Vancouver Canucks host Detroit Red Wings in hockey action
Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
The Vancouver Canucks battle the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday in NHL betting action at Rogers Arena.
The Red Wings will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-10-5 this season, while the Canucks are 13-7-6. Detroit is 11-14-3 on the totals; Vancouver is 12-11-3.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canucks at No. 18 and the Red Wings at No. 19 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 12-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 14.4% rate while the Red Wings have a 79% rate on the penalty kill.
Detroit was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Oilers. They won as -108 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.
Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Predators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at -165 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Edmonton are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Red Wings at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Vancouver's last 14 games
Detroit home to Minnesota, Wednesday, March 20
Vancouver home to Minnesota, Monday, March 18