Friday, March 24, 2017
Joe Louis Arena
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Joe Louis Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, March 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -110 and the Red Wings at +100. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 72 games. They have an overall record of 34-29-9 and on the road they have a record of 15-15-6. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 197 goals and given up 202 goals for a point differential of -5. The Lightning have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-38 and an over/under record of 32-33-7. Detroit shows up with a record of 29-32-11 including 14-16-5 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 180 goals and surrendered 213 for a goal differential of -33. The Red Wings have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 21-43 while their over/under record sits at 32-32-8.
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Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-38 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 32-33-7 against the over/under
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 21-43 straight up
The Detroit Red Wings are 32-32-8 against the over/under
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
03/23/17 C Vladislav Namestnikov Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Boston
03/21/17 C Cedric Paquette Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Boston
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
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/15/15 C Johan Franzen Concussion out indefinitely
03/21/17 C Darren Helm Lower Body "?" Friday vs. Tampa Bay
03/06/17 D Ryan Sproul Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/17 D Jonathan Ericsson Wrist out for season
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 34 goals this season with 220 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 144 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 17 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,230 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,125 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Thomas Vanek has accumulated 45 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 16 goals this season with 117 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 14.5 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg has averaged 19.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 15 goals on 169 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 16 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has had 1,282 shots against him and has given up 128 goals. He has made 1,154 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have 77 total points this season. They have scored 197 goals while giving up 202 goals. They have had 246 power play opportunities and have scored 54 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Lightning have allowed 232 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.10% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 229 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 211 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 180 goals scored while they've given up 213 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.81%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.4% as they've attempted 4,075 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,853 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.7% as they have 3,061 attempts while they've given up 2,972 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 2,116 face off wins compared to 2,254 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense has 1,578 hits and they've blocked 881 shots from the opposition.
Detroit has attempted 3,778 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,980 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.5% as they have 2,874 shots while they've given up 3,054 attempts on defense. The Red Wings have an offensive zone percentage of 52.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.1% as they've compiled 2,240 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,061 face off losses. On defense has blocked 926 shot attempts and they have 1,424 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Lightning/Red Wings NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -110
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -110
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