The fans at Joe Louis Arena will be treated to a game between the Nashville Predators and the Detroit Red Wings when they take their seats on Wednesday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 300-moneyline favorites versus the Predators, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Nashville netminder Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots in the Predators’ 2-0 loss to the Senators on Mondau night.
Ottawa cashed as +120 road underdogs as the game played under the 5.5-goal total set by sportsbooks.
The Red Wings lost to Colorado 6-5 in a shootout as a -360 favorite on Sunday. The 11 goals scored went OVER the posted over/under total (6).
Daniel Cleary and Marian Hossa each recorded two goals for the Red Wings in the loss.
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.
Nashville most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Ottawa are 5-5-1
After a loss are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Nashville’s last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Nashville’s last 21 games
Nashville is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home
Detroit is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Nashville
Detroit is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 10 games
Nashville home to St. Louis, Thursday, February 19
Detroit home to Anaheim, Friday, February 20