Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Detroit Red Wings travel to BB&T Center to play the Florida Panthers on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Red Wings at +140 and the Panthers at -155.
Detroit has a record of 0-5-2 this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 15 goals and given up 33 goals for a point differential of -18. For the season they have an ATS record of 0-7-0 and an over/under record of 4-3-0. Florida has a record of 0-2-2 this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 12 goals and surrendered 16 for a goal differential of -4. Their record against the spread is 0-4-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 0-7-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 0-4-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
10/19/18 D Jonathan Ericsson Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Florida
10/18/18 D Danny DeKeyser Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/11/18 D Trevor Daley Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/04/18 RW Evgeny Svechnikov Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/01/18 D Mike Green Illness IR (10/01)
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
10/18/18 C Derek MacKenzie Upper Body is questionable Friday vs Washington
10/18/18 D Mike Matheson Suspension is questionable Friday vs Washington
10/08/18 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (10/08)
Jimmy Howard has 150 shots against him and he's given up 16 goals. He's made 134 saves for a save percentage of 89%. Gustav Nyquist has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 16.7 minutes played per game. Dylan Larkin averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 3 goals on 23 shots. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 5 points on the season.
Aleksander Barkov has scored 3 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 2 goals this season with 14 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 22.3 minutes played per game. James Reimer has 78 shots against him and he's surrendered 9 goals. He's made 69 saves for a save percentage of 89%. Evgeni Dadonov averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 2 goals on 13 shots. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 4 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have allowed 28 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% this year. That is 7th in the NHL. They average 29 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.50% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 86%, which is ranked 30th in the league. The Red Wings have 2 total points this season, ranking 31st in the NHL in offense. They are 24th in the league with 15 goals while they've given up 33 goals, which is 1st overall. They have had 22 power play opportunities and scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 15th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Panthers are 30th with 12 goals scored while they are 23rd in the NHL with 16 goals allowed this year. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.82%. They give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%, putting them in 27th place in the league. The Panthers have a total of 2 points this year, which is 30th in the NHL. They have 1 power play goal on 15 opportunities for a percentage of 7%. That ranks their power play unit 30th. They've allowed 12 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, which is 19th overall.
Detroit is 19th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.7%, as they've attempted 401 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 423 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.2% as they have 297 attempts while they have given up 319 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time, which is 17th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 249 face-off wins compared to 247 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That ranks them 15th in the league. On defense Detroit has 154 hits and they have blocked 104 shots from the opposition, putting them 8th overall.
The Panthers are 5th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 57.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 42.4% for the season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have 131 face-off wins compared to 121 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Florida has 87 hits and they have blocked 47 shots from the opposition, which is 31st in the league. Florida is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.8% as they've attempted 241 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 207 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.4% ranks 7th as they have 191 attempts while they have given up 160 shots on the defensive end.
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