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Detroit home win streak in danger

The Detroit Red Wings have won 23 straight at home and are small favorites when the Vancouver Canucks invade Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.

But without Pavel Datsyuk and with the streak weighing heavy on them, are the Red Wings a safe bet here? The Canucks have been red-hot and appear a good value bet here on the NHL moneyline.

Detroit also gets its first look at newly acquired blueliner Kyle Quincey, acquired Tuesday.

View Vancouver vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Red Wings in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -140 at TopBet and other NHL sportsbooks.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Red Wings and the No. 3-rated Canucks in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.1 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.7% while the Canucks defense kills off 86.2% of their penalties.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at +105 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing San Jose are 7-3
After playing Nashville are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

 

A few Canucks at Red Wings trends to consider:
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Vancouver is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vancouver's last 9 games when playing Detroit
Vancouver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games

Next up:
Vancouver at New Jersey, Friday, February 24
Detroit home to Colorado, Saturday, February 25

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