Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Expert NHL Picks Against the Spread 10/15/2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Rogers Arena is the site where J.T. Miller and the Vancouver Canucks (2-2-0, 5th in the Pacific Division) will play the Detroit Red Wings (3-2-0, 4th in the Atlantic Division) on Tuesday. The odds on this contest have the Red Wings priced at +140 and the Canucks are at -155. The over/under opens at 6. The Red Wings are covering 60.0% of the time, having gone 3-2 SU. The Canucks are covering 33.3% of the time, going 1-2 straight up.
The Detroit Red Wings had a rough game after their 5 - 2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs in their previous game. The Red Wings had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the defeat. In this outing, they earned a goal on 2 of the 27 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 1 power play attempt but didn't net one. Detroit earned a total of 6 penalty mins while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Red Wings sat at 31 and the Corsi against was 60 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 34.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 20 and the Fenwick against was 38, which earned them a Fenwick percentage of 34.5%. They took 19 face-off wins and were beaten on 25 of all total face-offs. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 53.6% and they had a PDO of 95.6 for this one. Regarding their opponent, the Toronto Maple Leafs put up 41 shots. They had a total of 2 minutes in the box and they had 3 power play chances.
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The Red Wings have 6 total points this season, which ranks them 13th in the NHL. They are 14th in the league in goals scored with 16 while they've given up 16 goals, ranking them 17th overall. They have had 15 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 24th in the NHL. The Red Wings have allowed 13 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, putting them 10th in the league when short-handed. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.39% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 14th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Vancouver Canucks opposed the Philadelphia Flyers in an outing where the Canucks got the win by a mark of 3 - 2. For this outing, Vancouver wound up with a 48.6% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 36 and their opponent having a Corsi of 38. They had a Fenwick percentage of 51.0% by earning a Fenwick of 25 and the Flyers ending the game with a 24 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Vancouver played and it tells us they had an average game overall. They had a PDO of 107.8 and they earned an oZS percentage of 50.5%. The Canucks scored 3 goals of the 24 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 power play attempts in this game but were not able to net one. Regarding their opponent, the Flyers had 3 power play attempts and took advantage of the situation by scoring 1 goal on that chance. Vancouver allowed 32 shots on goal and the Flyers racked up a total of 4 penalty mins.
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The Canucks are 25th in the NHL with a total of 4 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 14 opportunities for a percentage of 7%. That ranks them 26th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 13 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. That is 4th in the NHL. As a team, the Canucks are 22nd in the league with 12 goals scored while they've given up 10 goals, which is 25th overall. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.34%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 8th in the NHL.
Detroit is 29th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 45.4%, as they've attempted 174 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 209 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.1% as they have 134 attempts while they have given up 139 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 41.5% of the time, which is 29th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 58.5% for the season. That is 3rd overall in the NHL. They have 97 face-off wins compared to 106 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That ranks them 23rd in the league. On defense Detroit has 77 hits and they have blocked 70 shots from the opposition, putting them 2nd overall.
The Canucks are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.9% for the season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have 82 face-off wins compared to 102 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.6%. That is 30th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 54 hits and they have blocked 39 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Vancouver is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.7% as they've attempted 157 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 141 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51% ranks 13th as they have 106 attempts while they have given up 102 shots on the defensive end.
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