Red Wings vs. Predators NHL Odds

The Detroit Red Wings will be looking to improve their playoff chances on Sunday night as they take on the division-rival Nashville Predators in NHL betting action at Bridgestone Arena.

The Red Wings blanked the Predators 4-0 as a -123 home favorite on the NHL odds when the Central Division clubs last met back on February 23. That snapped the Wings' four-game losing streak against the Preds - they're just 3-7 in their past 10 matchups.

Supporters of the Red Wings have seen them go 19-15-7 so far this season, while the Predators are at 15-19-8. In totals betting, the Predators are 16-22-4, while the Red Wings are 16-19-6.

View Detroit vs Nashville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Nashville sat as +134 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 18-rated Red Wings taking on the No. 25-rated Predators in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nashville's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Predators power play is averaging 17.6% while the Red Wings defense kills off 80.3% of their penalties.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Blackhawks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -185 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Nashville lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Stars on April 12. Bettors who backed the Stars at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

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

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Red Wings at Predators trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nashville
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games at home
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at Calgary, Wednesday, April 17
Nashville home to Vancouver, Monday, April 15

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