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Anaheim Ducks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Anaheim Ducks on Monday trying to even their best-of-seven series at two games.
The series turned nasty with Toni Lydman getting steamrolled by Red Wing Justin Abdelkater. The Ducks did not get their feathers in a flap and rolled to a Game 3 win.
The Red Wings bring a 24-16-8 record to the battle against the 30-12-6 Ducks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 17-25-6 so far and the Ducks go 18-27-3.
The visitors opened as +-126 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at TopBet.
This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Ducks, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Ducks have a 81.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Anaheim won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Red Wings on May 4. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Anaheim are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Ducks at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim's last 5 games on the road
Anaheim is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Anaheim's last 8 games
Anaheim is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Anaheim
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
Anaheim home to Detroit, Wednesday, May 8