Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 11/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Canadiens (-105) Red Wings (-125)
Jake Allen and the Montreal Canadiens head to Little Caesars Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Detroit Red Wings. The line on this contest has the Canadiens priced at -105 and the Red Wings are at -125. The total has been set at 5.5.
The Canadiens came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 4-2 victory against the Flames their last time on the ice. Their starts in the offensive zone sat at 53.9% and their PDO was 100.4 in this game. They accounted for 24 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 19 attempts to gain puck control. Their Fenwick came in at 28 and the Fenwick Against sat at 30, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 48.3%. The Corsi for the Canadiens came in at 39 and the Corsi against was 45 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 46.4%. Montreal recorded 12 minutes in the box in this contest. Additionally, they had 5 attempts on the power play and were able to net 2 goals. The Canadiens had a good offensive outing in this victory. In the matchup, they netted 4 of the 28 shots they tried.
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When it comes to their scoring, the Montreal Canadiens have notched 32 goals (25th in the league) on the year and have allowed 50. For the current campaign, they have 9 points and their points percentage comes in at .300. Montreal has tallied 52 power play chances and they have notched 8 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 15.38%. While at even strength, the Canadiens have conceded 34 goals while scoring 24 themselves. Montreal has attempted 450 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 7.1%. The Canadiens have had 446 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .888. Montreal Canadiens opponents have amassed 52 power play tries (2nd in the NHL) and have earned 16 goals in those attempts.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Jake Allen. Opponents have been able to score 784 goals versus Allen in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.53. Allen has been involved in 331 matchups over the course of his NHL career. His save percentage is at .912 for his 18,566 minutes on the ice. He has earned an overall mark of 163-114-32 and he has gotten the start in 311 games. During his career on the ice, Allen has accrued 165 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .531. Allen has had 8,867 shot attempts against him and has amassed 8,083 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Detroit faced off against the Capitals in an outing where the Red Wings ended up taking the loss by a final score of 2-0. Detroit earned a 51.9% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Detroit played and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick rate came in at 48.4% by notching a Fenwick of 31 and the Capitals finishing with a 33 Fenwick. They had a PDO of 90 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 57.1%. The Red Wings recorded 0 goals out of the 21 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
Detroit has put up 435 shots (10th in pro hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.89%, while allowing the opposition 511 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 74.51% on the other teams 51 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 90.6%. They have a tally of 50 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 16.00%. The Red Wings have racked up 35 goals at even strength and 8 goals (17th in the league) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 48 goals to be scored by way of 35 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the campaign, the Detroit Red Wings have earned a total of 43 goals, 16 points, in addition to a points percentage of .533.
Across the ice you are going to see Alex Nedeljkovic defending the net. He has recorded 964 stops out of 1,043 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .924. Nedeljkovic has accrued a lifetime record of 20-9-6 and has played in 37 games. He has been a starter 34 games and has played for a total of 2,154 mins. Nedeljkovic's quality start percentage is 61.8% and he has 21 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. The opposition is averaging 2.20 goals per game and he has surrendered 79 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal (-105)
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