The Chicago Blackhawks play against the New Jersey Devils in Blackhawks VS Devils. Both sides are headed in opposite directions to start the season. New Jersey has a 6-3-1 record and is in second position in the Metropolitan Division. Chicago on the other hand, has a 3-6 record which is the worst in the Central Division. The Devils want to stay at the top of the Eastern Conference while Blackhawks want to climb the standings.
Betting Preview for Chicago Blackhawks VS New Jersey Devils NHL 2023 Regular Season
- Venue: United Center in Chicago, IL.
- Date: Monday, November 6th, 2023
- Time: 00:00
- Teams to play: Blackhawks and Devils.
- NHL Picks: SPREAD -1.5.
Odds as provided by 1XBet and BetMGM.
Betting On Chicago Blackhawks
- 1XBet Spread: +1.5
- 1XBet Total: Over 6.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 3.9
- BetMGM Spread: +1.5
- BetMGM Total: Under 6.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 2.80
Chicago Blackhawks are having a difficult season with their offense disappointing them, scoring just 2.11 goals per game. Connor Bedard and Corey Perry have scored six goals and six assists, but the other members of the offense struggle. Just five skaters have two goals or more and opposing defenses can knock out the helpless offense due to this.
The offense disappointed the Blackhawks, but their offense struggled too, permitting 3.65 goals per game. Seth Jones and Alex Vlasic combine for 1.4 defensive point shares but the rest of the squad can’t keep up, allowing opponents to shoot open shots on the net easily. Similarly, goaltender Arvid Soderblom has struggled with a .868 save percentage and 4.19 goals-against average on 114 shots with -4.3 goals saved above average.
Betting On The New Jersey Devils
- 1XBet Spread: +3.5
- 1XBet Total: Under 6.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 1.825
- BetMGM Spread: -1.5
- BetMGM Total: Over 6.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 1.45
The New Jersey Devils are having an excellent season with their offense taking the lead, scoring 3.90 goals per game with 15 goals in the last four matches. Jack Huges, Jesper Bratt, and Tyler Toffoli have scored 19 goals and 30 assists to lead the top lines. Timo Meier, Erik Haula, and Alexander Holtz combined for 10 goals and nine assists while defensemen Dougie Hamilton and Luke Hughes added five goals and nine assists to put the offense on top.
New Jersey Devils’ struggled, permitting 3.60 goals per game. Luke Hughes and John Marino have led the top two pairings with 19 blocked shots but the rest of the unit struggles too, letting opponents find open shots on the net easily. Additionally, goalie Vitek Vanecek struggled too with a .893 save percentage and 3.21 goals-against average on 196 shots with -2.7 saved above average.
MatchPlug Prediction On Chicago Blackhawks VS New Jersey Devils
The Devils should limit the Blackhawk’s offense which averages just 2.11 goals per game. Hughes, Marino and the other defense members will create turnovers in the defensive zone and limit shots on the net. Which will allow Vanecek to make plenty of big saves. New Jersey should win the game over the Blackhawks.
Final Prediction: New Jersey Devils Spread.