With the 2015 NHL-Stanley Cup Playoffs moving on in the Western Conference Finals, this Monday the 25th of June 2015 with the No. 4 seed Blackhawks of Chicago (58-32-6) visiting the No.1 seed Ducks of Anaheim (61-24-10) for this 5th Game of the 7 Game Series with the score tied at 2-2. The game is scheduled to begin at 9:05 PM ET at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and seen on NBC SN TV.
The betting odds in Vegas for this 5th Game have the Ducks of Anaheim favored on the Money Line at -130 with the Over 5 -130 and -1 ½ +230 on the Puck Line, while the Blackhawks of Chicago are +110 on the Money Line with the Under 5 +110 and +1 ½ -270 on the Puck Line.
Prior to this upcoming Game 5 of the 7 Game Series, the 1st Game was played in Anaheim as the Ducks beat the Blackhawks by 3 pucks winning the game 4-1. The 2nd Game was also in Anaheim but the Blackhawks beat the Ducks by 1 goal as the won in the 3rd OT 3-2. The 3rd Game was played in Chicago and the Duck beat the Blackhawks by 1 goal at 2-1. The 4th game was also played in Chicago and the Blackhawks beat the Ducks by 1 goal on Saturday winning 5-4 and bringing the series to a 2-2 tie.
After this 5th Game the preceding 6th Game will be play in Chicago (if needed) on Wednesday the 27th of May at 8:05 PM ET and the 7th and Final Game if needed returns to Anaheim on Saturday the 30th of May 2015 at 8 PM ET.
If you Bet on NHL at an Offshore Betting site like SBG Global and you are a Ducks fan of Anaheim, then with this exciting NHL –Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals under way and this 5th Game moving to Anaheim, the Honda Center should really be jumping as the Ducks host the Blackhawks on Monday night. Actually the Ducks had a great opportunity to take a 3-1 lead in the Series, but the Blackhawks had other things in mind, as they won the game 5-4 in 2 overtimes. The 2 teams scored some 3 times each in the 3rd as the game moved into overtime at 3-3 and then were outscored by Chicago 2-1 in the 2 OT’s. Now the Ducks are holding the home ice advantage playing 2 of the possible final 3 games at the Honda Center in Oakland.
For the Blackhawks of Chicago fans, your team kept from falling to a 3-1 series deficit by beating the Ducks and tied the 7 Game Series at 2-2. Their offense finally found life, as most fans believed the Duck were going to take the upper hand in this series. Chicago’s star in that game was A. Vermette whose score with 5:37 left in the 2nd OT who gave his goalie the win after he blocked some 47 of the Ducks shots on goal. Actually the Blackhawks in the 3rd were leading 3-1 then Anaheim rallied and made it 4-3 for the Ducks, then with 7 minutes left Chicago scored again to tie the game again.
The media experts predict that the Ducks will win this game 5 and home to take a 3-2 Series lead, then the Blackhawks will win game 6 at home to again tie the Series at 3-3 and the 7th and final game played at Anaheim is anybody’s guess, if with the Ducks having the home ice advantage.