Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, 4/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+270) Hurricanes (-330)
James Reimer and the Carolina Hurricanes (27-9-3) host the Detroit Red Wings (13-23-6) at PNC Arena on Saturday. The Red Wings open this matchup at +270 while the Hurricanes are coming in at -330. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Red Wings will look for better times on the ice after their 7-1 loss against the Predators their last time out. The Corsi for the Red Wings was 42 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 40 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 51.2%. Their offensive zone starts sat at 46.9% and they had a PDO of 79.9 in this one. Detroit compiled 23 penalty minutes for this contest. The Red Wings had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the defeat. Their Fenwick was 31 and the Fenwick against was 35, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 47.0%. They earned 13 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 33 opportunities to win the puck. In addition, they had 2 chances with the advantage but weren't able to make the most of them. While out there on the ice, they finished 1 of the 26 shots they put on net.
The Red Wings have had 1,304 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .897. At even strength, the Red Wings let the opposition score 104 goals while getting 77 on the offensive side of the ice. Detroit Red Wings opponents have totaled 120 power play opportunities (18th in the league) and have scored 30 goals in those attempts. For the season, the have a total of 32 points and their points percentage is .381. Detroit has tried 1,156 shots and holds a shot percentage of 7.9%. Regarding their goal scoring prowess, the Detroit Red Wings have tallied 91 goals (29th in the National Hockey League) this year and have allowed 134. Detroit skates onto the rink with 118 power play chances and they have scored 14 goals during those advantages, earning them a rate of 11.86%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Jonathan Bernier. Over the course of his career, Bernier has recorded 185 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .530. His save percentage sits at .912 in his 21,276 minutes on the ice. Bernier has had 11,197 shot attempts against him and has recorded 10,215 total saves. Opponents have notched 982 goals against Bernier in his career and his goals against average is 2.77. He has a win-loss mark of 160-155-38 and he has gotten the start in 349 games. Bernier has been involved in 388 matchups over the course of his hockey career.
Their last time out, Carolina went up against the Panthers in a game where the Hurricanes earned a victory by a final score of 3-0. Their PDO was 112 and they had an oZS percentage of 29.9%. They had 4 power play chances in this contest and converted 1 out of those chances. Their Fenwick rate was 50.9% by amassing a Fenwick of 29 and the Panthers having accrued a 28 Fenwick at even strength. The Hurricanes earned 3 goals of the 22 shots on goal they were seeking. Carolina wound up with a 51.5% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Carolina had and you can say they had a mediocre outing.
The Hurricanes have racked up 89 goals at even strength and 35 goals (1st in the league) while on the power play. Carolina has tried 1,252 shots (4th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 9.90%, while allowing the opposition 1,103 shots. On the season, the Carolina Hurricanes have a total of 124 goals, 57 points, and a points percentage of .731. They have earned 118 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 29.66%. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 83.20% on their oppositions 125 chances on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.6%. They have granted a total of 93 goals to be scored by of a combination of 72 goals at even strength and 21 goals while they were shorthanded.
On the other side of the ice you will find James Reimer protecting the goal. He has a tally of 10,147 stops out of the 11,112 shots tried, which gives him a rate of .913. Reimer is the owner of a career record of 172-130-42 and has been in net for 382 games. He has made the start in 348 contests and his ice time sits at 20,726 mins. Reimer's percentage of quality starts is 50.6% and he has qualified for 176 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. Teams are averaging 2.79 goals/game and he has surrendered 965 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+270)
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