Detroit Red Wings at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 2/28/2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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The Detroit Red Wings head to Scottrade Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Red Wings at +136 and the Blues at -150.
Detroit has a record of 26-26-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-13-2-0. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 165 goals and surrendered 183 goals for a point differential of -18. For the year they have an ATS mark of 26-36-0 and an over/under record of 24-37-0. St. Louis has a record of 34-25-4 including 19-14-0-0 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 173 goals and have given up 164 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 34-29-0 while their over/under mark is 24-38-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 26-36-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 24-37-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 34-29-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 24-38-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
02/25/18 D Mike Green Neck is "?" Wednesday vs St Louis
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
02/23/18 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee IR (02/16)
02/09/18 D Joel Edmundson Forearm IR (02/08)
Anthony Mantha has scored 36 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 20 goals this season with 142 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 16 assists on the year and averages 17.2 minutes played per contest. Henrik Zetterberg averages 0 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by tallying 9 goals on 134 attempts. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 18 wins and 19 losses this season in goal for the Red Wings. He has 1,341 shots against him and he's surrendered 118 goals. He's made 1,223 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has 53 total points this season for the Blues. He has 24 goals this year with 249 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 29 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Brayden Schenn averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 24 goals on 154 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year. Carter Hutton has 15 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 676 shots against him and he's given up 42 goals. He's made 634 saves for a save percentage of 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 62 total points this year, which is 23rd in the NHL. They've scored 165 goals while giving up 183 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 16th respectively. They have had 182 power play chances and scored 34 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 22nd in the league. The Red Wings have given up 196 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking them 23rd when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.80% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 16th in the league with a total of 72 points this season. They have 32 power play goals on 202 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 28th in the NHL. They've given up 191 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 14th overall. As a team, the Blues are 23rd with a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 164 goals this season, ranking 27th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.29%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
Detroit is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.5%, as they've attempted 3,379 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,592 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49% as they have 2,613 attempts while they have given up 2,719 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 19th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time, which is 16th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 1,838 face-off wins compared to 1,969 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That ranks them 27th in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,264 hits and they have blocked 873 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the year. That ranks them 15th and 19th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,911 face-off wins as opposed to 1,882 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That is 16th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 1,418 hits and they've blocked 981 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 7th in blocked shots. St. Louis is ranked 14th in Corsi percentage with 51.4% as they've tried 3,737 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,539 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 5th in the NHL at 52.7%, as they have 2,846 shots while they've given up 2,558 attempts on defense.
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