Senators vs Red Wings Predictions, Picks, Tips 1/10/2020
Game: Ottawa Senators vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Friday, January 10, 2020
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (-150) Red Wings (+136)
Little Caesars Arena is the venue where Jonathan Bernier and the Detroit Red Wings (11-30-3, 8th in the Atlantic Division) will play the Ottawa Senators (16-22-5, 7th in the Atlantic Division) on Friday. The Senators open this contest at -150 while the Red Wings are priced at +136. The over/under opens at 6. The Senators cover 37.2% of the time, having gone 16-27 SU. Detroit covers 25.0% of the time, going 11-33 straight up.
The Ottawa Senators head into this game holding a record of 16 wins and 22 defeats, which puts them at 7th in the Atlantic Division. Thus far in the season, they have converted a total of 118 goals which is good for 12th in the East and 24th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -29, which puts them at 28th in the NHL. The Senators currently have a total of 37 pts, which is good for 29th in the NHL and 14th in the East. Regarding shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 1,277 which is good for 13th in the conference and 27th in the NHL. As a group, Ottawa currently has a total of 1,124 hits which has them averaging 26.1 per contest. They currently have a total of 562 blocks for the year. The man in net for Ottawa is Craig Anderson from Ruse, Bulgaria. He is 38 years old and has played 1,119 mins minding the goal this season. Anderson is conceding 3.27 GAA which has him sitting 27th among East goalies and 58th among goalies in the NHL. For the year, he's surrendered 61 goals. He's earned a save % of .897 which has him sitting 24th among East goalies.
The Ottawa Senators were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 6 - 1 defeat to the Washington Capitals in their last game. The Senators had a below average offensive performance in the loss. While out there on the ice, they netted 1 of the 27 shots they tried. Additionally, they had 1 power play chance but weren't able to score. Ottawa had a total of 0 penalty mins in this outing. The Corsi for the Senators sat at 51 and the Corsi against was 57 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 47.2%. Their Fenwick sat at 40 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 47, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 46.0%. They took 33 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 26 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 56.3% and they had a PDO of 88.3 in this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Washington Capitals racked up a total of 41 shots. They ended the game with 2 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 1 power play opportunity.
The Red Wings are the team on the other side of the ice and for the year they sit with 11 victories and 30 losses. With regard to goal differential, they rank 16th in the East and 31st in the NHL with -71. They currently have a total of 96 goals for the season which has them at 16th in the conference. Detroit has a save percentage as a team of .883 which is good for 31st in the NHL, which tells us there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They are shooting 7.8% putting them at 16th in the conference. In goal for Detroit is Jonathan Bernier who is having a tough campaign by surrendering 3.04 goals per game and that has him 20th in the East and 42nd among goalies in the NHL. In the 1,479 mins he's played, he's given up 75 goals. He holds a save percentage of .903, which puts him at 20th in the East and 41st among goalies in the NHL.
The Detroit Red Wings faced the Montreal Canadiens in an outing where the Red Wings notched a win by a final of 4 - 3. While out there on the ice, Detroit earned a 53.4% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 39 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 34. Their Fenwick percentage was 56.9% by way of having a Fenwick of 33 and the Canadiens finishing with a 25 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Detroit played and they showed up in this game. Their PDO was 109.8 and their percentage of oZS was 38.5%. The Red Wings notched 4 goals out of the 30 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play opportunities in this outing but weren't able to score a goal. Concerning their opponent, the Canadiens had 5 power play chances and took advantage of the situation by scoring 1 goal. Detroit gave way to 26 shots on goal and the Canadiens ended up with 8 penalty minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ottawa (-150)
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