Vancouver favored by -163 against Detroit on Saturday
Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Odds
Vancouver will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Detroit Red Wings pay a visit to Rogers Arena.
This season the Canucks are 24-13-7 overall while the Red Wings are 20-16-7. As for the totals, Vancouver is 17-22-5 on the OU, and Detroit is 16-21-6.
Bettors looking to side with the Canucks in this one found them earlier as -163 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.
This game puts the Canucks, most recently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Red Wings, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 12-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 14.8% rate while the Red Wings have a 80.7% rate on the penalty kill.
The Red Wings were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Calgary at +142 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Canucks were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Calgary are 9-1
After a loss are 5-5
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Red Wings at Canucks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Vancouver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vancouver's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 7 games at home
Detroit home to Phoenix, Monday, April 22
Vancouver home to Chicago, Monday, April 22