Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens Expert NHL Picks 3/12/2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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The Detroit Red Wings head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Red Wings at +180 and the Canadiens at -220.
Detroit has a record of 24-35-10 this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 185 goals and surrendered 233 goals for a point differential of -48. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-44-0 and an over/under record of 32-34-0. Montreal has a record of 36-26-7 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 206 goals and given up 207 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 36-33-0 while their over/under mark is 30-35-0.
Valuable Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 24-44-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 32-34-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 36-33-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 30-35-0 against the over/under this season
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
03/07/19 D Mike Green Illness is out indefinitely
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
03/10/19 LW Tomas Tatar Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Detroit
Andreas Athanasiou has scored 41 total points this year for the Red Wings. He has 23 goals this season with 178 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 16.5 minutes played per contest. Tyler Bertuzzi averages 16.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 16 goals on 99 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 33 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 18 wins and 19 losses this season in goal for the Red Wings. He has 1,405 shots against him and he's surrendered 130 goals. He's made 1,275 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Max Domi has 60 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 22 goals this year with 163 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 38 assists on the year and averages 17.4 minutes played per contest. Tomas Tatar averages 16.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 22 goals on 170 attempts. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the year. Carey Price has 28 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 1,599 shots against him and he's given up 138 goals. He's made 1,461 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings have 58 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 185 goals while giving up 233 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 3rd respectively. They have had 188 power play chances and scored 32 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the league. The Red Wings have given up 210 power play opportunities and surrendered 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking them 27th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.07% for the year. They allow 33 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canadiens are 13th in the league with a total of 79 points this season. They have 26 power play goals on 210 chances for a percentage of 12%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 217 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 17th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 14th with a total of 206 goals scored while they've given up 207 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.93%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 15th overall in the NHL.
Detroit is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.9%, as they've attempted 3,732 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,054 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.1% as they have 2,811 attempts while they have given up 3,155 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 28th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time, which is 20th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 2,217 face-off wins compared to 2,121 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That ranks them 10th in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,489 hits and they have blocked 899 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
The Canadiens are 9th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 2,019 face-off wins compared to 2,132 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.6%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,840 hits and they have blocked 993 shots from the opposition, which is 13th in the league. Montreal is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53% as they've attempted 4,380 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,877 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.3% ranks 7th as they have 3,163 attempts while they have given up 2,884 shots on the defensive end.
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