs.

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