Florida Panthers at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 1/5/2018
Friday, January 5, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Florida Panthers travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, January 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +109 and the Red Wings at -120.
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Florida has a record of 17-17-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 7-11-2-0. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 109 goals and given up 126 goals for a point differential of -17. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-22-0 and an over/under record of 19-20-0. Detroit has a record of 16-16-7 including 9-6-6-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 106 goals and surrendered 120 for a goal differential of -14. Their record against the spread is 16-23-0 while their over/under record is 18-21-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 17-22-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 19-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 16-23-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 18-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
12/13/17 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (12/04)
01/02/18 RW Radim Vrbata Illness is "?" Thursday vs Boston
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
12/22/17 RW Luke Glendening Hand is out indefinitely
James Reimer has 11 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 810 shots against him and he's given up 71 goals. He's made 739 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 15 goals this year with 129 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 20.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 14 goals on 104 shots. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the season.
Anthony Mantha has scored 25 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 13 goals this season with 91 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Jimmy Howard has 13 wins and 12 losses this year in goal for the Red Wings. He has 951 shots against him and he's surrendered 81 goals. He's made 870 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Henrik Zetterberg averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 6 goals on 86 shots. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have allowed 123 power play opportunities and have given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this year. That is 15th in the NHL. They average 34 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.23% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 17th in the league. The Panthers has 39 total points this season, ranking 25th in the NHL in offense. They are 22nd in the league with 109 goals while they've given up 126 goals, which is 8th overall. They have had 122 power play opportunities and scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 27th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Red Wings are 25th with 106 goals scored while they are 11th in the NHL with 120 goals allowed this year. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.86%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 21st place in the league. The Red Wings have a total of 39 points this year, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 24 power play goals on 120 opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That ranks their power play unit 12th. They've allowed 128 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, which is 16th overall.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've tried 2,282 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,383 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 17th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.3% as they have 1,783 shots while they've given up 1,830 attempts on defense. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 46.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.8% for the year. That puts them 31st and 2nd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,276 face-off wins as opposed to 1,229 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.9%. That is 10th overall in the NHL. On defense Florida has 783 hits and they've blocked 553 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 23rd in the league.
The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 11th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,186 face-off wins as opposed to 1,267 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Detroit has 791 hits and they've blocked 508 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 30th in blocked shots. Detroit is ranked 18th in Corsi percentage with 49.2% as they've tried 2,128 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,201 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 15th in the NHL at 49.6%, as they have 1,667 shots while they've given up 1,693 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Red Wings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -120
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -120
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