Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 1/25/2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +109 and the Red Wings at -120.
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Chicago has a record of 22-19-6 this year and away from home they have a record of 10-9-4-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They have tallied 139 goals and surrendered 132 goals for a point differential of +7. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-25-0 and an over/under record of 20-25-0. Detroit has a record of 19-20-8 including 10-9-7-1 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 125 goals and have given up 141 for a goal differential of -16. Their record against the spread is 19-28-0 while their over/under mark is 21-26-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 22-25-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 20-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 19-28-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 21-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Vertigo IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
01/23/18 C Tommy Wingels Facial is "?" Wednesday vs Toronto
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
01/23/18 LW Justin Abdelkader Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Chicago
01/23/18 D Trevor Daley Lower Body is OUT Thursday vs Chicago
01/21/18 LW Darren Helm Lower Body IR (01/12)
Jonathan Toews has scored 31 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 14 goals this season with 137 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Patrick Kane averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 20 goals on 165 attempts. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the year. Jeff Glass has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 252 shots against him and he's surrendered 23 goals. He's made 229 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Henrik Zetterberg has 31 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 6 goals this year with 104 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 25 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Anthony Mantha averages 16.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 15 goals on 104 attempts. He has 14 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 14 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 1,083 shots against him and he's given up 94 goals. He's made 989 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 50 total points this year, which is 23rd in the NHL. They've scored 139 goals while giving up 132 scores, which has them ranked 17th and 21st respectively. They have had 175 power play chances and scored 26 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That is 28th in the league. The Blackhawks have given up 150 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 9th when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.54% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 24th in the league with a total of 46 points this season. They have 27 power play goals on 145 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 20th in the NHL. They've given up 150 power play opportunities and surrendered 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 21st overall. As a team, the Red Wings are 27th with a total of 125 goals scored while they've given up 141 goals this season, ranking 14th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.95%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 21st overall in the NHL.
Chicago is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.2%, as they've attempted 3,098 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,724 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.1% as they have 2,180 attempts while they have given up 2,082 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 57.1% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.9% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 1,455 face-off wins compared to 1,473 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That ranks them 16th in the league. On defense Chicago has 866 hits and they have blocked 642 shots from the opposition, putting them 28th overall.
The Red Wings are 19th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 1,404 face-off wins compared to 1,505 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That is 27th in the league. On defense Detroit has 951 hits and they have blocked 625 shots from the opposition, which is 31st in the league. Detroit is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8% as they've attempted 2,542 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,672 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.1% ranks 17th as they have 1,971 attempts while they have given up 2,047 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Blackhawks/Red Wings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Chicago +109
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago +109
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