Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/27/2022
The Vegas Golden Knights and Chicago Blackhawks — the former coming off a defeat, the latter a win — will play on Wednesday at 8:30 PM ET, at United Center in Chicago. Golden Knights (-230) at Blackhawks (+184) appears lopsided, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks Spread and Betting Line
Golden Knights vs Blackhawks Betting Information
Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks Game Info
- Game Day: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Computer Predictions for Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks
Computer picks for Golden Knights vs Blackhawks
Golden Knights 4 Blackhawks 3
Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends
In 53 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Las Vegas has won 31 of those games.
In 12 games with lower than -230 moneyline odds this season, the Golden Knights have been victorious in seven.
The moneyline odds say Las Vegas has a 69.7% chance of winning this game.
Vegas Golden Knights Leaders
Jonathan Marchessault is currently one of Las Vegas’ top contributors (64 total points), having put up 29 goals and 35 assists.
Chandler Stephenson is contributing with 60 points (20 goals, 40 assists).
Shea Theodore’s season total of 50 points has come from 14 goals and 36 assists.
Robin Lehner has a record of 23-17-2. He has allowed 120 goals (2.83 goals against average) and recorded 1168 saves.
Vegas Golden Knights Season Stats
The Golden Knights offense’s 250 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 12th in the NHL.
The Golden Knights are ranked 14th in league play in goals against this season, having given up 235 total goals (3.0 per game).
Their goal differential (+15) ranks them 14th in the NHL.
The Golden Knights’ 37 power-play goals this season (ranked 25th in the NHL) have come on 208 power-play chances.
The Golden Knights’ offense has the league’s 24th-ranked power-play conversion rate (17.8%).
The Golden Knights have scored a total of 10 shorthanded goals this season.
The Golden Knights have the league’s 21st-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 77.7%.
The Golden Knights’ players win 49.4% of their faceoffs to rank 19th in the NHL.
The Golden Knights connect on 9.2% of their shots, ranking 24th in the NHL.
The Golden Knights’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.5 hits and 15.9 blocked shots per game.
Blackhawks vs. Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Blackhawks have claimed an upset victory in 17, or 28.3%, of the 60 games they have played while the underdog this season.
Chicago has won one of its 14 games when it is the underdog by +184 or longer on the moneyline.
The win probability for the Blackhawks, implied from the moneyline, is 35.2%.
Chicago Blackhawks Leaders
Patrick Kane is a top offensive contributor for his team with 91 points (1.2 per game). He has totaled 26 goals and 65 assists in 76 games (playing 21:48 per game).
Alex DeBrincat has made a big impact for Chicago this season with 77 points, thanks to 41 goals and 36 assists.
Seth Jones has five goals and 46 assists for Las Vegas.
Kevin Lankinen has an .890 save percentage (49th in the league), with 830 total saves, while conceding 103 goals (3.5 goals against average). He has put together a 7-15-6 record between the posts for Chicago this season.
Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats
The Blackhawks have scored 208 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 27th in the league.
The Blackhawks have allowed 283 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank 26th.
Their -75 goal differential ranks 28th in the league.
The Blackhawks have put up 47 power-play goals this season (on 242 power-play chances). That ranks 16th in the NHL.
The Blackhawks’ power-play conversion rate (19.4%) ranks 20th in the league.
The Blackhawks have scored two shorthanded goals.
The Blackhawks’ 25th-ranked penalty kill rate is 75.8%.
The Blackhawks win 49.6% of their faceoffs. That’s the 16th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
The Blackhawks are shooting 9.0% (26th in the league).
The Blackhawks have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
Golden Knights and Blackhawks Injury Report
Golden Knights: Nicolas Hague: Out (Lower Body), Laurent Brossoit: Out (Undisclosed), Robin Lehner: Out For Season (Shoulder), Nolan Patrick: Out (Undisclosed), Brett Howden: Out (Undisclosed), Reilly Smith: Out (Undisclosed)
Blackhawks: MacKenzie Entwistle: Out For Season (Shoulder), Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)
Betting Tips for Golden Knights vs. Blackhawks
Our best bet is Golden Knights on the moneyline at -230 and Blackhawks (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will go over the total of 6 goals.
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