Betting on today’s Red Wings and Canucks game? Catch the action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC, as the Canucks hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6.5 goals, and the Canucks are favored by -1.5 against the Red Wings.

DETROIT RED WINGS VS VANCOUVER CANUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vancouver Canucks -1.5

This game will be played at Rogers Arena at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE VANCOUVER CANUCKS:

  • Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Red Wings to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.
  • We like the Red Wings on the moneyline (+149)
  • The Red Wings are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will Detroit Shock Everyone at Rogers Arena?

With a record of 27-19-6, the Red Wings are currently in 5th place in the Atlantic Division and 8th in the Eastern Conference. On the road, Detroit is 12-11-1 this season and has lost their last two games away from home. Against teams from the Western Conference, the Red Wings have gone 9-8 this year.

As the underdog, Detroit has gone 16-17-2 in their 35 games in that role this season. Over their last ten games, the Red Wings have gone 6-4, and they are 3-2 in their last five games.

On the season, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 31-21, including a road puck line record of 15-9. In their last ten games, Detroit has gone 7-3 against the puck line.

So far this season, the Red Wings have 16 wins by multiple goals and 11 wins by just one goal. In their last three road games, Detroit’s puck line record is 1-2.

On average, Detroit’s games have finished with 6.8 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.4. In total, the Red Wings come in with an over/under record of 30-22-0.

Through their last three road contests, the Red Wings offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 4. Detroit posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Red Wings are averaging 3.5 goals per game this season, putting them in the 5th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 25th in the league. Detroit’s offense is currently ranked 4th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 11th in the league.

Detroit’s leading goal scorer is Dylan Larkin. So far this season, he has 23 goals, placing him 23rd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Larkin has 24 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Canucks head into the game ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.8 shots per game against Vancouver. So far, they are 2nd in shutouts, achieving 6 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Alex Lyon has started 22 games this season. His current record stands at 14-7, and his save percentage is 0.692%.

Do the Canucks Have a Shot at a Home Win?

With a record of 36-12-6, the Canucks sit atop the Western Conference with 78 points. Vancouver has won two straight games and is 7-3 in their last 10 contests. In Pacific Division games, the Canucks are 9-4 and have been favored in 33 of their 54 games.

At home this season, Vancouver has gone 18-4-2 and has won two straight games as the favorite. In games against other Western Conference teams, the Canucks are 19-9 and have won two straight games as the favorite.

At home, the Canucks have gone 16-8 against the puck line this season, and they are 34-20 overall. Vancouver has 24 wins by multiple goals and an average scoring margin of +1.1 goals per game.

So far, the Canucks have been favored in 33 games and have gone 17-16 against the puck line in those contests. In their last 10 games at home, Vancouver has gone 6-4 against the puck line.

For the season, Vancouver’s games have finished with an average of 6.3 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.4. Overall, the Canucks have an over/under record of 31-20-3.

Across the Red Wings last three road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 4. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.

The Canucks come into the game scoring an average of 3.7 goals per game, putting them 2nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 24th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Canucks offense is 6th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 18th in the NHL.

Vancouver’s leading scorer is Brock Boeser. So far, he has 30 goals which is 8th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Boeser has 24 assists this season.

Defensively, the Canucks come into the season ranked 12th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.8 shots per game against Vancouver. For the season, they are ranked 2nd in shutouts, coming in with 6 shutouts.

Goalie Thatcher Demko comes into the game having made 39 starts this season. So far, his record is 29-9 and he has a save percentage of 0.971%.