Pick Details

CLB
at
DET
(71) Columbus vs. Detroit (72) 7:30 PM | Tue, Jan 19 2021
Sport: NHL | Star Rating: 5.0 Evaluation: Win (800)
Pick
DET (160) @ bet365

Taking the Red Wings for 5* here...

Detroit outplayed the Jackets last game pretty significantly but ended up losing. They generated 63% of expected goals last game compared to 37% for Columbus. The Red Wings don't seem to be as bad as they were last season, already grabbing a win against the Hurricanes. I don't think this line should be higher than it was last game considering Detroit played the better game. I watched the game and at least two of the Jackets' goals were off lucky bounces.

This line is way too high considering the Jackets are a mediocre team and the Red Wings were competitive last game.

Good luck!

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