Toronto Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 2/18/2018
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Toronto Maple Leafs travel to Little Ceasars Arena to play the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Maple Leafs at -130 and the Red Wings at +118.
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Toronto has a record of 35-19-5 this season and on the road they have a record of 16-11-3-1. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 198 goals and given up 165 goals for a point differential of +33. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-24-0 and an over/under record of 27-28-0. Detroit is 23-24-9 including 12-11-7-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 150 goals and surrendered 170 for a goal differential of -20. Their record against the spread is 23-33-0 while their over/under record is 24-32-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 35-24-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 27-28-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 23-33-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 24-32-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia IR (10/03)
02/16/18 D Jake Gardiner Leg left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Pittsburgh
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
02/15/18 C Andreas Athanasiou Illness is "?" Saturday vs Nashville
Auston Matthews has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 26 goals this year with 148 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 18.3 minutes played per game. William Nylander averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 14 goals on 133 shots. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 29 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,667 shots against him and he's given up 130 goals. He's made 1,537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anthony Mantha has scored 34 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 19 goals this season with 127 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 17.1 minutes played per game. Henrik Zetterberg averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 7 goals on 121 shots. He has 32 assists, giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Petr Mrazek has 7 wins and 6 losses this year in goal for the Red Wings. He has 564 shots against him and he's surrendered 53 goals. He's made 511 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 75 total points this season, which ranks them 5th in the NHL. They are 2nd in the league in goals scored with 198 while they've given up 165 goals, ranking them 19th overall. They have had 164 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 15th in the NHL. The Maple Leafs have allowed 173 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, putting them 5th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.60% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 6th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 25th in the NHL with a total of 55 points this year. They have 31 power play goals on 166 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranks them 21st in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 179 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. That is 25th in the NHL. As a team, the Red Wings are 27th in the league with 150 goals scored while they've given up 170 goals, which is 13th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.92%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Toronto is 22nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4%, as they've attempted 3,554 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,645 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.3% as they have 2,630 attempts while they have given up 2,820 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time, which is 28th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the season. That is 8th overall in the NHL. They have 1,930 face-off wins compared to 1,811 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.6%. That ranks them 6th in the league. On defense Toronto has 1,201 hits and they have blocked 825 shots from the opposition, putting them 17th overall.
The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the year. That ranks them 16th and 12th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,654 face-off wins as opposed to 1,771 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.3%. That is 27th in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,152 hits and they've blocked 761 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 28th in blocked shots. Detroit is ranked 20th in Corsi percentage with 48.6% as they've tried 3,039 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,213 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 19th in the NHL at 49%, as they have 2,352 shots while they've given up 2,452 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Maple Leafs/Red Wings NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Detroit +118
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit +118
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