Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Prediction, 10/27/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
TD Garden is the site where the Boston Bruins (6-1-0) will meet the Detroit Red Wings (3-1-2) on Thursday.
The Detroit Red Wings were on the losing side of the ice with a 6-2 loss to the Devils in their last outing. Detroit tallied 2 penalty mins in this game. Moreover, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to make the most of them. The Red Wings didn't have their best offensive outing in this loss. For the game, they earned a goal on 2 out of the 22 shots they attempted.
Detroit Red Wings opponents have 18 power play tries (30th in the NHL) and have come away with 1 goal in those attempts. The Red Wings so far have had 207 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .913. Detroit has tried 186 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 11.8%. At even strength, the Red Wings have allowed the opponent to score 17 goals while notching 17 on the offensive side of the ice. Detroit comes into tonight with 24 power play opportunities and they have added 5 goals out of those chances, giving them a rate of 20.83%. For the year, they sit with 8 points and their points percentage is .667. Pertaining to their scoring, the Detroit Red Wings have earned 22 goals (15th in hockey) this season and have allowed 18.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Ville Husso. Husso has taken the ice for 60 games during his hockey career. He has accumulated a record of 36-13-8 and he has started in 56 games. Opponents have been able to score 155 goals versus Husso in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.71. Husso has seen 1,794 shots against him and he has 1,639 saves. He has a save percentage of .914 for his 3,438 mins between the pipes. Over the course of his career, Husso has recorded 32 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .571.
When they took the ice last, Boston faced off against the Stars in a game where the Bruins ended up with the win by a final of 3-1. The Bruins converted 3 goals of the 29 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this game and notched 1 out of those chances.
On the season, the Boston Bruins have 29 goals, 12 points, and a points percentage of .857. They have allowed 20 goals to be scored by of a combination of 18 goals at even strength and 2 goals while they were shorthanded. The Bruins have accumulated 24 goals at even strength and 5 goals (14th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a tally of 26 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 19.23%. Boston has taken 249 shots (7th in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 11.65%, while allowing the other team 220 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 92.00% on their opponents 25 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.9%.
Across the rink you are expected to see Jeremy Swayman in the crease. He has a tally of 1,311 stops out of 1,431 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .916. Swayman has earned a lifetime record of 31-18-3 and has played in 53 games. He has been a starter 51 games and has racked up 3,092 mins. Swayman's rate of quality starts comes in at 64.7% and he has qualified for 33 quality starts in his pro career. Opponents are averaging 2.33 goals per contest and he has given up 120 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.