Red Wings vs. Ducks Game 5 Pick
ANAHEIM, CA (The Spread) - The puck will drop tonight for Game 5 between the Red Wings and Ducks at 10:00PM ET. Will Detroit pull off another upset?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Ducks are -134 money line favorites over the Red Wings, who are +124 on the ML tonight. The over/under total is currently sitting at 5.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as -140 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -134, while the Red Wings' odds have fallen from +129 to +124. This series is currently tied at two games apiece.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 62% of bettors favor the Ducks. 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 Ducks are 1-4 in their last five home games, 2-5 in their lat seven games playing on only one day of rest, and 1-4 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous contest. On the other side, the Red Wings are 6-2 in their last eight games overall, 6-1 in their last seven games playing on one day of rest and 4-1 in their last five games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous contest. At one point many people wondered if Detroit would even make the postseason. But with a win tonight the Wings will put themselves in great position to advance to the second round.
2013 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: DETROIT RED WINGS +124