Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 17 (3/17): NHL

Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 17 (3/17): NHL

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Odds
Time 10:00 p.m. EST
Red Wings money line +170
Red Wings spread +1.5 (-145)
Canucks money line -200
Canucks spread -1.5 (+125)
Over / under 6.5

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Detroit Red Wings Vancouver Canucks
Record 24-29-7 30-24-7
Road / home record 8-17-3 14-11-4
Streak L6 W1
Goals per game 2.87 2.89
Goals allowed per game 3.77 2.85
Shots per game 29.5 32.3
Shots allowed per game 33.2 31.6
PP % 17.8% 21.4%
PK % 27.5% 28.9%
Over / under record 34-25-1 30-29-2
Preview

The Detroit Red Wings continue on the road and will visit the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.  This is the second time these teams face off this season, the Red Wings won the last one 3-1 at Detroit.

DETROIT RED WINGS

The Red Wings have lost their last 6 games and are 8-20 on the road this season. They have a 24-29-7 record overall ranking fifth in the Atlantic. Detroit are 1-12 on the road against Western Conference opponents.

Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with 27 goals and has 58 points. Moritz Seider has eight assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.

In their last 10 games the Red Wings are 2-9, averaging 3 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 5 goals per game with an .860 save percentage.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS

The Canucks have won 4 of their last 6 games and are 14-15 at home this season. With a 30-24-7 record overall and rank 5th in the Pacific. Vancouver has scored 176 goals and ranks ninth in the Western Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game.

J.T. Miller leads the Canucks with 24 goals, 46 assists and has 69 points this season. Horvat has eight goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

In their last 10 games the Canucks are 7-3, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.1 assists, 2.4 penalties and five penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .901 save percentage.

BETTING TRENDS

Detroit are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.

Detroit are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.

Vancouver are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.

Vancouver are 17-12 ATS at home this season.

Prediction

The Red Wings have been playing really bad lately allowing an average 5 goals per game in their last 10 games and have lost 6 games in a row, they beat the Canucks earlier this season but it's hard to believe that will happen again. The Canucks have won 7 of their last 10 games and are profitable ATS at home, take Vancouver to cover the puckline.

PICK: Canucks -1.5 (+125)

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