Vancouver Canucks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Vancouver duelling Detroit on Thursday at Joe Louis Arena.
The Red Wings sport records of 2-0 heading into this matchup, while the Canucks sit at 1-1-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Red Wings and 2-1 for the Canucks.
If you're going with the Red Wings in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -145 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
This game matches up the No. 21 (Red Wings) and the No. 12 (Canucks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 3-ranked offense (4 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.7 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Canucks have a 69.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -126 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Red Wings were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Avalanche. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Canucks at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 7 games on the road
Vancouver is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Detroit's last 19 games
Vancouver at Edmonton, Saturday, October 15
Detroit at Minnesota, Saturday, October 15