Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Preview
Vancouver Canucks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
Joe Louis Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Detroit Red Wings and the visiting Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.
The Red Wings bring a 8-7-3 record to the battle against the 10-3-4 Canucks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 9-7-2 so far and the Canucks go 6-9-2.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Red Wings as +114 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 21 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Canucks, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 14-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 13.8% rate while the Canucks have a 82.4% rate on the penalty kill.
Vancouver won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Predators on February 22. Bettors who backed the Canucks at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Detroit was a 4-0 winner at home against the Predators. Bettors on Detroit at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Nashville are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Canucks at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Vancouver is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Vancouver's last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Vancouver
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Vancouver home to Phoenix, Tuesday, February 26
Detroit at Los Angeles, Wednesday, February 27