The Minnesota Wild and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 285-moneyline favorites versus the Wild, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Antti Miettinen scored the game-winning goal at 18:49 of the third period, as the Wild rallied to a 3-2 win over the Avalanche on Wednesday. The Wild won the game as a -195 favorite, while the five goals went UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).
Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Owen Nolan also scored for the Wild.
Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg each had two goals and an assist, as the Red Wings defeated the Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Detroit won as -185 road favorites as the teams played over the 5.5-goal total listed by sportsbooks.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Detroit has won 5 straight games.
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-5-1
Before playing Florida are 4-4-2
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Minnesota’s last 18 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota home to Ottawa, Saturday, February 14
Detroit at Columbus, Friday, February 13