The Detroit Red Wings will play the Pittsburgh Penguins with both sides wanting to improve their strong starts to the season. Penguins lost their opening night game but won their last two to get to the top of the Metropolitan Division. Detroit has consecutive wins and is close to the top of the Atlantic Division. Pittsburgh will want to improve in the Metropolitan Division while the Red Wings will want to maintain their position, and the Wings VS Penguins game should be a great one at that.
Betting Preview for Detroit Red Wings VS Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 2023 Regular Season
- Venue: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
- Date: Thursday, October 19th, 2023
- Time: 00:30 GMT
- Teams to play: Wings and Penguins.
- NHL Picks: MONEYLINE 2.327.
Odds as provided by 1XBet and BetMGM.
Betting On The Detroit Red Wings
- 1XBet Spread: +1.5
- 1XBet Total: Over 6.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 2.702
- BetMGM Spread: +1.5
- BetMGM Total: Under 6.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 2.05
The Detroit Red Wings have had a fantastic start to the season with their offense taking the lead, scoring 4.33 goals per game including 10 goals in the last two games. Alex DeBrincat and J.T. Compher have scored four goals and five assists to lead the top two lines but the whole offense has looked good.
Detroit’s defense carried them, but their offense has stepped up too, allowing just 2.67 goals per match. Moritz Seider and Jake Walman have led the top two pairings with 20 blocked shots and six hits but the rest of the unit has stepped up too with Shayne Gostisbehere Ben Chirot, and Olli Maatta creating turnovers and limiting shooting lanes.
Betting On The Pittsburgh Penguins
- 1XBet Spread: -1.5
- 1XBet Total: Under 6.5
- 1XBet Moneyline: 2.327
- BetMGM Spread: -1.5
- BetMGM Total: Over 6.5
- BetMGM Moneyline: 1.80
The Pittsburgh Penguins are off to a fire start with the offense taking off and scoring 3.67 goals per game with nine goals in their last two games. Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Jake Guentzel have scored six goals and 10 assists but the rest of the offense has been impressive too.
Pittsburgh’s defense has stepped up too, permitting just 2.00 goals per game with just one goal in the last two games. Kris Letang and Ryan Graves have combined for 14 blocked shots to head the top pairing but the rest of the unit has stepped up too with Marcus Pettersson, Erik Karlsson, and Pierre-Oliver Joseph creating turnovers all over the ice and limiting shots on the net.
MatchPlug Prediction On Detroit Red Wings VS Pittsburgh Penguins
The Pittsburgh Penguins who have permitted just one goal in their last two matches, should limit the Detroit Red Wings’ offense with Kris Letang, Ryan Graves, and the other members of the defensive unit creating turnovers in the defensive zone and limiting shots on the net. This should allow Tristan Jarry to make plenty of big saves. Pittsburgh should win the game with a powerful performance on the road.
Final Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins Moneyline.