Detroit Red Wings at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 10/13/2017
Friday, October 13, 2017
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The Detroit Red Wings head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday, October 13, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Red Wings at -109 and the Golden Knights at -114.
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Detroit has a record of 2-1-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-1-0. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 8 goals and surrendered 7 goals for a point differential of +1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 2-1-0 and an over/under record of 2-1-0. Vegas has a record of 3-0-0 including 1-0-0 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 9 goals and have given up 4 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 3-0-0 while their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 2-1-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 3-0-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/10/17 D Danny DeKeyser Lower Body left last game, "?" Thursday vs. Arizona
10/10/17 D Niklas Kronwall Groin "?" Thursday vs Arizona
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/10/17 C Vadim Shipachyov Personal out indefinitely
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR
Mike Green has scored 6 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 23.7 minutes played per contest. Anthony Mantha averages 15.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by tallying 2 goals on 8 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 4 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 2 wins and 0 losses this season in goal for the Red Wings. He has 77 shots against him and he's surrendered 3 goals. He's made 74 stops for a save percentage of 96%.
Nate Schmidt has 3 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 1 goal this year with 7 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 2 assists on the year and averages 20.7 minutes played per contest. James Neal averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 46% by scoring 5 goals on 11 attempts. Marc-Andre Fleury has 3 wins and 0 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 107 shots against him and he's given up 4 goals. He's made 103 saves for a save percentage of 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 4 total points this year, which is 13th in the NHL. They've scored 8 goals while giving up 7 scores, which has them ranked 19th and 25th respectively. They have had 14 power play chances and scored 3 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th in the league. The Red Wings have given up 14 power play opportunities and surrendered 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.30% for the year. They allow 37 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 94%, which is 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 7th in the league with a total of 6 points this season. They have 1 power play goal on 14 chances for a percentage of 7%. That is 26th in the NHL. They've given up 10 power play opportunities and surrendered 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%, ranking 8th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 17th with a total of 9 goals scored while they've given up 4 goals this season, ranking 31st in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.00%. As a unit they give up 36 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 96%, putting them 1st overall in the NHL.
Detroit has a Corsi percentage of 47.9% as they've tried 181 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 197 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 21st in Corsi percentage. They are 26th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45% as they have 127 shots while they've given up 155 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 16th and 15th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 89 face-off wins as opposed to 114 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 43.8%. That is 29th overall in the NHL. On defense Detroit has 57 hits and they've blocked 42 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 19th in the league.
The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 54.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.6% for the year. That ranks them 12th and 22nd respectively in the NHL. They have 112 face-off wins as opposed to 84 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 57.1%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Vegas has 63 hits and they've blocked 48 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 17th in blocked shots. Vegas is ranked 13th in Corsi percentage with 51.4% as they've tried 200 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 189 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 18th in the NHL at 49.8%, as they have 140 shots while they've given up 141 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Red Wings/Golden Knights NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -109
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -109
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