Detroit Red Wings at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Predictions 10/18/2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +171 and the Maple Leafs at -190.
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Detroit has a record of 4-2-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-1-0. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 15 goals for a point differential of +5. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-2-0 and an over/under record of 4-2-0. Toronto is 4-1-0 including 2-1-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 26 goals and surrendered 19 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 4-1-0 while their over/under record is 5-0-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 4-2-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 4-1-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 5-0-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/16/17 D Danny DeKeyser Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Toronto
10/15/17 RW Johan Franzen Concussion IR (10/03)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Mike Green has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 1 goal this year with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 22.8 minutes played per game. Anthony Mantha averages 16.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 3 goals on 17 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Jimmy Howard has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 138 shots against him and he's given up 8 goals. He's made 130 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Mitch Marner has scored 4 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 1 goal this season with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 16.2 minutes played per game. Auston Matthews averages 17.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 29% by scoring 5 goals on 17 shots. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 4 wins and 1 loss this year in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 158 shots against him and he's surrendered 19 goals. He's made 139 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 8 total points this season, which ranks them 7th in the NHL. They are 7th in the league in goals scored with 20 while they've given up 15 goals, ranking them 17th overall. They have had 24 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 19th in the NHL. The Red Wings have allowed 28 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%, putting them 5th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.30% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 9th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs are 11th in the NHL with a total of 8 points this year. They have 8 power play goals on 26 opportunities for a percentage of 31%. That ranks them 1st in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 24 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. That is 21st in the NHL. As a team, the Maple Leafs are 1st in the league with 26 goals scored while they've given up 19 goals, which is 6th overall. They average 37 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.90%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%. That is 27th in the NHL.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 48.3% as they've tried 332 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 356 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 23rd in Corsi percentage. They are 24th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 47.3% as they have 252 shots while they've given up 281 attempts on defense. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the year. That puts them 17th and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 186 face-off wins as opposed to 205 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 22nd overall in the NHL. On defense Detroit has 115 hits and they've blocked 75 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 13th in the league.
The Maple Leafs are 24th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 200 face-off wins compared to 146 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 57.8%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Toronto has 114 hits and they have blocked 65 shots from the opposition, which is 23rd in the league. Toronto is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.1% as they've attempted 339 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 276 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.9% ranks 8th as they have 247 attempts while they have given up 211 shots on the defensive end.
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