|NHL Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Picks & Predictions for March 18, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 18 March 2014 14:21|
Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are -125 money line favorites over the Maple Leafs, who are +115 on the ML. Toronto is 36-25-8 overall and 14-14-7 on the road, while Detroit is 30-24-13 overall and 13-11-9 at home. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Wings opened as -129 money line favorites over the Maple Leafs but their odds have dropped to -125, while Toronto’s odds have improved, going from +119 down to +115. The total has stayed at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 56% of bettors favor the Maple Leafs. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Toronto. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 3-0-2 in the last five games between these two teams and 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Detroit. The over is also 20-5-3 in the Maple Leafs’ last 28 games versus a team with a losing record, 40-15-3 in their last 58 games versus Atlantic foes, and 19-9-2 in their last 30 games overall. The over is also 5-2-2 in the Red Wings’ last nine games versus Atlantic opponents.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: MAPLE LEAFS/RED WINGS OVER 5.5