Vancouver Canucks at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 10/22/2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +144 and the Red Wings at -160.
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Vancouver has a record of 3-3-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-1-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 19 goals and given up 22 goals for a point differential of -3. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-4-0 and an over/under record of 4-3-0. Detroit is 4-3-1 including 1-1-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 26 goals and surrendered 25 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 4-4-0 while their over/under record is 6-2-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 3-4-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 4-4-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/20/17 D Erik Gudbranson Suspension Served is probable Sunday vs Detroit
10/17/17 LW Loui Eriksson Knee IR (10/17)
10/15/17 C Cole Cassels Arm IR (10/03)
10/14/17 D Alexander Edler MCL IR (10/12)
10/07/17 F Brendan Gaunce Shoulder IR (10/03)
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/19/17 D Danny DeKeyser Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/15/17 RW Johan Franzen Concussion IR (10/03)
Brock Boeser has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 2 goals this year with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 15.6 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek averages 13.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 3 goals on 15 shots. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Jacob Markstrom has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has 163 shots against him and he's given up 16 goals. He's made 147 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Mike Green has scored 10 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 1 goal this season with 18 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 22.9 minutes played per game. Anthony Mantha averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 3 goals on 23 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the season. Jimmy Howard has 3 wins and 1 loss this year in goal for the Red Wings. He has 142 shots against him and he's surrendered 11 goals. He's made 131 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 7 total points this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NHL. They are 23rd in the league in goals scored with 19 while they've given up 22 goals, ranking them 13th overall. They have had 35 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. That is 26th in the NHL. The Canucks have allowed 30 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, putting them 18th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.09% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 19th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 10th in the NHL with a total of 9 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 32 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That ranks them 23rd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 35 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. That is 12th in the NHL. As a team, the Red Wings are 8th in the league with 26 goals scored while they've given up 25 goals, which is 8th overall. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.53%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 17th in the NHL.
Vancouver is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.8%, as they've attempted 309 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 338 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 46.9% as they have 235 attempts while they have given up 266 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 26th in the league. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 195 face-off wins compared to 174 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That ranks them 6th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 95 hits and they have blocked 72 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 53.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the year. That ranks them 10th and 22nd respectively in the NHL. They have 210 face-off wins as opposed to 241 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.6%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense Detroit has 145 hits and they've blocked 79 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 26th in blocked shots. Detroit is ranked 15th in Corsi percentage with 49.5% as they've tried 388 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 396 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 23rd in the NHL at 48.3%, as they have 296 shots while they've given up 317 attempts on defense.
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