Predators vs. Red Wings Pick

NHL Predictions: Are Predators smart play for bettors at Red Wings? 2/20/18

Are the Nashville Predators going to get revenge from recent losses to the host Detroit Red Wings tonight when they do battle at 7:30PM ET?

According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Predators are listed as a -125 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Red Wings are a +105 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals. Nashville opened as a -120 favorite before the line grew slightly.

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As of Tuesday afternoon, 73 percent of public bets have come in on the visiting Predators. Online wager info also shows that 55 percent of bets are being placed on the under.

The Red Wings have had the Predators' number with seven straight victories in the series and are 8-2 over the last 10 meetings. The over has gone 6-3-1.

Nashville snapped a two-game losing skid with a 5-2 home victory over the Senators its last game. One of the two losses had been 3-1 at home to Detroit. The Predators are 6-4 in their last 10 games, while the over has also gone 6-4. Detroit has lost two of its last three games and are 5-5 over the last 10. The under has hit the last four contests and in eight of the last 10 games.

In the last six meetings in Detroit, the Red Wings are 5-1. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Detroit.

All the evidence suggests to take the Red Wings, but Nashville is favored for good reason and it's time it finally ends its seven-game losing streak to the Red Wings. Expect a fantastic effort from whichever goalie the Predators send out. Take the visitors here.



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