NHL Matchups  >>  Detroit Red Wings vs. Minnesota Wild Preview 02/17/2013

 
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The fans at Xcel Energy Center will be treated to a game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Minnesota Wild when they take their seats on Sunday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Wild listed as 126-moneyline favorites versus the Red Wings, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Ducks on February 15. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at +140 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Minnesota:
Team record: 6-6-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games at home
is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 3-3-2
After playing Colorado are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Detroit:
Team record: 7-5-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Minnesota

When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Detroit at Nashville, Tuesday, February 19
Minnesota at Edmonton, Thursday, February 21