Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Feb. 15

Nov 11, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Red Wings left wing Lucas Raymond (23) skates with the puck against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second period at Little Caesars Arena.
Image Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

We have your Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Detroit Red Wings hit the road to face the Vancouver Canucks.

The Vancouver Canucks (36-12-6) are set to clash with the Detroit Red Wings (27-19-6) in an exciting NHL showdown at Rogers Arena. As the Canucks aim to extend their 2-game winning streak and solidify their top spot in the conference, the Red Wings are looking to rebound from a recent loss and improve their playoff positioning.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Odds Info

Moneyline: Detroit Red Wings +160 (PointsBet) / Vancouver Canucks -178 (FanDuel)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Detroit Red Wings -145 (PointsBet) / Vancouver Canucks +120 (PointsBet)

Total: 6.5 – +102 (FanDuel) / -124 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Feb. 15

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: Rogers Arena – Vancouver, BC


Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Detroit Red Wings have 12 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Detroit Red Wings have 17 wins and 19 losses.
  • This season, the Detroit Red Wings have hit 30 overs and 22 unders.

Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 18 wins and 6 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Vancouver Canucks have 21 wins and 11 losses.
  • This season, the Vancouver Canucks have hit 34 overs and 20 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last two seasons, the Detroit Red Wings and the Vancouver Canucks have faced off three times, with all encounters occurring during the regular season. In these matchups, the Red Wings have emerged victorious in each game, showcasing a clear dominance over the Canucks. The most recent game, played on February 10, 2024, saw the Red Wings win in overtime with a final score of 4-3. Throughout these three games, the Red Wings have consistently beaten the spread, achieving a perfect record against the spread of 3-0, while the Canucks have failed to cover the spread in any of the meetings. Additionally, each game has resulted in a high-scoring affair, with the total score surpassing the over-under line set by bookmakers, leading to an ‘Over’ result three times, with no instances of the ‘Under’ hitting. Key statistics from these games include the Red Wings’ ability to capitalize on power plays, as evidenced by their power play goals, and their solid goaltending performances, particularly from Ville Husso, who had an impressive save percentage of 0.967 in the game on February 13, 2023.

Focusing on the most recent game on February 10, 2024, the Red Wings secured a narrow victory over the Canucks with an overtime win, ending the game with a score of 4-3. The Red Wings, who were the underdogs with a closing moneyline of +107, managed to overcome the odds and secure the win at home. The game was a back-and-forth affair, with the Canucks initially trailing but managing to tie the game in the third period, only for the Red Wings to clinch the win in overtime. The Red Wings’ goalie, Alex Lyon, had a solid performance with a save percentage of 0.903, saving 28 out of 31 shots on goal. The Canucks, despite being the favorites with a closing moneyline of -130, could not capitalize on their power play opportunities, as they did not score any power play goals. The game’s total score of 7 meant that the over-under bet of 6.5 was surpassed, resulting in an ‘Over’ outcome for bettors.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Predictions

The Vancouver Canucks have been on a tear this season, boasting an impressive record and a dominant presence at home. With the team returning to Rogers Arena, they look to leverage their home-ice advantage against the visiting Red Wings. The Canucks’ offense has been firing on all cylinders, led by the sharpshooting Brock Boeser and the playmaking prowess of Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson. Their depth scoring and special teams have been key factors in their success, making them a formidable opponent for any team in the league.

On the other side of the ice, the Detroit Red Wings have been a mixed bag this season, with a record that reflects their inconsistency. However, they remain in the hunt for a playoff spot, largely thanks to the leadership and skill of captain Dylan Larkin and the emerging talent of Lucas Raymond. The Red Wings have shown they can compete with the best, but they’ll need to tighten up defensively and capitalize on power play opportunities if they hope to overcome the Canucks’ strong home record.

This matchup promises to be a battle of wills, with the Canucks’ high-powered offense going up against the Red Wings’ resilience and determination. Key player matchups to watch include the faceoff between centers Elias Pettersson and Dylan Larkin, as well as the defensive efforts of the Canucks’ Quinn Hughes against the Red Wings’ top line. With both teams eager to secure a victory, fans can expect an intense and competitive game filled with skillful plays and strategic maneuvers.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Pick

Despite the Vancouver Canucks’ impressive record and strong home-ice performance, the Detroit Red Wings have historically had the upper hand in their recent matchups, winning all three encounters over the last two seasons. This trend, combined with the Red Wings’ ability to consistently beat the spread and the ‘Over’ result in total scores, suggests that they have the Canucks’ number. Additionally, the Red Wings are coming off a narrow overtime victory in their most recent game against the Canucks, showcasing their resilience and ability to perform under pressure. With the Red Wings positioned as underdogs and the potential for a higher payout, the value lies in betting on Detroit, especially considering their knack for upsetting the Canucks.

Furthermore, the Red Wings’ captain Dylan Larkin has been a driving force for the team, leading in both goals and points. His performance, along with the team’s need to secure a playoff spot, will likely fuel a determined effort on the ice. While the Canucks have been dominant at home, the Red Wings’ recent form against them cannot be overlooked. The Red Wings’ goaltending has also been solid, with Alex Lyon showing commendable save percentages in past games. Taking into account the historical head-to-head data and the current odds, a moneyline bet on the Detroit Red Wings is a calculated risk worth taking for this game.

The Pick: Detroit Red Wings +160 (PointsBet)

Detroit Red Wings vs. Vancouver Canucks Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Detroit Red Wings

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Dylan Larkin Points 0.5 8/10 -160 +124 1.1 1.11
Patrick Kane Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 -130 +100 3.0 3.00
Daniel Sprong Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 +140 -180 3.2 3.16
David Perron Points 0.5 7/10 +114 -145 0.8 0.80

Vancouver Canucks

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Filip Hronek Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -190 +145 2.0 2.02
Quinn Hughes Points 0.5 8/10 -210 +160 1.4 1.20
Quinn Hughes Assists 0.5 7/10 -160 +124 1.3 1.20