Red Wings vs. Canucks Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Canucks as –113 money line favorites over the Red Wings (+104), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Detroit enters the day with a 21-10-1 overall record and is 8-8-0 on the road, while Vancouver is 20-11-2 overall and 9-4-1 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: Vancouver opened as a –120 money line favorite but is now down between –113 and –120, while Detroit opened as a +100 money line underdog and is now between +104 and –110 depending on what book you view. The over/under total opened at 5.5 and remains set at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 3,600-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 59% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Red Wings. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Detroit. Although the Wings have dropped three of their last five road games, according to latest NHL trends they’re 7-3 in their last 10 games against the Canucks. Detroit is also 16-5 in its last 21 games overall, 66-31 in its last 97 games versus the Northwest and 4-1 in its last five games playing on one day of rest. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 2-5 in their last seven games versus the Central and just 1-5 in their last six games on Wednesday night.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: DETROIT RED WINGS +104