Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Predictions, NHL Expert Picks 3/10/2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Little Caesars Arena
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Petr Mrazek and the Carolina Hurricanes (37-25-5, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) are headed to Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Detroit Red Wings (17-48-5, 8th in the Atlantic Division). The Hurricanes open this game at -201 while the Red Wings are priced at +180. The O/U is set at 5.5. The Hurricanes are covering 51.6% of the time, having gone 32-30 SU. Detroit covers 20.9% of the time, going 14-53 straight up.
The Carolina Hurricanes went home feeling good about their game by earning a 6 - 2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins their last time out. The Hurricanes had a impressive offensive output in this victory. In their game, they earned a goal on 6 out of the 36 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 4 power play chances and netted 1 goal out of those tries. Carolina ended up with 14 penalty minutes in their game. The Corsi for the Hurricanes was 45 and the Corsi against was 37 giving them a Corsi percentage of 54.9%. Their Fenwick sat at 29 and the Fenwick against sat at 24, which gave them a rate of 54.7%. They earned 23 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 33 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 45.9% and they had a PDO of 115.3 for this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Pittsburgh Penguins put up 30 shots. They ended the game with 8 penalty mins and they had 7 power play chances.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 79 total points this season, which ranks them 13th in the NHL. They are 15th in the league in goals scored with 212 while they've given up 191 goals, ranking them 23rd overall. They have had 202 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL. The Hurricanes have allowed 238 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, putting them 4th in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.53% for the season. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%. That puts them 17th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Detroit Red Wings squared up with the Tampa Bay Lightning in an outing where the Red Wings got the victory by a tally of 5 - 4. For this outing, Detroit went home with a 44.2% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 42 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 53. Their Fenwick rate was 45.8% by way of having a Fenwick of 33 and the Lightning having a 39 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Detroit played and it tells us that they played really well in this game. Their PDO at even strength was 101.3 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 46.4%. The Red Wings notched 5 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this outing and were able to notch 1 out of those attempts. In discussing the opposition, the Lightning had 3 power play attempts and ended up scoring 1 goal. Detroit conceded 37 shots on goal and the Lightning earned a total of 6 penalty mins.
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The Red Wings are 31st in the NHL with a total of 39 points this year. They have 32 power play goals on 210 opportunities for a percentage of 15%. That ranks them 28th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 222 power play opportunities and have given up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. That is 30th in the NHL. As a team, the Red Wings are 31st in the league with 140 goals scored while they've given up 260 goals, which is 1st overall. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.37%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 31st in the NHL.
Carolina is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.1%, as they've attempted 3,354 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,841 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.5% as they have 2,535 attempts while they have given up 2,207 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 1,634 face-off wins compared to 1,604 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That ranks them 9th in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,123 hits and they have blocked 634 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Red Wings are 31st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 46.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 53.9% for the season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have 1,534 face-off wins compared to 1,590 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.1%. That is 22nd in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,462 hits and they have blocked 757 shots from the opposition, which is 22nd in the league. Detroit is 30th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.2% as they've attempted 2,828 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,295 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.1% ranks 31st as they have 2,174 attempts while they have given up 2,538 shots on the defensive end.
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