The Detroit Red Wings (10-30-3) meet the Montreal Canadiens (18-17-7) in the NHL at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday evening.
Red Wings Form
The Red Wings have lost eight of their last nine games, and they are 3-18-2 in their last 23 games. The latest defeat came with a 4-2 loss on the road at the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Filip Zadina and Luke Glendening scored the goals for Detroit, who led 2-0 at the end of the first period, while Jimmy Howard made 23 stops.
Detroit are averaging a lowly 2.14 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing a worryingly high 3.81 (GA). Tyler Bertuzzi has 15 goals and 31 points, while Dylan Larkin has 17 recorded assists for the Red Wings. They are 6-14-1 on home-ice.
The Canadiens were last in action on Monday night, when they went down to a sixth straight defeat with a 3-2 loss on home-ice to the Winnipeg Jets.
Ben Chiarot scored both goals for Montreal, while Carey Price made 23 saves.
Montreal are averaging 3.14 GPG, while they are allowing 3.21 (GA). Tomas Tatar has 16 goals and 35 points, while Max Domi has provided 20 assists. They are 10-8-3 on the road.
Detroit Red Wings vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction
With regards to NHL bets and predictions for this game, the Red Wings have the worst record in the NHL this season, so this has to be seen as a must-win game for the Canadiens and they are our tips to do just that.
NHL Prediction: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens to Win @ -162 (1.61) with 888Sport