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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings Online Hockey Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings Betting Picks

Tonight’s Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings matchup is bound to deliver some thrilling online hockey betting action. The Golden Knights recently snapped a 4 game losing streak by sneaking a 3-2 win past the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Red Wings on the other hand, have won the last 3 in a row and are poised to give Vegas a hard time tonight at home. So what kind of predictions should players leaning how to bet on sports make off of tonight’s pairing? Let’s  check out the odds to see where the best value lies.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings – Thursday, February 7th   

When: 7:30 pm ET

Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan

TV: Local Broadcast

Stream: NHL TV

Online Hockey Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Golden Knights -1½ (+170) 6 (EV) -165
Red Wings +1½ (-200) 6 (-120) +145
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Vegas Golden Knights        

The Golden Knight step into tonight’s contest sporting a 30-21-4 record that ranks them 3rd in the Pacific Division. Although they recently lost 4 in a row, the Golden Knights were saved by the fact that they’ve built up a decent cushion over the 4th seeded Vancouver Canucks. Right now Vegas is sitting on 64 points, which gives them 10 point lead over Vancouver. However, it still places them 5 points behind the 2nd seeded San Jose Sharks and a whopping 9 points behind the Pacific leading Calgary Flames. No doubt Vegas can bridge that gap with a win over Detroit tonight, but is a Golden Knights victory guaranteed this evening. Tonight’s online hockey betting odds are siding with Vegas here by a substantial amount. However, the spread isn’t exactly expecting a blowout here. All in all Vegas is 1-1 in their last 2 versus Detroit, so there’s no telling how this contest will turn out.

Players to Watch: Alex Tuch (16 G, 24 A, 40 PTS.), Jonathan Marchessault (17 G, 19 A, 36 PTS.), and William Karlsson (16 G, 17 A, 33 PTS.).

Detroit Red Wings 

The Red Wings fly into this evening’s matchup sporting a 21-25-7 record that nets them 49 points on the year. Although they enter tonight’s matchup riding a 3 game winning streak, the odds don’t think that momentum will be enough to tilt the scales in Detroit’s favor. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear that Detroit will have a tough time measuring up against Vegas. Both teams sport lackluster offenses with Detroit ranking 26th in offense and Vegas coming in at 15th. However, the Golden Knights No. 5 rated defense should propel them to a victory over Detroit and their 23rd ranked defensive unit.

Players to Watch: Dylan Larkin (22 G, 27 A, 49 PTS.), Gustav Nyquist (12 G, 33 A, 45 PTS.), and Andreas Athanasiou (17 G, 16 A, 33 PTS.).

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Vegas’s last 6 games on the road
  • Vegas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Vegas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Vegas Golden Knights vs. Detroit Red Wings matchup? All things considered, Vegas is your best pick here. Feel free to line up a parlay off of the money line and spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 4-1 Vegas.