Red Wings vs Ducks Prediction - NHL Picks 1/7/24

Anaheim Ducks (13-24-1) vs Detroit Red Wings (19-16-4)

Game Info: Sunday, January 7, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Honda Center)

Betting Odds: Anaheim Ducks +109 / Detroit Red Wings -135 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks face off on Sunday in an NHL showdown at the Honda Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Red Wings vs Ducks prediction.

Red Wings Look for Third Straight Win

The Red Wings have won two games in a row and the offense has played well heading into this game. Two games ago against the San Jose Sharks they won 5-3 and in the last against the Los Angeles Kings, they won in a shootout. The Red Wings are averaging 3.58 goals while their defense is giving up 3.44 goals per game. The offense for this team has been good, but the defense has been an issue and it’s going to need to be something that is better going forward. Alex DeBrincat has scored 17 goals and added 21 assists so far this season.

Ducks Look to Bounce Back Off Another Loss

The Ducks faced off against the Winnipeg Jets in the last game and they really struggled again. The Ducks scored a goal but that wasn’t enough as they lost by two goals. The Ducks offense has been an issue all season and it’s what hurt them again in the last game. The Ducks are averaging 2.47 goals while their defense is giving up 3.334 goals per game. The offense is ranked 29th in the league and is going to need to be a whole lot better going forward. Frank Vatrano has scored 18 goals and added 10 assists so far this season. 

Red Wings vs Ducks Betting Prediction

The Ducks are going to struggle here. The Ducks offense isn’t good and they are going to really struggle again here. The Red Wings offense is one of the best in the NHL and they are going ot have no issue running up the score here. Look for the Red Wings to put on a show with the offense and this is going to be a blowout victory by the Red Wings. Back the Red Wings on the puck line. 

Shane’s Pick Red Wings -1.5

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