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Feb 17, 6:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Detroit Red Wings vs Minnesota Wild Odds

7-5-2TEAM RECORD6-6-2

Xcel Energy Center hosts an NHL battle between the Minnesota Wild and the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.

The Red Wings will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 7-5-2 this season, while the Wild are 6-6-2. Detroit is 8-5-1 against the total, while Minnesota is 4-9-1 versus the number.

View Detroit vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Wild and the No. 19-ranked Red Wings, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.1 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 15.7% while the Red Wings defense kills off 74.6% of their penalties.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Ducks on February 15. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at +140 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Wild trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Nashville, Tuesday, February 19
Minnesota at Edmonton, Thursday, February 21