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Oct 29, 8:00 PM | Xcel Energy Center

Detroit Red Wings vs Minnesota Wild Odds

5-3-0TEAM RECORD3-3-3

The Minnesota Wild will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Red Wings invade Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.

Minnesota battles the Red Wings, currently with a 5-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 3-4-2 for the Wild and 4-4 for the Red Wings.

View Detroit vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Wild sit at No. 27 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 5 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.2 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Wild power play is averaging 13.9% while the Red Wings defense kills off 75.9% of their penalties.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Sharks on October 28. Bettors who backed the Sharks at +112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Ducks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at -116 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing San Jose are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Wild Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Anaheim are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wings at Wild trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Tuesday, November 1