Red Wings at Blue Jackets 5/7/21 – NHL Betting Odds & Picks
Detroit Red Wings vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
May. 07, 2021
The Red Wings are heading to the game here after playing the Lightning in their last game. The game against Tampa Bay ended up being a 2-1 loss in what was a little bit of a shocker. The Red Wings moved to a record of 18-27-9 on the year after losing in the game.
The Red Wings are coming here with a total of 2.07 goals per game. The defense for the Detroit team is giving up a total of 3.02 goals per game. The power play for Detroit is not that good converting on only 10.3% of the times. The penalty kill for the Red Wings have ended up killing off a total of 77.5% of the power plays faced.
Columbus comes here after playing the Predators on Wednesday night. The game for the Blue Jackets ended up being a win on the day with a final score of 4-2. The Blue Jackets ended up moving to a 17-25-12 record on the year overall.
This year the Blue Jackets have ended up getting a total of 2.35 goals per game on the year. The defense for the Columbus team has allowed a total of 3.24 goals per game. The Blue Jackets are coming in converting on the power play at a clip of 15.5%. Columbus has killed off a total of 80% of the power plays faced on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
The Red Wings have went under in 5 out of their last 5 games.
The Red Wings are 1-4 in their last 5 games.
The Blue Jackets have went over in 10 out of their last 14 games.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 2-11 in their last 13 games.
Free Betting Pick: Detroit Red Wings +125
Coming to the game here the Blue Jackets are going to continue to struggle. Yes, Detroit has played horrible on the year, but since the Blue Jackets were basically eliminated from the playoffs, the Blue Jackets are now averaging barely a goal per game, but hte defense is horrible and under way too much pressure. Even with the bad offense from Detroit, the Red Wings will pull off the win in this game rather easily. Final Score, Detroit Red Wings win 3-1.