Devils vs. Red Wings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are -106 money line favorites over the Devils, who are -102 on the ML. New Jersey is 27-23-13 overall and 12-15-6 on the road, while Detroit is 28-21-13 on the year and 11-11-9 at home. The total is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Wings opened as -125 money line favorites but their odds dropped to -106, while the Devils' odds opened at +115 and have climbed to -102 at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 5 and that's where it currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 51% of bettors favor the Devils. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Detroit. According to latest NHL trends, the home team is 15-4-1 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams, while the Devils are 3-7 in their last 10 games versus the Red Wings and 1-9 in their last 10 road games against Detroit. New Jersey is also 3-13 in its last 16 games on Friday, 1-4 in its last five games following a win and 15-36 in its last 51 road games. The Wings, meanwhile, are 39-15 in their last 54 games on Friday, 5-0 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and 464-223-27 in their last 714 home games.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: DETROIT RED WINGS -106