Red Wings vs. Sharks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Sharks are -114 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +105 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Sharks opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -114, while the Red Wings’ odds opened at +120 and have dropped to +105. The total hasn’t budged since opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 62% of bettors favor the Sharks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the Red Wings. According to latest NHL trends, the Red Wings are 5-0 in their last five road games, 5-1 in their last six games overall, and 5-1 in their last six games versus Western Conference opponents. They’re also 20-8 in their last 28 games versus the Pacific Division and 12-5 in their last 17 games after allowing two goals or less in their previous contest. The Sharks, meanwhile, are 0-4 in their last four in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation, 1-10 in their last 11 games playing on zero days of rest, and 2-8 in their last 10 when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest. They’re also 2-6 in their last eight games following a win and 7-19 in their last 26 games versus the Central.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: DETROIT RED WINGS +105