Detroit Red Wings at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 3/16/2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, March 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +153 and the Ducks at -170.
Detroit has a record of 26-32-11 this season and on the road they have a record of 13-18-3-0. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 180 goals and given up 211 goals for a point differential of -31. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-43-0 and an over/under record of 27-41-0. Anaheim is 35-24-12 including 20-10-5-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 198 goals and surrendered 193 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 35-36-0 while their over/under record is 27-43-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 26-43-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 27-41-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 35-36-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-43-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
03/15/18 C Frans Nielsen Upper Body is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Los Angeles
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Illness IR (10/14)
Anthony Mantha has accumulated 41 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 23 goals this year with 161 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 17.2 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 10 goals on 148 shots. He has 36 assists, giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Jimmy Howard has 18 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 1,520 shots against him and he's given up 137 goals. He's made 1,383 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Ryan Getzlaf has scored 51 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 10 goals this season with 107 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 41 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Rickard Rakell averages 19.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 30 goals on 194 shots. He has 29 assists, giving him a total of 59 points on the season. John Gibson has 26 wins and 17 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 1,654 shots against him and he's surrendered 123 goals. He's made 1,531 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 63 total points this season, which ranks them 27th in the NHL. They are 28th in the league in goals scored with 180 while they've given up 211 goals, ranking them 12th overall. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the NHL. The Red Wings have allowed 216 power play opportunities and have given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, putting them 22nd in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.63% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 21st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks are 12th in the NHL with a total of 82 points this year. They have 34 power play goals on 191 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 23rd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 244 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. That is 6th in the NHL. As a team, the Ducks are 20th in the league with 198 goals scored while they've given up 193 goals, which is 24th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.24%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 2nd in the NHL.
Detroit is 20th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.5%, as they've attempted 3,772 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,006 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.9% as they have 2,912 attempts while they have given up 3,039 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time, which is 13th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. That is 16th overall in the NHL. They have 2,043 face-off wins compared to 2,172 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.5%. That ranks them 21st in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,381 hits and they have blocked 967 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Ducks start possessions in the offensive zone 47.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.9% for the year. That ranks them 30th and 2nd respectively in the NHL. They have 2,163 face-off wins as opposed to 2,080 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,726 hits and they've blocked 1,083 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 9th in blocked shots. Anaheim is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 47.3% as they've tried 4,010 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,463 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 47.3%, as they have 3,038 shots while they've given up 3,380 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Red Wings/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -170
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -170
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