Anaheim Ducks vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 10/23/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Anaheim Ducks vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (+134) Red Wings (-162)
Little Caesars Arena is the site where the Detroit Red Wings will compete against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. The odds on this game have Anaheim at +134 while Detroit is at -162. The total is set at 7.
The Anaheim Ducks had a decent effort after finishing in a 1-1 tie against the Bruins in their previous game. The Ducks had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this game. For the outing, they converted 1 of the 31 shots they put on net. Additionally, they had 4 power play opportunities but weren't able to score a goal. Anaheim recorded 31 penalty minutes in this contest.
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Anaheim Ducks opponents have earned 21 power play tries (7th in professional hockey) and have a total of 6 goals in those attempts. The Ducks so far have had 206 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .893. Anaheim has taken 123 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.6%. When at even strength, the Ducks have surrendered 16 goals while getting 11 on the offensive side of the ice. Anaheim has 16 power play chances and they have scored 2 goals out of those advantages, garnering them a rate of 12.50%. For the season, they have recorded 3 points and their points percentage sits at .300. Pertaining to their scoring capabilities, the Anaheim Ducks have tallied 13 goals (26th in the league) for the season and have conceded 22.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be John Gibson. For his career, Gibson has recorded 205 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .548. His save percentage sits at .914 in his 21,881 mins played. Gibson has had 11,428 shots taken against him and has accrued 10,449 total saves. Opponents have been able to score 979 goals against Gibson in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.68. He has an overall mark of 167-150-52 and he was named the starter in 374 games. Gibson has been involved in 382 contests during his NHL career.
In their last game, Detroit faced off against the Blackhawks in an outing where the Red Wings went home in defeat by a score of 4-3. The Red Wings notched 3 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they attempted. They had 5 power play chances in this game and recorded 1 out of those opportunities.
Detroit has put up 123 shots (24th in the NHL) and has earned a shot percentage of 12.20%, while allowing the opposition 133 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 100.00% on their opponents 13 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 91.7%. They have earned 16 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 12.50%. The Red Wings have earned 13 goals at even strength and 2 goals (20th in hockey) while on the power play. They have permitted 11 goals to be scored by way of 11 goals at even strength and 0 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the year, the Detroit Red Wings have notched a total of 15 goals, 6 points, in addition to a points percentage of .750.
Across the ice you are likely to see Ville Husso in net. Husso is the owner of a lifetime mark of 35-13-8 and has played in 59 games. Husso's rate of quality starts comes out to 56.4% and he has 31 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has gathered 1,607 stops out of 1,761 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .913. Opponents are averaging 2.74 goals per game and he has allowed 154 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 55 games and has accumulated 3,378 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim (+134)
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