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Joe Louis Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Detroit Red Wings and the visiting Minnesota Wild on Friday, with the Wings suddenly vulnerable at home after a record 23-game win streak there.

Minnesota plays on no rest and had a stirring comeback last night in Montreal whhere they scored three times in the last three minutes to force OT. They lost 5-4.

The Wild is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road, but has beaten Detroit twice this season.

This season the Red Wings are 42-19-3 overall while the Wild are 28-26-10. As for the totals, Detroit is 27-37 on the OU, and Minnesota is 24-28-12.

View Minnesota vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Red Wings as -250 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Red Wings rated this week at No. 4 and the Wild sitting at No. 29.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Wild defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.5% while the Wild defense kills off 82.3% of their penalties.

Minnesota was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as +121 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Blue Jackets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -167 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Montreal are 4-4-1
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

 

A few Wild at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Minnesota is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-11-1 SU in its last 16 games ,when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota home to Colorado, Sunday, March 4
Detroit home to Chicago, Sunday, March 4

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