Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 2/9/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
TV: Fox Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+195) Panthers (-238)
Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers (6-1-2) play the Detroit Red Wings (3-8-2) at BB&T Center on Tuesday. The Panthers open this contest at -238 while the Red Wings are priced at +195. The O/U opens at 6.5.
The Red Wings were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-1 victory against the Panthers in their last outing. The Red Wings had a good offensive outing and it showed in this victory. In the game, they netted 4 of the 39 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to score. Detroit accrued 9 mins in the box in this contest. The Corsi for the Red Wings sat at 50 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 55 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 47.6%. Their Fenwick was 44 and the Fenwick Against sat at 45, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 49.4%. They totaled 26 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 29 opportunities to gain puck control. When starting in the offensive zone they were rated at 44.7% and they had a PDO of 107.8 in this game.
The Red Wings have had 393 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .888. While at even strength, the Red Wings have allowed the opponent to score 32 goals while getting 22 when they are on offense. Detroit Red Wings opponents have 39 power play tries (18th in professional hockey) and have racked up 11 goals in those attempts. For the year, the have a total of 8 points and their points percentage comes in at .308. Detroit has tried 345 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 7.5%. When talking about scoring goals, the Detroit Red Wings have accumulated 26 goals (27th in hockey) so far this year and have given up 44. Detroit has 40 power play opportunities and they have tallied 4 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 10.00%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Thomas Greiss. Greiss has been involved in 292 matchups during his hockey career. He has a win-loss record of 138-97-30 and he has started in 257 games. Opponents have tallied 691 goals versus Greiss in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.64. Greiss has seen 8,057 shots against him and he has 7,366 saves. His save percentage is at .914 for his 15,715 minutes in the crease. During his career on the ice, Greiss has accrued 142 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .553.
In their oss to Detroit, Florida had 1 power play opportunity in this contest but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Panthers converted 1 goal of the 37 shots on goal they pursued. They had a PDO at even strength of 92 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 55.3%. Florida wrapped up this game with a 52.4% Corsi rating. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Florida played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a Fenwick percentage of 50.6% by notching a Fenwick of 45 and the Red Wings having racked up a 44 Fenwick.
Florida has attempted 297 shots (26th in the NHL) and has a shot percentage of 9.76%, while allowing the other team 285 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 76.92% on their oppositions 26 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 9.8%. They have recorded 26 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 34.62%. The Panthers have racked up 20 goals at even strength and 9 goals (12th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have granted a total of 26 goals to be scored by of a combination of 19 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded. This season, the Florida Panthers have earned 29 goals, 14 points, in addition to a points percentage of .778.
On the other side of the ice you are expected to see Sergei Bobrovsky in net. He is sitting with 13,746 saves out of the 14,994 shots taken against him, which gives him a save % of .917. Bobrovsky has compiled a career record of 281-172-44 and has participated in 511 games. He got the starting nod in 498 games and has accumulated 29,429 minutes. Bobrovsky's rate of quality starts comes out to 56.4% and he has 281 quality starting assignments in his career. His opponents are averaging 2.54 goals per contest and he has yielded 1,248 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida (-238)
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