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Vegas Golden Knights vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction 3-9-24 Picks

Detroit Red Wings (33-24-6) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (33-23-7)
March 9, 2024 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Vegas Golden Knights -167 / Detroit Red Wings +135; Over/Under: +6.5
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The Detroit Red Wings and Vegas Golden Knights face off on Saturday in an NHL showdown at T-Mobile Arena. The Golden Knights are having issues and the Red Wings are looking to bounce back from a loss on Friday. 

Golden Knights Suddenly Having Issues

The Golden Knights are suddenly having issues and they have lost four games in a row. In the last game against the Vancouver Canucks, the Golden Knights scored only one goal and they ended up losing by two. The Golden Knights are averaging 3.14 goals while their defense is giving up 2.95 goals per game. The offense is ranked 16th in the league while the defense is ranked 12th. Jonathan Marchessault has scored 32 goals and added 21 assists so far this season. The Golden Knights will face the Kraken and Flames after this game.

How Do the Red Wings Bounce Back?

The Red Wings offense struggled on Friday night and now they have tired legs heading into this game. On Wednesday, the Red Wings scored only two goals while the defense gave up seven goals. The Red Wings are averaging 3.48 goals, while their defense is giving up 3.26 goals per game. The offense is ranked 16th in the league, while the defense is ranked 12th. In this game the Red Wings can’t fall behind, or this is going to be a long game. Dylan Larkin has scored 26 goals and added 28 assists so far this season. 

Vegas Golden Knights Team Facts

  • The underdogs have won each of the Golden Knights’ last eight games at T-Mobile Arena.
  • The underdogs have covered the puck line in each of the Golden Knights’ last eight games.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Golden Knights’ last 10 games as favorites against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • The Golden Knights have lost the first period in four of their last five games as favorites.

Detroit Red Wings Team Facts

  • The Red Wings have won seven of their last eight games as underdogs against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The Red Wings have covered the puck line in each of their last nine games as underdogs against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The home team has won the second period in six of the Red Wings’ last seven games.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in each of the Red Wings’ last 10 games following a road loss.

Golden Knights vs Red Wings Betting Prediction

The Golden Knights have struggled a bit heading into this game, but this is the perfect get right spot. The Red Wings defense is giving up 3.26 goals per game, and now they have tired legs after their loss on Friday. The Golden Knights are going to have no issue running up the score here, and that will be the difference as they cruise to the easy victory. Back the Golden Knights on the puck line.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Golden Knights -1.5

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Shane Mickle

Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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