Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings Prediction, 3/1/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Detroit Red Wings
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Location: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-240) Red Wings (+192)
The Detroit Red Wings (23-24-6) welcome the Carolina Hurricanes (37-11-4) at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Carolina at -240 and Detroit opens at +192. The total is 6.
The Carolina Hurricanes were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 victory over the Oilers in their previous game. Carolina recorded 8 minutes in the box for this game. Furthermore, they had 3 power play chances and were able to score 1 goal. The Hurricanes had a below average offensive outing in this victory. In the matchup, they scored on 2 of the 29 shots they put on net.
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The Hurricanes have had 1,496 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .918. At even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed 104 goals while earning 142 on the offensive side of the ice. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have earned 184 power play opportunities (2nd in the NHL) and have come away with 18 goals in those chances. For the season, they have tallied 78 points and their points percentage sits at .750. Carolina has taken 1,729 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 10.5%. When it comes to their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have earned 181 goals (6th in hockey) on the campaign and have allowed 122. Carolina comes into the game with 155 power play opportunities and they have notched 39 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 25.16%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Frederik Andersen. From the beginning of his pro career to now, Andersen has accounted for 239 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .572. His save percentage is .916 for his 24,842 mins in the crease. Andersen has had 12,850 shots against him and has recorded 11,777 saves. Opponents have been able to score 1,073 goals against Andersen in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.59. He has a win-loss record of 255-107-50 and he started in 418 games. Andersen has played in 431 contests over the course of his pro hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, Detroit went up against the Maple Leafs in a matchup where the Red Wings took a loss by a final score of 10-7. They had 3 chances on the power play in this outing but weren't able to score a goal. The Red Wings earned 7 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they attempted.
Over the course of the season, the Detroit Red Wings have notched a total of 153 goals, 52 points, as well as a points percentage of .491. They have allowed 190 goals to be scored by of a combination of 156 goals at even strength and 34 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Red Wings have earned 128 goals at even strength and 25 goals (25th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have a total of 150 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 16.67%. Detroit has tried 1,564 shots (23rd in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.78%, while allowing the opposition 1,740 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.39% on their opponents 144 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 89.1%.
Across the ice you will find Alex Nedeljkovic protecting the net. His opponents are averaging 2.63 goals/game and he has allowed 164 goals in total. Nedeljkovic's quality start rate sits at 57.4% and he has accumulated 35 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He has started in 61 games and has been on the ice for 3,745 mins. Nedeljkovic holds a career mark of 31-22-9 and has participated in 66 contests. He has tallied 1,732 saves out of 1,896 shots attempted, which gives him a rate of .914.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+192)
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