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NHL Game Preview - Predators underdogs vs Red Wings at Detroit

Nashville PredatorsDetroit Red Wings
April 25, 7:30 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Nashville Predators vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

16-21-9TEAM RECORD22-16-8

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Nashville Predators on Thursday in NHL betting action at Joe Louis Arena.

Supporters of the Predators have seen them go 16-21-9 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 22-16-8. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 16-24-6, while the Predators are 19-23-4.

View Nashville vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Red Wings in this one found them earlier as -242 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Power Rankings:
The Red Wings sit at No. 16 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Predators sit at a No. 29 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 18.6% rate while the Predators have a 76.1% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Nashville, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Flames at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at -150 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Kings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -140 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Nashville Predators Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Calgary are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Predators at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Nashville's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Nashville is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against Nashville
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Nashville

Next up:
Nashville at Columbus, Saturday, April 27
Detroit at Dallas, Saturday, April 27