Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 2/7/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2021
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+175) Panthers (-208)
Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers (6-0-2) play the Detroit Red Wings (2-8-2) at BB&T Center on Sunday. The line on this game has the Red Wings priced at +175 and the Panthers are at -208. The O/U has been set at 6.5.
The Red Wings had a rough game after their 3-1 defeat against the Lightning in their previous game. Their starts in the offensive zone were at 54.6% and they had a PDO of 91.1 in this game. They totaled 19 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 17 opportunities to gain puck control. Their Fenwick came in at 30 and the Fenwick against was 33, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 47.6%. The Corsi for the Red Wings was 35 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 37 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 48.6%. Detroit accrued 4 penalty minutes in this matchup. Moreover, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to score a goal. The Red Wings didn't have their best offensive outing in this loss. In the game, they converted 1 of the 28 shots they launched.
Detroit Red Wings opponents have 38 power play tries (16th in professional hockey) and have a total of 11 goals in those chances. The Red Wings have had 356 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .879. Detroit has tried 306 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 7.2%. When playing at even strength, the Red Wings have given up 31 goals while having 18 as an offensive unit. Detroit has compiled 40 power play opportunities and they have notched 4 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 10.00%. For the season, they sit with 6 points and their points percentage is sitting at .250. When it comes to their goal scoring prowess, the Detroit Red Wings have accumulated 22 goals (30th in the league) so far this year and have given up 43.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Thomas Greiss. The opposition has been able to score 690 goals versus Greiss in his pro hockey career and his goals against average is 2.64. Greiss has participated in 291 games during his NHL career. His save percentage currently is .914 for his 15,655 mins guarding the cage. He has compiled an overall record of 137-97-30 and was named the starter in 256 games. In his career, Greiss is sitting with 141 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .551. Greiss has seen 8,020 shots taken against him and has accrued 7,330 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Florida went up against the Predators in an outing where the Panthers earned a victory by a mark of 2-1. Their PDO was 103 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 40.0%. They had 2 power play attempts in this matchup but weren't able to notch a goal. Their Fenwick rate was 46.6% by tallying a Fenwick of 34 and the Predators having a 39 Fenwick. The Panthers converted 2 goals out of the 36 shots on goal they tried. Florida wound up with a 47.6% Corsi rating. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Florida had and it tells us that they didn't have their best game.
The Panthers have tallied 19 goals at even strength and 9 goals (12th in the league) while having more men on the ice. Florida has taken 260 shots (29th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.77%, while allowing the opposition 246 shots. During this campaign, the Florida Panthers have notched a total of 28 goals, 14 points, in addition to a points percentage of .875. They have a total of 25 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 36.00%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 76.92% on their opponents 26 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently comes in at 10.8%. They have granted a total of 22 goals to be scored by of a combination of 15 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they had less men on the ice.
On the other side of the ice you will find Sergei Bobrovsky in net. Teams are averaging 2.54 goals per game and he has yielded 1,248 goals in total. Bobrovsky's quality start rate is 56.4% and he has made 281 quality starts in his pro career. He was named a starter in 498 games and has played for a total of 29,429 minutes. Bobrovsky has accumulated a career mark of 281-172-44 and has participated in 511 contests. He has a tally of 13,746 saves out of the 14,994 shots attempted, giving him a save % of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida (-208)
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