Detroit Red Wings vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/20/2023]

Detroit Red Wings vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/20/2023]

The Winnipeg Jets and Detroit Red Wings will meet in the NHL at Canada Life Centre on Wednesday, with puck drop at 7:30PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Wednesday's Red Wings vs. Jets matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NHL matchup between the Red Wings and Jets 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Jets a 57% chance of defeating the Red Wings.

According to our model, the Red Wings (+1.5) have a 64% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 54% chance of going under.

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Red Wings vs. Jets Odds

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

Bet Type Red Wings Jets
Puck Line +1.5 (-182) -1.5 (+155)
Moneyline +128 -148
Total o6.5 (-105) u6.5 (-110)
  • The Jets are -1.5 favorites against the Red Wings, with +155 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Red Wings (+1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -182.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Jets at -148. That means you can risk $148 to win $100 for a total payout of $248 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Red Wings at +128, where you can put down $100 to profit $128, earning a total payout of $228 if they win.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -105, 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, make sure you check all the online sportsbooks available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Red Wings vs. Jets Picks

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

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Red Wings +1.5 -182
Moneyline Red Wings +128
Total Under 6.5 -110


While the Jets are more likely to win the game, betting on the Red Wings moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is one of the keys to being profitable in the long run.

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on world-class modeling and betting expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Red Wings vs. Jets Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Red Wings vs. Jets?

According to our model, Winnipeg's Nikolaj Ehlers is most likely to score the first goal in Red Wings vs. Jets.

Our projections give Ehlers an 8.4% chance of scoring the first goal at Canada Life Centre, while the Jets star is a 41.0% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Detroit Red Wings

Player First Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 5.7%
Alex DeBrincat 5.3%
Lucas Raymond 4.8%
Patrick Kane 4.2%
Robby Fabbri 3.8%

Winnipeg Jets

Player First Goal Probability
Nikolaj Ehlers 8.4%
Mark Scheifele 7.9%
Gabriel Vilardi 6.1%
Cole Perfetti 5.1%
Nino Niederreiter 4.6%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Detroit Red Wings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Dylan Larkin 32.0%
Alex DeBrincat 28.7%
Lucas Raymond 25.6%
Patrick Kane 22.1%
Daniel Sprong 20.2%

Winnipeg Jets

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Nikolaj Ehlers 41.0%
Mark Scheifele 38.7%
Gabriel Vilardi 32.0%
Cole Perfetti 27.9%
Nino Niederreiter 24.3%
Don't forget, our model updates frequently, so keep checking this page for any changes to our betting insights ahead of the Red Wings vs. Jets on Wednesday December 20, 2023.

Red Wings vs. Jets Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between the Jets and Red Wings at Canada Life Centre is scheduled to commence at 7:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Red Wings vs. Jets 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 Wednesday's Red Wings vs. Jets contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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Kevin Hansen
Senior Sports Analyst

Kevin Hansen specializes in NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL content, using data-driven insights for sports betting. He provides simple, actionable betting tips to help bettors find an edge and pick winners.

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