Detroit Red Wings at Carolina Hurricanes 12-19-2016 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 12/18/2016
Monday, December 19, 2016
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, December 19, 2016.
Detroit comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 14-14-4 and on the road they have a record of 7-5-1. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 78 goals and given up 89 goals for a point differential of -11. The Red Wings have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-18 and an over/under record of 13-14-5. Carolina shows up with a record of 13-11-7 including 9-3-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 82 goals and surrendered 87 for a goal differential of -5. The Hurricanes have a record of 4-3-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-18 while their over/under record sits at 13-13-5.
Mike Green has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 7 goals this season with 59 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Gustav Nyquist has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 4 goals on 66 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 9 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 530 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 478 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Victor Rask has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 10 goals this season with 72 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 12 goals on 112 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Cam Ward has 10 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 674 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 617 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Red Wings have 32 total points this season. They have scored 78 goals while giving up 89 goals. They have had 108 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Red Wings have allowed 93 power play opportunities and given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.64% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 33 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 92 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 80 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 82 goals scored while they've given up 87 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.92%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've attempted 1,635 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,769 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.7% as they have 1,238 attempts while they've given up 1,357 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. They have 999 face off wins compared to 896 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.7%. On defense Detroit has 631 hits and they've blocked 412 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 1,779 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,651 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 1,291 shots while they've given up 1,232 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 56.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.7% as they've compiled 890 face off wins this season and they have suffered 833 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 419 shot attempts and they have 566 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 10-18 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 13-14-5 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 11-18 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 13-13-5 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/17/16 D Alexey Marchenko Shoulder "?" Monday vs Carolina
12/02/16 LW Justin Abdelkader Knee expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/28/16 D Brendan Smith Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/28/16 LW Tyler Bertuzzi Ankle expected to miss 3-5 weeks
11/16/16 C Darren Helm Shoulder expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/21/16 GO Eddie Lack Concussion out indefinitely
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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