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Detroit Red Wings vs Minnesota Wild Pick and Betting Preview

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Minnesota and Detroit Red Wings on Monday, with the host Wild trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Minnesota Wild in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -130 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Monday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

A 2.8-2.4 result in favor of the Wild is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Minnesota Wild Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Wild are 18-10-6 so far on the season. The Detroit Red Wings, meanwhile, are 18-10-7. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Minnesota go 12-15-7 and the Red Wings go 12-15-8 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The Minnesota Wild sit at No. 18 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Red Wings sit at a No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 2.71 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 20% while the Red Wings defense kills off 81.58% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at +136 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Penguins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at +139 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Minnesota is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games when playing Detroit
  • Minnesota is 6-16-2 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Winnipeg, Tuesday, December 29th
Minnesota at St. Louis, Thursday, December 31st