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Minnesota Wild vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Matchup Report

Detroit Red WingsMinnesota Wild
Oct 15, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Detroit Red Wings vs Minnesota Wild Odds

3-0-0TEAM RECORD2-1-1

The Detroit Red Wings will look to grab a road win when they take on the Wild in Minnesota at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday in hockey odds action.

The Wild currently sports a record of 2-1-1. The Red Wings are 3-0. Betting totals have seen the Wild post a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 1-2 against the number.

View Detroit vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Wild as +115 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Wild sit at No. 21 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 1 at 1 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 17.6% while the Red Wings defense kills off 80% of their penalties.

Detroit won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Canucks on October 13. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 2-1 winner at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Minnesota at -153 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Vancouver are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Edmonton are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Red Wings at Wild trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games at home
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Columbus, Friday, October 21
Minnesota home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, October 18

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