Wild vs. Red Wings Prediction

Minnesota Wild vs. Detroit Red Wings NHL 4/1/16 Picks & Predictions

The Senators snapped the Wild’s six-game winning streak but Minnesota should be in a good position to pull off the upset tonight when it takes on Detroit at 7:30PM ET.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are -125 money line favorites versus the Wild, who are +105 money line underdogs to pull off the small upset. The over/under is sitting at 5 goals.

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Devan Dubnyk saved 19 of 22 shots in Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Senators and had his six-game winning streak come to an end in the process. As of this writing Dubnyk is slated to start on back-to-back nights, so he and the Wild should rebound against an inconsistent Red Wings squad tonight.

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Detroit will counter with Jimmy Howard, who will start with Petr Mrazek struggling. Howard owns a 2.87 GAA and a .904 save percentage in 32 contests this season. In his last appearance, he allowed two goals on just 20 shots in a 4-3 loss to the Canadiens on Tuesday.

The Wild are 6-1 in their last seven games overall and 5-2 in their last seven road games, while the Red Wings are 0-4 in their last four games playing on two days of rest. They’re also 1-4 in their last five games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous contest.

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