Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 9/28/2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at -110 and the Red Wings at -110.
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Chicago had a record of 50-23-9 last year and away from home they had a record of 24-13-4. They were 1st in the Central Division. They tallied 244 goals and surrendered 213 goals for a point differential of +31. For the year they had an ATS mark of 50-36-0 and an over/under record of 37-33-0. Detroit finished with a record of 33-36-13 including 17-17-7 on home ice last year. They were 7th in the Atlantic Division. They scored 207 goals and gave up 244 for a goal differential of -37. Their record against the spread was 33-49-0 while their over/under mark was 36-34-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks were 50-36-0 straight up last year
The Chicago Blackhawks were 37-33-0 against the over/under last season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings were 33-49-0 straight up last year
The Detroit Red Wings were 36-34-0 against the over/under last season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
9/23/2017 Luc Snuggerud D Upper Body
9/15/2017 Michal Rozsival D Concussion
6/21/2017 Marian Hossa RW Illness
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
9/26/2017 Evgeny Svechnikov LW Neck
9/25/2017 Eric Tangradi LW Knee
9/24/2017 Justin Abdelkader LW Lower Body
9/24/2017 Niklas Kronwall D Back
9/24/2017 Henrik Zetterberg LW Neck
9/23/2017 Tyler Bertuzzi LW Wrist
9/2/2017 Johan Franzen LW Concussion
Patrick Kane scored 88 total points last year for the Blackhawks. He had 34 goals last season with 289 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He had a total of 54 assists on the year and averaged 21.4 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Toews averaged 20.2 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 20 goals on 197 attempts. He had 37 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the year. Corey Crawford had 32 wins and 18 losses last season in goal for the Blackhawks. He had 1,691 shots against him and he surrendered 138 goals. He made 1,553 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Anthony Mantha had 36 total points last season for the Red Wings. He had 17 goals last year with 133 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 19 assists on the year and averaged 15.9 minutes played per contest. Henrik Zetterberg averaged 19.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 16 goals on 187 attempts. He had 50 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the year. Jimmy Howard had 10 wins and 11 losses last season in net for the Red Wings. He had 675 shots against him and he gave up 49 goals. He made 626 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks had 109 total points last year. They scored 244 goals while giving up 213 scores. They had 233 power play chances and scored 42 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks gave up 211 power play opportunities and surrendered 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They averaged 31 shots per contest and as a team shot 9.73% for the year. They allowed 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings had a total of 79 points last season. They had 38 power play goals on 252 chances for a percentage of 15%. They gave up 235 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Red Wings had a total of 207 goals scored while they gave up 244 goals last season. They averaged 28 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 8.87%. As a unit they gave up 31 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 90%.
Chicago had a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they tried 4,618 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,653 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 49.4% as they had 3,347 shots while they gave up 3,427 attempts on defense. The Blackhawks started possessions in the offensive zone 52.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 47.4% for the year. They had 2,236 face-off wins as opposed to 2,474 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 47.5%. On defense Chicago had 1,178 hits and they blocked 1,226 attempts from opposing offenses.
The Red Wings started possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 47.7% for the season. They had 2,520 face-off wins compared to 2,338 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 51.9%. On defense Detroit had 1,644 hits and they blocked 1,066 shots from the opposition. Detroit had a Corsi percentage of 48.5% as they attempted 4,286 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,546 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 48.4% as they had 3,270 attempts while they gave up 3,480 shots on the defensive end.
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