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Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/22/2021 Game Analysis, Tips and NHL Forecast
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Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/22/2021 – The Chicago Blackhawks intend to finally break into the winning column when they host the Detroit Red Wings on Friday at 08:00 PM Eastern Time for their season home opener inside the United Center. The Blackhawks remain winless after four road games to begin the year while the Red Wings post an even record with four points to sit in the middle of the Central Division. Despite the nightmare of a start, Chicago still got the confidence of the bookmakers as the latest NHL Vegas Odds to tag the Blackhawks with a higher chance of finally crossing out a victory in their sheet, being offered at -150 match-winner price. This game will be available on FSD with streaming on NHL.tv.
Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/22/2021
When: Friday, January 22, 8:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/22/2021 Betting Odds:
Detroit Red Wings
Unlike the Blackhawks, the Detroit Red Wings started their season by playing on a four-game homestand, splitting their assignments that is good for a 2-2-0 record to begin. Their showing was satisfactory, to say the least, but it was likewise not that exceptional for them to be upbeat of their chances of contending against the rest in the division. On a positive note, Detroit will bring in a needed momentum when they visit Chicago after they scored a 3-2 win in OT against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday. The weekend series against the Blackhawks is an opportunity that the Red Wings should not take for granted, Detroit captain Dylan Larkin claimed. After exhibiting a passable type of play in their previous outings, Larkin hopes for his team to take their gear a notch higher as they enter the more crucial stages of the season.
Players to watch: B. Ryan RW (G 4, A 0, PTS 4), D. Larkin C (G 2, A 2, PTS 4), A. Mantha RW (G 1, A 2, PTS 3).
After three straight losses in regulation, the Blackhawks had their chance to halt the dry spell in Florida last Tuesday – but the Panthers averted their intentions as the latter won in OT, 5-4. Frustration is mounting following yet another defeat, but the Blackhawks could look at the brighter side of things when they finally raise the curtains at the United Center. The team will gun to flip the switch as their core of up and coming skaters look to prove that they can still compete amid the organization’s rebuild process. It has been obvious that head coach Jeremy Colliton is focused on giving his young guns the exposure they need as it is expected to continue for the rest of the year.
Players to watch: D. Keith D (G 0, A 4, PTS 4), P. Kane RW (G 2, A 1, PTS 3), A. Boqvist D (G 0, A 3, PTS 3).
Detroit Red Wings vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Predictions
Detroit is 5-13 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Red Wings vs Blackhawks Betting Picks
Maiden game at home means maiden victory for the Blackhawks. Expect Chicago to finally break out of slump by beating the Red Wings in their first of back-to-back encounters of the season. Chicago’s youth will prevail on Friday, giving Detroit their second loss in a row.
Score Prediction: Red Wings 3, Blackhawks 5.