Chicago Blackhawks at New Jersey Devils 12/9/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 12/8/2014
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM ET
Prudential Center in Newark
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On Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks will try to keep their hot streak going when they go on the road to face the New Jersey Devils.
Last season, the Blackhawks found a way to win both of their games against the Devils. They won their home game in that series by the score of 5-2, then went to New Jersey later in the season and beat them 5-3.
Devils goalie Cory Schneider has faced Chicago six times in his career, going 2-2-1 with a .901 save percentage and a 3.44 GAA. Veteran winger Jaromir Jagr has 13 goals and 14 assists in his 27 career games against the Blackhawks, while Mike Cammalleri has accumulated 16 points in his 26 games against them.
On Saturday, the Blackhawks were able to stretch their winning streak to six games by beating the Nashville Predators 3-1 on the road. Backup goalie Scott Darling has a solid game in that one by saving 32 of the 33 shots he faced.
The Blackhawks currently have the top defense in the league while their offense has been able to score three goals per game. Center Jonathan Toews has had a good start to the year by notching 11 goals and 11 assists in 27 games. Netminder Corey Crawford has won 12 of his 18 starts and has one shutout with a .929 save percentage.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
Chicago Blackhawks are 18-9-0 Against the Spread
Chicago Blackhawks are 7-15-0 against the Over/Under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
New Jersey Devils are 10-17-0 Against the Spread
New Jersey Devils are 12-12-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/06/14 LW Patrick Sharp Knee "?" Tuesday vs New Jersey
12/03/14 GO Corey Crawford Foot expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/16/14 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Knee out 3-4 months
10/08/14 LW Brandon Mashinter Lower Body out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils
12/07/14 LW Michael Cammalleri Lower Body expected to miss Monday vs. Carolina
12/06/14 D Adam Larsson Flu "?" Monday vs Carolina
12/01/14 RW Martin Havlat Lower Body out indefinitely
12/01/14 C Travis Zajac Upper Body out indefinitely
11/17/14 D Bryce Salvador Lower Body out indefinitely
11/14/14 LW Ryane Clowe Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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