Anaheim Ducks vs. Detroit Red Wings Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

Anaheim Ducks vs. Detroit Red Wings Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

The Detroit Red Wings will take on the Anaheim Ducks in NHL action at Little Caesars Arena on Monday, starting at 7:00PM ET.'s full betting preview for Monday's Ducks vs. Red Wings matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Ducks vs. Red Wings Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Monday's NHL game between the Ducks and Red Wings 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Red Wings a 66% chance of defeating the Ducks.

According to our model, the Ducks (+1.5) have a 56% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals has a 53% chance of going under.

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Ducks vs. Red Wings Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Ducks Red Wings
Puck Line +1.5 (-115) -1.5 (+105)
Moneyline +205 -238
Total o6.5 (-102) u6.5 (-110)
  • The Red Wings are currently -1.5 favorites against the Ducks, with +105 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Ducks (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -115.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Red Wings at -238, which means you can risk $238 to win $100 for a total payout of $338 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Ducks at +205, where you can bet $100 to profit $205, earning a total payout of $305 if they win.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -102, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out all the online sports betting sites that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Ducks vs. Red Wings Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Ducks +1.5 -115
Moneyline Ducks +205
Total Under 6.5 -110


While the Red Wings are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Ducks moneyline is the best option because of the 1.2% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is one of the keys to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Our NHL best bets are based on complex simulations and wagering intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Ducks vs. Red Wings Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Ducks vs. Red Wings? The latest data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Ducks and Red Wings this Monday.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you choose the best prop bets for Monday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Detroit's Dylan Larkin is most likely to score the first goal in Ducks vs. Red Wings.

DimersBOT gives Larkin a 6.8% chance of scoring the first goal at Little Caesars Arena, while the Red Wings star is a 37.7% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for our complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Anaheim Ducks

Player First Goal Probability
Troy Terry 5.4%
Leo Carlsson 5.3%
Alex Killorn 5.0%
Frank Vatrano 4.9%
Adam Henrique 4.8%

Detroit Red Wings

Player First Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 6.8%
Alex DeBrincat 6.6%
Lucas Raymond 5.3%
Patrick Kane 5.1%
Daniel Sprong 4.6%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Anaheim Ducks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Frank Vatrano 29.3%
Troy Terry 29.0%
Adam Henrique 28.4%
Leo Carlsson 28.3%
Alex Killorn 28.0%

Detroit Red Wings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 37.7%
Alex DeBrincat 32.6%
Lucas Raymond 29.7%
Patrick Kane 25.3%
Robby Fabbri 25.3%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting insights ahead of the Ducks vs. Red Wings on Monday December 18, 2023.

Ducks vs. Red Wings Game Information

Monday's action between the Red Wings and Ducks at Little Caesars Arena is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Ducks vs. Red Wings includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Monday's Ducks vs. Red Wings game, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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