Wings looking for 5 straight W's
DETROIT, MI (TheSpread) – The Detroit Red Wings are looking to claim their fifth straight victory on Tuesday night when they host the Minnesota Wild at 7:30PM ET.
Detroit is 26-11-9 on the season and 15-4-6 at home while Minnesota is 20-19-5 overall and 9-13 on the road. The road team has actually won three straight in this series and the Wild have won three of their last four against the Red Wings. These two have pushed or hit the over in six straight meetings, but this will be their first encounter of the season.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Red Wings are the favorite at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -175 to win, while the Wild are being given odds of +155 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Detroit has won its last four, with the last two games coming at home. The Wings have won their last five games as a favorite and they have hit the under in six of their last nine games. Minnesota has won its last two games coming into tonight, winning by a combined score of 10-1. The Wild have actually dropped their last five games as an underdog while hitting the over in five of their last eight.