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Detroit Red Wings vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Preview

Winnipeg JetsDetroit Red Wings
Dec 10, 7:00 PM | Joe Louis Arena

Winnipeg Jets vs Detroit Red Wings Odds

13-11-4TEAM RECORD17-9-1

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in NHL betting action at Joe Louis Arena.

The Jets will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 13-11-4 this season, while the Red Wings are 17-9-1. Winnipeg is 15-12-1 against the total, while Detroit is 12-15 versus the number.

View Winnipeg vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Red Wings as -205 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Red Wings and the No. 20-rated Jets in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 8-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 21 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Jets have a 81.4% rate on the penalty kill.

The Jets were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Coyotes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -153 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Carolina are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Jets at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 8 games when playing Detroit
Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 6 games
Winnipeg is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing Winnipeg
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Winnipeg home to Minnesota, Tuesday, December 13
Detroit at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, December 13