Betting on today’s Red Wings and Ducks game? Catch the action at Honda Center in Anaheim, CA, as the Ducks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. In this non-conference matchup, the Red Wings are the betting favorite against Ducks. The over/under for the game is 6.5 goals.

DETROIT RED WINGS VS ANAHEIM DUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Anaheim Ducks +1.5

This game will be played at Honda Center at 8:00 ET on Sunday, January 7th.

WHY BET THE ANAHEIM DUCKS:

  • Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Ducks to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.
  • We like the Ducks on the moneyline (+132)
  • The Ducks are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can the Red Wings Deliver Being Favored on the Road?

So far this season, the Red Wings have an overall record of 19-16-4. Currently, they are 9-9-1 on the road, and carry a two game road win streak into the game. This record has them sitting 5th in the Eastern Atlantic division and 12th in the Eastern conference.

Detroit is 22-17 against the puck line this season. On the road, their puck line record sits at 13-6 compared to 9-11 at home. For the season, Detroit’s games have finished with an average of 7.1 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.4. Overall, the Red Wings have an over/under record of 25-14-0.

In their last three road games, Detroit has averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 4. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.

On the offensive side, the Red Wings are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 3rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 19th in the league. In terms of the Red Wings’ offense during power plays, they are 5th in power play goals and 11th in shorthanded goals.

Detroit’s current leading scorer is Alex DeBrincat. This season, he has 17 goals, which puts him 23rd in the NHL. DeBrincat also comes into the game with 21 assists.

Coming into the game, the Ducks’ defense is 24th in takeaways at 6 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.2 goals per game which is 7th in the NHL.

Goalie Alex Lyon gets the start and has made 11 starts this season. His record at this point is 7-4, and his save percentage is 0.43137254901960786%.

Will the Ducks Win at Honda Center?

This season, the Ducks have a mark of 13-24-1. When going on the road, Anaheim has a record of 7-9-0 record, while they are 6-15-1 at their home arena. This record has them sitting 7th in the Western Pacific division and 14th in the Western conference.

When it came to the puck line, Anaheim heads in with a 21-17 record. On the road, their mark is 10-6 and their overall home performance is 11-11 vs. the puck line. Games involving Anaheim have an average of 5.8 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.4. In terms of their over/under performance, the Ducks come in with a record of 16-20-2.

The Ducks are 2-1 puck line in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.

On the offensive side, the Ducks are scoring an 2.5 goals per game this season, ranking 29th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 26th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Ducks offense is 20th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 12th in the NHL.

Anaheim’s leading goal scorer is Frank Vatrano. So far this season, he has 18 goals, placing him 21st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 10 assists so far.

Coming into the game, the Ducks’ defense is 24th in takeaways at 6 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.2 goals per game which is 7th in the NHL.

Heading into this matchup vs. Detroit, goalie Lukas Dostal has started 14 games in this season. His current record is 6-8, and his save percentage stands at 0.6764705882352942%.