Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens NHL Picks & Predictions 3/26/2018
Monday, March 26, 2018
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The Detroit Red Wings head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, March 26, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Red Wings at +131 and the Canadiens at -145.
Detroit has a record of 27-37-11 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-22-3-0. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 192 goals and surrendered 233 goals for a point differential of -41. For the year they have an ATS mark of 27-48-0 and an over/under record of 30-43-0. Montreal has a record of 27-37-12 including 17-13-8-4 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 192 goals and have given up 243 for a goal differential of -51. Their record against the spread is 27-49-0 while their over/under mark is 33-41-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 27-48-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 30-43-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 27-49-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 33-41-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
03/23/18 D Mike Green Back is out for season
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/18/17 D Shea Weber Foot IR (12/17)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Concussion IR (10/20)
03/24/18 RW Andrew Shaw Head is "?" Monday vs Detroit
03/24/18 D David Schlemko Upper Body is "?" Monday vs Detroit
03/23/18 LW Phillip Danault Neck is out indefinitely
03/23/18 D Rinat Valiev Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/05/18 LW Max Pacioretty Lower Body is out indefinitely
03/05/18 D Victor Mete Finger is out for season
Henrik Zetterberg has scored 48 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 10 goals this season with 158 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Anthony Mantha averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 23 goals on 176 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 43 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 19 wins and 27 losses this season in goal for the Red Wings. He has 1,642 shots against him and he's surrendered 150 goals. He's made 1,492 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Max Pacioretty has 37 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 17 goals this year with 212 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. Brendan Gallagher averages 15.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 28 goals on 256 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 47 points on the year. Carey Price has 15 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 1,365 shots against him and he's given up 135 goals. He's made 1,230 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 65 total points this year, which is 27th in the NHL. They've scored 192 goals while giving up 233 scores, which has them ranked 28th and 11th respectively. They have had 215 power play chances and scored 37 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 24th in the league. The Red Wings have given up 237 power play opportunities and surrendered 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking them 21st when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.40% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 23rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 26th in the league with a total of 66 points this season. They have 46 power play goals on 226 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 14th in the NHL. They've given up 242 power play opportunities and surrendered 62 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 30th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 29th with a total of 192 goals scored while they've given up 243 goals this season, ranking 5th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.67%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 21st overall in the NHL.
Detroit is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.7%, as they've attempted 4,131 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,353 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.2% as they have 3,189 attempts while they have given up 3,295 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time, which is 16th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 2,232 face-off wins compared to 2,350 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.7%. That ranks them 22nd in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,498 hits and they have blocked 1,058 shots from the opposition, putting them 23rd overall.
The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the year. That ranks them 11th and 22nd respectively in the NHL. They have 2,238 face-off wins as opposed to 2,453 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.7%. That is 28th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,993 hits and they've blocked 1,271 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 1st in blocked shots. Montreal is ranked 17th in Corsi percentage with 49.8% as they've tried 4,649 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,694 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 17th in the NHL at 49.7%, as they have 3,387 shots while they've given up 3,423 attempts on defense.
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