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New Jersey Devils vs Detroit Red Wings 4/24/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

Detroit Red Wings (30-39-10) vs. New Jersey Devils (27-43-8)
April 24, 2022 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: New Jersey Devils -167 / Detroit Red Wings +150; Over/Under: -5.5
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The Detroit Red Wings and New Jersey Devils meet Sunday in NHL action at the Prudential Center. The Detroit Red Wings need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The New Jersey Devils need a win after losing 11 of their last 15 games.

The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 16.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 31 goals, Moritz Seider has 43 assists and Lucas Raymond has 179 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 3.8 goals per game and are killing 74.4 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Alex Nedeljkovic has given up 175 goals on 1,743 shots faced, and Thomas Greiss has allowed 92 goals on 842 shots.

The New Jersey Devils are averaging 3 goals per game and are scoring on 16.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Jack Hughes leads New Jersey with 26 goals, Jesper Bratt has 45 assists and Dougie Hamilton has 184 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 3.6 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Nico Daws has allowed 66 goals on 617 shots faced, and Mackenzie Blackwood has allowed 70 goals on 663 shots.

The Red Wings are 22-76 in their last 98 road games and 63-139 in their last 202 overall. The Devils are 21-43 in their last 64 home games and 7-19 in their last 26 games playing on 0 days rest. The over is 2-0-2 in Red Wings last 4 overall. The over is 4-1 in Devils last 5 home games. The home team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

The New Jersey Devils are going to get the benefit of the doubt because they’re at home in a battle between two teams going nowhere fast. However, in what world are we going to lay juice with the Devils in any spot? Not this one. In a game like this between two teams that can’t trip into a victory, I want to side with the team that’s giving out the more favorable line. Give me the Red Wings and the plus money.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Detroit Red Wings +150
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