Devils visit Detroit Red Wings in NHL clash
New Jersey Devils vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
The Detroit Red Wings will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New Jersey Devils invade Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.
The Red Wings sport records of 48-27-5 heading into this matchup, while the Devils sit at 46-28-6 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 34-43-3 for the Red Wings and 36-33-11 for the Devils.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Devils listed as underdogs of +-160 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 4-rated Red Wings and the No. 8-ranked Devils, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 15.9% while the Devils defense kills off 89.8% of their penalties.
In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-1 winner at home against the Islanders. Bettors on New Jersey at -170 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Detroit was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Blues. They won as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Devils at Red Wings trends to consider:
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Detroit
New Jersey is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
New Jersey is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing New Jersey
Detroit is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey home to Ottawa, Saturday, April 7
Detroit home to Chicago, Saturday, April 7