Detroit Red Wings at Vancouver Canucks 3/17/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions
The Detroit Red Wings remain on the road Thursday and will take on the Vancouver Canucks. Detroit lost to Edmonton 7-5 on Tuesday in their last game. Marc Staal led the team with two goals in the loss. Detroit is 24-29-7 on the season and sit 5th in the Atlantic.
The Red Wings roll into Thursday riding a six game losing streak. Detroit carries a 8-17-3 road road record and have won just two of their last ten games. Alex Nedeljkovic will protect the goal for the Red Wings. Nedeljkovic is 15-18-6 on the season and has one shutout.
The Vancouver Canucks remain at home after beating New Jersey 6-3 on Tuesday. Bo Horvat led the team with two goals in the win. The Canucks are 30-24-7 on the season and sit 5th in the Pacific Division.
The Canucks have won seven of their last ten games and carry a 14-11-4 home record. Thatcher Demko will make the start in goal for Vancouver. Demko is 27-17-3 on the season with one shutout. Demko carries a 2.66 goals against average and has allowed 126 goals this season.
The Detroit Red Wings are struggling as of late and another road game is no help to them. Vancouver is looking for revenge at home after losing to Detroit back in October. Lay the -1.5 goals with the Canucks at home. Final Score Prediction, Vancouver Canucks win and cover ATS 5-2.