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Detroit Red Wings Home to Canucks in NHL Betting Odds Action

The visiting Vancouver Canucks hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -175 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-1.6 result in favor of the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings sport a record of 16-9-6 heading into this matchup, while the Vancouver Canucks sit at 11-14-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-15-7 for the Red Wings and 13-14-6 for the Canucks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Vancouver injuries news.

The Canucks - Red Wings odds would favor the Red Wings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Vancouver is at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 19-ranked offense (2.55 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.85 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 18.18% rate while the Canucks have a 77.88% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They lost as +118 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 loser at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Buffalo at +162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Vancouver's last 10 games
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Vancouver
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Vancouver

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Florida, Sunday, December 20th
Detroit home to Calgary, Sunday, December 20th