Red Wings vs. Lightning Pick
Can the Detroit Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning buck their trend of low-scoring contests when they meet tonight at 8PM ET?
Tampa Bay is 27-18-4 on the season, 15-8-2 at home and 25-17 with the under. Detroit is 25-16-8 overall, 14-6-3 on the road and 23-17 with the under. These two have met twice this season, with Detroit winning both contests. These two have hit the under in three straight and seven of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Tampa Bay is favored at home tonight, as the Lightning are getting odds of -160 to win, while the Red Wings are getting a money line of +145 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Detroit has gone over two straight games and has scored 10 goals in their last three games. Red Wings rookie Dylan Larkin has 15 goals thus far and won the Skills Competition as the fastest skater. Tampa Bay is 8-2 with the over in its last 10 vs. the Eastern Conference.
WEDNESDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: RED WINGS/LIGHTNING OVER 5