Wild vs. Red Wings Prediction

NHL Predictions: Red Wings a good bet to beat Wild at home? 3/26/17

Are the Red Wings a good bet to beat the Wild today at 12:30PM ET when they host Minnesota in one of their final home games?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Wings opened with +135 odds on the money line to beat the Wild but are now +140. The total, meanwhile, sits at 5.5 goals.

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MINNESOTA KEY TRENDS: The Wild are 16-5 in their last 21 games versus Atlantic Division opponents and are 17-8 in their last 25 games when their opponent allows two goals or less in its previous game. That said, they're just 1-4 in their last five games when playing the third game of a 3-in-4-situation and are 1-7 in their last eight games overall.

DETROIT KEY TRENDS: The Red Wings have lost 19 of their last 28 games overall and are just 4-9 in their last 13 home games. They're also just 2-8 in their last 10 games playing on one day of rest, are 1-5 in their last six games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game, and have really struggled against opponents that have winning records, going 16-37 in their last 53 games in those situations.

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OUR PREDICTION: The home team has won four of the last five meetings between these two teams while the Wild are 15-34-3 in their last 52 games against the Red Wings and 7-18-1 in their last 26 games in Detroit. The Wild are also winless at 0-4 in their last four road games, are 0-5 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous contest, and are 0-4 in their last four games versus a team with a losing record.

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