Monday's NHL Prediction
DETROIT, MI (TheSpread) – The San Jose Sharks look to slow down the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night when the two meet in Detroit. Here is a look at my pick for the game.
Detroit is 17-4-3 on the year for a conferece-best 37 points. The Wings have scored 84 goals and allowed 62 and they are 10-1-2 at home and winners in 7 of their last 10. They have been a steady pick all year.
San Jose is 12-9-4 on the year for just 28 points. The Sharks have scoring 73 goals and allowed 71. They are 5-5-2 on the road and winners in 4 of their last 10 games. San Jose hasn’t been a reliable pick most of the season.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Detroit betting odds of -156 for the game while the Sharks have a betting line of +144. 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.
San Jose Sharks vs. Detroit Red Wings, 7:30PM ET (View Matchup)
The Sharks have won 5 of the last 7 meetings with the Red Wings and the over has hit in 5 of the last 6 games between the two teams. The Wings are hot but my picks is San Jose as Detroit is coming off a long West Coast trip and could have tired legs.
NHL FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS +144