Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at -201 and the Avalanche at +180. The over/under has been set at 5.
Detroit comes into this matchup having played 67 games. They have an overall record of 26-30-11 and on the road they have a record of 13-15-6. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 166 goals and given up 202 goals for a point differential of -36. The Red Wings have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 19-41 and an over/under record of 30-29-8. Colorado shows up with a record of 19-45-3 including 10-22-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 131 goals and surrendered 222 for a goal differential of -91. The Avalanche have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-49 while their over/under record sits at 26-31-11.
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Thomas Vanek has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 16 goals this season with 110 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 14.6 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 158 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 15 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,226 shots against him and has given up 122 goals. He has made 1,104 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 16 goals this season with 137 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 14 goals on 211 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Calvin Pickard has 12 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,132 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,028 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Red Wings have 63 total points this season. They have scored 166 goals while giving up 202 goals. They have had 213 power play opportunities and have scored 27 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Red Wings have allowed 197 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.80% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 27 power play goals on 200 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 237 power play opportunities and have given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 131 goals scored while they've given up 221 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.04%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 3,483 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,689 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.3% as they have 2,649 attempts while they've given up 2,837 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,095 face off wins compared to 1,894 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.5%. On defense has 1,336 hits and they've blocked 852 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 3,479 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,789 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.3% as they have 2,603 shots while they've given up 2,897 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.6% as they've compiled 2,159 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,866 face off losses. On defense has blocked 892 shot attempts and they have 1,429 hits as a unit.
Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 19-41 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 30-29-8 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 19-49 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 26-31-11 against the over/under
Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/27/16 C Joe Vitale Concussion out indefinitely
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
03/06/17 D Ryan Sproul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/17 D Jonathan Ericsson Wrist out for season
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
02/20/17 D Nikita Zadorov Ankle out for season
01/26/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Hip out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +180
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