Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators NHL Parlay 10/23/2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Canadian Tire Centre
Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings (3-5-0, 7th in the Atlantic Division) are headed to Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday where they'll take on the Ottawa Senators (1-6-1, 8th in the Atlantic Division). The moneyline on this matchup has the Red Wings priced at +116 and the Senators are at -128. The over/under is set at 6. The Red Wings cover 37.5% of the time, having gone 3-5 SU. Ottawa is covering 12.5% of the time, going 1-7 straight up.
The Detroit Red Wings head into this game holding a record of 3 victories and 5 defeats, putting them at 7th in the Atlantic Division. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 19 goals which is 13th in the East and 26th in the league. Their goal differential is -9, putting them at 28th in the league. The Red Wings currently have a total of 6 points, which is 24th in the league and 13th in the Eastern Conference. With reference to shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 235 which is 13th in the Eastern Conference and 26th in the league. As a team, Detroit currently has a total of 111 hits which means they have an average of 13.9 per contest. They currently have a total of 109 blocks for this season. Looking after the net for Detroit is Jimmy Howard from Laval, Quebec. He is 35 years old and has been on the ice a total of 236 mins defending the goal for the year. Howard is surrendering an average of 3.81 goals per contest which has him ranking 23rd among Eastern Conference goalies and 41st in the NHL. For the year, he's surrendered 15 goals. He holds a save % of .898 which has him ranking 18th among Eastern Conference goalies.
The Detroit Red Wings will look for better times on the ice after their 2 - 1 loss against the Edmonton Oilers the last time they stepped on the ice. The Red Wings had a below average offensive performance in the defeat. For this outing, they converted 1 of the 26 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to net one. Detroit racked up a total of 4 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Red Wings was 38 and the Corsi against was 48 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 44.2%. Their Fenwick was 26 while the Fenwick against was 37, which earned them a rate of 41.3%. They took 23 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 24 of the face-offs. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 45.7% and they had a PDO of 98.7 in this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Edmonton Oilers racked up a total of 37 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 2 penalty minutes and they had 2 power play opportunities.
The Senators will be the team on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 1 victory and 6 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are ranked 16th in the East and 30th in the NHL with -11. They have compiled a total of 17 goals for this season which ranks them 15th in the conference. Ottawa has a team save percentage of .903 which is good for 13th in the NHL, which tells us there should be some opportunities to score. They have a team shooting percentage of 7.0% putting them at 15th in the East. In net for Ottawa is Craig Anderson who is having a bad year by surrendering 3.26 goals per game and that ranks him 19th in the East and 34th in the NHL among goalies. In the 295 mins he has played this year, he has allowed 16 goals. He holds a save percentage of .895, which has him sitting 19th in the East and 35th in the NHL among goalies.
The Ottawa Senators faced the Dallas Stars in a matchup where the Senators were on the wrong end of the score by a final score of 2 - 1. For this matchup, Ottawa had a 33.3% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by earning a Corsi of 25 while their opponent had a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 32.1% by earning a Fenwick of 17 and the Stars earning a 36 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Ottawa had and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. They had a PDO of 103.7 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 48.4%. The Senators scored 1 goal out of the 20 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play attempts in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. In discussing their opponent, the Stars had 5 power play chances and came through by scoring 1 goal on that opportunity. Ottawa gave up 43 shots on goal and the Stars had a total of 4 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit (+116)
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