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Streaking Blackhawks road underdogs on Tuesday NHL odds

The red-hot Chicago Blackhawks face a tough road test on Tuesday night against the Boston Bruins as sizable underdogs on the NHL betting lines at sportsbooks.

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The Chicago Blackhawks are a perfect 7-0 over their last seven games. The Blackhawks will try to keep their hot streak going with an upset win over the Boston Bruins this Tuesday night.

Chicago is a +165 road underdog on the NHL odds in Boston at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Boston has won four of its last five games and is a -200 favorite at home.

Chicago Blackhawks at Boston Bruins

When: Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 p.m. ET

Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

Betting Line / Total: Boston -200 / 6 Goals

Blackhawks at Bruins OddsShark Matchup Report

Chicago Blackhawks Notes

A seven-game win streak for the Blackhawks wouldn’t have been much of a surprise over the many dominant seasons that Chicago has put together over the last decade, but it certainly comes as a surprise this year.

Chicago had lost each of their previous five games to fall to 16-24-9 on the season, battling with the Los Angeles Kings for the bottom spot in the league. But over their last nine games, the Blackhawks have averaged 5.44 goals per game to help offset their woes on defense.

The Blackhawks are 7-3 straight up and 9-1 on the puckline in their last 10 games on the road per the OddsShark NHL Database.

Boston Bruins Notes

While Boston hasn’t won its last seven games, the Bruins have earned points in each of their last seven with a 4-0-3 record including a current run of 4-0-1 over their last five games.

The Bruins have been getting excellent goaltending from Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak this season as both goaltenders have a save percentage over .920 and have combined to help the Bruins allow the third lowest goals against in the NHL this season at 2.55 per game. Boston is 20-7-3 in 30 home games this season.

Blackhawks at Bruins Betting Total

Tuesday night’s total is set at six goals at online betting sites. The OVER is 12-1 in Chicago’s last 13 games.

This should be an intriguing clash of styles on Tuesday as the offense-driven Blackhawks visit the defense-focused Bruins. Seven of Boston’s last eight games have been decided by just one goal. Given Boston’s propensity for close games and Chicago’s recent road success, bettors might be interested in the Blackhawks going off at -155 on the puckline at +1.5 goals. Boston would pay +130 on a winning wager as -1.5 goal favorites.

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