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Moneyline Favors the Detroit Red Wings in Battle with the Florida Panthers – Betting Odds and Pick

The Detroit Red Wings battle the visiting Florida Panthers on Friday in NHL betting odds action at Little Caesars Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Detroit Red Wings as -120 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.4-2.3 win for the Panthers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings are 16-16-7 so far on the season. The Florida Panthers, meanwhile, are 17-17-5. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Detroit go 18-21 and the Panthers go 19-20 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Florida injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Detroit Red Wings) and the No. 28 (Florida Panthers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.72 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.23 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 20% while the Panthers defense kills off 81.45% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Wild. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -163 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Senators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida's last 10 games
  • Florida is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Columbus, Sunday, January 7th
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, January 7th