Nashville Predators vs Detroit Red Wings NHL Parlay 11/4/2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
Little Ceasars Arena
Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators (8-4-2, 2nd in the Central Division) travel to Little Ceasars Arena on Monday where they'll take on the Detroit Red Wings (4-10-1, 7th in the Atlantic Division). The Predators open this contest at -179 while the Red Wings are coming in at +161. The over/under opens at 6. The Predators cover 57.1% of the time, having gone 8-6 SU. The Red Wings cover 80.0% of the time, going 4-11 straight up.
The Nashville Predators head into this game holding a record of 8 victories and 4 defeats, which is good for 2nd in the Central Division. Thus far in the season, they have racked up a total of 54 goals which puts them at 1st in the conference and 2nd in the league. Their goal differential is +13, which is good for 4th in the league. The Predators have a total of 18 pts, which puts them at 10th in the league and 4th in the Western Conference. When it comes to shots at the opposition, they have a total of 471 which puts them at 6th in the West and 10th in the league. As a team, Nashville has earned a total of 164 hits which means they are averaging 11.7 per game. They have a total of 139 blocks for the season. Protecting the goal for Nashville is Pekka Rinne from Kempele, Finland. He is 37 years old and has played a total of 549 mins minding the net this year. Rinne is conceding 2.19 goals against average which ranks him 3rd among West goaltenders and 8th in the NHL among goaltenders. So far this year, he's allowed 20 goals. He has a save % of .920 which ranks him 9th among West goaltenders.
The Nashville Predators will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 2 - 1 loss against the New York Rangers the last time they stepped on the ice. The Predators had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the loss. In this game, they converted 1 out of the 33 shots they looked to score on. Additionally, they had 5 power play chances and were able to notch 1 goal out of those tries. Nashville racked up a total of 13 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Predators sat at 44 and the Corsi against was 34 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 56.4%. Their Fenwick sat at 32 while the Fenwick against was 28, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 53.3%. They won 12 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 17 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 47.4% and they had a PDO at even strength of 90.0 in this game. When it comes to their opponent, the New York Rangers put up 30 shots. They finished with a total of 15 penalty minutes and they notched 4 power play chances.
The Red Wings will be the team across the ice and for the year they sit with 4 victories and 10 defeats. When discussing goal differential, they are sitting 16th in the East and 31st in the league with -24. They currently have a total of 33 goals for the season which is 15th in the conference. Detroit has a team save % of .887 which has them sitting 24th in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 7.2% putting them at 16th in the Eastern Conference. In net for Detroit is Jimmy Howard who is having a bad campaign by surrendering 3.67 goals per contest and that places him 23rd among East goalies and 40th in the NHL. In the 442 minutes he has played this year, he has given up 27 goals. He has a save percentage of .898, which has him ranked 18th among East goalies and 32nd in the NHL.
The Detroit Red Wings faced the Florida Panthers in a matchup where the Red Wings ended up losing by a score of 4 - 0. In this game, Detroit wound up with a 45.8% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 33 and the other team having a Corsi of 39. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 43.9% by notching a Fenwick of 25 and the Panthers earning a 32 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Detroit had and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. Their PDO at even strength was 88.0 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 34.6%. The Red Wings notched 0 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. As for their opponent, the Panthers had 2 power play chances and were able to tally 1 goal. Detroit conceded 41 shots on goal and the Panthers earned a total of 6 minutes in the box.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit (+161) and under 2.5 total goals
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