Friday's NHL Prediction
ANAHEIM, CA (TheSpread) – The Detroit Red Wings look to keep their strong start to the NHL Season alive when they hit the road to face the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.
Detroit 16-4-2 on the season and 6-3-0 on the road. The Wings have scored 78 goals and allowed 59 on the year and are winners in 8 of their last 10 games.
Anaheim is 13-11-3 on the season and the Ducks have scored 71 goals and allowed 80. The Ducks are 9-4-1 at home and won just 4 of their last 10 games.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Detroit betting odds of -130 for the game while the Ducks have a betting line of +120. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Detroit Red Wings vs. Anaheim Ducks, 10PM ET (View Matchup)
The Red Wings are 5-2 in their last 7 games against the Ducks but just 1-4 in their last 5 in Anaheim. The home team is 41-16-2 over the last 59 games in this series. The under has hit in 4 of the last 5 games between these two teams.
NHL FREE PICK: ANAHEIM DUCKS +120