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NHL Betting Prediction: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vegas Golden Knights 4/16/2024

Chicago Blackhawks (23-51-5) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (43-28-8)

As the regular NHL season winds down, April 16’s duel between Chicago Blackhawks and Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena offers bettors an intriguing snapshot of team performances; Blackhawks have only amassed 23 victories to Vegas Golden Knights who boast 43. This match-up provides bettors an invaluable Premium expert tip ahead of postseason play-off action.

Chicago Blackhawks star forward Jason Dickinson had 18 goals and 35 assists; followed by Brayden McNabb who contributed both defensively and on offense; however, their offense often struggled when facing stronger defensive teams like Vegas Golden Knights who relied heavily on players like Brayden McNabb who contributed both ways defensively as well as offensively, making it challenging for Chicago to break through their strong wall of defence.

Vegas Golden Knights possess an explosive offensive lineup led by Jonathan Marchessault’s 42 goals and 68 points this season; their firepower could prove essential against Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Petr Mrazek who has allowed too many goals this year, leading them closer toward defeat than before. A match-up between Vegas’ aggressive attack against Chicago’s faltering defense may decide the pace and outcome of any given game in favour of Vegas.


Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game Info

When Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 PM ET
Where T-Mobile Arena
Stream NHL.TV


Goaltender Petr Mrazek vs. Goaltender Logan Thompson

Petr Mrazek of the Chicago Blackhawks has had an eventful and difficult season as their goalie this season, facing on average 30 shots a game across 54 games while also compiling 18 victories–proving his ability to perform under pressure and his capacity for victory. His save percentage of.906, while impressive, speaks to Chicago’s consistently porous defense that requires him to make challenging saves each game. Mrazek’s experience and agility make him invaluable assets to the Blackhawks when competing against teams with aggressive offensive plays such as Golden Knights. As battle mode begins on both sides, Mrazek must effectively manage high-pressure situations to help keep his side competitive during these matches.

Logan Thompson embodies stability and relative ease as goaltender of the Vegas Golden Knights, contributing 24 wins out of 45 matches played this season while posting an average goals against average of 2.74. Additionally, Vegas has benefitted from more robust defensive play; thus leading to less shots against per game compared to Mrazek. In Chicago’s underperforming Blackhawks squad which occasionally sparks offensive bursts, keeping composed under pressure can only build his confidence for what could potentially become an outstanding performance against him; being at home helps build this confidence further!


NHL Odds/Point Spread:TBD, Total Odds: TBD

Betting odds for this matchup remain unknown at present; however, trends suggest Vegas might hold the advantage due to its superior season record and home advantage. Bettors should closely follow odds; Golden Knights might make for safer moneyline bets under certain conditions.


Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends

The Chicago Blackhawks have shown some resilience recently, going 3-2 against the spread in their last five games; however, their road record against the spread remains dismal at 12-27 and three of their most recent five totals went over, signaling high scoring contests due to defensive weaknesses on display.


Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends

The Golden Knights have gone 4-1 over their past five games overall and against the spread. Though their road spread record may be less impressive, their impressive home performance coupled with no totals going OVER indicates they may possess an improved defensive setup at home.


Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vegas Golden Knights 4/16/24 Betting Picks

Given their statistical overview and performances, Vegas Golden Knights may represent an ideal betting choice here. Their offensive depth and defensive solidity at home may prove too much for Chicago Blackhawks who have struggled on both ends to maintain tight defenses while on the road.

Prop bettors or those interested in over/under bets might consider an OVER on total goals tempting, given Chicago’s recent games; however, Vegas’ under trend at home suggests cautious optimism. When betting hockey today, keep your eye out for individual player prop bets such as goals and assists by high performers such as Marchessault or Kurashev to give hockey tips today.


Free Pick and Prediction: Vegas Golden Knights 4, Chicago Blackhawks 2.

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