DETROIT, MI (ATS Consultants) - The Lightning visit Motown tonight to take on a Red Wings team that they've had trouble beating in Detroit.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are -120 money line favorites for tonight's game versus the Lightning, who are +109 money line road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
The Red Wings opened as high as -183 on the money line at some books but their odds have come way down and are now -120 on the money line. As for the Lightning, they opened as +165 money line underdogs but their odds have fallen to +109. The total hasn't moved since opening at 5.5.
As previously noted, the Lightning are just 2-9-1 in their last 12 games in Detroit. They're also 4-11 in their last 15 games on Sunday, 2-5 in their last seven games versus Atlantic opponents and 20-46 in their last 66 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
The home team is also 13-6-1 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams while the Red Wings are 4-1 in their last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
Sunday NHL Free Pick: Take Detroit Red Wings -120