Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Detroit Red Wings head to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +180 and the Lightning at -201. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Detroit comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 31-33-12 and on the road they have a record of 16-17-6. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 189 goals and given up 224 goals for a point differential of -35. The Red Wings have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-45 and an over/under record of 33-34-9. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 37-29-9 including 20-14-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 210 goals and surrendered 210 for a goal differential of 0. The Lightning have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-38 while their over/under record sits at 34-34-7.
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Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 23-45 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 33-34-9 against the over/under
Important Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 33-38 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 34-34-7 against the over/under
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
03/28/17 C Andreas Athanasiou Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
03/28/17 C Luke Glendening Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
03/06/17 D Ryan Sproul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/17 D Jonathan Ericsson Wrist out for season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
03/27/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Detroit
03/27/17 D Jason Garrison Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Detroit
03/21/17 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body out indefinitely
03/10/17 C Steven Stamkos Knee out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Ryan Callahan Hip out for season
Thomas Vanek has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 16 goals this season with 122 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 14.5 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 16 goals on 176 shots. He has 47 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 17 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,356 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,223 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 38 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 153 shots. He has 50 assists giving him a total of 65 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 19 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,289 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 1,179 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 74 total points this season. They have scored 189 goals while giving up 224 goals. They have had 241 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Red Wings have allowed 223 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.83% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have a total of 83 points on the season. They have 58 power play goals on 258 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 244 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Red Wings have a total of 210 goals scored while they've given up 210 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.30%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 48.4% as they've attempted 3,963 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,220 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 3,014 attempts while they've given up 3,236 shots on the defensive end. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 52.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season. They have 2,342 face off wins compared to 2,179 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.8%. On defense Detroit has 1,513 hits and they've blocked 984 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 4,251 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,995 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.9% as they have 3,193 shots while they've given up 3,077 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 50.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.3% as they've compiled 2,201 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,358 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 918 shot attempts and they have 1,658 hits as a unit.
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