The San Jose Sharks and the Detroit Red Wings will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Joe Louis Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Red Wings listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Sharks, while the game’s total is sitting at 6.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped all 25 shots he faced to earn the shutout, as the Sharks clipped the Stars 1-0 on Monday night.
San Jose cashed as -165 road favorites as the game played under the 5.5-goal total listed by oddsmakers.
The Red Wings had a two-game win streak snapped in a 5-2 loss to the Wild on Saturday, as -150 favorites. That game’s seven goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Tomas Kopecky and Ville Leino scored in the loss.
San Jose has won 4 straight games.
San Jose: 41-8-9
San Jose most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-3-1
Before playing Toronto are 3-3-2
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Jose’s last 7 games when playing Detroit
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose’s last 6 games
San Jose is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home
Detroit is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games when playing San Jose
San Jose at Ottawa, Thursday, February 26
Detroit home to Los Angeles, Friday, February 27