Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 3/16/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Fox Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-218) Red Wings (+195)
Little Caesars Arena is the site where Jonathan Bernier and the Detroit Red Wings (8-16-4) will play the Carolina Hurricanes (19-6-1) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Hurricanes priced at -218 and the Red Wings are at +195. The total opens at 5.5.
The Hurricanes went home feeling good about their game by earning a 2-1 win over the Red Wings in their previous game. The Corsi for the Hurricanes was sitting at 42 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 36 which means they had a Corsi rate of 53.8%. Their offensive zone starts were at 54.3% and they had a PDO at even strength of 98.6 for this one. Carolina amassed 2 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Hurricanes offense left a lot to be desired in the win. Their Fenwick came in at 32 and the Fenwick against was 26, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 55.2%. They garnered 28 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 18 opportunities to control the puck. In addition, they had 1 chance on the power play but weren't able to convert it into a goal. For the matchup, they netted 2 out of the 32 shots they put on goal.
Carolina Hurricanes opponents have totaled 91 power play tries (8th in hockey) and have scored 16 goals in those chances. The Hurricanes have had 759 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .912. Carolina has taken 816 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.9%. While playing at even strength, the Hurricanes have given up 51 goals while scoring 61 of their own. Carolina comes into tonight with 87 power play chances and they have tallied 28 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 32.18%. For the current season, the have a total of 39 points and their points percentage is sitting at .750. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Carolina Hurricanes have notched 89 goals (7th in the NHL) for the year and have surrendered 67.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be James Reimer. Reimer has taken the ice for 378 games throughout his NHL career. He has amassed an overall record of 170-129-41 and he started in 344 games. The opposition has notched 954 goals against Reimer in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.79. Reimer has had 11,007 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 10,053 saves. His save percentage is at .913 for his 20,483 minutes guarding the cage. During his career on the ice, Reimer has 175 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .509.
In their loss to Carolina, Detroit had 2 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Red Wings scored 1 goal out of the 26 shots on goal they tried. Their PDO was 101 and their percentage of oZS was 45.7%. Detroit wrapped up this game with a 46.2% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Detroit played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. Their Fenwick rate was 44.8% by amassing a Fenwick of 26 and the Hurricanes finishing with a 32 Fenwick.
Detroit has tried 785 shots (18th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.03%, while allowing the other team 870 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 70.73% on the other teams 82 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 89.1%. They have earned 82 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 10.98%. The Red Wings have accumulated 54 goals at even strength and 9 goals (28th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have allowed 95 goals to be scored by of a combination of 71 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this year, the Detroit Red Wings have accumulated 63 goals, 20 points, and a points percentage of .357.
For the opposition you will find Jonathan Bernier defending the goal. Bernier has earned a career mark of 159-154-38 and has participated in 385 contests. Bernier's rate of quality starts is 52.9% and he has made 183 quality starts in his professional career. He has compiled 10,133 saves out of the 11,106 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .912. His opposition is averaging 2.76 goals per game and he has yielded 973 goals altogether. He has been a starter 346 games and has played for a total of 21,118 minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit (+195) and under 5.5 goals
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